Bill Nye Biography and Wiki
William Sanford Nye, popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American mechanical engineer, science communicator and television presenter.
Bill Nye Age and Birthday
Nye was born on November 27, 1955 in Washington D.C, United States of America. Bill is currently 66 years old.
Bill Nye Height and Weight
Nye stands at a height of approximately 6 feet and weighs about 70kgs.
Bill Nye Wife, Married, Children
Unfortunately, Bill Nye’s relationship wasn’t a successful one. He got married to musician Blair Tindall on February 3, 2006. Their marriage soon ended seven weeks later. Bill Nye has no children.
Bill Nye Parents and Siblings
Bill Nye was born to his father Edwin Darby Nye and his mother Jacqueline Jenkins Nye. His father was contractor and his mom was a code breaker.
Bill Nye Education
Bill started his schooling at Lafayette elementary school and Alice Deal Junior High. He then finished his high school, earning a scholarship from Sidwell Friends.
He then Joined the prestigious Cornell University in New York. Bill Nye then competed his mechanical engineering in 1077 from the Sibley School of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
Bill Nye Career
Nye started as a mechanical engineer for Boeing Corporation in Seattle where he invented the hydraulic resonance tube which was used in 747 airplanes. Bill then left the corporation to purse his career as comedian. He worked for a tv show “Almost live” then run a children’s program, “Bill Nye the Science Guy” on Seattle tv station.
Bill Nye later became the CEO of Planetary Society and helped in developing sundials for the Mars Exploration Rovers mission. Nye has also made several media appearance including in “Dancing with the stars” and “The Big Bang Theory”.
Bill Nye Awards and Achievements
In 1999, he was given an honorary doctorate of science degree at Rensselaer Polytechnic .
In2008 he was awarded an honorary doctorate in science degree by Johns Hopkins University.
Wow the 2010 Humanist of the year award from the American Humanist association.
Bill has authored two best selling books dealing with science- “Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of creation” (2014) and “unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the world” (2015).
Bill Nye Net Worth
As of February 2022, Bill Nye has an estimated net worth of $10 million.