Quick Facts of Jay Jopling
- Full NameJay Jopling
- Date of Birth1963 /06 /08
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceThirsk, North Riding of Yorkshire, England
- ProfessionArt dealer, gallerist
- Eye colourHazel
- Hair colourSalt & Pepper
- SpouseSam Taylor-Wood (m. 1997; div. 2008)
Jay Jopling is an English art dealer and gallerist. He is well-known for being a founder of White Cube and an investor in Paddle8. From his long professional career, he has made a huge amount of net worth.
Jay was once a married man but, he is currently living a single life after he divorced his wife. Are you interested to know about Jopling’s personal and professional life? Then stay on our page and read this article till its end.
Jay Jopling’s Bio & Wiki
Jay Jopling was born in June 1963, in Thirsk, North Riding of Yorkshire, England. He is the son of the Conservative politician, Michael Jopling, Baron Jopling.
Talking about Jay’s education, he graduated from the University of Edinburgh majoring in English Literature and History of Art.
Moving towards his career, his first job was as a door-to-door fire extinguisher salesman. Then, he formed a friendship with the artist Damien Hirst. After that, he completed his M.A and moved to London and began working with artists of his generation.
Jay Jopling’s Career
Jay Jopling started his professional work in 1993 by opening the White Cube. This gallery is located in London. It is also surrounded by Old Master galleries, antique dealers and specialist art bookshops.
Since then this gallery has presented many solo shows of some famous British artists such as Runa Islam, Harland Miller, Marc Quinn, Sam Taylor-Wood, Gavin Turk, Darren Almond, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Tracey Emin, Lucian Freud, Gilbert & George, and Cerith Wyn Evans.
Also, Joplin has invested heavily in the online auction, Paddle8. As of 2019, Jay is still working with his ongoing career.
Jay Jopling’s Personal Life (Wife & Children)
Jay Jopling was once a married man. Previously, he married his long-term girlfriend Sam Taylor-Wood in 1997. Sam is an English filmmaker and photographer.
After marriage, the couple got blessed with beautiful two children but the relationship between them turned salty and the couple broke up in 2008. Jay is still single after his separation from his previous wife. nonetheless, he was seen with Lily Allen and was found kissing Jay Jopling.
However, his ex-wife Sam has moved on and is married to another guy, Aaron Johnson, an English actor and screenwriter.
Additionally, Jopling is not active on any social account.
Jay Jopling’s Body Measurement (Height)
Jay Jopling has well maintained his body but his whole body measurement is not disclosed.
Moreover, Jay has hazel eyes and has salt and pepper hair color.
Jay Jopling’s Net Worth
Jay Jopling has made an impressive amount of net worth from his work of art dealing and being gallerist. But the exact amount of his net worth is still under review. People believed his net worth is definitely over six figures.
Reportedly, the average salary of an art dealer is $30500- $70,000 in the United State of America. It also depends on the type of art and the volume of sales. Also, he owns the White Cube gallery from which he is earning a massive amount of income.
Hence, Jay is living a luxurious and happy life.