Who is Kat Von D and what is her net worth 2018? Kat Von D also known as Katherine von Drachenberg is one of the most famous American tattoo artist, entrepreneur, and television personality. She gained popularity by appearing on the hit TLC reality television show called LA Ink.
Kat was born on 8th of March 1982. She was born in Montemorelos, Nuevo León, Mexico. Her parents are called René and Sylvia. Von D is of German, Italian and Spanish descent. She also has a sister and a brother. Her family moved to Los Angels from New Mexico at the age of four. Her grandmother Clara von Drachenberg inspired her to do art. The Latino culture of LA-inspired Kat to get into tattooing. At 16 she left school to become a tattoo artist.
Kat Von D appeared in two seasons of the Miami Ink by TLC which helped her to get her own show LA ink in TLC. The show takes us on her journey of Kat working in the tattoo shop High Voltage Tattoo in Hollywood.
The show helped her get a Guinness World Record for making the most amount of tattoos in a single day. However, her ex-husband broke the record. The show ran for four seasons finally ended in 2011. The cancellation of the show was because Kat Von D decided to leave the show to concentrate on other projects.
She released her book in 2009 which was forwarded by Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx. The book soon became a best-seller. The book was not an autobiography but her journey as a tattoo artist. In the year 2008 Kat Von D came out with her makeup brand in Sephora. Kat has also participated in many charities for animals in the past. She has publically stated that she is against cruelty. Von D was married to fellow tattoo artist Oliver Peck from 2003 to 2007. She had dated Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx till 2008.
She was also dating West Coast Choppers. In 2011 the couple broke up. Von D also dated Joel Zimmerman. The band Eagles of Death Metal even wrote a song for her because she is a badass. She has often been praised for her fashion sense. Her numerous tattoos and quirky sense of fashion have made her a favourite amongst young people. She has numerous band tattoos on her body and her make up brand does not test on animals. Von D’s show inspired many people to become tattoo artists.
Net Worth of Kat Von D
Mexican born beauty and tattoo artists Kat Von D is worth around $12 Million. In the year 2013 Kat Von D made around $4,545,455. Most of her net worth is from her hit show LA ink and her makeup line.
Kat Von D is one of the most prominent tattoo artists on earth. Her show made her visible and inspired many people to become artists and tattooist. Von D is making a huge name in the beauty community because of her makeup line. We have a lot to see from her in the next few years.