Angela Duckworth Biography

Updated On Jun 23, 2019 Published On Sep 10, 2016
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Date of Birth: 1970
Birth Nation: China
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Angela Duckworth is a famous American psychologist, academic and author. She is well recognized as the founding father and also the CEO of Character Lab, which specializes in the practice of character development.

Angela Duckworth's early life

Angela Lee Duckworth is a psychologist who was born in 1970. She is originally from China. She is the daughter of Theresa, chief scientist in automotive products for the Du Pont Company in Philadelphia and Dr. Y. K. Lee, the president of Lee's Needle Art, a designer and maker of needlepoint canvases in Pennsauken, Pa.

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The beautiful psychologist holds American nationality and her ethnicity is said to be Chinese.

Angela Duckworth's education

She received master's degrees from Oxford University in neuroscience. She graduated from Harvard University.

In 1992, Duckworth earned an A.B. in neurobiology at Harvard College. She received her Master’s degree on a Marshall Scholarship. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006 with a Ph.D. in psychology.

Angela Duckworth's career

Along with a psychologist, she is a popular science author. She won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2013. She is connected with the study of the psychological feature known as Grit.

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance was her first book released in May 2016.

Angela Duckworth's married life with Jason Matthew Duckworth

Though she has kept her information less known to the public, she was married to her husband Jason Matthew Duckworth in March 1998.

Both of them did their master’s degree at Oxford University but Matthew did in economic geography and he is a management consultant in New York for McKinsey & Company.

The couple might have first met in the college and started dating. They tied the knot at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion in Philadelphia.

Angela Duckworth's net worth

She still looks stunning at the age of 46 years and earns a heavy amount of net worth. She is active on Twitter with thousands of followers.

Duckworth has not disclosed the earnings from her company.

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Born in China

1970

Angela Duckworth was born in China from her parents Theresa, chief scientist in automotive products for the Du Pont Company in Philadelphia and a Du Pont fellow and Dr. Y. K. Lee, the president of Lee's Needle Art, a designer and maker of needlepoint canvases in Pennsauken, Pa.

Studied at Harvard College

1992

In 1992, Angela Duckworth earned an A.B. in neurobiology at Harvard College. Angela Duckworth received her Master’s degree on a Marshall Scholarship. Angela Duckworth graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006 with a Ph.D. in psychology.

Got married

1998

Angela Duckworth was married to her husband Jason Matthew Duckworth in March 1998. Both of them did their master’s degree at Oxford University. The couple might have first met in the college and started dating. They tied the knot at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion in Philadelphia.

Won a MacArthur Fellowship

2013

Along with a psychologist, Angela Duckworth is a popular science author. She won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2013. She is connected with the study of the psychological feature known as grit. She keeps updated in social media- Twitter.

Released her first book

2016

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, was her first book released in May 2016.The beautiful psychologist, Angela Duckworth, as well as author holds American nationality and her ethnicity is said to be Chinese as she is originally from China.