Bill Nye Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Height and Biography (Updated 2023)

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Net Worth $8 Million
Name Bill Nye
Date of Birth 27 November 1955
Age 67 Years Old
Gender Male

Bill Nye Net Worth

$8 Million

Bill Nye aka William Sanford Nye is an American mechanical engineer, science communicator and television presenter. As of 2023, Bill Nye’s net worth is $8 million. He is popularly known for being the host of the popular science television show named Bill Nye the Science Guy.

He is also popularly known for his appearance in the popular Netflix show titled Bill Nye Saves the World and for his several appearances in media as a science educator. He is also known for his invention of the hydraulic resonance suppressor tube.

Bill Nye Wiki/Biography

Born on 27 November 1955, Bill Nye’s age is 67 Years Old as of 2023. He was born and raised in a well-settled Christian family from Washington D.C., United States. He holds an American nationality and has his belief in Christian religion.

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Bill Nye Old Pic

He completed his early schooling at lafayette elementary school, alice deal junior high school, and sidwell friends school in Washington DC, United States.

After that, he enrolled himself at the sibley school of mechanical and aerospace engineering of cornell university from where he completed his graduation with a Bachelors of Science in mechanical engineering.

Since childhood, he has had an interest in science which was deepened when he took an astronomy class with popular American astronomer and planetary scientist Carl Sagan.

Name Bill Nye
Full Name William Sanford Nye
Other Name Bill Nye the Science Guy
Net Worth $8 Million
Date of Birth 27 November 1955
Age 67 Years Old
Birth Place Washington D.C., United States
Currently Live In Washington D.C., United States
Profession Mechanical Engineer, Science Communicator and Television Presenter
Years Active 1984 – Present
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White American
Hometown Washington D.C.
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
School/High School Lafayette Elementary School, Washington, D.C.
Alice Deal Junior High School, Washington, D.C.
Sidwell Friends School in Washington D.C., United States.
College/University Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of Cornell University, United States
Education Qualification Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Family, Wife & Relationships

Bill Nye’s parents are Edwin Darby Ned Nye and Jacqueline Jenkins. Bill Nye’s father’s name is Edwin Darby Ned Nye who was a contractor during World War II by profession. Bill Nye’s mother’s name is Jacqueline Jenkins who is a codebreaker during World War II by profession.

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Bill Nye with his Mother
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Bill Nye’s Parents

He also has two siblings. His brother’s name are Edward Darby Nye Jr. and Susan Nye.

Bill Nye’s marital status is divorced. He was married to Blair Tindall who is a musician by profession.

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Bill Nye with his Ex Wife (Blair Tindall)

The couple got married in the year 2006 and seven weeks later they ended their relationship due to several conflicts between them. Currently he is married to Liza Mundy in 2022 who is American Journalist by profession.

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Bill Nye with his Wife (Liza Mundy)
Father Name Edwin Darby Ned Nye
Mother Name Jacqueline Jenkins
Brother Name Edward Darby Nye Jr.
Susan Nye
Sister Name
Girlfriend Blair Tindall (Ex)
Marital Status Divorced
Wife Name Liza Mundy
Blair Tindall (Ex)

Physical Appearance

Bill Nye is a good-looking smart and handsome man with a charming and dashing personality. He owns a strong and attractive physique with impressive body measurements and a normal body type.

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He is about 6 feet 1 inch in height and his body weight is around 70 Kg. He has short and stylish dark brown color hair and also has blistering hazel color beautiful and mesmerizing eyes.

Height (Approx) in centimeters: 185 cm
in meters: 1.85 m
in feet inches: 6’ 1”
Weight (Approx) in kilograms: 70 kg
in pounds: 154 lbs
Eye Colour Hazel
Hair Colour Dark Brown


Bill Nye started his career as a mechanical engineer and worked for Boeing Corporation and Sundstrand Data Control. He also tried for NASA’s astronaut training program but was rejected four times. He also invented a hydraulic resonance suppressor tube which is used in Boeing 747 airplanes during his tenure at Boeing Corporation.

In the year 1978, he won a Steve Martin lookalike contest and started standup comedy. During weekends he participated in several philanthropy campaigns like Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and Pacific Science Centre. In the year 1987, he quits his job and start pursuing standup comedy as a full-time profession. In the year 1986, he also made his appearance in a local sketch comedy television show titled Almost Live!.

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