Sandro Kopp is a German visual artist famous for his aesthetic showcase of contemporary paintings; blending classic & digital styles in his art. With his Skype sitting paintings since 2009 that cues primarily with ancient caliber, Kopp’s showpiece in exhibitions never fails to amaze people.

Amidst his successful career & fame with contemporary paintings, Sandro, furthermore, receives media shine-light as the partner of Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton.

Currently, based in Scotland, Kopp, and Tilda are together since 2004. Their PDA at exhibitions or events is indeed an eye-catching display of act & art.

How Rich Is Sandro Kopp, The Partner Of Millionaire Actress Swinton?

Being in limelight & moreover, a partner of Academy Award-winning figure Tilda Swinton, it’s evident that concerns on Sandro Kopp are quite an impressive issue to focus on.

Kopp, a visual artist with a decade long experience in portraits & exhibitions, indeed makes a hefty sum of money- special thanks to his unique amalgamation of art through classic touch & digital interpretation.

German painter Sandro Kopp, the partner of Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton, owns $300,000 net worth
German painter Sandro Kopp, the partner of Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton, owns $300,000 net worth

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Online sources report, Sandro, currently in his early 40s, has a net worth of $300,000 as of February 2020.

That’s an impressive sum for sure, but in fact, falls-short to girlfriend Tilda, the Trainwreck actress, who owns $10 million at the moment according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Reportedly, on average, a visual artist working for themselves can collect $49,930 per year, while a successful artist with wide recognition pocket $90,050 per year with ease.

Specialty Of Sandro’s Showpiece: Career As Visual Artist & Exhibitions

A perfect mix of mediated presence along with with classical & digital tech paintings, Sandro Kopp’s portraits layouts a mesmerizing sight of art.

Inspired with impressionist Vincent Van Gogh, Kopp’s artworks displays an impression from contemporary painters & photographers as well: John Currin, David Hockey, and Ryan McGinley.

Mostly, his works are based on oil portraits that add digitization with Skype sittings & furthermore, forthcoming connections with Byzantine icons to Egyptian death-masks.

How He Started Painting & Career Update?

Since the age of 7, Sandro had an interest in paintings & got his first exhibition gig at Skill Institute, a local tertiary learning facility in Germany.

With the use of the old oil painting technique, Kopp’s art-piece featured a wandering lifestyle until 2009, when the use of Skype sitting got him distinct intro among other contemporary visual artists.

In late 2019, he exhibited mEYEcelium, a range of eye portraits at Palazzo Grimani Museum in Venice. His twisted new portrait showcase art history and layers of symbolism.

Sandro Kopp with his new artwork mEYEcelium at Palazzo Grimani Museum in Venice
Sandro Kopp with his new artwork mEYEcelium at Palazzo Grimani Museum in Venice

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Another important exhibition of Kopp was in 2016, Take Time, in Paris- the art featured Tilda Swinton, himself and his entourage.

Here is the list of Sandro’s exhibitions:

Exhibitions Venue/Date
Junge Kunst 69 Heidelberger Kunstverein, Germany (November 2007)
PRESENT HP Garcia Gallery, New York (May 2008)
Not a Still Frame Brachfeld Gallery, Paris (October 2010)
Krauts Projects: INSIGHTS and  Krauts Projects: INSIGHTS II Kunst/Halle, Heidelberg, Germany (December 2010 & November 2011 respectively)
Mediated Presence 6 Fitzroy Square, London (October 2012)
Fiercely Loved Timothy Everest, London (October 2013)
Sono Qui Otto Zoo, Milan (December 2014)
FEEDBACKLOOP New York (December 2015)

Brief TV Career & Credits As Still Photographer

Alongside painting, Sandro record 5 acting credits to his name- though he made small roles. He and partner Tilda made cameo appearance a 2012 episode of the TV series Getting On.

He had uncredited roles in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) & The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005).

As per IMDB, he shot still photography for I Am Love (2009), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), A Bigger Splash (2015) and Suspiria (2018).

Lives In Scotland With Partner Tilda Swinton

Sandro Kopp lives in Nairn in the Highland region of Scotland since 2006. The average house price in Scotland is £195,759.

After leaving Germany, he formerly lived in Wellington, New Zeland from 2000 until the mid-2000s, when he shifted Scotland with his partner as well as English actress Tilda Swinton.

Sandro Kopp & his partner (girlfriend) Tilda Swinton
Sandro Kopp & his partner (girlfriend) Tilda Swinton

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Sandro Kopp and Academy Award-winning actress for Michael Clayton (2007), Tilda are together since 2004, however, yet to exchange & has not revealed further plans for the wedding.

Sandro is step-father to Swinton’s 2 children: twins Honor and Xavier Swinton Byrne (born in 1997), shared with ex-boyfriend John Byrne, a Scottish playwright.


Sandro Kopp was born on February 14, 1978, in Heidelberg, Germany. His father Hermann Kopp is an architect and mother Kayla, a lecturer, parted ways when he was a kid.

In 1998, the German painter graduated from University-Preparatory School in Germany with Abitur in Fine Art and English.

As of February 2020, Kopp is 42 years old & has a height of 6 ft. 3 inches (191 cm).