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David Choe Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Family

David Choe Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth April 21, 1976
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Dark Brown

David Choe is an American painter, graffiti artist, muralist, musician, actor, voice actor, writer, producer, former journalist, and podcast host who has gained critical acclaim with his work that has made its way into a wide variety of urban culture and entertainment contexts. He has been a part of projects like We Are the StrangeBeef, Dirty Hands: The Art and Crimes of David Choe, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, and The Mandalorian.

Born Name

David Choe

Nick Name

David

David Choe as seen in an Instagram post in January 2022
David Choe as seen in an Instagram post in January 2022 (David Choe / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

David Choe attended the California College of the Arts (CCA), a private art school located in San Francisco, California. However, he soon dropped out.

Occupation

Painter, Graffiti Artist, Muralist, Musician, Actor, Voice Actor, Writer, Producer, Former Journalist, Podcast Host

Family

  • Father – Jimmy Choe
  • Mother – Jana Choe

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth has been $300 Million.

Build

Slim

David Choe (Right) smiling for the camera alongside Joe Rogan in April 2023
David Choe (Right) smiling for the camera alongside Joe Rogan in April 2023 (David Choe / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

David Choe is of Korean descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Figurative paintings exploring themes of desire, degradation, and exaltation which are characterized by a raw, frenetic method that he has termed “dirty style”

David Choe as seen while posing for a picture in Kyoto, Japan in July 2022
David Choe as seen while posing for a picture in Kyoto, Japan in July 2022 (David Choe / Instagram)

David Choe Facts

  1. He is the son of Korean immigrants.
  2. He spent his childhood years growing up in Koreatown, Los Angeles.
  3. David Choe was a teenager when he started spray-painting on the streets.
  4. He was hired by entrepreneur and philanthropist Sean Parker (who has been a longtime fan of David’s work) to paint s*xually graphic murals inside Facebook’s first office in Silicon Valley in 2005. Then, in 2007, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hired him to paint somewhat tamer murals for their next office.
  5. For the original Facebook murals, David Choe chose to receive company stock in lieu of cash payment even though he thought that the Facebook business model was “ridiculous and pointless”. Later, on the eve of Facebook’s 2012 IPO, his shares were valued at approximately $200 million.
  6. David Choe held his first New York solo exhibit “Gardeners of Eden” in 2007.
  7. He provided vocals to the character of Rain in the 2007 independent animated film We Are the Strange.
  8. In 2008, he held his 2nd solo exhibit “Murderous Heart” in the United Kingdom.
  9. Along with Harry Kim, David Choe made an autobiographical documentary titled Dirty Hands: The Art and Crimes of David Choe in 2008.
  10. Since 2008, he has been involved in various charitable projects and has dedicated many of his works to charity as well as has collaborated with foundations to support their local causes. Some of his philanthropic pursuits include fundraising for Haiti with Yle Haiti, a foundation founded by Wyclef Jean; painting with the children of The LIDÈ Haiti Foundation; and painting with children of South Central LA at APCH.
  11. Howard Stern named him “the prince of all media” in 2012.
  12. With adult film star Asa Akira, David Choe started hosting an online lifestyle and entertainment podcast called DVDASA in 2013.
  13. He commented on his DVDASA podcast in March 2014 that he had engaged in “r*pey behavior” with a masseuse. He then defended his comment by explaining that the podcast itself is essentially a work of fiction.
  14. On Aug 11, 2014, David Choe joined YouTube with his eponymous channel.
  15. Some of his clients include Fox Searchlight, Sony Pictures, and Warner Bros. and he has also done artwork for artists’ album covers, including Jay-Z and Linkin Park‘s collaborative album Collision Course.
  16. Alongside Steven Yeun, Ali Wong, Joseph Lee, Young Mazino, and Patti Yasutake, David Choe started co-starring as Isaac Cho (Danny and Paul’s fun, but sketchy cousin, who is released from incarceration) in the Netflix dark comedy-drama miniseries Beef in 2023.
  17. He has self-published a graphic novel called Slow Jams.

Featured Image by David Choe / Instagram

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