Dav Pilkey
Dav Pilkey
Real Name/Full Name David Murray Pilkey Jr.
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Dav Pilkey
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohin
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 4 March 1966
Age/How Old: 58 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 71 Kg
In Pounds – 156 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – David Pilkey Jr.
Mother – Barbara Pilkey
Siblings: Elder Sister – Cindy
School: North Ridgeville, Ohio
College: Kent State University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Sayuri Pilkey (M. 2005)
Katherine (M. 2014)
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Cartoonist, Author, Illustrator
Net Worth: $60 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Dav Pilkey is a famous American Illustrator, Writer, and also Cartoonist. He has written some famous children’s comics books, and some of them are Captain Underpants and Dog Man. David Murray Pilkey Jr. is also known for his graphic to illustrate and one of the most famous graphic novels is “The Adventure of Ook and Gluk.”

Well, how well do you know about Dav Pilkey? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dav Pilkey’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dav Pilkey to date.

Biography and Early Life

The famous David Pilkey graphic Illustrate was born on the 4th of march in 1966. He was born in the city of Cleveland, Ohio. He was born to his father “David Pilkey Sr.” and his mother “Barbara Pilkey.” David, in his childhood days, was diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). This made him stay at home a lot more than other kids. Thus he did not make many friends and often spent time with himself. This is how he got into illustrations and cartoon drawing.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dav Pilkey in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dav Pilkey’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024 having been born on 4 March 1966. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 156 lbs in Pound and 71kg in Kilograms.


He completed his schooling at North Ridgeville, Ohio. It was during his school time when he discovered the commencement of Captain Underpant’s Character. According to sources, he was a disobedient boy and always got in trouble. Teachers also got fed up with him. Later he decided to enroll in Kent State University for his further studies.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Generally, the graphic illustrator doesn’t reveal their personal life, but as per our source of information, he is in relation to Cynthia Rylant, who was an American author and a Librarian. After some years, they got broke up though the reason is not disclosed to the media. Now they are living in their own space peacefully.

In 2005 he got married to Suyuri Pilkey in who is a musician by profession. Her wife Sayuri Pilkey also owns a restaurant and named it Pilkey’s Favorite. It’s quite unfortunate to known that they have no children and later on they divorced in 2007 due to some personal reasons. Again in 2014, he fell in love with Katherine and decided to get married. Now they are living their life, and the couple is still going strong and loving each other.

Is Dav Pilkey Gay?

No, as per our information, he had only got engaged with women and never heard about an affair with any same gender. Also, currently, he is living with his wife. So it is best to call him a straight.

Professional Career

At the age of 55, Davis had received too much success in his life. The guy whose net worth is nearly $50 million also worked in a pizza hut for his living in the early days of his life. In his childhood days, he got diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). But it didn’t stop him very achieving greatness. He kept improving his writing skill from the time when he was in school. He also just tried to make cartoons, and from there, Captain Underpants’ commencement was discovered.

David has a creative mind and was often Fun-loving in his schooldays. Most of the time, he spends while drawing cartoons and sketching cartoon characters. He is the kind of child who loves to enjoy his own company and not to go outside and play.

In his college days, he took part in competitions. One of his books, named “Wonder War Won,” received the winner awards in his age category group. As an award, his book got published, and from there, he revealed his many books and kept publishing them. The other books’ name is the Adventure of Ook and Gluk and Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future.


Some of his books were awarded the California Young reader medal award, and those books are Dog Breath, The Horrible Trouble with Hally Toss. He also got the Milner Awards in 2016 for the best Childers book. His famous Captain Underpants series awarded as Disney Adventure kid’s Choice. The Paperboy was given the Caldecott Honor Award in the year 1997.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dav Pilkey in 2024

Dav Pilkey Net Worth
Dav Pilkey Net Worth

David had published many graphics illustrator books in his entire life and also draw a cartoon. His famous Character was among all of them was Captain Underpants. This Character is one of the most loved characters of all time. His main source of income comes from the publishing of his writing and sketching cartoons. As of 2024, his total net worth is $60 million, which is a huge number as a cartoon artist and as a graphic illustrator.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Mr. Pilkey has a fondness for animals. He personally owns one dog, which is a Japanese rhinoceros. He named his dog after a dragon character, Megalon.

His life was not easy as it is described. At an early age, he was diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), but he didn’t give up on his dream and successfully led his life. Now he is one of the most famous and well-known Authors, a cartoonist, and also a graphic illustrator. We hope that he will achieve more greatness in his life and became the most successful person in his field.


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