Neil deGrasse Tyson is an African American author and astrophysicist who is famous for his jolly styled Scientific presentations and he holds a net worth of $ 2 Million. He claims that by the age of nine he knew what he wanted to become as a professional ; a physicist . Naturally endowed with a gift of speech and gab, he can keep the whole audience under his spell of explaining the ” origin of Universe ” and ” our future as a Species ” in a very joyful way .
He was born in New York City and graduated from the Bronx High School of Science, where he focused on astrophysics. He was indeed a genius since his childhood and student days . Carl sagan personally invited him to attend a Science program in Cornell University.
Neil is never shy of speaking about the untapped mysteries of the Universe . In one of his speeches, he said that “Everything we do, every thought we’ve ever had, is produced by the human brain. But exactly how it operates remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries, and it seems the more we probe its secrets, the more surprises we find.”
He once amazed the audience when he spoke about the Black Hole in these words : “Do you realize that if you fall into a black hole, you will see the entire future of the Universe unfold in front of you in a matter of moments and you will emerge into another space-time created by the singularity of the black hole you just fell into?
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. In one of those programs he tried to stir the imagination of the audience with these words “Let’s say intelligence is your ability to compose poetry, symphonies, do art, math and science. Chimps can’t do any of that, yet we share 99 percent DNA. Everything that we are, that distinguishes us from chimps, emerges from that one-percent difference.
As of now , he is living in Lower Manhattan with his wife Alice Young . The couple has ;they have two children: Miranda and Travis.