Robert Hawking Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17.Dec.2017
Facts of Robert Hawking
Date of Birth: 1967 , May
NameRobert Hawking
Birth NameRobert Hawking
FatherStephen Hawking
MotherJane Hawking
Birth Place/CityUnited Kingdom
Working ForMicrosoft
Famous forStephen Hawking's son
Married toJane
SistersLucy Hawking
SiblingsTimothy Hawking
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Robert Hawking, a British software engineer, is known to the world as the eldest son of a famous physicist, cosmologist and professor Stephen Hawking. 

Early Life and Education

Robert George Hawking was born to guardians Professor Stephen Hawking and Jane Wilde Hawking in May 1967. His father is known for his works in hypothetical material science and cosmology.

His mother is known for her journal, making a trip to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, The Academy Award selected motion picture: The Theory of Everything is adjusted from the same book. Robert has two siblings, 44-year-old Lucy Hawking and 36-year-old Timothy Hawking.

Lucy is an English columnist and author. Her most outstanding work is maybe the youngsters' book: George's Secret Key to the Universe, which she composed with her dad, Stephen Hawking and his previous understudy, Cristophe Galfard.

Lucy examined French and Russian at The University of Oxford. She has been hitched once. Robert and Lucy's more youthful sibling, Timothy "Tim" Hawking was conceived in April 1979. He contemplated Spanish at Exeter University and is a fanatic of Formula one dashing.


Robert fills in as a product engineer by calling. He works for Microsoft. In spite of the fact that his nationality is British, he at present dwells in Seattle, Washington, USA. He has lived in Canada too before. Stephen Hawking has beforehand said that exclusive Robert was occupied with science as a child.

Being the eldest tyke, Robert needed to regularly deal with his dad, who experiences a moderate advancing type of amyotrophic parallel sclerosis, otherwise called Lou Gehrig's sickness. 

Personal Life

Robert is married and has two kids, a child, and a little girl. Jane has said that she as often as possible visits Robert in the USA. Stephen and Robert share a decent relationship and affection his dad massively.

In 2014, Robert, alongside Lucy and Tim acknowledged the ALS ice basin challenge for Stephen's benefit. The test underpins philanthropy for ALS, the same ailment Stephen experiences.

Robert, Lucy, and Tim have all communicated worries about their dad after some time. Numerous affirmations were raised after wounds were seen on Stephen's body a few times; he even had a broken wrist. The kids proposed that Stephen's second spouse, Elaine Mason, whom he was hitched to for a long time, may have been behind the occurrences yet Stephen denied it.

Bricklayer and Hawking got married in 1995 and neither Jane nor his kids went to the wedding. The bricklayer has denied different cases recommending she wedded Hawking for riches before.

The family has had a rough association with Mason. The relationship amongst Mason and selling later finished in separation in 2006. The world thoroughly understands Professor Stephen Hawking, the grant-winning physicist, cosmologist and creator yet we know less about his first spouse and even a great deal less about his kids.

He has three youngsters with his first spouse, Jane Wilde Hawking. His youngsters are Robert, Lucy, and Timothy Hawking, and Robert is eldest of all earning great net worth.