Samuel Gehry: Facts About Frank Gehry’s Son

Samuel Gehry

Samuel Gehry is the son of Frank Gehry. Samuel’s father Frank Gehry is a famous Canadian-born American architect and designer. His known works include the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. His most notable design is considered as the renovation of his Santa Monica residence, where he still resides.

Samuel Gehry: Bio Summary

Name Samuel Gehry
Age44 years old as of 2022
Born 1978
Famous as Frank Gehry’s son
Spouse Joyce Shin
Parents Frank Gehry and Berta Isabel Aguilera
Siblings Alejandro Gehry, Leslie Gehry, and Brina Gehry
Occupation Architect

Early Life

Samuel Gehry was born in the year 1978, in Santa Monica, California to Frank Gehry and his wife Berta Isabel Aguilera. He is 44 years old as of 2022. His father is a Canadian-born American while his mother is Panamanian. His parents have been married since 1975.

Samuel Gehry’s father’s actual name is Frank Owen Goldberg but he changed his surname from Goldberg to Gehry, in 1954. His father did several other jobs, including service in the United States Army before he eventually became an architect and designer.

Samuel Gehry’s mother is the chief financial officer (CFO) at Gehry Partners. Samuel has a biological brother called Alejandro Gehry. Alejandro was born in 1976. He has two half-siblings from his father’s marriage to Anita Snyder, a stenographer. His half-siblings are Leslie Gehry and Brina Gehry.

Samuel Gehry’s grandparents are Sadie Thelma (née Kaplanski/Caplan) and Irving Goldberg. His grandfather was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Russian Jewish parents, and his grandmother was a Polish Jewish immigrant born in Łódź.

Also Read: Berta Isabel Aguilera: Everything About Frank Gehry’s Wife

Samuel Gehry’s educational details and background haven’t been made public so it’s difficult to tell which high schools or colleges he attended.


Samuel Gehry is said to be an architect. He chose to follow in his father’s footsteps. The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion was made by Samuel and his father Frank Gehry, in 2008, in Kensington Gardens, London, England.

It is Frank Gehry’s first realization in Britain and also the first project signed with his son Samuel Gehry. There isn’t much about Samuel’s career. His father Frank Gehry’s private residence in Santa Monica, California, has become a world-renowned attraction.

Frank Gehry’s buildings he completed in the 1980s include the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (1981) in San Pedro and the California Aerospace Museum (1984) at the California Museum of Science and Industry in Los Angeles.

Frank Gehry is known for his work including the Frederick Weisman Museum of Art (1993) in Minneapolis, Minnesota; the Cinémathèque Française (1994) in Paris; and the Dancing House (1996) in Prague.

Frank Gehry’s works include academic buildings such as the Stata Center (2004) at MIT and the Peter B. Lewis Library (2008) at Princeton University. He has worked on museums such as the Museum of Pop Culture (2000) in Seattle, Washington.

Frank Gehry has worked on commercial buildings like the IAC Building (2007) in New York City. He has also worked on residential buildings like his first skyscraper, the Beekman Tower at 8 Spruce Street (2011) in New York City.

Frank Gehry has held teaching positions at Harvard University, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of Toronto, Columbia University, the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, and Yale University.

Also Read: Anita Snyder: Where Is Frank Gehry’s Ex-wife?

Frank Gehry has collaborated with luxury jewelry company Tiffany & Co., creating six distinct jewelry collections: the Orchid, Fish, Torque, Equus, Axis, and Fold collections. He designs items including a distinctive collector’s chess set and a series of tableware items, including vases, cups, and bowls for the company.

Frank Gehry designed the official trophy for the World Cup of Hockey, in 2004. He is an actor and producer, known for Miles Ahead (2015), Frank Gehry: An Architecture of Joy (2000), and Gregory Way TV (2011).

ALSO, READ; Brina Gehry: Who Is Frank Gehry’s Daughter?

Personal Life

Samuel Gehry doesn’t like to reveal information about his personal. According to sources, he married a woman identified as Joyce Shin. There isn’t enough information about their relationship and his partner Joyce Shin as well. It is unknown if they have children or not. Samuel has not been involved in any public controversy or drama.

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