David Geiser Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Apr, 2017
Facts of David Geiser
Date of Birth: 1948 , June-18
Age: 71 years old
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name David Geiser
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Rochester
Ethnicity white
Profession painter
Married Yes
Married to Mercedes Ruehl
Children Christopher whom and Jake Xavier Ruehl Geiser
Education University of Vermont
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David Geiser is one of the popular painters and creators of many underground comix in the 1970s and self-published books. He is known for writing book Honky Tonk and for producing several titles like Uncle Sham, Clowns, Sloppy Seconds, and Bum Wad.

Early life and Education

David Geiser was born on June 18, 1948, in Rochester, New York, United States of America. Regarding his nationality and ethnicity is the white American painter. He completed his graduation from the University of Vermont.

Professional Career

After completing his graduation, David Geiser went to San Francisco, where he started drawing underground comix and collaborated with other underground comic writers like S. Clay Wilson Robert Crumb, Rick Griffin. This group also created a series of brain-searing commentaries on the 1960s and 1970s heavily drug influenced counterculture moment.

In early 2007, David Geiser published several underground comic titles such as Uncle Sham, DTs, Pain, Saloon, Demented Pervert, and Edge City. Later In 2007, he went into oil painting. 

After working around one decade in oil painting, David went to New York City, where he constrained on abstract contemporary oil painting. His paintings are physically assertive and highly emotive. David’s work is highly appreciated by all of his fans all over the world. he has also cultivated a huge following in the Pacific Northwest with several collections having multiple masterpieces of his art.

Personal life and Affair

David Geiser is a married person. He is married to notable actress Mercedes Ruehl. His wife Ruehl is an American theater, television, and film actress. She had a biological son named Christopher whom she gave for adoption in 1976. He met him after 21 years in 1997 in Boston hotel room with the help of a private investigator.

Later David and his wife Mercedes adopted a son Jake in 1995 who was supported by Christopher in his career. He is also active in social media, his brilliant abstract paintings can also be seen on his Facebook account.

Net worth and Body Measurement

The popular painter David Geiser’s career is backed up with several his works admirers and followers. He earns a handsome amount of money from his professional work and collaborations. However, information regarding his exact figure of net worth is not yet out as painting is a freelancing career. 

David Geiser stands at the height of around 5 feet 9 10 inches.


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