Stephen Hawking Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Height and Biography (Updated 2023)

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Net Worth $20 Million
Name Stephen Hawking
Date of Birth 8 January 1942
Age 76 Years Old
Gender Male

Stephen Hawking Net Worth

$20 Million

Stephen Hawking aka Stephen William Hawking was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author. As of 2018, Stephen Hawking’s net worth is $20 million. He majorly worked with the fields Quantum gravity, and General relativity.

He was known for his work on the topics Thorne-Hawking-Preskill bet, Hartle-Hawking State, Gibbons-Hawking-York, Hawking energy, primordial black hole, micro black hole, and many more. In the year 1966, he wrote his thesis on Properties of Expanding Universe.

Stephen Hawking Wiki/Biography

Born on 8 January 1942, Stephen Hawking’s age was 76 Years Old as of 2018. He was born and brought up in a middle-class Christian family from Oxford, England, United Kingdom. He was English and British by nationality and was an atheist.

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Stephen Hawking Childhood Pic

He completed his early education at the st. albans school, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. After that, he also enrolled himself at the university of oxford in England, the United Kingdom for his BA, and later at the university of cambridge in Cambridge, the United Kingdom for his Ph.D. From the very beginning of his childhood, he was very smart and intelligent and loved his studies. He excelled in his class as well.

Name Stephen Hawking
Full Name Stephen William Hawking
Net Worth $20 Million
Date of Birth 8 January 1942
Date of Death 14 March 2018
Age 76 Years Old
Birth Place Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Death Place Cambridge, United Kingdom
Profession Theoretical physicist, Cosmologist and Author
Nationality English and British
Ethnicity English and Scottish Descent
Hometown Oxford, England
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
School/High School St. Albans School, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
College/University University of Oxford, England, United Kingdom
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Education Qualification Bachelors Degree in Arts

Family, Wife & Relationships

Stephen Hawking’s parents are Frank and Isobel. Stephen Hawking’s father’s name was Frank Hawking who was a British biologist by profession. Stephen Hawking’s mother’s name was Isobel Hawking who was a political activist by profession.

He has three siblings. Her brother’s name was Edward Hawking and sister’s name are Philipa Hawking and Mary Hawking.

Stephen Hawking’s marital status was divorced. In the year 1965 he married Jane Wilde an English author and teacher but the couple unfortunately, got divorced in the year 1995.

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Stephen Hawking with his Ex Wife (Jane Wilde)

After Jane, in the year 1995, he also married Elaine Mason but the couple again got divorced in the year 2007.

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Stephan Hawking with his Ex Wife (Elaine Mason)

He has three children. His daughter’s name is Lucy Hawking who is an English journalist by profession.

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Stephen Hawking with his Daughter

His son’s name is Timothy Hawking and Robert Hawking.

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Stephen Hawking’ Son (Timothy Hawking)
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Stephen Hawking’s Son (Robert Hawking)
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Stephen Hawking Family
Father Name Frank Hawking
Mother Name Isobel Hawking
Brother Name Edward Hawking
Sister Name Philipa Hawking
Mary Hawking
Girlfriend Jane Wilde (Ex)
Elaine Mason (Ex)
Marital Status Divorced
Wife Name Jane Wilde (Ex)
Elaine Mason (Ex)
Children Lucy Hawking (Daughter)
Timothy Hawking (Son)
Robert Hawking (Son)

Physical Appearance

Stephen Hawking was a young-looking smart and handsome man with a charming personality. He owned a slim physique with nice body measurements and a normal body type.

He was about 5 feet 6 inches in height and his body weight was around 62 Kg. He had short light brown color hair and also had blistering blue color eyes.

Height (Approx) in centimeters: 170 cm
in meters: 1.70 m
in feet inches: 5’ 6”
Weight (Approx) in kilograms: 62 kg
in pounds: 136 lbs
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Light Brown


Stephen Hawking started his career as the Lucasian Professor of Maths at the University of Cambridge. With Penrose’s help, Hawking developed his doctoral thesis’ singularity theorem concepts. This covers both singularities and the idea that the universe started as a singularity. Their joint paper won runner-up in the year 1968 Gravity Research Foundation.

Based on general relativity and Alexander Friedmann’s physical cosmology ideas, they demonstrated in the year 1970 that the cosmos began as a singularity. In the year 1969, Hawking was awarded the newly created Fellowship for Distinction in Science.

In the year 1970, Hawking introduced the second law of black hole dynamics, saying that a black hole’s event horizon can never shrink. Together with James M. Bardeen and Brandon Carter, he established the four laws of black hole mechanics. Jacob Bekenstein, a John Wheeler Ph.D. student, went further—and correctly—in applying thermodynamic concepts.

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