Kat Von D Age, Net Worth, Husband, Children, House, Cars, Makeup, Foundation & Tattoos » Yours Truly

Kat Von D Basic Information

Stage Name: Kat Von D
Real Name: Katherine von Drachenberg
Occupation: Tattoo Artist, Television Personality, Entrepreneur and Recording Artist
Date Of Birth/Age: March 8, 1982 (41) Years Old
Place of Birth: Montemorelos, Nuevo León, Mexico
Gender: Female
Nationality: Mexican-American
Marital Status: Married
Education: Provo Canyon School
Height: 1.76 m
Net Worth: $20M

Kat Von D Biography

American tattoo artist, TV personality, businesswoman, and recording artist Katherine von Drachenberg was born on March 8, 1982, and is better known by her stage name, Kat Von D.

The TLC reality television program LA Ink, which debuted in the US on August 7, 2007, and ran for four seasons, is the reason she is most prominent for her tattoo artistry. Her previous position as CEO of Kat Von D Beauty, now known as KVD Vegan Beauty, is another reason for her celebrity status.

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Family

Parents

Her parents, René and Sylvia (née Galeano), were born in Argentina and served as Seventh-day Adventist Church missionaries. They are of German, Italian, Spanish, and Indigenous origin, respectively.

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Siblings

Michael von Drachenberg is her brother, and Karoline von Drachenberg is her sister. As Karoline and Michael aren’t in the spotlight, we don’t currently know their information.

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Children

Together, the couple has a kid named Leafar, born in November, 2018. Her husband, Reyes, also has a daughter from an earlier relationship, who he is disconnected from.

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Husband

American novelist, singer, and artist Rafael Reyes, born August 2, 1975, better known as Leafar Seyer, is recognized for having invented the cholo goth music genre, which lyrically examines the reality of gang and street life.

In 2016, Reyes and Kat Von D crossed paths when Von D obliged Reyes by appearing in his music video. Von D contributed vocals for the duets and other tracks, and Reyes also penned the song “Black Leather” for him. Reyes lawfully wed Kat Von D in Beverly Hills on February 21, 2018.

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Lifestyle

Net Worth

Kat Von D’s estimated net worth, according to Forbes, is $20 million. As a writer, Von D peaked at number six on the New York Times Best Seller list with his book Hour High Voltage Tattoo. The Tattoo Chronicles, her second book, came in third on the same list.

In the music industry, Kat Von D sang lead vocals for the Gothic band The 69 Eyes and performed with bands like Gunship and IAMX. She founded the Musnik Tattoo Convention and the Musnic Festival in 2008 in addition to owning her beauty business with Sephora.

Cars

KVD’s cars are not revealed to the public, but according to reports, she owns a custom fully blacked-out Tesla whip.

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House

In 2021, Kat Von D made the announcement that she was selling her renowned Los Angeles mansion and relocating to Indiana. According to People, the home was advertised in January 2022 with a $15 million price tag and sold for $7.75 million in March 2023.

Isaac Newton Van Nuys constructed the Victorian house in 1896, and it was later shown in the 2003 movie “Cheaper by the Dozen.” After paying $6.5 million for the house in 2016, Von D spent six years renovating it. People claims that the house was sold on March 28.

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Makeup

Von D designed and introduced a makeup collection for Sephora in 2008. Every year, she releases new collections and has added fragrances to her range. Her 2012 New American Beauty Art Tour, sponsored by Sephora, raised money for the Art of Elysium charity. She declared in June 2016 that the entire line of products would have their formulas changed to be vegan.

On January 16, 2020, Von D made the announcement that she has sold her namesake beauty brand to Kendo Brands, an LVMH subsidiary. The company intends to rebrand itself as “KVD Vegan Beauty”. The company states that KVD stands for “Kindness, Vegan Beauty, and Discovery (and Doing Good)” as of right now.

After that, on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, a new brand called “KVD Beauty” was introduced. KVD is an acronym for “Kara,” “Veritas,” and “Decora.” This signifies “Value,” “Truth,” and “Beauty,” in that order.

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Foundation

Kat Von D doesn’t own any NGOs or charity foundations. The only foundation associated with her name is her makeup foundation. However, she debuted her vegan brand, a limited-edition lipstick in August 2016 called Project Chimps, with 20% of its proceeds going to the nonprofit that cares for retired research chimps.

Tattoos

When she was just 16 years old, she started her journey into the world of tattoos. Her distinctive tattooing style, which frequently featured intricate designs, animals, and detailed portraits, immediately brought her attention. She’s had a noticeable change in her tattoo collection, though. She recently talked about her experience getting solid black ink to cover up a lot of her tattoos.

Kat Von D shared her blacked-out tattoos on Instagram and gave her reasoning for not choosing laser tattoo removal, stating that it would be a slow and unpleasant procedure. She decided to use blackout ink to hide her tattoos instead. Kat Von D also explained why she chose to cover her tattoos, stating that some of her older tattoos no longer reflected her present self.

Before

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After

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