Stefan Simochowitz

Business Executive

Birthday October 8, 1970

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Johannesburg, South Africa

Age 52 years old

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Art collector and curator known for promoting up-and-coming artists through his popular social media accounts. In 2015, he was named by Art Review Magazine in the Top 100 most influential people in contemporary art.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in economics from Stanford University and would then go on to study at the American Film Institute.


In 1999, he co-founded the visual content company MediaVast, a company that sold for over 200 million to Getty Images in 2007.

Family Life

He spent his early life in South Africa but traveled often in his youth. His son and wife appear in numerous photos on his popular Instagram account.

Associated With

A film producer, his production company is responsible for numerous features and short films, including Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream.