|Born Name||Frank Shepard fairey|
|Birth Place||Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.|
|Height||5 feet 1 inch|
|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Age||47 years old|
|Parents||Strait Fairey and Charlotte Fairey|
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Frank Shepard Fairey (commonly known as Shephard Fairey) became world-famous for public art, graphic designing, and stencil. Fairey worked on Walk the Line (2005), This is the end (2013), and 22 Jump Street (2014).
The artist is the creator of the Obama “Hope” Poster. He often donates and creates artwork in order to promote awareness of social issues and contributes directly to the causes.
Shephard Fairey’s Personal Life: Who is His Life-partner?
Shepard’s wife is Amanda Fairey (nee’ Ayala), known for her work on Horizon Zero Dawn (2017), Spacelords (2017), and The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan (2019). Frank Shepard met Amanda in 1999, and they started dating. Finally, in 2001, the couple married.
The lovely couple’s personal and professional lives intertwine. Shepard is a widely popular artist, but Amanda isn’t less as she manages her husband’s fine-art career. Together they run the graphics agency Studio Number One in Echo Park.
Shepard, 49, and Amanda, 42, are happily living together in the Los Feliz district of Los Angeles. The pair bore two daughters Vivienne Fairey and Madeline Fairey.
The couple adopted three dogs; Amanda most often posts their images on her Instagram. They are extremely fond of dogs.
As the famous proverb reads, Behind every successful man, there is a woman, the same goes for Shepard. In an interview taken by the famous writer and editor Steffie Nelson in 2007, the talented painter said,
It’s always helpful to have somebody to negotiate on your behalf. I’m such a pushover.
The man also admitted that he was not good at negotiating.
I’m always just so excited that somebody digs what I’m doing. Early on, I made deals that were not the best terms but Amanda’s shrewd negotiator.
Going through the personal life of Amanda and Shepard, it seems as if their match is made in heaven. Many people consider the duo to be their idol couple. Both of them relevantly post pictures on social media together.
Recently, Shephard and Amanda met Quentin Tarantino at the WME Golden Globes afterparty on January 12, 2020. The lovely duo talked for a few minutes about Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, for which Tarantino won the Golden Globe for the best screenplay.
Shepard Fairey Owns $15 million
Fairey holds a net worth of $15 million approximately. He earned all the money from art sales, graphic design, and illustration, as well as artistic collaboration (Public Enemy), among others.
Shepard Fairey’s art exhibited at The Smithsonian, LACMA, MOMA in New York, the National Portrait Gallery. His piece often sells for $15000 for significant work to as little as $20 for commercial work.
As mentioned above, the Fairey family owns three dogs. They are two Siberian Huskies, each cost around $5000 and a bulldog, which amounts to $3000 approximately.
Fairey Growing Up
Fairey was born on February 15, 1970, Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A. The artist is the son of Strait Fairey (father), who is a doctor and Charlotte Fairey (mother), a realtor.
Shephard graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 1992. He achieved many awards like the Brit Insurance Design Award, Design Award, and AS220 free culture award.
Quick Facts: Shepard Fairey
- Shepard Fairey designed Barack Obama “Hope” poster during the 2008 U.S. presidential election.
- The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, described Fairey as one of the most influential street artists.
- Shepard created Andre the Giant Has a posse sticker campaign while studying Fine Arts in 1989.
- He started as an artist when he was 14.
- Shepard’s nickname is DJ Diabetic and Emcee Insulin.
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