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Robert Attenborough Biography

Updated On 11 Oct, 2020 Published On 01 Oct, 2020
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Family Name : Attenborough

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What is Robert Attenborough marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Robert Attenborough have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Robert Attenborough having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Robert Attenborough Gay ? No

Dr. Robert Attenborough is a senior lecturer and a accomplished researcher however, he is best known among the public as the son of English broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.


Robert Attenborough Is Son of Sir David Attenborough

Robert Attenborough is the eldest child of BBC broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough and his late wife, Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel. 

While Robert and his sister, Susan Attenborough, were growing up, their father, David Attenborough, was not much present in their life because of his work. Despite all that, the father and son has made many memories together, which the 94-year old still remembers very fondly.

Robert Attenborough with his father, David Attenborough, and sister Susan. IMAGE SOURCE: Pinterest

In March 2020, while talking with The Times, Sir David shared the moment when he gifted a Salamander to Robert on his eight's birthday.  He also revealed that he was also gifted the same gift by his father when he was a child himself. 

Is Robert Attenborough Married?

Robert's father, David Attenborough, moving on with time, recently opened an Instagram account and broke the record of getting the fastest one million followers on Instagram. However, Robert is still yet to get on the social media train. He is not active on any social media platform.

Furthermore, Robert does not give many interviews and keeps a low profile. Because of his Secretive nature, many aspects of his life are not known, including whether he is married or not.

Robert Attenborough is a Professor at ANU; Know his Net Worth

Robert Attenborough is a Senior Lecturer in Bioanthropology at Australian National University(ANU), Canberra. His areas of expertise include Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, Anthropological Genetics, Epidemiology, and Demography.

On average, a professor at ANU earns from $73,000-$187,000 a year depending on experience and expertise. Since Robert is a senior lecturer, so it is very likely, he is earning on the higher side of the pay scale.

Robert Attenborough is a professor at the Australian National University(ANU). IMAGE SOURCE: Cambridge University

Attenborough was previously a Senior Fellow at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge University. Also, he has been a lifelong researcher in Human Population, biology, health, and nutrition in less developed countries. As of now, he has published several articles.

In addition to his own earning, it is very likely he will inherit some of the fortunes from his father, David Attenborough, who has a total Net Worth of 24million Euros or approx. $28 million.

Quick Facts: Robert Attenborough

  • Robert is currently based in Australia, whereas his father and sister are based in the UK.
  • His exact birth date is not known; however, it is reported that he is in his fifties.
  • Robert's mother, Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel, died due to brain haemorrhage in 1997.
  • He is the grandson of the late Fredrick Attenborough, former Principal of University College, Leicester.
  • Robert is the nephew of the late actor Richard Attenborough and late John Attenborough.

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