Albert Einstein Net Worth
Albert Einstein net worth: Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who had a net worth of $1 million. Albert Einstein is best known for E = mc2, his mass-energy equivalence formula. In 1903, Einstein was married to Milena Maric. The couple divorced in February of 1919. Three and a half months later, Einstein married his second cousin, Elsa. In 1921, Einstein received the Nobel Peace Prize in Physics primarily for his discovery of the law of photoelectric effect. Einstein emigrated to the United States. in 1933 to escape the Nazi regime. Although his parents were Jewish, Einstein identified as Agnostic. In 1933, Einstein began working at the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. He remained at this position until his death. In 1940, Einstein became a citizen of the United States. Einstein passed away at the age of 76 on April 18th, 1955 after suffering a burst blood vessel. Einstein reportedly declined surgery, stating, "It is tasteless to prolong life artificially." Einstein was posthumously awarded the Time Person of the Century Award in 1999. Einstein was also a great lover of music. In particular, he enjoyed Mozart. Einstein claimed to have taught himself to play violin only after discovering Mozart's violin sonatas. In popular culture, Einstein is often depicted as being a mad scientist/absent-minded professor. Photographer Arthur Sasse took the iconic photo of Einstein sticking his tongue out at the camera on Einstein's 72nd birthday on March 14, 1951. In recent years, Einstein's family has licensed his image for several very lucrative products including "Baby Einstein". The royalties from this product alone top $12 million per year.