Net Worth: $35 Million
- Birth Place Isleworth, London
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name David Attenborough
- Nationality British
- Date of Birth 8 May 1926
- Occupation Broadcaster, Naturalist
- Education Clare College, Cambridge,London School of Economics
- Children 2
About David Attenborough
Sir David Frederick Attenborough or David Attenborough is a well known British naturalist and broadcaster. He was born on 8th May 1926. His net worth stands at $35 Million as of March 2012.
He was the lead in many of the natural history programs, which has spanned over 50 years. He has also worked with BBC with the Natural History Unit. Attenborough is famous for presenting the show “The Nine Life” ‘series. Then David went on to become the Director of Programming for BBC in the second half of the 1970s. Attenborough remains the only person who got the BAFRA award in B/W, color, HD and 3D. His name was included in the list of 100 Greatest Britons in 2002 after a nationwide poll. He has also been given the Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, Fellow of the Royal Society, Member of the Order of Merit, and many other recognition.
Attenborough was born in, west London at a place known as Islworth. He grew up in the University College campus, Leicester. David’s father, Frederick, was the college principal. He is the second of three sons. During World War II his parents adopted 2 Jewish girls from Europe. Frederick Attenborough spent most of his childhood collecting stoned, specimens and fossils. He was encouraged in this from the age of seven on being admired by Hawks about his museum.
Another well known celebrity related with David Attenborough is Richard Attenborough who is known for many great roles played in Hollywood movies.
David Attenborough was married to Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Orie till her death in 1997. He has two children from the marriage.