Jeff Koons Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

By Rachel Kirisame
Rachel Kirisame, Content Moderator
Rachel, a quiz virtuoso at The Famous Personalities. She’s like a wizard at creating quizzes. Rachel’s quizzes are not just fun; they’re also packed with interesting facts. Whether it’s about movies, series, singers or sports she’s got it all covered.
, Content Moderator
Approved & Edited by TFP Editorial Team
On The Famous Personalities, our editorial team is made up of a few different types of people. We have subject experts, trivia writers, Famous personality profile writers and quiz masters who create quizzes and write profiles for millions to take. They’ve authored over 2,000+ biographies and 1200+ quizzes, all taken by at least 1 million users. To make sure that everything is perfect, they are trained by our comprehensive guidelines and work around the clock.
> <
  • Jeff Koons - images
  • Jeff Koons - images

Jeff Koons (Jeffrey Lynn Koons)

Last Updated: 08 May, 2024 | Views: 268

Age: 69

Profession: Painter

Other Profession(s): Artist, Actor, Photographer, Designer

Famous For: Rabbit (1986) & Puppy (1992)

Higher Education: Maryland Institute College of Art

Net Worth: $400 Million Approx.

Jeff Koons Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
21 Jan, 1955 (69 Years 04 Months 27 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
Pennsylvania

Birth District
York

Birth Sign
Aquarius

Religion
Catholicism

Nationalities
American

Jeff Koons Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Jeff Koons was born on 21st January 1955. He creates sculptures depicting everyday objects, such as balloon animals, in stainless steel with mirror-finish surfaces that deal with popular culture. Currently, he lives and works in New York City and his hometown of York, Pennsylvania. As a living artist, he sold several works for substantial sums, including Balloon Dog (Orange) in 2013 and Rabbit in 2019, for US$58.4 million and US$91.1 million, respectively.
Jeff Koons Career:
Jeff Koons Early Works And Inflatables
• Jeff Koons created four separate artworks between 1977 and 1979, which he later called Early Works.
• Jeff Koons began working on his Inflatables series in 1978, consisting of inflatable flowers and a rabbit of various heights and colors positioned alongside mirrors.
Jeff Koons: The Pre-New, The New, And Equilibrium Series
• Jeff Koons has produced a series of works since 1979. His early works featured the Pre-New, a series of domestic objects attached to light fixtures.
Jeff Koons Statuary Series
• Sculptures using inflatable toys were created by Koons starting in the 1970s. Koons cast a readymade inflatable rabbit in highly polished stainless steel, resulting in Rabbit (1986). The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, owns Rabbit, originally part of Ileana Sonnabend's private collection.
Jeff Koons Made In Heaven Series
• Jeff Koons was asked to create a billboard in 1989 for the Whitney Museum's show "Image World: Art and Media Culture" by its guest curator Marvin Heiferman. This billboard was intended to promote an unmade movie called Made in Heaven.
Jeff Koons BMW Art Car
• Jeff Koons was selected to design BMW's 17th "Art Car." The Pompidou Center in Paris unveiled his artwork on a race-spec E92 BMW M3 on June 2, 2010.
• BMW Motorsport sponsored the car to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2010.
Jeff Koons's Personal Life
• Jeff Koons fathered a daughter, Shannon Rodgers while studying at the Maryland Institute College of Art. The couple adopted the child. In 1995, Rodgers and Koons reconnected.
• Jeff Koons married the pornography star Ilona Staller (Cicciolina) in 1991, who at the time was a member of the Italian Parliament (1987-1992). 
• In 1995, Jeff Koons married Justine Wheeler, an artist and former employee of the studio. The couple has four children together as of June 2009. The family lived in a townhouse on the Upper East Side in January 2009.
Jeff Koons Awards:
• 2000: BZ Cultural Award 
• 2008: Wollaston Award
• 2014: Golden Plate Award
• 2017: annual Honorary Membership Award

Jeff Koons Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In feet & Inches 5'5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 65 Kg
In Pounds 143 lbs

Eye Color
Brown

Hair Color
Brown

Jeff Koons Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Henry Koons

Mother's Name
Gloria Koons

Spouse
Ilona Staller, Justine Wheeler Koons

Brother(s)
-

Sister(s)
Karen Koons

Son(s)
Ludwig

Daughter(s)
Shannon Rodgers, Scarlet Koons

Jeff Koons Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Report an issue or send feedback
×

Wait!
Here're some popular profiles for you.