Depending on the individual’s preference and liking, tattoos can be said to be either cool or disgusting. However, to Kat Von D, a tattoo is one of the coolest things on her body. And to show her appreciation for tattoos, she has not only allowed herself to be tattoed, but she also does others the favor of being their tattoo artist.
Apart from being a tattoo artist, Kat Von D is also a Television star and a successful entrepreneur.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Affair, Dating, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Kat Von D Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Kat’s original names are Katherine von Drachenberg. She was born in Montemorelos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, on the 8th March in 1982. She is the daughter of Rene and Sylvia Galeano. Kat comes from a family of five. Although she was brought up by her parents, she says that she inherited her artistic career from her grandmother Clara. According to Kat, her grandmother is her pride and inspiration.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Katherine Von Drachenberg|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Birth Date:||8 March 1982|
|Birth Place:||Montemorelos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico|
|Parents:||Rene and Sylvia Galeano|
|Spouse:||Rafael Reyes (m. 2018), Oliver Peck (m. 2003–2007)|
|Children:||Leafar Von Drachenberg Reyes|
|Profession:||television star, entrepreneur & tattoo artist|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$14 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Kat is currently in her late 30s as she is 38 years old. Kat stands 1.76 m and weight 62 kg after struggling a lot to lose weight. She had earned a lot of weight after giving birth to her 1st born.
Education, School/College University
There is no information about Kat’s early school life. Kat’s family moved from Mexico, where she was born when she was 4yrs old. She was then brought up in Colton, California, in Los Angeles. She started training Piano at the age of 6. She dropped out of school to concentrate on her tattoo artist career. She got her first job in a tattoo shop at the age of 14.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Kat is the daughter of Rene and Sylvia Galeano and was born in a family of five. However, only the names of her two siblings (Karoline and a brother, Michael) have been revealed. Kat is an American with mixed ethnicity (German-Italian and Spanish). She says she is a Christianity with a little bit of Jewish culture. Kat is not actively involved in politics.
Married, Affair, Dating, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children
Kat has been married twice and divorced once. Her first marriage was with Oliver Peck (tattoo artist) in 2003 and divorced in 2007. She immediately started dating Alex “Orbi” Orbison. They dated for less than one year and broke up in 2008. In February 2008, she got into a relationship with Motley Crue, who was a bassist of Nikki Sixx. The couple, however, broke up in January of 2010.
On 19th August 2010, she confirmed they were dating Jesse James until September 2011, where she started dating Joel Zimmerman (music producer). They broke up in 2013. On 21st February 2018, she married Rafael Reyes, a member of the band “Prayers.” The two welcomed their firstborn son (Leafar Von Drachenberg Reyes) on November 29, 2018.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did she get married? (married date):||21 February 2018|
|Does she have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Kat Von D Lesbian?||No|
|Husband/Spouse? (name):||Rafael Reyes (m. 2018)|
|Kids:||Leafar Von Drachenberg Reyes|
Professional Life and Career
Kat Von’s career as a tattoo artist started off when she was still in school. She got her first tattoo when she was 14 years old. She started working in a tattoo shop after dropping out of school. She was then recommended to try out at Miami Ink, and she was lucky enough to be hired to replace a member who had broken her elbow.
After participating in the show for just two seasons, they disagreed, and she decided to call it quits. Little did she know that this was the best decision she has ever made. She started her own LA Ink, which became a success. Apart from just being a tattoo artist, she has also organized charity events, published books, and contributed a lot to charitable events.
At the same time, she has put her good vocal talents into action and has released a number of singles and appeared in other people’s albums.
Awards & Nominations
Although Kat has been a tattoo artist for many years, she has not been able to earn any accolades so far. This might be because she is not in a very competitive field, and this is well explained by her current net worth.
Kat Von D Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
Kat Von’s net worth is growing very fast. This is because she is well committed to her career and knows well what’s expected of her. As of September 2020, her current net worth stands at $14 million and is expected to go higher with time. Her main source of income is her career as a tattoo artist.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Kat Von D has found herself in a number of controversial situations due to her past alcohol-drinking habit. She, however, made up her mind to change in 2007, and she successfully managed to. She was also found in a controversy after the birth of her son for announcing that she wouldn’t have him vaccinated. She also said that she would raise him as a vegan.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Her Facebook page has around 12.1 million fan likes, and her Twitter account has around 2.1 million followers. Instagram account, she has around 7.1 million followers while on YouTube, she has around 7.7K subscribers.
Kat Von is not only a successful tattoo artist. She is also a successful entrepreneur and a television star. Although she has been through a lot, she has finally managed to sober up and live a successful life.