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List of famous male art collectors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male art collectors list contains the most prominent and top males known for being art collectors. There are thousand of males working as art collectors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic art collectors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a art collector then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male art collectors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male art collectors?" and "Who are the best male art collectors?"
Rainn Wilson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Art Collectors
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Rainn Dietrich Wilson is an American actor who is well known for his Emmy-nominated role as the egomaniac Dwight Schrute on the American version of the television comedy The Office. He also directed three episodes of The Office: the Season 6 "The Cover-Up", the Season 7 "Classy Christmas", and the Season 8 "Get the Girl". In addition to his involvement with The Office he also voiced the alien villain, Gallaxhar in Monsters vs. Aliens. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 52

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA

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John Waters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Art Collectors
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John Samuel Waters Jr. is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, stand-up comedian, journalist, visual artist, and art collector, who rose to fame in the early 1970s for his transgressive cult films. Waters's 1970s and early '80s films feature his regular troupe of actors known as the Dreamlanders—among them Divine, Mink Stole, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, and Edith Massey. Starting with Desperate Living, Waters began casting real-life convicted criminals and controversial people. Waters dabbled in mainstream filmmaking with Hairspray, which introduced Ricki Lake and earned a modest gross of $8 million domestically. In 2002, Hairspray was adapted to a long-running Broadway ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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Charles Saatchi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Art Collectors
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Charles Saatchi is a British businessman and the co-founder with his brother Maurice of advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi. The brothers led the business – the world's largest advertising agency in the 1980s – until they were forced out in 1995. In the same year, the brothers formed a new agency called M&C Saatchi. Charles is also known for his vast art collection and for owning Saatchi Gallery, and in particular for his sponsorship of the Young British Artists, including Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 74

Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq

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Robert Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Art Collectors
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Robert K. Hoffman was an American businessperson and philanthropist, most notable for co-founding the influential humor magazine National Lampoon. Born in Dallas, Texas, Hoffman graduated from the St. Mark's School of Texas in 1965. While a senior at Harvard, he was one of the three editors of The Harvard Lampoon who went on to co-found the National Lampoon in 1970. He served as its first managing editor before attending the Harvard Business School as a Baker Scholar. After graduation from business school, Hoffman joined his father, Edmund, in the company that became the Coca Cola Bottling Group Inc. The two helped build it into the country's fifth-largest Coca-Cola bottler before selling it ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 59 (1947-2006)

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

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