Lucy Hawking (Stephen Hawking’s Daughter) Age, Biography, Husband, Family, Facts & More

Lucy Hawking

Real NameLucy Hawking
Profession(s)An English Journalist, Novelist, Educator, and Philanthropist
Famous ForDaughter of Stephen Hawking
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorExtra Light Ash Blond
Personal Life
Date of BirthNovember 2, 1970
Age (as in 2017)47 Years
Birth PlaceEngland
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownCambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityOxford University
City, University of London
Educational Qualification(s)Studied French and Russian at the University of Oxford
Studied International Journalism at City, University of London
ReligionNot Known
Ethnicity/RaceEnglish, Scottish (grandmother)
HobbiesPlaying Board Games, Going for long walks, Reading, Writing, Travelling
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Marriage DateYear, 1998
Husband/SpouseAlex Mackenzie Smith, UN worker (m. 1998; div. 2004)
ChildrenSon- William (born 2004)
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Stephen Hawking (Theoretical Physicist)
Mother- Jane Wilde Hawking (an English author and teacher)
Lucy Hawking Parents
SiblingsBrother- Robert (born 1967)
Sister- Timothy (born 1979)
Lucy Hawking With Her Parents And Siblings
Favorite Things
Favorite Scientist(s)Einstein, Stephen Hawking

Lucy Hawking

Some Lesser Known Facts About Lucy Hawking

  • Does Lucy Hawking smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Lucy Hawking drink alcohol?: Yes
  • She was born in England to author Jane Wilde Hawkin and scientist Stephen Hawking.
  • Lucy was raised in Cambridge. Lucy Hawking Childhood Photo
  • As a child, she spent a few years in Pasadena, California.
  • Along with her mother Jane, Lucy played a significant role in tending to her father’s deteriorating health due to ALS. Lucy Hawking With Stephen Hawking
  • Lucy never saw her dad walk.
  • When her dad’s speech started to go, she’d translate his words to her friends. Lucy Hawking With Stephen Hawking
  • Lucy was always worried that her dad would die soon and would often cry about it.
  • Besides studying French and Russian at the University of Oxford, she also spent time to focus on her Russian studies in Moscow.
  • While studying International Journalism at City, University of London, she realized that she would not make a career out of journalism.
  • Before publishing novels, she spent some time working as a journalist for numerous publications including The Guardian and The Telegraph.
  • Lucy Hawking’s first 2 books were- ‘Jaded’ and ‘Run For Your Life.’ Lucy Hawking Book Jaded   Lucy Hawking Book Run For Your Life
  • Soon, she started focusing on children’s novels that based on science. Lucy Hawking Children Author
  • Lucy Hawking and Stephen Hawking wrote a book together in 2007, ‘George’s Secret Key to the Universe.’ Lucy Hawking Book George’s Secret Key to the Universe
  • When Stephen Hawking ended his marriage to Lucy’s mother in 1995, and later married his nurse, Elaine Mason, Lucy went into depression. Stories were also there that Elaine was abusive.
  • In 2004, after Lucy and her husband divorced, she underwent a treatment for depression and alcohol at a rehabilitation clinic in Arizona. The same year, she gave birth to an autistic son named William.
  • On March 14, 2018, at the age of 76, Stephen Hawking died at his home in Cambridge. Lucy said his father’s sense of humor and scientific discoveries had helped him live so long.
  • Lucy shared her life-story at TED Talks.