Neil deGrasse Tyson Net Worth
Neil deGrasse Tyson net worth: Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. He was born in New York City and graduated from the Bronx High School of Science, where he focused on astrophysics. Intensely interested in astronomy since he was in elementary school, he was heavily recruited by a number of college programs, including receiving a personal invitation from Carl Sagan to attend Cornell University. He chose to major in Physics at Harvard University, and then went on to earn a Masters in Astrophysics from the University of Texas at Austin, followed by another Masters and a Doctorate in Astrophysics at Columbia University. He has published a number of papers, and has written for numerous scientific journals, including Natural History magazine. He served on 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. He also hosts "Nova ScienceNow" and is a series' regular on "The Universe" on The History Channel, in addition to lecturing and teaching, all over the world. He is currently the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space and a research associate in the department of astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History. Tyson lives in Lower Manhattan with his wife Alice Young; they have two children: Miranda and Travis.