Jane Hawking Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Dec, 2019
Facts of Jane Hawking
Date of Birth: 1944 , March-29
Age: 77 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Jane Hawking
Birth Name Jane Beryl Hawking Jones
Nick Name Jane
Father George Wilde
Mother Beryl Wilde
Nationality American
Birth Place/City St Albans, Hertfordshire
Ethnicity White
Profession Author
Working For Movies
Net Worth Unknown
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for Author, educator
Married Yes
Married to Jonathan Jones (m. 1997), Stephen Hawking (m. 19651995)
Children 3
Divorce Yes
Movies The Theory of Everything
Books Silent Music
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Seventy-five years old Jane Beryl Jones, Ph.D. known publicly as Jane Hawking is an English author and educator. Jane Hawking is the ex-wife of Stephen Hawking, and author of the autobiography Traveling to Infinity: 'My Life with Stephen' in 2014.

St Albans Graduated From Westfield College

Jane Hawking was born on 29 March 1944, in St Albans, Hertfordshire, United States America as a Jane Beryl Wilde.  George Wilde is the father of Hawking and Beryl Wilde is the mother. Jane Hawking grew up in St Albans, Hertfordshire. She attended Westfield College for languages studied, where she met Stephen Hawking in the early 1960s.

CAPTION: Jane Hawking with her ex-husband Stephen Hawking SOURCE: YouTube

After years on her doctoral thesis through Westfield College and in April 1981, she got her Ph.D. in medieval Spanish poetry. When Jane Hawking was compelled to do a Ph.D., therefor that Hawking would have an academic identity of her own within Cambridge.

Married To Jonathan Hellyer Jones After Separating With Stephen Hawking 

Jane Hawking wrote an autobiography about her first marriage in 1999, Music to Move the Stars: A Life with Stephen. She has been married twice. First, she married Stephen Hawking in 1965 in their shared hometown of St. Albans.

Jane Hawking's husband Stephen Hawking is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author, and director at the Center for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge. They met through college friends at a party in the early 1960s at Cambridge University and before his diagnosis of motor neuron disease.

They have three children named Lucky Hawking, who is an English journalist and novelist, Robert Hawking, and Timothy Hawking. Jane Hawking married Jonathan Hellyer Jones in 1996, who is the musician. However, following her remarriage, she continued to support and love her ex-husband through his health problems as he continued to work.

Health Issue

After getting married to Stephen Hawking while he was ill, Jane became the victim of depression. While giving an interview in 2004, she said that her Christian faith giver her hope while dealing with depression. 

Portrayed in Media

Jane Hawking portrayed on television by 2004's hawking. Again, she also portrayed in 2014 'The Theory of Everything', for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress, which was adapted from her memoir Traveling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen.