Bakhta McKee Biography
Bakhta McKee is a French-Algerian art dealer who was married to the late David McKee. David was a British writer and illustrator, chiefly of children’s books and animations.
Bakhta McKee Husband (David McKee) Career
Tavistock is his native home and he attended grammar school where he studied at Plymouth College of Art. While he was in college, he started selling one-off cartoons, precisely to the national press. In addition, he sold his first book that was entitled Two Can Toucan. The book entailed a South American bird who could carry two cans of paint on its enormous bill. His book was published in 1964 by Abelard-Schuman.
In 2006, he was a UK nominee for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award. In 2020, he was awarded a BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award. Additionally, Plymouth University awarded him with an Honorary Doctorate of Arts in 2011.
Furthermore, a number of his books have been used by BBC on television and resulted in a series about McKee’s Mr. Benn character running to thirteen episodes which were regularly repeated for two decades. In addition, he had illustrated books by other authors such as Paddington Bear books.
Bakhta McKee Age
McKee’s husband David McKee was 87 years old as of 2022 by the time of his death. He was born on January 2, 1935, in Tavistock, West Devon, England. He celebrates his birthday on the 2nd of January every year.
Bakhta McKee Height
McKee’s husband David McKee stood at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Bakhta McKee Family
McKee’s mother-in-law is Violet McKee. Violet’s son David McKee illustrated books that were writen by her. However, information about Bakhta’s parents will be updated when available.
Bakhta McKee Husband
Bakhta was the second wife to David McKee who was a British writer and illustrator, chiefly of children’s books and animations. Together they were blessed with a son who they named Chuck McKee. David would illustrate books that were written by his son. In addition, David McKee owned homes in London and the south of France where he lived with her.
Bakhta McKee Husband Death| David McKee Death
On April 7, 2022, David McKee passed on at the age of 87 in his home in the South of France after a short illness. His publisher Andersen Press was the one who revealed what had happened.
Bakhta McKee Salary
Bakhta’s husband, David McKee had an annual salary worth 5 Million.
Bakhta McKee Net Worth
McKee husband, David McKee had a net worth of $14 Million which he had accumulated through his career as a writer and illustrator.