Stephen Hawking Height, Age,Biography, Weight, Wife, Net worth

Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking (born 8 January 1942) was a genius English theoretical physicist, author, educator, cosmologist, and a great scientist from Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He was greatly known for his research in “Black Holes” and “Relativity”. Stephen was the professor of maths subject at Cambridge University and give the equation

Quick Info & Wiki

Full Real NameStephen William Hawking.
Stage NameEinstein and Stephen .
ProfessionEnglish theoretical physicist, author, educator, cosmologist, and scientist.
Famously Known asfor his research in “Black Holes” and “Relativity”.
Birthday (DOB)8 January 1942.
Date of death14 March 2018.
Age (at the time of death)76 years old.
Zodiac SignCapricorn.
Place of BirthOxford, Oxford shire, England.
Place of DeathCambridge, England.
Gay or LesbianNo.
Social Media ProfilesN/A.

Biography, Parents, Siblings & Education

Stephen Hawking was born to his parents on 8 January 1942 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. His age was 76 years old (14 March 2018) at the time of death. His father Frank Hawking is a Research Biologist in a Lab and mother Isobel Hawking is a Medical Research Secretary. His real birth name was Stephen William Hawking.

stephen hawking
stephen hawking

There are four siblings in his family including him. He had two younger sisters named Philippa and Mary. His brother Edward is adopted by his parents. He starts his education from the Byron House School in Highgate, London.

He was physical disable from childhood. In the school his colleagues make fun of him that’s why he leaves the school and takes admission to St Albans High School for Girls. He studied in this school only for a few months only. He joined the Radlett School till Sep 1952.

After that, he attends the St Albans School, England and completes her primary education from there. He was very intelligent in studies that are why his parents want his son to attend the Westminster School but the fees of this school were very high.

Stephen’s parents were not financially strong so they drop their decision and Hawking still studies in the same school for his education.

Physical Stats, How tall, Appearance & More

The famous scientist, Stephen Hawking’s height is measured at around 5 feet 6 inches. He had an approximate weight of pounds 137 lbs. The great physicist had blue color eyes and light brown color hair.

stephen hawking
stephen hawking

He had a physical disability that’s why he always used a wheelchair. Even he was physical disable but his mental ability was so strong.

Personal Life, Girlfriend, Spouse & Children

Stephen Hawking was in a relationship with his girlfriend from 1962. He first met her at a party. Both of them loved each other and they dated each other for two years. He got married to his first wife “Jane Wilde” on 14 July 1965. The couple blessed with their first child named “Robert Hawking” in May 1967

stephen hawking
stephen hawking

After two years later Stephen becomes the father of his second child. It was a baby girl born in November 1969 and named her “Lucy”. In April 1979, his third child Timothy was born. He works as a reader at Cambridge University.

As he grew up his physical disability also increasing and he requires a nurse for his care 24/7. So he hired a nurse named Elaine Mason. He becomes so close to the nurse and gave divorce to his first wife Jane and got married to his second wife Elaine Mason on Sep 1995.

This relationship is not going so far and the couple broke the relationship in the year 2006. After that, he has a quit relationship with his ex-wife Jane.


ParentsFather: Frank Hawking.
Mother: Isobel Hawking.
SiblingsBrother: Edward (adopted).
Sisters: Philippa and Mary.

Physical Stats & More

HeightFeet & Inches: 5′ 6″.
Centimeters: 169 cm.
Meters: 1.69 m.
WeightKilograms: 62 Kg.
Pounds: 137 lbs.
Hair ColorLight Brown.
Eye ColorBlue.
stephen hawking
stephen hawking

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Personal Life

Marital StatusDivorced.
Wife1. Jane Wilde (1965-1995).
2. Elaine Mason (1995-2006).
Son1. Robert Hawking (May 1967).
2. Timothy Hawking (April 1979).
Daughter1. Lucy Hawking (November 1969).


Highest QualificationPhD.
SchoolByron House School in Highgate, London.
St Albans High School for Girls.
Radlett School.
St Albans School, England.
Alma MaterUniversity College, Oxford.
Cambridge University.
stephen hawking
stephen hawking


 Adams Prize in1966.
• Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 1974.
• Albert Einstein Award in 1978.
• Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1982.
• Dirac Medal in 1987.
• Wolf Prize in 1988.
• Royal Companion of the Honor (CH) in 1989.
• Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.
• Fundamental Physics Prize in 2012.
• BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in 2015.


Net worth (approx.)$25 million US dollars (As of 2018).

Career & Net worth

The popular scientist had started his career in 1966 with giving a theorem of singularity. This theorem includes the universe theory for starts a singularity. He also participated in the Gravity Research Foundation competition in 1968 and his research was one of the runner-up researches in the competition.

He gives a theory of relativity, but everyone thoughts that this is the useless theory but he was full of confidence in his theory so he gave the strong proof of his theory of relativity has obeyed the universe and this theory fits in every model. He accepted the fellowship for Distinction of science in the year 1969.

In the year 1970, Stephen makes his legend invention of “law of black hole dynamics”. He said that black holes’ horizon can never get smaller. He works with the famous physicists James M. Bardeen and Brandon Carter for his invention of black holes. He also made a “no-hair theorem” which is based on the creation of black holes.

stephen hawking
stephen hawking

In 1973 he started the studies of quantum gravity. He becomes a great scientist and in the year 1974, he shows the emit radiation of black holes. This radiation is now known as the “Hawking radiations”. He got selected in Fellow the Royal Society (FRS). In the same year 1974, he becomes the professor of the California Institute of Technology.

In the year 1975, he becomes a reader of gravity physics at Cambridge University. He always becomes part of interviews for his research on black holes. After some year Stephen becomes the Lucasian Professor for mathematics at the University of Cambridge. After that in the year 1981, he comes to know that black holes evaporate Coninuosly it will be lost. They start a debate on the black hole war with Leonard Susskind and Gerard ‘t Hooft.

Hawking and his friend Gary Gibbons organized a Nuffield Workshop in 1982 at Cambridge University. He writes so many popular books based n science and the universe.

Some Hidden Facts about Stephen Hawking

stephen hawking
stephen hawking
  • His zodiac sign was Capricorn.
  • Stephen holds the American Nationality.
  • His family went to St. Albans when he was 8 years old.
  • Hawking designed Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in 1963 at the age of 21.
  • He gets a program of a computer named “Equalizer” from Walter Woltsoz.
  • He was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the white house by the president of America “Brack Obama” on 12 August 2009.
  • In the year 1960, Stephen Hawking’s full body is physically disabled.

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