Neil deGrasse Tyson is famous for his efforts to make science easy to understand. Since 1996, he has been the Hayden Planetarium’s director at New York City’s Rose Centre for Earth and Space. Let’s discuss Neil deGrasse Tyson’s net worth in this report.
In 1997, Tyson established the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History, where he has worked as a research associate since 2003. A division of that organisation is the centre.
He has proven to the world how intelligent he is and has been assessed to have an IQ above average. Tyson has two siblings, Stephen Joseph and Lynn Antipas Tyson. His parents are Cyril deGrasse Tyson and Sunchita Feliciano Tyson.
Neil deGrasse Tyson Educational Background
Tyson obtained his early education from various public schools in the Bronx, including PS 36 Unionport, PS 81 Robert J. Christen, Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy (MS 141), and the Bronx High School of Science, where he successfully graduated in 1976. He later enrolled in Harvard College where he majored in physics and received his BA in physics in 1980.
After finishing his graduate work there, Tyson continued his schooling at the University of Texas in Austin, where he graduated with an MA in astronomy in 1983. He was accepted into Columbia University’s Ph.D. programme in astronomy in 1988. In 1991, he accomplished both a Ph.D. and an MPhil in astrophysics from this esteemed institution.
Neil deGrasse Tyson Wife
Alice Young is Tyson’s wife. The couple at the University of Texas at Austin. They got married in 1988 and have two children – Travis, and Miranda.
Neil deGrasse Tyson Career
In 1986, Tyson commenced his career at the University of Maryland as an astronomy lecturer. Subsequently, in 1994, he assumed the role of staff scientist at the Hayden Planetarium. Before being selected as director formally in 1996, he temporarily held the position of planetarium director the year after.
Tyson was selected by President George W. Bush to join the Commission on the Future of the US Aerospace Industry in 2001. In addition, Tyson hosted the four-part Origins miniseries of the PBS Nova series in 2004 and worked with another author on the series’ companion book.
In April 2015, Tyson accepted the role of host for the National Geographic Channel’s late-night chat show “StarTalk”. In this capacity, Tyson engages in on-air interviews with prominent figures from popular culture, delving into their interactions with the field of science.
Tyson held the position of screenplay supervisor and made a valuable contribution to the 2016 science documentary Food Evolution, which was skillfully directed by Scott Hamilton Kennedy, an esteemed nominee for the Academy Awards. In the same year, Tyson had the privilege of making a guest appearance and delivering a monologue through song on the track “Exist” from the Avenged Sevenfold album “The Stage.” In 2017, he made two notable appearances, namely on Musiq Soulchild’s album Feel the Real with the track “The Moon,” and on Logic’s “Everybody as God.”
The Medal of Excellence from Columbia University in New York City was one of the prestigious awards given to Tyson in 2001. In addition, he received two honours for his outstanding contributions: the Science Writing Award in 2005 and the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal in 2004.
Neil deGrasse Tyson Net Worth
Neil deGrasse Tyson’s net worth is approximated to range between $5 million and $20 million, encompassing his amassed assets and earnings derived from his professional pursuits.