Damien Hirst Net Worth

Damien Hirst Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Damien Steven Hirst net worth is
$300 Million

Damien Steven Hirst Wiki Biography

Damien Steven Hirst was born on the 7th June 1965 in Bristol, England, and is an artist, art collector as well as an entrepreneur. Hirst dominated in the scene of British art in the 1990s as a member of the group of Young British Artists, and in 1995 he won the reputable Turner Prize. Damien has been active in the art industry since 1980.

How much is the net worth of Damien Hirst? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his wealth is as much as $300 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016, which could esily rise as the value of his artistic works may increase – art as well as art collections are the main sources of Hirst’s net worth.

Damien Hirst Net Worth $300 Million

To begin with, Damien grew up in Leeds. His stepfather was an engineer and his mother worked in the administration of the Citizens Advice Bureau. He was unruly as a child, and drawing was the only area in which he was able to distinguish himself positively -he was especially impressed by the works of Francis Davison. He studied at the Leeds College of Art, and then he moved to London where he worked for two years on a construction site. Rejected from Saint Martins School of Art, he entered Goldsmith’s College of Art in 1986 to study fine arts. One of his main teachers was Michael Craig-Martin.

In the 1980s, he undertook the work of a sculptor and curator, which marked the birth of the group named Young British Artists. His first solo exhibition “In and Out of Love” was held in 1991, but since 1988, Damien Hirst has been creating installations in which he deals with the relationship between art, life and death. During his studies, he worked in a morgue and the theme of death is central to his work – in 1991, he also worked on a series making animals carcasse – the animals (sometimes halved, exposing organs) were immersed in formalin and presented in aquariums. Perhaps not fopr everyone, but his works constantly contribute to his net worth.

He has also made a video for the band Blur, “The Country House” (1995), a short film “Hanging Around” (1996), as well as paintings in collaboration with David Bowie. In the middle of 2007, one of his works – “Lullaby Spring” – a metal medicine cabinet containing 6136 pills, handmade and individually painted was sold for $19.2 million, the second most expensive work ever sold at auction belonging to a living artist, after a portrait painted by Lucian Freud. In the middle of 2007, Damien Hirst set a new record by selling for $100 million work a platinum skull of a man encrusted with 8601 diamonds. The journalist and art critic Ben Lewis revealed that the work did not find a single buyer, and was actually bought by a group of investors including Hirst himself, to preserve his rating on the art market. In the autumn of 2008, Hirst organized an auction of his most recent works at Sotheby’s in London, which was a great success with all items sold well beyond estimates.

In the autumn of 2015, Damien Hirst opened his own gallery, Newport Street Gallery, located in the south of London. It occupies three Victorian buildings with a total area of 3,400 m2. This new space is intended to present solo and group exhibitions of artists loved by Damien Hirst. The inaugural exhibition that accompanied the opening of the gallery was called Power Stations, and was dedicated to the works of John Hoyland.

Finally, in the personal life of the artist, he was in a long term relationship with Maia Norman between 1992 and 2012; they have three children together.

Full NameDamien Hirst
Net Worth$300 Million
Date Of BirthJune 7, 1965
Place Of BirthBristol, United Kingdom
ProfessionContemporary artist, Entrepreneur, Film director
EducationLeeds College of Art, Goldsmith's College of Art
ChildrenConnor Hirst, Cyrus Joe Hirst, Cassius Atticus Hirst
ParentsMary Brennan
SiblingsGabbie Hirst-Derbyshire, Bradley Hirst
PartnerMaia Norman (1992-2012)
NicknamesDamien Steven Hirst
Awards"Turner Prize" (1995), CleanEquity award (2008, 2009)
AlbumsArtworks: “Lullaby Spring” (2007), The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living (1991), The Virgin Mother, The Wrath of God (2005), The Inescapable Truth (2005), The Dream, (2008)
Music Groups"Young British Artists", "Blur"
Movies“The Country House” (1995), “Hanging Around” (1996)
TV Shows“In and Out of Love” (1991)
1I think money is as complicated as love. I probably have a fear that money might turn out to be more important than art.
2I think anything done super-well is art. And it could be a great meal or it could be a great meeting. Artists make art from what's around them.
1English artist, whose sculpture "For The Love of God", a human skull enrolled with diamonds, was sold for 50 million pound. This makes him the most expensive living artist (30 August 2007).
2Lives with his wife Maia and their three sons Connor (born in 1995), Francis (born in 2002) and Cyrus (born in 2007) in a 300 year old remote farmhouse in north Devon.
3After his father, a car salesman, had left the family, he was raised by his mother Mary alone, saying she lost control of him when he was young.


The Best of Blur2000Video video "Country House"
Hanging Around1996Short
Blur: Country House1995Video short


Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London2004Arty Farty Security Guard


Hanging Around1996Short

Production Designer

Mud, Sweat and Cheers: The Glastonbury Play2003TV Movie documentary


Boogie Woogie2009art curator


Kick-Ass2010the producers wish to thank
Exit Through the Gift Shop2010Documentary thanks


Peter Marino: Beauty and PowerDocumentary post-production
Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence2017TV Movie documentaryHimself
Masters Snooker2014-2017TV SeriesHimself - Spectator / Himself - Guest
UK Championship Snooker2016TV SeriesHimself - Spectator
Imagine2009-2015TV Series documentaryHimself
World Championship Snooker2014TV SeriesHimself - Spectator
Snooker: Welsh Open2014TV SeriesHimself - Spectator
Great Artists in Their Own Words2013TV Series documentaryHimself
30 Seconds to Mars: Up in the Air2013Video shortHimself
Charlie Rose2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Untold Tommy Cooper2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Discovering Lennon2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Seven Ages of Britain2010TV Series documentaryHimself
In Confidence2010TV Series documentaryHimself
The Colony2009DocumentaryHimself
Damien Hirst, vivir para siempre2007ShortHimself
A Taste of My Life2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Streets to Art2005DocumentaryHimself
The Rise of the Celebrity Class2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Chess in Pieces: 21st Century Art2003TV Short documentaryHimself
Live Forever2003DocumentaryHimself
The Legend of Leigh Bowery2002DocumentaryHimself
Life, Death, and Damien2000DocumentaryHimself
Top of the Pops2000TV SeriesHimself
Still Tickin': The Return of A Clockwork Orange2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
The London Programme1994-1998TV SeriesHimself
Later... With Jools Holland1998TV SeriesHimself
Freeze1994TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Gaga for Dada: The Original Art Rebels2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World2015TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Banned in the UK2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Way to Succeed1993Documentary shortHimself

Known for movies

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