Quick Info about Anthony Fauci

  • Full NameAnthony Fauci
  • First NameAnthony
  • Middle NameStephen
  • Last NameFauci
  • Born NameAnthony Stephen Fauci
  • Birth date24/12/1940
  • Birth PlaceNew York City
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionPhysician
  • WifeChristine Grady
  • Net WorthUnder review
  • Age79
  • ParentsStephen A. Fauci and Eugenia A. Fauci

Last updated on April 19th, 2020 at 07:30 pm

Anthony Fauci is a popular American physician as well-known as an immunologist too. Currently, he has been providing his services as the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. In recent times, Fauci is the leading member of the Trump Administration’s White House Coronavirus Task Force.

Early Life:

Anthony Fauci (circled), as captain of the basketball team at the prestigious Jesuit school, Regis High School
Anthony Fauci (circled), as captain of the basketball team at the prestigious Jesuit school, Regis High School

Anthony Fauci was born as Anthony Stephen Fauci on December 24, 1940, in New York City, New York, USA. He was the son of Stephen A. Fauci and Eugenia A. Fauci. He is not the only son of his parents. But, has an elder sister whose information hasn’t been kept undisclosed. In the year 1958, Anthony Fauci completed his high school studies from Regis High School. He was the captain of his school’s basketball team. Later, in the year 1962, he completed his BA degree in Classics from the College of the Holy Cross. Also, in 1966, he completed his Doctor in Medicine from Cornell University Medical College.

Career:

Anthony Fauci is seen working in a lab during 1984
Anthony Fauci is seen working in a lab during 1984

After successfully receiving his doctorate degree, Anthony Fauci interned at the New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center. From the year 1968, he started providing his services for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. He has served in various positions for this institute including Head of the Clinical Physiology Section, Chief of the Laboratory of Immunoregulation, and also the director since 1984. Currently, he has been holding the position of director. Anthony Fauci was one of the most important personalities who got involved in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS relief. Apart from all these, he was also involved in the development of vaccines for the victims of the 9/11 attack.

Anthony Fauci briefing President Donald Trump on the coronavirus at the National Institutes of Health’s vaccine research center in Bethesda, Maryland
Anthony Fauci briefing President Donald Trump on the coronavirus at the National Institutes of Health’s vaccine research center in Bethesda, Maryland

In late January 2020, the White House Coronavirus Task Force was established mainly to deal with the current coronavirus outbreak. Where Anthony Fauci was immediately appointed as its member. Now, he has been serving as the de facto spokesperson of this task force. On March 29, Donald Trump addressed that there will be 15-day self-isolation guidelines. But, Fauci disagreed on this and wanted the self-isolation until the end of April. This resulted in a lot of critics for him.

Personal Life:

Anthony Fauci with his wife and children
Anthony Fauci with his wife and children

Anthony Fauci has been married to Christine Grady who is a nurse. The couple tied the knot in the year 1985. They had first met when they were serving a patient. The couple is blessed with three daughters; Jennifer, Megan, and Alison. Currently, Anthony Fauci has been residing in Washington, D.C.

Net Worth:

The Fauci family pharmacy and apartment, located on 13th Avenue and 83rd Street, Brooklyn, New York
The Fauci family pharmacy and apartment, located on 13th Avenue and 83rd Street, Brooklyn, New York

Though, the exact net worth of Anthony Fauci is not disclosed. But we can assume that he makes money out of his services in health sectors. His major source of income is from his current profession of physician. Besides it, his post as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Joining the current Trump Administration might also be fruitful for him.

Facts:

George W Bush presented Anthony Fauci with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008
George W Bush presenting Anthony Fauci with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008
  • Anthony Fauci has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008, form George W. Bush.  
  • He has also been serving as a visiting professor in various institutions and has already received more than 30 honorary doctorate degrees from various universities.
  • Fauci was also involved during the Ebola Congressional Hearing.
  • Some of the most popular awards received by him are Maxwell Finland Award, Ernst Jung Prize, Lasker Award, etc.
  • He is one of the active members of the National Academy of Sciences as well.

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