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Jeff Koons

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Birthday
21, 1955
Birthplace
York, PA
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
21, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
York, PA

About

High-grossing pop artist whose best-known works included "Puppy" and "Balloon Dog," which sold for a record $58.4 million on November 12, 2013, at Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale.

Before Fame

He was educated at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he met the famed Ed Paschke, and the Maryland Institute College of Art. He worked as a Wall Street broker before pursuing a full-time career as an artist.

Trivia

His work, "Tulips," sold for over $33 million in 2012.

Family Life

His first wife was Hungarian-Italian adult film star Ilona Staller. He had six children with his second wife, Justine Wheeler.

Associated With

He appeared in the film Milk with actor Sean Penn.

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