Timothy Hawking is the name of a famous British physician, who is more famous for being the stepson of Late Stephen Hawking. Timothy is claimed to be the youngest of Stephen’s children in public while his biological father is Jonathan Hellyer Jones.
Timothy Hawking was born in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. His nickname is Timothy. He holds British nationality and belongs to the White English ethnicity. Discussing his parents, Timothy’s father’s name was Stephen Hawking, an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author, educator, and great scientist from Oxford. His mother’s name was Jane Beryl Wilde(Jane Hawking), and she was an English author and teacher. He has siblings an elder brother named Robert Hawking and an elder sister named Lucy Hawking.
Now talking about Timothy’s educational qualification, he has received a graduate degree in Spanish and French language from Exter University in England. Then he moved to the University of Birmingham to continue his higher studies.
He never had a happy childhood like his siblings and he got the only chance to have a two-way conversation with his father only after celebrating his fifth birthday.
In an interview, he said that- “My dad was able to speak with his own, natural voice for those first years, but it was incredibly difficult to understand what he was saying- particularly for me at such a young age. As a 3-year-old, I had no understanding of what he was saying. I didn’t really have any communication with him for the first five years of my life.”
Timothy Hawking Family
Timothy Hawking was not the biological son of Stephen Hawking but he loves his stepfather very much and also claimed that he is the youngest son of Stephen public. He was born to Stephen’s wife Jane Hawking’s extramarital relationship with Jonathan Hellyer Jones.
Timoty’s father Stephen was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author, educator, and great scientist from Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He was also known widely for his research in “Black Holes” and “Relativity”. He was the director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge. Between the years 1979 to 2009, he the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge.
His mother Jane was also a higher educated woman, an English author, and a teacher. She has written a book called “Making a trip to Infinity: My Life with Stephen”, which was later adapted to make the movie The Theory of Everything that we all are aware of.
Stephen met Jane for the first time through a mutual friend at the New Year party in the year 1962. They both fell in love at first sight and after dating each other for over two years they tied the knot on 14th July 1965.
In the year 1963, Stephen was diagnosed with motor neuron disease, which was a progressive condition that attracts the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. So at the age of just 21, Stephen was given two years to live and the Lou Gehrig’s disease gradually paralyzed him. He was confined to a wheelchair and even unable to dress and feed by himself. But his wife Jane didn’t give up on him and also look after him carefully.
However, something went wrong with their marriage life, when a choirmaster named, Jonathan Hellyer Jones has come into the lives of Stephen and Jane, helping with a host of physical chores.
From their marriage life, the couple has been blessed with their first son Robert Hawking, who was born on 19th May 1967. He was a computer engineer and works for Microsoft. Again after two years, they became the parents of their second child, this time a daughter named Lucy Hawking, who was born on 2nd November 1970. She was an English journalist, novelist, educator, and philanthropist. As per the source, she has written two adult novels and three science-based stories for children. She works as a columnist and philanthropist. Moreover, she used to teach Russian and French at Oxford University.
As time went on, Stephen’s physical disabilities also increased and he required a nurse for his care 24/7. That’s why he has hired a nurse name, Elaine Mason. Gradually he became so close to Elaine and divorced her first wife Jane after three decades of married life in 1995. Then in September 1995, he got married to Elaine for the second time in his life. Their relationship also not going well and they were separated in 2007, after 12 years of married life, From their marriage, they don’t have any children.
Later, after being divorced from Stephen, Jane married the choirmaster Jonathan Hellyer Jones in 1997 and togetherly enjoyed their marriage life.
Timothy Hawkings Professional Career
Talking about Timothy’s career, while he continued his studies at the University of Birmingham, he used to work for some small companies in the UK as an account manager. Later he joined LEGO as a Loyalty Executive in March 2010. However, unlike his father, Tim holds a low profile when it comes to his occupation.
Besides, in the same company, he has got a lot of promotions as Assistant Marketing Manager(2012), Loyalty Rewards Manager(2013) and as of now, he was working as a Group’s Brand Development Manager in London.
He is currently working at Hawking Family Estate Executorship. And take care of Legacy Management, Copyright protection, and Brand Development according to his LinkedIn profile.
Timothy Hawking’s Relation With Stephen Hawking
According to a rare interview, where he admitted that he was not able to communicate with his father up to the age of 5 years due to his father’s deteriorating speech. During his early childhood, his regular visit to his father’s place certainly made his father a happy man. Timothy said how happy his father was when he turned 60.
He also shared how they played chess together and his father was a tough competition and wasn’t certainly the easiest opponent at any game, particularly chess. In a BBC documentary, he disclosed how he used to program swear words into his father’s speech machine and played a prank.
Their relationship improved with the passing years. But Tim is not the biological son of Stephen nevertheless they shared a heartwarming relationship till the last days of Stephen.
On March 14, 2018, Stephen Hawking died at the age of 76 in Cambridge, England according to his family. His demise is definitely a great loss for the family as well as for the World.
Timothy Hawking Net Worth And Salary
When it comes to celebrities people also want to know how much Timothy Hawking’s net worth was and what was his salary? Though there was nothing information available regarding his net worth and salary, hence according to some reliable sources he has an estimated net worth of around $50,000.[ref]walikali[/ref]
On the other hand, his father Stephen has an estimated net worth of around $20 million. He has earned this massive sum of wealth through his various endeavors.
Timothy Hawkings Age
When it comes to celebrities and their personal affairs, no doubt, the fans are always curious to know about all the small things. In this case, people want to know how old is Timothy Hawking? He celebrates his birthday on 15th April and he was born in 1979, in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. As per wiki, he is now 42 years old.
Timothy Hawkings Height And Weight
As a fan, people were always so eager to know how tall Erwin Bach was and what was his weight? He has been able to attain a height of 5 feet 8 inches which is also equivalent to 172 cm. He has also a decent body weight that mirrors his character and reflects on his personality. His body weight is around 70 kg which is equivalent to 154 lbs. He was a very good-looking guy.
7 Facts On Timothy Hawking That Might Surprised You!
- There have been lots of controversies over whether Timothy is the biological son of Stephen Hawking or not.
- Timothy is profoundly known as the youngest child of Stephen Hawking.
- He is single by his relationship status. There are no kinds of rumors present on the internet about his personal life. Actually, he holds a low profile and stays away from the media when it comes to his personal life.
- His paternal grandparents were Frank Hawking and Isobel Hawking.
- His maternal grandparents were George Wilde and Beryl Wilde.
- He is currently working as a brand development manager at LEGO- a global toy firm in London.
- Timothy has not been involved on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.