Tim Berners-Lee is one of the accomplished engineers and computer scientists. He came in the limelight as the inventor of the World Wide Web, an information system. He currently serves as the director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the main international standards organization for the World Wide Web.
Berners-Lee also founded the World Wide Web Foundation on November 17, 2009. Besides, the tech hero likewise has held several high positions at many other established organizations. He is a professor at the University of Oxford.
How Rich Is Tim Berners-Lee?
As per estimation made by Celebrity Net Worth, Tim Berners-Lee owns $10 million net worth in 2020. Many other authorized sources reported that Tim’s net worth is $60 million.
In 2004, Berners-Lee was awarded $1.3 million cash prize the first recipient of Finland’s Millennium Technology Prize for inventing the World Wide Web.
In 2013, Tim also won the inaugural Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.
Tim Berners-Lee currently serves as a Professorial Fellow of Computer Science at the University of Oxford and is paid over $127,645 per year.
Additionally, Tim is also a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. There, the professor’s salary ranges from $53,444 to $173,100 a year.
On 7th November 2000, he released a book named Weaving the Web which is priced $24 for Library Binding, $12.39 for Paperback, and $5.77 for Audi Cassette on Amazon.
Is A Founder Of World Wide Web Foundation
Tim Berners-Lee founded a US-based international non-profit organization, World Wide Web Foundation on 17th November 2009. It advocates for a free and open web for everyone. Its main aim is focused on increasing global access to the World Wide Web.
Berners-Lee also supports many artificial intelligence companies around the world.
Where Does He Live?
Despite having such decent net worth, the engineer has clandestine almost all the details of his assets and properties. Sources reported that Tim Berners-Lee currently resides in his house nestled in Lexington, Massachusetts.
The median price of the house currently listed on the market in Massachusetts is $464,900.
Grew Up In A Highly Educated Household
Tim Berners-Lee was born on 8 June 1955 in London, England. He is the son of Mary Lee Woods, mathematician and computer scientist and Conway Berners-Lee, English mathematician and computer scientist.
He has three younger siblings including Mike Berners-Lee, an English researcher, and writer. He studied at Sheen Mount Primary School. He later attended London’s Emanuel School from 1969 to 1973.
Following graduation, Tim earned the first-class bachelor of arts degree in physics from The Queen’s College, Oxford. He was a keen trainspotter from childhood and also made a computer out of an old television set while at university.
Who Is Tim Berners-Lee Wife?
Tim Berners-Lee married Nancy Carlson, a computer programmer (1990-2011). The two have also a son named Ben Berners-Lee and a daughter Alice Berners-Lee.
Following their divorce in 2011, Tim went on to marry Rosemary Leith on 20th June 2014.