- Real nameJwan Yosef
- Date of birthSeptember 1, 1984
- Age36 years
- Zodiac signVirgo
- BirthplaceRas al-Ayn, Syria
Parents and family
- Father Name Unknown
- Mother Name Unknown
There is no info whether he has siblings or not
Jwan Yosef spouse
Jwan Yosef 4 kids
Jwan Yosef is a painter who deals with plastic arts. He is also famed for being a spouse of music legend Ricky Martin.
Keeping Kurdish and Armenian descent, Jwan drew his first breath in Syria but relocated to Sweden when he was 2. He studied at Konstfack University College of Arts and got a master’s degree at Central Saint Martins in London.
Jwan Yosef regularly takes part in various exhibitions. He also organizes his solo exhibitions, the most famous of which are Painting about Sex, Flesh and Violence in London, High Notes in Stockholm and a Gathering of Eagles in Los Angeles. Moreover, he established The Bomb Factory Art Foundation in London, a non-commercial organization dealing with support of contemporary artists.
Jwan got romantically involved with Ricky Martin in 2016 after getting acquainted on Instagram. It was Martin who started the conversation after seeing some of Yosef’s artworks. In April, they made a red carpet debut at amFAR Inspiration Gala in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In November 2016, Ricky popped the question and in 2018, he espoused his sweetheart. They welcomed their daughter Lucia in December 2018. And in 2019, their family expanded by a baby boy named Renn. Moreover, Yosef helps Ricky to raise his sons Matteo and Valentino. All the kids were born by surrogate mothers.
A curious fact: in 2013, Yosef earned The Threadneedle Prize and Beers Contemporary Award for Emerging Art.