Peter Max Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Peter Max Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Peter Max Net Worth

Peter Max net worth is estimated to be $50 million. He earns over $5 million as salary annually.

Peter Max Biography and Early Life

Peter Max is a German-American artist. He was born Peter Max Finkelstein on October 19, 1937 in Berlin, Germany and he was raised in Shanghai, China.

Peter Max Age

Peter Max was born on October 19, 1937.

Peter Max Height and Weight

Peter Max stands at a height of 5 ft 9 inches. He weighs 73 kg.

Peter Max Religion

Peter Max practices Judaism as religion.

Peter Max Education (High School and College)

Peter Max studied at Lafayette High School. He also attended the Art Students League of New York.

Peter Max Family

Peter Max was born to his parents Jacob Finkelstein (Father) and Salla Finkelstein (Mother). He has two kids named Adam Cosmo Max (Son) and Libra Astro Max (Daughter).


Peter Max began his art career in 1962 when he launched a small arts studio in Manhattan called ‘The Daly & Max Studio’ alongside his friend Tom Daly. In 1968, he appeared on The Tonight Show and he was also featured on Life Magazine. In 1970, his works were featured in the exhibition titled ‘The World of Peter Max’. He has been the official artist for many major events like the 1994 World Cup, the Grammy Awards, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the super bowls and many more. He was also the official artist of the 2000 World Series. In 1989, he designed the cover photo of Aretha Franklin’s Throught the Storm album. In 1994, he designed the artwork for progressive rock band Yes’s fourteenth studio album Talk. Over the years, Max’s artworks has been associated with the counter culture, neo-expressionism and psychedelic movements. Max’s artwork was featured on CBS’s The Early Show where his ’44 Obamas’ commemorating Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States was debuted. In 2013, a book titled The Universe of Peter Max was published by HarperCollins. Max is best known for painting, drawing, etchings, collage, print making, sculpture, video and digital imagery. He often uses American icons and symbols in his artwork. He has created paintings of Ford, Carter, Reagan and Bush. He regularly features images of celebrities, politicians, athletes and sporting events and other pop culture subjects in his artwork. He is known for using bursts of color which often contains much or all of the visible spectrum.

Peter Max Wife

Peter Max is married to his wife Mary Max. Mary Max died in 2019 after she killed herself in her upper west side apartment.

Peter Max Hometown

Peter Max hometown is Berlin, Germany.

Peter Max Residence

Peter Max resides in Manhattan, New York, United States.

Peter Max Nationality and Ethnicity

Peter Max is of American and German nationality. He is of white ethnicity.


Facts about Peter Max

  • Net Worth: $50 million
  • Salary: Over $5 million annually
  • Income Source: Artist
  • Age: October 19, 1937
  • Height: 5 ft 9 inches
  • Weight: 73 kg
  • Religion: Judaism
  • Education (High School and College): Lafayette High School and Art Students League of New York
  • Family: Jacob Finkelstein (Father), Salla Finkelstein (Mother), Adam Cosmo Max (Son) and Libra Astro Max (Daughter)
  • Wife: Mary Max
  • Hometown: Berlin, Germany
  • Residence: Manhattan, New York, United States
  • Nationality: German and American
  • Ethnicity: White
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