Neil deGrasse Tyson Net Worth

Neil deGrasse Tyson net worth is estimated at around $2 million at the moment of writing this article. He is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. Tyson is the director of its famous Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space and host of the hit radio and TV show StarTalk. He is best known for his charm and a talent for comedy while talking about science. That is why Tyson regularly appears on television, radio, and various other media formats.


Neil deGrasse Tyson

Tyson actually loves science. He has chased his dream and found a way to make science fun. Neil is a renowned professor and lecturer at major universities where he teaches, and his books serve as inspiration for future young scientists.


Astrophysics for the people in a hurry (Neil deGrasse Tyson)

Early Life and Education

Neil deGrasse Tyson was born on October 5, 1958, in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. He is married to Alice Young and they have two children: Miranda and Travis. Tyson and his wife met in a physics class at the University of Texas at Austin and they married in 1988. Their daughter got her name after one of Uranus’ five major moons.


Neil deGrasse Tyson with his wife and children

Tyson studied at Harvard University (BA), the University of Texas at Austin (MA) and Columbia University (MPhil, Ph.D.). He has been into science since his childhood and it doesn’t come as a miracle that he started working on scientific papers as early as he did. Tyson focused on astrophysics and astronomy in elementary school where he was recruited by a number of college programs, including receiving a personal invitation from none other than Carl Sagan to attend Cornell University. However, Tyson chose to major in Physics at Harvard and then went to earn his Masters degree in Astrophysics from the University of Texas at Austin, and then other Masters and a Doctorate in Astrophysics at Columbia University.


Neil deGrasse Tyson and his wife Alice Young


Neil deGrasse Tyson career is basically science. He has been publishing scientific papers since his college days and has written for numerous scientific journals. He is heavily invested into the United States Space Exploration project and serves as a part of both the Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry and on the President’s Commission on Implementation of United States Space Exploration Policy. However, that is not all. Tyson likes media and he appeared in a number of different media formats, including YouTube. He hosts “Nova ScienceNow” and appears in History Channel’s series “The Universe”.

Biography & Facts
Born: October 5 1958
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: African American
Religion: N/A
Profession: Astrophysicist – Author – Science communicator
Net Worth: $2 million
Salary: N/A
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark brown
Height: 1.88m
Weight: N/A
Married to: Alice Young
Affair with: N/A
Children: 2 (Miranda and Travis)
Birth Sign: Libra
Education: Doctorate in Astrophysics at Columbia University