23. Kaws

More than any of the NY graffiti writers, Brian Donnelly has been able to turn the KAWS mark into a ubiquitous (and desireable) brand. From clothing with Bape and Supreme to vinyl toys, album covers, and fine art, KAWS imagery has been a staple of the past ten years. You have a brand with power when people use your it in their eBay listings, just because they know it will be searched.

YOU AUGHTA KNOW:
Before he was able to eat off of his work alone, KAWS worked on animated television for Disney. He contributed to 101 Dalmations, Doug, and Daria in the late 90s.