Younan Nowzaradan Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 May, 2019
Facts of Younan Nowzaradan
Birth Nation: Iran
Name Nowzaradan Younan
Nationality Iranian
Birth Place/City Tehran, Imperial State of Iran
Profession Surgeon
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Younan Nowzaradan who is mostly known as Dr. Nowzaradan is a well-known surgeon who has specialized in vascular surgery and bariatric surgery. The professional surgeon has helped lots of people who faced challenges related to weight management and obesity.       

Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Younan Nowzaradan

Younan Nowzaradan was born on October 11, 1944, in Tehran, Imperial State of Iran and spent his childhood in his birthplace. He holds an Iranian nationality while his ethnicity is Middle Eastern.      

He went to the University of Tehran for studying Doctor of Medicine and graduated in 1970. Later on, he went to the United States of America for practices in the medical profession where he joined St. Louis University for Medical Orientation Program.

Younan Nowzaradan's Professional Career

Younan Nowzaradan is one of the famous veteran surgeons who has been working in the field for more than decades. Later on, he also started to appear on the TVseries, My 600-lb which was related to management for the obese people.  

CAPTION: Dr. Younan Nowzaradan in a TV show, My 600-lb SOURCE: realitystarfacts

He has helped lots of people who try to overcome heavyweight by surgical operations. Nowzaradan normally works between 12-14 hours in a day and treat around 60 to 80 people in a week. While malpractice, he has been the subject of some lawsuits by the survivors of dead patients. 

Younan Nowzaradan's Net Worth, Salary And Earning

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan has a net worth of around $4 million. He has earned all of his net worth from his surgeon and TV career. He has not mentioned his salary but generally, surgeons are supposed to receive an average salary of around $275 thousand per annum.

Younan Nowzaradan's Personal Life: Married, Divorce, And Children 

The surgeon, Younan Nowzaradan is currently single but previously he was married to wife, Delores Nowzaradan. Together the couple welcomed three children: Johnathan Nowzaradan(son), Jennifer Nowzaradan(daughter), Jessica Nowzaradan(daughter). Their son, Jonathan Nowzaradan, is a producer as well as director of My 600-lb Life.

CAPTION: Younan Nowzaradan ex-wife Delores Nowzaradan and daughter Jessica SOURCE: Pinterest

The former couple got married in 1975, but later, decided to separate and divorce in 2002. As per the sources, Delores filed for divorce in the year 2002 citing that her husband was not so supportive and cruel towards her.

Later on, Younan also filed a counter-petition claiming unsupportive. After two years of filing the divorce, the court decided the case in favor of Delores stating Younan to pay a huge amount as a divorce settlement.

In the settlement, Younan had to give away 70% of their combined assets and also had to give his house. In addition, he also paid $380 thousand which was valued by the court.

Age, Body Measurements And Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Younan Nowzaradan is 74 years old.
  • Birth Sign: Libra
  • Height: N/A
  • Hair Color: He has a natural black color hair.
  • Eyes Color: His eyes are brown in color.

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