Waldemar Januszczak, a renowned art critic at The Sunday Times, is a happily married man and perfectly balances his personal and professional life. Also, the art critic, for his strong and intellectual critics, has twice received the Critics of the Year Award.
Waldemar Januszczak’s Family
Januszczak has been married to Yumi Ktayama, an artist, for decades now, but it is unknown when exactly the couple took their vows. And the couple shares an alluring bond and enjoys their content marriage with two grown-up daughters, Mercedes and Inez.
The art critic is quite active on social media and often shares his family pictures there. Reminiscing the past days, he posted his and Yumi’s pictures that dated way back before their marriage. Besides, his daughters also frequently appear in his social media posts.
He also Tweeted about one of his daughters getting a MA degree from Westminster University, which was certainly a proud father moment for him.
Career and Net Worth
After completing his education at the University, Januszczak worked for The Guardian as an art critic and arts editor. Ending his work at The Guardian, he went to the UK’s Channel 4 tv network as the head of arts.
Again, in 1992, the critic left the network and joined The Sunday Times as an art critic. For his work, the Press Association titled him Critic of the Year, twice. Januszczak has reviewed arts such as Symphony in White No 1 by James McNeil Whistler, Hoaxed by Jamie Shovlin, and many more.
However, it is unclear how much net worth Januszczak has amassed from his successful career, but it is estimated to be in millions.
The art critic was born on January 12, 1954, in Basingstoke, Hemisphere. His parents were Polish refugees who came to England after World War 2. His father used to work as a railway carriage cleaner but tragically lost his life at 57 in a train accident.
As a kid, he studied in St. Anne’s Primary School and later enrolled in Divine Mercy College, which was specially meant for Polish refugee children. Pursuing his passion for art, the art critic then joined the University of Manchester to study the history of art.
The critic has battled with a bulge for most of his life and was into a frightening health condition. But, after getting himself checked in a clinic and implementing proper diet and exercise into his routine, he could lose 14 kilograms.