Estimated Net Worth of David Choe in 2023 | Wife & Daughter | Age | Bio
Facts of David Choe
|Full Name:||David Choe|
|Birth Date:||April 21, 1976|
|Profession:||American Artist, Musician, Actor|
|Height:||4 feet 8 inches (1.42m)|
|Net Worth||$300 Million|
|Salary||$10 Million (Annual)|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California|
|Education||the California College of the Arts|
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An American personality David Choe is mostly known as a muralist and graffiti artist (someone who makes art including drawing or painting text or images in public places). Contemporary artist Choe basically paints by portraying gothic art, comics, pornography and seductive illustrations, and many others. He has termed his art a “dirty style” as he explores the themes of desire, degradation, and exaltation.
David is also known for his work as an actor, musician, and former journalist and podcast host. He garnished fame for featuring in the movies Mandalorian (produced by John Bartnicki-2019), Beef (Created by Lee Sung Jin-2023), and The Choe Show (written by David Choe-2021).
The Estimated Net Worth of David Choe
As of 2023, the muralist David Choe has a net worth estimated to be $300 Million USD, according to celebrity net worth. Likewise, he is estimated to have a monthly salary of $0.4 Million+ and an annual salary of $10 Million+. He is a multitalented individual involved in multiple professions including painting, novel writing, acting, creating movies, and many others.
After painting Facebook’s first mural David Choe held a share value of worth $200 Million USD making him a multimillionaire.
Choe is an amazing writer, he has published books 13 books to date including “David Choe” (2020), “Slow Jams” (1999), “Bruised Fruit: The Art of David Choe” (2002), “Cursiv” (2003), Snowman Monkey BBQ (2014), etc.
He has also worked and been featured in several magazines including Juxtapoz Magazine, cover artist of both January 2006 and May 2010, Hustler, Giant Robot Magazine, Ray Gun, and several others.
Choe is the co-host of the podcast “DVDASA” along with the Japanese-American adult film actress and adult film director Asa Akira. The podcast has 137 episodes which were run primarily with an aim to help youth with relationships, sexuality, and gambling.
He has also played in several movies and tv-shows, including the web series “Thumbs Up! documentary”, “the documentary film “Dirty Hands: The Art and Crimes of David Choe”, The Mandalorian”, and others.
David Choe is regarded as one of the richest painters and designers in the United States. He is living an affluent and extravagant lifestyle along with his family.
Age and Early Life of David Choe
The multimillionaire David Choe first entered the world on April 21, 1976, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He was born under the astrological sign Taurus to Korean immigrant parents. He is currently 46 years old handsome hunk, as of 2023. He believes in Christian doctrine. He is of American nationality belonging to Korean descent.
His mother’s name is Jane Choe, and his father is Jimmy Choe. He attended a private art school in San Francisco, California named California College of the Arts (CCA). He dropped out of high school and didn’t give continuity for his further education. However, since his early years, he was hardworking and delicately involved in street painting.
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His talent as a muralist had been a life-changing talent for him as he became a multimillionaire in just a short period of time. In the early 2000s, Facebook President Sean Parker hired Choe to decorate the walls of Facebook’s headquarters in Silicon Valley, and his art was loved and valued by Facebook company members including President Sean and CEO Zuckerberg.
As compensation, he was offered to give company stock instead of cash payment. His shares are valued at $200 Million USD in Facebook company’s initial public offering (IPO) on May 18, 2012. His share value at this time is estimated between $300-500 million, according to the report provided by the media.
David Choe Art, Joe Rogan Painting
David Choe is basically known to the media for his work as an artist for which he was inspired by L.A. graffiti artists Mear One and Hex. He has been involved in the field since 1990. As of today, he has successfully reached the height of success through his passion, dedication, hard work, and sincerity towards his work.
One of David Choe’s expensive paintings “Fist Hugger” selling price was marked between USD 25,000 – USD 35,000, which was later sold for $32,760 in the year 2008. His art is frequently put up for sale, with costs varying from 199 USD to 32,760 USD.
Besides, David Choe’s popular art includes Joe Rogan painting, Anthony Bourdain painting, Baboon, and many others.
Is David Choe Married? Who is his Wife?
The popular artist David Choe is currently single and unmarried. He prefers to keep his life confidential and not open up about any information in public and media. However, he was previously in a relationship with a lady named, Mylan. He even has a daughter, he does his best to hide his daughter from the eye of the media.
David Choe’s sexual assault comment
In the year 2014, the artist David Choe sarcastically referred that he was involved in sexual activity and had engaged in “rapey behavior” on an episode of his podcast DVDASA featuring Choe and adult performer Asa Akira. He mentioned that he used to force a massage therapist to perform oral sex on him.
However, he later denied the statement and cleared that he was only joking as a complete extension of his art and not a representation of his reality. He even apologized for his comment during the podcast.
In April 2023, after the success of his Netflix drama-comedy miniseries “Beef” created by Korean director Lee Sung Jin, the same comments on the podcast resurfaced on social media. Viewers and social media users began to question the choice of the creators to cast him for the role.
The Beef members also commented on the controversy regarding Choe that he needed mental health support over the last decade to better himself and learn from his mistakes and as well David has apologized in the past for mentioning this horrific story. He again apologized to the media and denied being a rapist. He expressed his frustration for labeling him a rapist.
Why did David Choe go to Jail? David Choe Legal Issues
In the year 2000, Choe was reportedly arrested by Japan Police, for the inconsistent and erratic behavior that he showed to the visitors and guard. People said that the artist was heavily drunk and was also consuming drugs. He even punched the guard after an altercation, which even resulted in hospitalization causing significant injury.
He was subsequently arrested and imprisoned for about an interval of two or three months.
Besides this, he was also involved in several charges including drug possession, assault, and prostitution. His drugs and alcohol addiction is mentioned as a primary factor in his behavior leading up to his imprisonment.
Movies and Tv-shows
|2007–2010||Thumbs Up!||Documentary web series|
|2011||The Last Dinosaur of the Congo with David Choe|
|2007||We Are the Strange (voice of the character Rain)||An animated film by M dot Strange|
|2008||Dirty Hands: The Art and Crimes of David Choe||A documentary directed by Harry Kim|
|2010||Vice, “50 Shades of Sasha Grey: How She Got into Porn & More”||Created by Shane Smith|
|2013||Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown; Season 1, Episode 2||(American travel and food show on CNN that won 12 Primetime Emmy Awards)|
|2013||DVDASA podcast web show||Starring B-Trivia, David Choe, and porn superstar Asa Akira|
|2014||Vice, season 2, episodes 3, 6, and 11||Created by Shane Smith|
|2020||The Mandalorian; season 2, episode 1 ” Chapter 9: The Marshal”||(Tv- series created by Jon Favreau)|
|2023||Beef; as Isaak Cho||(directed by Korean Lee Sung Jin)|