Buzz Aldrin wiki, bio, age, net worth, wife, instagram, astronaut, mission

The 89-year-old former astronaut, Buzz Aldrin can also be introduced as American engineer and fighter pilot. He was among the first two humans to land on the Moon alongside mission commander Neil Armstrong. He stands at a height of  5 feet and 8 inches and has a pretty successful net worth, as covered by various sources.

As per his love life, Buzz Aldrin is currently single following his third divorce with Lois Driggs Cannon. He is a father of three children, James, Janice, and Andrew.

Fast Facts:

  • Full Name  : Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.
  • Birth Date  : January 20, 1930 (age 89)
  • Birth place : Glen Ridge, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Wiki              : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buzz_Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin: Personal Life

Buzz Aldrin was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, the U.S. in the year 1930. He celebrates her birthday on the 20th of January. He was raised by his parents, Edwin Eugene Aldrin Sr. and Marion Aldrin. Like Buzz, his father has also remained a well known Army aviator during World War I as well as the assistant commandant of the Army’s test pilot school at McCook Field.

Aldrin grew up alongside his two older sisters, Madeline and Fay Ann. He was initially named after his father, however, he decided to turn his nickname into his legal first name. “Buzz” was shortened from “buzzer” which was actually a result of mispronunciation of the word “brother” by his sister, Fay.

Similarly, it is known that Buzz attended Montclair High School. He later continued his study in mechanical engineering and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1951. Likewise, it is known that he stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches and holds American nationality.

As per his relationships, Buzz Aldrin is currently single prior to his third divorce with Lois Driggs Cannon. The duo walked down the aisle in 1988 but ended their marriage eventually in 2012. Before Lois, he was married to Beverly Van Zile from 1975 to 1978. He is a father of three children, James, Janice, and Andrew.

Buzz’s first marriage was to Joan Ann Archer. The couple gave birth to three children, James, Janice, and Andrew.

Fast Facts:

  • Nationality    : American
  • Ethnicity        : N A
  • Hometown    : Glen Ridge
  • Height             : 5 feet 8 inches
  • Weight            : N A
  • Education      : Montclair High School, United States Military Academy
  • Wife                 : None
  • Children         : James, Janice, and Andrew
  • Parents           : Edwin Eugene Aldrin Sr. and Marion Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin: Professional Life

Buzz Aldrin

The 32-year-old Buzz is most famous for being the lunar module pilot on the Apollo 11 mission. He was the first two humans to land on the Moon alongside mission commander Neil Armstrong.

Buzz Aldrin was named by NASA as one of the third group of astronauts in October 1963. Since then, he has launched into space in the Gemini 12 spacecraft on a 4-day flight alongside command pilot James Lovell. He eventually resigned from NASA in 1971 with a record of 289 hours and 53 minutes in space.

After leaving NASA, Aldrin flew 66 combat missions in F-86’s while on duty in Korea. He also served as an aerial gunnery instructor at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada and also as a flight commander at Bitburg, Germany. He then worked for the Gemini Target Office of the Air Force Space Systems Division, Los Angeles.

Besides, he has also authored an autobiography named “Return to Earth” as well as a book named “Men from Earth”.

Fast Facts:

  • Profession      : Engineer, Astronaut, Fighter Pilot
  • Worked for    : NASA, Air Force Space Systems Division, Nellis Air Force Base
  • Working for   : N A

Buzz Aldrin: Net worth, Salary

The hardworking Buzz Aldrin is reported to enjoy a pretty stable net worth so far, giver her successful career. As of 2019, he is reported to have a net worth of $12 million.

Fast Facts:

  • Net Worth : $12 million
  • Salary          : N A

Buzz Aldrin: Social Media

Buzz Aldrin is active on all his social media accounts.