Brian Cox has just brought out a new documentary series on BBC Two. So naturally, interest around the TV presenter has peaked.
Universe is Brian Cox's new series in 2021, which sees him journey across time and space revealing the moments that changed the universe forever.
Episode one aired on Wednesday (27th October) and focussed on the Sun and its significance to life on our planet and beyond.
The documentary series airs on Wednesdays at 9pm on BBC Two and is available on BBC iPlayer as well.
Brian Cox is not just a TV presenter, he has a PhD in Physics and is a professor of particle physics at the University of Manchester. So, yes, he really knows his stuff.
Cox has written several academic books and fronted several scientific programmes (which is what most people know him for). But before his academic career, Cox was a keyboard player for the bands D:Ream and Dare.
Cox has a CBE and OBE to his name for his services to, and promotion of, science. He was also elected as Fellow of the Royal Society in 2016.
The latest available estimates of Brian Cox's net worth are from 2020, which say he's worth around $8 million (£6 million).
Cox likely makes his money from a combination of TV presenting, teaching at the University of Manchester and writing books.
Brian Cox has been married to American science presenter, Gia Milinovich, since 2003. They have one son together, who was born in 2009. Milinovich also has a son from a previous marriage. The family currently lives in Battersea.
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