Lei Yixin (Chinese Sculptor) Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Net Worth

is a prominent Chinese sculptor. Yixin designed the Stone of Hope, the statue of Martin Luther King Jr. at the King Memorial near the United States National Mall.

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Lei Yixin Wiki, Biography

Date of Birth
Birth Day August 22
Birth Years 1992
Age 67 years old
Birth Place Changsha, Hunan, China
Birth City Hunan
Birth Country China
Nationality Unknown
Famous As Sculptor
Also Known for Sculptor
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Occupation Sculptor

Also Known by the Full name , is a Good Sculptor. He was born on , in Changsha, Hunan, China

. Hunan is a beautiful and populous city located in Changsha, Hunan, China


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Net Worth

has a net worth of $1.5 million (Estimated) which he earned from his occupation as Sculptor. Famously known as the Sculptor of China. He is seen as one of the most successful Sculptor of all times. Wealth & Primary Source of earning is being a successful Unknown Sculptor.

Lei entered the career as Sculptor In his early life after completing his formal education..

Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 $0.5 Million to $1.5 Million Approx
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The completed work, a 30 feet (9.1 m) tall statue, was unveiled in August 2011 to mark the 48th anniversary of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Due to Hurricane Irene, the official dedication was postponed until October 2011. Reviews of the finished sculpture were mixed. Some reviewers criticized the King statue on the basis of Lei’s earlier work making representations of Mao Zedong, of which they disapproved. Other reviews focused on the way Lei depicted King. The stoic, unsmiling pose of King in Lei’s sculpture has been criticized by some since the initial rejection of Lei’s design, due to its perceived severe divergence from a popular media image of King as a unifying, hopeful leader and peace campaigner. However, other critics praised Lei’s more risky depiction. African Americans in particular noted the avoidance of mythology in the “confrontational” expression of King, suggesting Lei showed King facing the challenges of the present rather than dwelling in nostalgia. Lei said, “you can see the hope, but his serious demeanor also indicated that he’s thinking.”


In April 2008 the U.S. Commission of Fine Art rejected Lei’s design for the King Memorial Sculpture. In a letter dated 28 April, the commission wrote that Lei’s presentation was an inappropriate expression of Dr. King, declaring King too “confrontational” in Lei’s sculpture, and asking for a more “sympathetic” King. Some changes were made to Lei’s design, and construction began. There were other controversies on the project which did not involve Lei, but were often connected to him, such as over the Chinese sourcing of granite for his sculpture and the choice of Chinese artisans who were employed to carve the stone, both of which were the decision of lead architect Ed Jackson. In addition, mistakes by the architects on the project forced Lei to make last-minute changes, such as replacing a pen in the hand of King with a scroll when a photo the architects had used as a model turned out to be reversed. Most controversially, the “drum major” quote by King was shortened for inclusion on Lei’s sculpture; this occurred when the team of architects wanted Lei to reverse the placement of two planned quotes, after he had already been instructed to carve out space for them, and having done as instructed there was then not enough space for the quote in a new position unless it was shortened. Jackson made the decision to cut the quote down to size. Later criticism by poet Maya Angelou, The Washington Post, and others caused a reassessment of that decision, and the entire quote was removed in August 2013.


The 2.3 metres (7 ft 7 in) tall sculpture at the International Stone Sculpture Conference drew attention to his work, yet Lei has revealed that the sculpture he created at the conference was the first he had ever carved on his own. Ed Jackson, the executive architect at the MLK Foundation, was immediately impressed by Lei’s sculpture Contemplation at the “Minnesota Rocks! Symposium” in June 2006, and in 2007 Lei was named head sculptor for the Stone of Hope at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial.


Lei was among the first class of students after the Cultural Revolution to be able to go to art school in 1978; he graduated in 1982.


Lei Yixin (born 1954) is a prominent Chinese sculptor. Yixin designed the Stone of Hope, the statue of Martin Luther King Jr. at the King Memorial near the United States National Mall.

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