Robert Hawking is famously known as the son of world-renowned scientist, the late Stephen Hawking.
The latter earned many accolades for his contributions to science, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2009), which is the highest civilian honor in the United States.
Robert Hawking was born on 19th May 1967, in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
He is the eldest son of the famous Stephen Hawking and Jane Beryl Wilde.
His father was a well-known English theoretical physicist, a cosmologist, and an author while his mother is an English author and teacher. Robert was the only one among Stephen Hawking children who showed interest in science and aspired to be a scientist.
Robert graduated from the University of Oxford with a major in Software Engineering and began to work as a software engineer for Microsoft Corporation. He is still working for the same company and resides in Seattle, Washington.
He is married to his lovely wife, Katarina. The couple is blessed with a son and daughter. the renowned software engineer seems very content with his life and often likes to spend his time with his children.
Having such a great career, Roberts earns himself quite a fortune. His net worth is currently estimated to be $5 million.
After his father’s death, Robert, alongside his mother and siblings, inherited a sum of almost $60 million.