One of the biggest name in the painting and photography industry, Richard Prince is one of the richest artists in the world. His amazing creation often hits the best during the auctions as people are crazy about his arts. As per the New York Times, he was named as one of the most revered artists of his generation. According to Richard Prince wiki, he was born in 1949 which makes him be at the age of 69 years old as of 2018. Let’s explore in detail about Prince’s biography below:
Early Life and Education
The award-winning photographer was born on August 6, 1949, in Panama Canal Zone. His parents stayed in Panama Canal Zone while working for the government. The region is currently the part of the Republic of Panama. It is said that Prince parents were serving the Office of Strategic Services. During his childhood, he also stayed in New England city of Braintree. He completed his high school education in 1967 and when he turned 18, he moved to Europe. Later, he returned back to his family and joined Nasson College in Maine.
Career and Professional Life
At the age of 24, Prince moved to New York. He was hired by a publishing company named Time Inc. in 1973. In June 1980, he presented his first solo exhibition that was organized at CEPA Gallery in Buffalo, New York. He also published his book Menthol Pictures. He also spent his time in Venice, Los Angeles in 1985 where he used to make art in a rented house.
Richard Prince gained interest in rephotographing in 1977. In 2005, his first rephotographed art was sold for 1 million USD making a record during the auction organized at Christie’s New York. He continued his journey of rephotographing till 1983. His painting named Overseas Nurse set a record being fetched at 8,452,000 USD in London.
Richard works and lives in New York, the United States. He is a married man and is happily living with his second wife Noel Grunwaldt. The painter is blessed with two children. No information regarding Richard’s first wife is available.
Despite being at the age of late sixties, Richard has managed his energy and is a person of good willpower. He is tall, smart and a person of influencing personality.
Salary and Net worth
American Photographer Richard Prince has an estimated net worth of 30 million USD. His arts has been sold in millions of dollars price during a various auction. He owns a farmhouse constructed on 88 acres of land near the Catskill Mountains. He purchased a five-bedroom brownstone in 2012 costing 13.75 million USD.
Wiki and Facts
Wikipedia and most of the celebrity wiki sites have presented Richard Prince biography and his profile updates. He is available on social networking sites where his Instagram profile is reachable @richardprince_official. Similarly, he is available on Twitter @richardprince4 where he has amassed more than 25k followers. His Instagram profile is set private where he is being followed by more than 25k followers.