Anthony Fauci is an American doctor working as an immunologist who was born in Brooklyn on December 24, 1940 in New York. He is a single child to Stephen Fauci (father) and Eugenia Fauci (mother). Both together owned pharmacy in Brooklyn where his father worked as a Pharmacist his mother helped reading prescriptions and helping.
Young Fauci completed his high school in New York City and then when for medical education in Cornell University Medical College and acquired M.D degree in 1966. Anthony also did his internship in the New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center. Fauci is also fond of playing Basketball. He told the Financial Times when he was in his high school he used to play basketball for the team.
Dr. Anthony has a very successful career, no doubt that he has seen all the ups and down, failures and success in during his whole career. After completing his education and internship he continued his practice there itself. The year 1981 proved to be the turning point for Dr. Anthony. That year AIDS broke over the world and the cases were rising like anything and Fauci decided to study AIDS disease.
Later in 1984 Dr. Anthony was appointed the Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Since 1984 he is holdng that post and he presently continuing the same. He is also responsible for a large portfolio of research in diseases such as HIV/AIDS, respiratory infections, tuberculosis, malaria, Ebola, Zika and many others.
Current Controversies over COVID-19
We are all aware that the COVID-19 has been a disaster in the world with hundreds of millions of cases round the world with thousands dead. In US itself there are more than 500,000 people infected with the virus and over 20,000 dead. President Trump has assured that the situation will soon be in the hands and that the virus will be soon gone and medicines will be made available within a couple of days.
For this Dr. Fauci contradicted and said that there is no precise vaccine to Corona Virus. Moreover the medicines will not be available until September of next year which means that it will take roughly 18 months for medicines to be made available. There is heat in the air in the Politics of the US due to this statement.
Anthony Fauci Biography
|Real Name||Dr. Anthony Stephen Fauci|
|Birth Date||December 24, 1940|
|Age||79 Years (as of 2020)|
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in centimeters – 176.7 cm Approx|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 70 kg – in Pounds – 154.3 lbs Approx|
|Chest Size||38 Inches|
|Waist Size||32 Inches|
|Biceps Size||15 Inches|
|Shoe Size||9 (US)|
|School||Regis High School|
|College||College of the Holy Cross, Weill Cornell Medicine|
|Father||Stephen A. Fauci|
|Mother||Eugenia A. Fauci|
|What is Anthony Fauci marital status?||Married|
|How many children does he have?||Three (Megan Fauci, Alison Fauci, Jennifer Fauci)|
|Is he having any relationship affair?||No|
|Is he a Gay?||No|
|Who is Anthony Fauci wife?||Christine Grady|
Anthony Fauci Net Worth
Dr. Anthony Fauci has been a very successful doctor in his life and have worked extra ordinarily. He has been a director of NIAID since 1984 to present. It is estimated that his net worth is over $10 million, however we could not confirm this because of lack of reliable sources.
- Fauci ‘s grandparents were immigrants from Italy.
- Anthony’s parents were running a Pharmacy in Brooklyn.
- Anthony was one of the architects of PERFAR which looks after AIDS patient.
- He is the director of NIAID which has an estimated budget of nearly $6 Billion in 2020.
- According to the profile of Anthony he is the 41st most cited researcher.