Alan Guth Biography

Updated On Jan 28, 2019 Published On Aug 27, 2015
Facts of Alan Guth
Date of Birth: 1947 , February-27
Birth Nation: United States
Name Stephen Hawking
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Oxford
Ethnicity White
Profession Theoretical physicist
Weight in KG 81 kg
Married Yes
Married to Elaine Mason (m. 1995–2006), Jane Hawking (m. 1965–1995)
Children 3
Education University College, Oxford (BA, 1962) Trinity Hall, Cambridge (PhD, 1965)
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
TV Show Academy of Country Music Awards
Net Worth $20 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements 36-27-34
Birth Name Stephen William Hawking
Father Frank Hawking
Mother Isobel Hawking
Working For Nation Team of England football,Liverpool
Face Color White
Famous for Singer ,songwriter ,guitarist ,pianist
Divorce Yes
Awards Fundamental Physics Prize (2012) FRSA BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award (2015)
Breast Size 36A
Waist size 27
Hip Size 34
Salary N/A
Tattoo(s) Not Available
Religion Jewish
Neck Size 8.7
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Movies : A Brief History of Time, Hawking, Beyond the Horizon, Fate of the Universe
Sisters Vickie Lynn Swayze
Siblings Don Swayze
Girlfriend Amber Smith
Music Group 3LW
Nick Name Stephen
Affair with John Andersson
Albums Head or Heart
Chest Size Unknown
Boyfriend John Andersson
Special Title Miss January 1999
Books Girl Walks into a Bar . . .: Comedy Calamities
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Alan Harvey Guth who is professionally known as Alan Guth is an American theoretical physicist and cosmologist. He is famous for researched elementary particle theory.

Alan Guth's Early Life And Education

Alan Guth was born Alan Harvey Guth on 27th of November 1947 and is currently 71 years old as of early 2019. He was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America. He attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Alan then attended a five-year program and received a combined Bachelor's and Master's Degree in 1969. He also pursued his interest for the PhD and finally completed it in 1972. 

Alan has not disclosed anything about her early life, childhood, parents, and siblings.

Alan Guth's Career

During Alan Guth's early days, he had a hard time in his career. He was an intelligent fellow, yet, due to lack of fellowship, he had a hard time to find a reliable job in his areas of interest. At that time he was a physicist.

At the start of his career, he was at Princeton University, Columbia University, Cornell University at the Stanford respectively. While he was at Cornell University, he introduced an idea about his inflation theory.

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Alan Guth's Personal Life

Alan Guth has managed to grab same faith in her personal life just like in her professional career. He is a married man.

Alan is married to her long-term girlfriend turned wife, Susan Tisch in 1971. They met each other while they were in high school. It did not take them long to fall in love with each other.

As per reports, the couple tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony. The pair is yet to disclose detail information regarding their wedding ceremony. 

The couple has two children together named Lawrence and Jennifer. Alan is not involved in any kind of love affairs. There is also no any indication of the couple getting divorced.

Alan Guth's Net Worth

Alan has earned a huge salary being a physicist and cosmologist. As of 2015, Alan Guth's net worth was reported to be around $20 million. As of early 2019, his net worth is reported to be around $50 million.

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Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey

November 27 , 1947

He is from a middle-class family. He was born on 27th of November in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America. He was also raised there. Later, he attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 


Obtained dual bachelor and masters degree


He was enrolled at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined there to obtain his Bachelor degree; however, later he attended a five-year program and received a combined bachelor’s and masters in 1969. He received it in a short period of time.


Obtained PhD


He obtained his Phd degree from MIT in 1972. After that, he began to pursue his career as a physicist; however, he had a hard time in his career. Despite being an intelligent fellow, it was difficult for him to find a secure job in his areas of interest, mainly due to lack of fellowship.


Married to Susan Tisch


Alan is a married man. He is married to Susan Tisch. They got married in 1971. They met each other while they were in high school and since then they started their love affair. This couple also has two children together.


First child Lawrence


He married his love of life, Susan Tisch in 1971. After being married for seven years, they had their first son Lawrence, who was born in 1977. There is no more information about him and also no information about his birthday.

Second child, Jennifer


In 1983, Alan became the father of his second child from his wife, Susan Tisch. It was a girl child named, Jennifer. According to the press, it is clear that she is his last child. They are living happily together and these days. Interestingly, Jennifer, now a young girl,  is rumored to be dating someone.


Began his career from Princeton University


Soon after his graduation, he started working at Princeton University. He worked there for about half a decade and then joined Columbia University, Cornell University and at the Stanford respectively. During his early days, he had a hard time in his career.


Introduced an idea about inflation theory


While he was in Cornell University, he introduced an idea about his inflation theory. He then joined Stanford University and there he fully focused on his own theory. His theory was later comfirmed in 2014 after some scientific findings.


Received Fundamental Physics Prize


For his work to the scientific world, he was honored with lots of prestigious awards. He was honored with the Fundamental Physics Prize in the July of 2012. He also received Kavli Prize awarded by the Norwegian Academy of Science in 2014. 


Published a book named The Inflationary Universe


Alan is an author too. He has published lots of scientific papers and journals. And one of them he published in 1977, which was entitled The Inflationary Universe under the name The Quest for a New Theory of Cosmic Origins. In 2002, he published another one and it was “Inflation and the New Era of High-Precision Cosmology”.


Net Worth


As of 2015, Alan Guth's net worth was reported to be around $20 million.

Net Worth


Alan Guth's net worth is reported to be around $50 million.