Stephen Hawking is a renowned British theoretical cosmologist and physicist. He is also the Director of Research at The University of Cambridge’s Centre for Theoretical Cosmology. He is an author and a television personality too. The world knows him as a science genius and has worked with other talented scientists such as Roger Penrose and his among the pioneers who worked around the black hole paradox, which is known as “Hawking radiation”. He is among the first scientist to discover and share information about cosmology via quantum mechanics as well as the theory of relativity. In this article, we share information about Stephen Hawking net worth, wife, kids, career progression, and death rumors.
Stephen Hawking was married twice, First to Jane and then later to Eliane. Meet his kids Robert Hawking, Lucy Hawking, and Timothy.
There are many stories surrounding Hawking’s love life, especially the one involving his first wife Jane. According to reliable sources, Stephen and Jane met while they were still in graduate school and started dating before Stephen got ALS.
After diagnosis, Jane still dated him and went ahead and married Stephen in 1965. In May 1967, the couple got their first baby, a son called Robert. In 1970, they were blessed with a daughter whom they named Lucy. The last born, Timothy, was born in April 1979. Apparently, he has three children.
However, their love journey started becoming sour by 1980s. Jane, who had now become an instrumentalist, had now started having an affair with her organist Jonathan Hellyer. But her love for her organist could not allow her to end her marriage. Jones became a family friend but only for a short while.
In the late 80s, Hawking started a romantic relationship with one of his servants called Eliane Mason, and this made him leave his family home in 1990 and after divorcing his wife Jane in 1995, he got married to Eliane the same year. However, it was said the marriage faced a lot of domestic abuse and Hawking was the victim. One the hand, Jane married Jones in 1997.
Stephen Hawking Net Worth 2018
As of now, Stephen Hawking has a net worth of 20 million dollars. Hawking has made a lot of money, thanks to his amazing career. In 2012 alone, he made a whopping 3 million dollars for winning the Fundamental Physics Prize, which was part of Yuri Milner’s Breakthrough Foundation.
That is not all, he has published so many books that have sold millions of copies worldwide. He has a Ph.D. thesis which is currently selling at $85 on Amazon. This has contributed a lot to Stephen Hawking’s Net Worth.
Apart from his work, he has also won many awards such as Adams Prize in 1996, Fonesca Prize in 1996, Albert Einstein Award in 1978, Princess of Asturias Award for Concord in 1989, as well as the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009. All these awards, not only made him more famous, but also increase is net worth, and hence fortune.
|Year of Birth||1942|
|Affair with||Jane Hawking and Elaine|
|Children||Robert, Lucy, and Timothy|
|Profession||Scientists, Author, TV personality|
|Net worth||$20 million|