John Nicholas Gray
John Nicholas Gray
Celebrated Name: John Gray
Real Name/Full Name: John Nicholas Gray
Gender: Male
Age: 73 years old
Birth Date: 17 April 1948
Birth Place: South Shields, County Durham, England
Nationality: English
Height:
Weight: ….
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is John Gray Gay?: No
Profession: Political Philosopher and Author
Salary:
Net Worth in 2022: $5 million
Last Updated: January 2022

John Gray is a popular English political philosopher. He has interests in the field of analytic philosophy and the history of ideas.  He regularly contributes to The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement and the New Statesman, where he is the lead book reviewer. He is an author as well, including “False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism” (1998), “Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals” (2003), “Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia” (2007) which has brought him a lot of fame.

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Early Life & Biography

John Gray, whose full name is John Nicholas Gray, was born on 17th of April 1948 in South Shields, County Durham, England. He was born in a working-class family, and his father worked as a carpenter. He has attended South Shields Grammar-Technical School for Boys in the period between 1959 and 1967. He then went to Exeter College, Oxford, reading Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE), from where he completed his B.A., M.Phil. and D.Phil.

He has taught politics at the University of Essex, Jesus College of Oxford, and the University of Oxford. He has also worked as a visiting professor at Harvard University (1985–86), Bowling Green State University (1990–1994), Tulane University’s Murphy Institute (1991), and Yale University (1994). He was also a Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics and Political Science until 2008, following which he retired from his amazing academic career.

Personal Life

There isn’t a lot of information available on this aspect of John Gray’s life, but judging by his strong personality, he must be doing pretty well in his personal life.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 17 April 1948, John Gray is 73 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2022. His height and weight is currently not available.

Career

John Gray is a celebrated author and is of the view that the conventional left-wing or right-wing political spectrum of conservatism and social democracy no longer has value. He has criticized neoliberalism, the global free market, and humanism. He believes that human nature is a hurdle in the path to political progress. He believes that communism, fascism, and global democratic capitalism are characterized by Enlightenment projects that have led to unnecessary suffering. Also, he is a supporter of both value pluralism and liberalism.

Although his books have always attracted readers his most popular books are “False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism” (1998), “Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals” (2003), “Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia” (2007). His 2002 book, “Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals,” has received specific praise and was even named as the book of the year by reputed organizations like “The Sunday Telegraph,” “The Observer,” “The Times,” and more. He has also made several broadcasts for BBC Radio 4’s program “A Point of View.”

Awards & Achievements

Here is a list covering the Awards and Achievements earned by John Gray:

  • His 2002 book “Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals” has received specific praise and was even named as the book of the year by reputed organizations like “The Sunday Telegraph,” “The Observer,” “The Times,” and more.
  • Asteroid 91199 John gray, discovered by astronomer Eric Walter in 1998, was named in his honor.
  • Popular American essayist and scholar Nassim Nicholas Taleb has said that he has the utmost respect for John Gray and has even called him “prophetic.”

Net Worth & Salary of John Gray in 2022

John Nicholas Gray Net Worth
John Nicholas Gray Net Worth

As of January 2022, John Gray has gathered a net worth of somewhere around $5 Million. He has gathered most of his earnings from an academic career as well as his career as an author. He has worked at the University of Essex, Jesus College of Oxford, and the University of Oxford. He is a celebrated author as well, having written books like False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism” (1998), “Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals” (2003), “Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia” (2007). His 2002 book, “Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals,” in particular, has brought him huge honors. He has made several broadcasts for BBC Radio 4’s program “A Point of View” as well.

One may or may not agree with the views expressed in John Gray’s books; there’s no denying the fact that he has been a great author. One lesson which we can all take from his life is his habit of expressing him freely and standing up for his beliefs, no matter what the cost. Here’s wishing him the best of luck for all his future endeavors.

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