Bill Nye Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, and Net Worth 

Bill Nye

Bill Nye, known as ‘Bill Bye the Science Guy,’ is a writer. He appears on the show ‘Bill Nye Saves the World,’ which debuted this year.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Bill Nye was born on November 27, 1955, as William Sanford Nye to Edwin D. “Ned” Nye and Jacqueline Jenkins-Nye. Edward Darby Nye Jr. and Susan Nye are his two siblings. Bill Nye finished his education at Sidwell Friends School. Later, he attended Cornell University to complete his mechanical engineering degree.

Bill Nye’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Bill Nye, born on November 27, 1955, is 66 years old today, July 9, 2022. His height is 1.85 m, and he weighs 72 kg.


Bill Nye’s Profession & Career

Bill Nye began his career as an engineer at Boeing Corporation, located near Seattle. During this time, he contributed to the transformation of Boeing 747 planes by developing a hydraulic suppressor tube. He was turned down for a NASA astronaut application.

In 1978, he placed first in a “Steve Martin Look-Alike Competition,” which encouraged him to pursue a career in stand-up comedy. In 1993, he worked with KCTS-TV to air “Bill Nye the Science Guy.” He competed in the 17th season of “Dancing with the Stars” in 2013, but he was eliminated after just three episodes.

He is the author of a number of books, including “Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation” and “Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World.” Environmental activist Bill Nye frequently accuses humanity of destroying mother earth’s scientific system.

He’s also appeared on ‘Inside Amy Schumer,’ ‘The Neighbors,’ ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ ‘The Drunken Peasants,’ ‘Numb3rs,’ ‘The Eye of Nye,’ ‘Back to the Future,’ ‘The Wonderful World of Disney,’ ‘Quick Reviews with Maverick,’ and ‘Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow.’

Achievements and Awards

Bill Nye has received numerous awards, including the ‘Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Series,’ the ‘Shorty Award for Best in Science,’ the ‘Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Children’s Series,’ the ‘Washington Award,’ and the ‘Shorty Award for STEM.’

Bill Nye received a doctorate in pedagogy from Lehigh University in 2013. He was awarded a doctorate in Science by Simon Fraser University in 2015.

Bill Nye’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

Bill Nye married Blair Tindall in 2006, but the couple couldn’t live together and divorced the following year. The couple divorced in public, and he even sued his ex for entering his property without permission and failing to pay her attorney fees. He is also an incredible swing dancer.

Bill Nye’s Salary and Net Worth

Bill Nye’s net worth is estimated to be more than $8 million as of July 2022. His science show is where he makes the majority of his income. His stand-up routines, endorsement deals, acting and hosting all bring in a lot of money for him. Additionally, he is extremely wealthy from his fan-led science communication events.

Quick Facts

Celebrated NameBill Nye
Real NameWilliam Sanford Nye
Age66 years old
Birth DateNovember 27 1955
Birth PlaceWashington, D.C., United States
Height1.85 m
Weight72 kg
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
WifeBlair Tindall (m. 2006–2006)
ChildrenYes (Charity Nye)
ProfessionAmerican science communicator, television presenter, and mechanical engineer
Net Worth$8 million