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Birth Name: Bill Nye
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Sign: scorpio
Age:   62 Years
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William Sanford, popularly known as Bill Nye the science guy is an American science educator, comedian a television presenter, actor, writer, scientist, and former mechanical engineer he was born in Washington, D.C., united states. He is best known as the host of the Disney/PBS children’s science shows Bill Nye the Science Guy. Jacqueline and Edwin Darby Nye are his parents. His father was held in a Japanese prisoner of war camp and his mother was recruited to become a code breaker during World War II. He is from white ethnicity.

In February 3, 2006 after the affair he married to his girlfriend, musician Blair Tindal but later the married license was declared invalid.

Nye began his career as a writer on a local sketch comedy television show In Seattle. He also writes several books. He holds honorary doctorate degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He hosted the 8-part series of Discovery Channel called Greatest Inventions with Bill Nye. The Science Guy has also written several books. He was made the vice president of The Planetary Society in 2005 for next 5 years and again he was chosen to be its second Executive Director. He has high salary and his net worth is about $6.5 million. People can find him on Facebook twitter and Instagram.

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Born in Washington DC United States

1955 27th of November

Bill Nye the science guy was born in Washington D.C, United States as a son of Edwin Darby and Jacqueline. Both of his parents were World War II veterans; his mothers were a code-breaker and father a sundial buff. Also he is a mechanical engineer, comedian and television presenter. He is of white ethnicity.


Start to perform TV program Bill Nye the Science Guy


Due to his unstoppable popularity he got a new opportunity in television to perform the programme ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy". The program was total 100 episodes. He did his best to perform the programme.


Did a role in ‘The Principal Takes a Holiday


Bill Nye did a role in Disney’s movie ‘The Principal Takes a Holiday’. As a science teacher he played a role in the movie and continued to exhibit his enthusiasm for science and teaching it with entertainment.


hosted the show ‘100 Greatest Discoveries’


It was year 2000; he hosted the show ‘100 Greatest Discoveries’ for Discovery HD Theatre. Also he hosted ‘Greatest Inventions with Bill Nye’ for Discovery. At that time Nye co-developed ‘MarsDial’, which is a sundial created for the ‘Mars Exploration Rover’ missions.


Created a show called ‘The Eye of Nye’,


During his journey of life he created a show called ‘The Eye of Nye’. The program was made for a mature audience and it addressed the issues of environmental importance like global warming, modified food, etc.


Choosen as new representative


Bill Nye the science guy was chosen as a new representative of a new permanent exhibition at the Chabot Space & Science Center, California. The exhibition aimed at making people more aware about environmental issues.


Came on CNN


To express his views on the devastating natural repercussions of nuclear incidents in Japan, the science he came to the CNN. Also, at the same time he contested to the dance competition show ‘Dancing with the Stars’. 

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