Jackson Pollock Net Worth
Jackson Pollock net worth: Jackson Pollock was an American painter and abstract expressionist who had a net worth equal to $5 million at the time of his death. Jackson Pollock was born in Cody, Wyoming in January 1912 and passed away in August 1956. He became popular for his style of drip painting. Pollock was considered a recluse and battled with alcoholism throughout his lifetime. He married artist Lee Krasner in 1945. His work has been displayed at a memorial retrospective exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Pollock's work has also been honored at The Tate in London. Some of his major works include Male and Female, Stenographic Figure, The Moon Woman, Mural, The She-Wolf, Blue (Moby Dick), Troubled Queen, Eyes in the Heat, The Key, The Tea Cup Collection, Shimmering Substance, Portrait of H.M., Full Fathom Five, Cathedral, Enchanted Forest, Number 5, Mural on Indian red ground, Autumn Rhythm (Number 30), Blue Poles: No. 11, The Deep, and more. Jackson Pollock passed away on August 11, 1956 at 44 years old in an alcohol-related single car accident. Today Pollock's paintings are some of the most cherished and valuable on the planet. His paintings routinely sell for enormous sums of money. Some paintings sell in the $15-20 million range while others easily sell for $100+ million. In 2016, a billionaire paid $200 million for one of Pollack's paintings. Upon his death in 1956, his wife Lee Krasner became the sole executor of his estate. Thirty years after Jackson's death, Lee Krasner died with an estate worth an inflation-adjusted $50 million thanks to the management and selective sale of his works.