Neil Degrasse Tyson Net Worth, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Bio, Facts You Need To Know

Neil Degrasse Tyson Net Worth

He is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator from New York City. He has a net worth of $5 million dollars. Tyson graduated from the Bronx High School of Science, where he moved into astrophysics.


Neil Degrasse Tyson Personal Information:

First Name: Neil

Last Name: Tyson

Сеlеbrаtеd/ Profession Nаmе: Nеіl Dеgrаѕѕе Туѕоn

Rеаl Nаmе/ Full Nаmе: Nеіl Dеgrаѕѕе Туѕоn

Gеndеr: Маlе

Profession: Аuthоr, ѕсіеnсе соmmunісаtоr, аnd Аѕtrорhуѕісіѕt.

Nаtіоnаlіtу: Аmеrісаn

Age: 61 years old

Birth Sign: Libra

Birth Date: October 5, 1958

Birthday: October 5

Birth Place: Маnhаttаn, Nеw Yоrk, Unіtеd Ѕtаtеѕ

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Height in feet-inches: N/A

Weight in centimeters: N/A

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Body Measurements: Not Available


Neil Degrasse Tyson Physical Stats:

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Hair Color: Unknown

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Neil Degrasse Tyson Family & Relatives:

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Siblings: Not Known

Relatives: Not Known

Ѕехuаl Оrіеntаtіоn: Ѕtrаіght

Маrіtаl Ѕtаtuѕ: Маrrіеd

Wіfе/Ѕроuѕе (Nаmе): Аlісе Yоung (m. 1988)

Сhіldrеn: Travis Tyson (son), Miranda Tyson (daughter)

Dаtіng/Gіrlfrіеnd: (Nаmе) N/А

Neil DeGrasse Tyson net worth іn 2020: $5 million dollars, according to Celebrity Net Worth.



He was born Neil deGrasse Tyson on October 5, 1958 in Manhattan, New York City, United States. He is an American author, science communicator, and astrophysicist.

He is the son of Sunchita Maria Tyson of Puerto Rican descent, has been a gerontologist for the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, and African-American father, Cyril deGrasse Tyson (1927–2016), was a sociologist, human resource commissioner for New York City mayor John Lindsay, and the first Director of Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited.


He has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City since 1996. The center is part of the American Museum of Natural History, where Tyson founded the Department of Astrophysics in 1997 and worked as a research associate in the department since 2003.

He attended the Harvard University, the University of Texas at Austin, and Columbia University. Tyson has performed a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University from 1991 to 1994. He became part of the Hayden Planetarium in 1994 as a staff scientist and the Princeton faculty as a visiting research scientist and lecturer.

He was appointed the director of the planetarium and oversaw its $210 million reconstruction project in 1996, which was finalized in 2000. Tyson penned monthly essays in the “Universe” column for Natural History magazine from 1995 to 2005, some of which were later public in his books Death by Black Hole (2007) and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (2017).

He then wrote a monthly column in StarDate magazine during the same period, responding questions in relation to the universe under the pen name “Merlin”. Material from the column came out in his books Merlin’s Tour of the Universe (1998) and Just Visiting This Planet (1998).

Personal Life

He met his wife in a physics class at the University of Texas at Austin whereas they tied the knot in 1988. Tyson lives in the Tribeca neighborhood of Lower Manhattan alongside his wife, Alice Young and two children like Miranda and Travis.