Matthew Ridley Books, Wiki, Career, Relationship, Net Worth and More

Matthew Ridley Books, Wiki, Career, Relationship, Net Worth and More

Find out information on Matthew Ridley Wiki, Age, Education, Career, Books, Relationship, and Net Worth.

Matthew Ridley is a famous novelist. He is a British journalist and businessman. His actual name is Matthew White Ridley.

He is well known for writing on science, the environment, and economics and has written several books which have been sold over million copies.

Read more to find about Matthew Ridley’s Books, Wiki, Age, Career, MIT,  Relationship, and Net Worth.

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Matthew Ridley Wiki and Biography

The famous Novelist was born on February 7, 1958, in the United Kingdom. So, how old is he? He is 63 years old renowned novelist.

A famous novelist Matthew Ridley (Image Source: thetimes.co.uk )

He is popular for the books which include The Red Queen in 1994, Genome in 1999, and Nature via Nurture: Genes, Experience, & What Makes Us Human in 2003.

Moreover, he worked as a science editor for The Economist during the 1980s. Furthermore, he has done his degree from Oxford University in BA and DPhil in 1983.

Before he was a self-employed writer and businessman, he worked for the Economist for nine years as science editor, Washington correspondent, and American editor,

Matt was the founding chairman of the International Center for Life in Newcastle. Furthermore, he was non-executive chairman of Northern Rock plc and Northern 2 VCT plc.

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We can also find him on social media such as Facebook and Twitter.

Matthew Ridley MIT, Career, Books

He was a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology( MIT) which is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was an Economist Ph.D. student.

Thus, he got the knowledge and education in the field related to the environment of science and technology at MIT.

In 1984 Ridley started working in The Economist. He worked as a science teacher till 1987, then as Washington, D.C. correspondent from 1987 to 1989, and as an American editor from 1990 to 1992.

In 2002 he was a columnist for The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph and an editor for the Best American Science Writing.

From 2010 to 2013, Ridley wrote the weekly “Mind and Matter” column for The Wall Street Journal. Besides, he has written a weekly column for The Times on science, the environment, and economics.

Furthermore, he wrote the majority of the main article of the August 2017 edition of BBC Focus magazine.

Talking about books that he has written. there are several science books, including The Red Queen in 1994, Genome in 1999, and Nature via Nurture: Genes, Experience, & What Makes Us Human in 2003, The Rational Optimist in 2010, The Evolution of Everything: How Ideas Emerge in 2015.

Matthew Ridley Relationship status

What is Matthew’s relationship status? The famous Novelist is married to a Professor of Neuroscience at Newcastle University.

Matthew Ridley with his Wife and Children (Image Source: marshall scholarship)

His wife’s name is Anya Hurlbert who was born in 1989. They met when Matt interviewed Anya as science editor for The Economist.

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They married while he was the magazine’s Washington correspondent. Later, they moved to England for their research and further career.

Matthew Ridley and Anya Hurlbert together have a son and a daughter.’

Matthew Ridley Net Worth

Matthew Ridley’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $1.5 Million according to Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider. However, he is considered one of the richest Novelists and is ranked as a very popular Novelist.

Matthew Ridley (Image Source: Twitter)

His salary is under review and his source of income is from the books and the novels. His net worth seems to be growing in 2020-2021.

His net worth in 2021 is estimated to be $1 Million – $5 Million.

He has also been awarded for his writing and has been awarded honorary DSc degrees. Besides, he is one of the award-winning and best authors.

In 2011, the Manhattan Institute awarded Matt its $50,000 Hayek Prize for his book The Rational Optimist.

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