Elaine Mason (Stephen Hawking’s Ex-Wife) Age, Family, Biography & More

Elaine Mason

Famous ForBeing the Ex-wife of Stephen Hawking
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourGrey
Hair ColourRed
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1951
Age (as in 2018)67 Years
Birth PlaceUnited Kingdom
HometownUnited Kingdom
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
ControversyA former caretaker of Stephen Hawking accused her of "physically and emotionally" abusing Hawking.
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/BoyfriendsDavid Mason (Engineer)
Stephen Hawking (Scientist)
Marriage Date16 September 1995 (with Stephen Hawking)
Elaine Mason and Stephen Hawking wedding pic
Husband/SpouseFirst Husband- David Mason (m. 1980 – div. 1995)
Second Husband- Stephen Hawking (m. 1995– div. 2006)
Elaine Mason with her Ex-husband Stephen Hawking
ChildrenSons- 2
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known

Elaine Mason

Some Lesser Known Facts About Elaine Mason

  • Elaine started her nursing career by working for children at an orphanage in Bangladesh.
  • She started working as a caretaker of Stephen Hawking in the 1980s, as her first husband, David Mason who worked as an engineer and designed the electronic voice to help Hawking on a speech synthesizer.
  • During her stay at Hawking’s house, she had an affair with him, after which she married him in 1995, post-Hawking’s split with his first wife, Jane Hawking.
  • Though Mason and Hawking were married for 11 years, they didn’t have any children together.
  • Maxine Peake played her role in the Academy Award-winning film ‘The Theory of Everything,’ which was based on the life of Stephen Hawking.