Lex Fridman is a Russian-American computer scientist. He is an AI researcher working on autonomous vehicles, human-robot interaction, and machine learning at MIT. He has gained global fame through his social interactions through YouTube, podcasts, and other platforms. People worldwide recognize him as a genius computer scientist.
The genius scientist was born in 1983 in Moscow, Russia. He observes his birthday every year on 15th August, making him a Leo. He is currently 38 years old as of 2021. He holds a Russian-American nationality and is Jewish.
Lex Fridman’s Family & Parents
Fridman’s grandfather was a soviet soldier who fought in World War II and survived. He and his family hold massive respect for his grandfather as a war hero.
Who is Lex Fridman’s Father & Mother?
His father is the John A. Nyheim Chair Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics at CoE (MEM) and the Drexel Plasma Institute director. His mother is Natalia Malinina, and she is from Malaysia.
His parents met when they were in college and had the same major. In his podcast, his father mentioned that they met on 14th December 1973 and still celebrate this day to date. Apparently, on that day, they recited poems and had tea.
However, they had to wait for years to get married as they focused on their studies first. So, they stayed until Lex’s father graduated from master’s level and then got married.
The scientist also has an elder brother. He is five years older than him, and his name is Greg Fridman. He is an entrepreneur and CEO at AAPlasma LLC.
Lex has posted a picture on Instagram with his brother and his sister-in-law on their wedding day on 14th July 2019.
Lex Fridman’s Education
The genius computer scientist graduated with a BS, MS, and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Drexel University. He was always eager to learn more about the technologies and is still progressing in that area.
After his Ph.D., Lex started working as a researcher at Google located in California. There he worked for a year where his main job was machine learning research focused on active authentication.
Later, he started working as an AI Researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Lex has been working there for six years now. He is a genius scientist and is researching human and robot collaboration.
The scientist hasn’t revealed his love life in the media yet. He doesn’t have any girlfriends and is single as of 2021. Lex has also not been engaged previously and has no children till now.
He is an attractive scientist, even by his looks. He is 5 ft and 9 inches tall and weighs 73 kgs. In addition, he has beautiful brown eyes and short dark brown hair.
How Much is Lex Fridman’s Net Worth?
Fridman is an AI Researcher and earns his living through this career. Social platforms are his secondary source of income. Besides, he is also a YouTuber and a Podcast host. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is around $1.5 million.