David Choe made a decision in 2005 which will change his life forever. The artist decided to take a stake in Facebook rather than monetary payment at the time for his commissioned artwork at the companies HQ. While its unknown as to the status of the shares Choe received, what has been revealed is that Choes shares in Facebook, after the companies IPO announcement valued at $5billion USD, are valued at $200 million USD. Stay tuned for the details as they come to hand, and probably more interestingly what is to become of David Choe and his career.
Source: The New York Times