Richard Dawkins Net Worth 2022: Age, Height, Weight, Biography & More

Richard Dawkins is a famous English ethologist and biologist. He is well known for his books and theory. Dawkins theory and believe get huge criticism, as well as a lot of people, agree with him. He made a huge fan follower across the whole world.

Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins first become a celebrity persons after releasing his first book The Selfish Gene. It was the begging of this enormous career. After that, he wrote many famous books, all of them are well received by critics. Here we prepare a little article for those who are interested to know about this great man. Here we will talk about Richard Dawkins net worth, his yearly income, his main source of income, how much money he is holding, his little bio and some other interesting fact about Dawkins that you might enjoy.

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Richard Dawkins Net Worth

Richard Dawkins is one of the most famous writers in this era. His books get well-received from over the world. Through his books, research, and theory Dawkins earned huge respect and reputation. Besides getting fame and recognition Dawkins earned quite a large amount of money too. According to various online sources Richard Dawkins estimated net worth is about 12 million dollars.

YearApproximately net worth:Increasing rate
20187 million dollars 
20199 million dollars28.57%
202110 million dollars11.12%
202212 million dollars20%

Early life & Family

Clinton Richard Dawkins was born in Nairobi(back then it was British Kenya) on 26 March 1941. His parent’s name is Jean Mary Vyvyan and Clinton John Dawkins. Dawkins father worked as a civil servant in the British Colonial survive. For his father work, they used to live in Malawi(back then it was Nyasaland). Dawkins grew up with his sister named Sarah.


In Dawkins young age he used to go to Oundle School. It was an English public school with the church of England ethos. After completing his graduation from school Dawkins attend in Balliol College, Oxford. His major subject was zoology, he passed his college life in 1962. By 1966, Dawkins completed his MA and Doctors of philosophy degree under the supervision of Tinbergen’a.


From his young age, Dawkins has a huge attraction for the animal. He loved to watch their movement, he followed their behaviour, he tried to understand their creation and thought. Dawkins passion and love for animals helped him to become a biologist.

Dawkins was an assistant professor of zoology at the University of California, Berkeley. But because of some activities, he left the university and joined as a lecture in Oxford, it was in 1970.

Richard Dawkins is now one of the most famous writers in the world. By writing and from his teaching career he made a quite good amount of net worth.

Though Richard Dawkins net is not as much as 100 million dollars still he has made a good fortune from his career. Most of his have come from his books. Dawkins earned a lot of money by selling books. His most famous book “The God Delusion” was released in 2006. More than 3 million copies were sold of this book. Dawkins estimated earning from this book is 15 million dollars.

His second-most popular book is The Selfish Gene. The was released in 1976 and it more than 1 million copies of this book was sold. Dawkins estimated income from this book was 7-9 million dollars. Some of Dawkins famous books which helped him to enrich his net worth is “the blind watchmaker”, “the greatest show on earth”.

Being a teacher of Oxford and some other famous university helps him to get fame as well as it provides him with a lot of money. Dawkins earn a good deal of money by appearing in some movies and documentary like “The evil of all root”, “The unbelievers”, ” The four horseman” etc. From his various source of income, Dawkins has successfully made a large amount of net worth. Now his estimated net worth is about 10 million dollars.

In an atheist rank, Dawkins was in number 2 position. But he never disrespects others believed. He always helps others to judge everything by science and logic.

Quick Info

Сеlеbrаtеd Nаmе:Rісhаrd Dаwkіnѕ
Rеаl Nаmе/Full Nаmе:Сlіntоn Rісhаrd Dаwkіnѕ
Аgе:80 уеаrѕ оld
Віrth Dаtе:26 Маrсh 1941
Віrth Рlасе:Nаіrоbі, Кеnуа
Неіght:1.78 m
Wеіght:65 kg
Ѕехuаl Оrіеntаtіоn:Ѕtrаіght
Маrіtаl Ѕtаtuѕ:Dіvоrсеd
Wіfе/Ѕроuѕе (Nаmе):Lаllа Wаrd (m. 1992–2016), Маrіаn Dаwkіnѕ (m. 1967–1984)
Сhіldrеn:Yеѕ (Јulіеt Еmmа Dаwkіnѕ)
Рrоfеѕѕіоn:Еnglіѕh еthоlоgіѕt, еvоlutіоnаrу bіоlоgіѕt, аnd аuthоr


No doubt he is a wealthiest and richest man. But once a rumour spread out that Dawkins net worth is 110 million dollars. People were saying this because in the year 2012 a magazine mentioned his name among Sunday Rich List. But it was false news. As far as we know, no magazine ever published such thing like this.

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