Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei was born on May 18, 1957 in Beijing, China. Installation artist, rebel, sculptor, architect, filmmaker, and photographer who helped design the Beijing National Stadium.
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Popular As Ai Weiwei
Occupation Sculptor
Age 67 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born May 18, 1957 (Beijing, China)
Birthday May 18
Town/City Beijing, China
Nationality China

🌙 Zodiac

Ai Weiwei’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Ai Weiwei was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.


Installation Artist, rebel, Sculptor, Architect, filmmaker, and Photographer who helped design the Beijing National Stadium.

Before Fame

He and his family lived in a Chinese labor camp and later, in exile. They returned to Beijing in 1976, and Ai studied animation at the Beijing Film Academy.


His famous 2010 installation art work, "Sunflower Seeds," served as political and social commentary on Chinese mass consumption, collective work, famine, and industry. A documentary was made about him called "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" in 2012.

Family Life

He married the Artist Lu Qing and had an extramarital affair that produced a son. His father was the Chinese poet Ai Qing.

Associated With

He lived and studied in New York City during the 1980s and early 90s. During this period, he was introduced to the work of pop Artist Andy Warhol.

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