Kat Von D Net Worth – Katherine Von Drachenberg, better known by her registered trademark name Kat Von D, is a renowned Mexican American tattoo artist, who’s recognized for crafting intricate and artistic designs, drawn from different cultures and influences she experienced during childhood.
Kat has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Additionally, she weighs is 62Kg. In addition, she has a measurement of 35-27-36 inches. Kat’s hair color is light, Ginger Brown and her eye color is dark brown. Furthermore, her dress size is 6 (US) and her shoe size is 9 (US). She is 34 years old
She dropped out of school at 16 to work as a tattoo artist and was employed at a local professional shop, Sin City Tattoo, in 1998.
Kat Von D was hired at 305 Ink, Miami, as a replacement to injured Darren Brass, in 2005. She worked for two seasons on ‘Miami Ink’, a reality television series on TLC network, but her differences with owner Ami James forced her to leave.
She released her first book ‘High Voltage Tattoo’ in January 2009, as a compilation of tattoos and artwork, with a foreword penned by Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx. The book was ranked #6 in the list of New York Times Best Sellers.
In 2008, she created her own cosmetics line – Kat Von D for Sephora, soon after which she launched an art gallery and boutique – Wonderland Gallery, adjacent to High Voltage Tattoo, in 2010.
She has acted in a few movies, which include ‘Bam Margera Presents: Where the Fuck Is Santa?’ (2008) and ‘The Bleeding’ (2009).
Kat Von D married Oliver Peck, who is a widely traveled tattoo artist and is every bit talented as Kat is considered to be, had a rocky marriage due to Kat’s alcoholism, self-centered behavior, and body image issues. He said he was happy to support her through her troubles but wanted a divorce after finding out that Kat cheated on him. They split in August 2007.
Kat dated American musician, producer, and director, Alex Orbison for about a year. He was often seen on her LA Ink reality show when the two were dating. An inexplicable lack of interest on Kat’s part led her to break up with Orbi in 2008 leaving him heartbroken and resentful. Orbi confessed to a friend via a MySpace post that Kat made major promises of love and he fell for them very seriously after staying single for 5 years. He felt betrayed by how conveniently she fell out of love with him considering how smitten she was when they first met.
Kat is extremely fond of Scandinavian bands and spends a lot of time with musicians from that territory for a brief period that she might be dating Finnish musician, Ville Valo.
But, Kat went public with her relationship with Nikki Sixx soon after, so that rumor did not last. Kat justified on her MySpace account back in 2008 that dating Nikki, co-founder of Motley Crue band, was a result of their long-term acquaintance and friendship. Kat was a huge fan of Nikki’s music and they got involved only after her alignment to Orbi was history.
In 2009, Kat could not stop singing the praises of Nikki stating, she learned a lot from him and the two shared a mutual love for reading books. However, this was not meant to last and right in the beginning of 2010, Nikki announced an amicable split.
Jesse James, the famous reality star and motorcycle and car customizer, cheated on his then-wife, Sandra Bullock in 2010 which ended his 5-year long marriage to her. Kat Von D was Jesse’s rebound right after the couple split and gained much notoriety in the tabloids as a result. Kat felt genuine sympathy for Jesse since the tabloids were projecting him as an absolute villain. They got engaged in January 2011 only to call it off in July later that year. Though Jesse managed to win Kat in August, before the year was over, Kat publicly revealed that Jesse cheated on her with multiple women that led to a messy, hostile end to their brief relationship.
Kat’s love for music helped her find love again with famous Canadian DJ and Music Producer, Deadmau5 (or Joel Zimmerman). But, even this relationship was every bit volatile as the previous one. The two got engaged and Kat happily talked about her wedding plans on the Wendy Williams show.
They unexpectedly called off their engagement in November 2012 but got back together as the year came to an end. Six months later, a bitterly upset Kat permanently ended her relationship with Joel stating on her Twitter account that his infidelity and lies were to be blamed as the primary reason behind their split.
Kat started dating Hollywood stuntman, Steve-O, most famous for his crude comic reality stunt series and film series, Jackass. Steve confirmed his relationship with Kat on Instagram reaffirming his faith in Kat’s lifestyle and values. However, by March 2016, both Steve and Kat deleted all the pictures with each other from their respective social media accounts confirming the end of their relationship.
In 2016, artist, author, and musician, Rafael Reyes first met Kat Von D when she appeared in one of his music videos. Then, he wrote another song especially for her and she contributed her vocals to that song also. They married in February 2018. Later, in June 2018, they threw a party for their marriage. The couple has 1 child, son Leafar Von D Reyes (b. December 2018).
She was ranked at number 62 in the 2008 list of ‘Hot 100 World’s Most Beautiful Women’ by Maxim magazine.
She has an estimated net worth of around $10 million (as per 2019 data) and she has earned up to $1 million. She endorses her own brands by the name of Kat Von D which represents: A makeup line launched in 2008.