Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus
Celebrated Name: Muhammad Yunus
Real Name/Full Name: Muhammad Yunus
Gender: Male
Age: 83 years old
Birth Date: 28 June 1940
Birth Place: Chattogram, Bangladesh
Nationality: Bangladeshi
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 63 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Vera Forostenko (m. 1970–1979); Afrozi Yunus
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Deena Afroz Yunus and Monica Yunus)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Muhammad Yunus Gay?: No
Profession: Bangladeshi Entrepreneur
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $12 Million
Last Updated: May 2024

Muhammad Yunus is a known and highly talented Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist, and civil society leader. He earned a reward named as Nobel Peace Prize for determining the concepts of microcredit and microfinance. There were used to be loans given to entrepreneurs who were too poor to qualify for the loans accepted by traditional banks.

Maybe you know about Muhammad Yunus very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Muhammad Yunus’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Muhammad Yunus was born on 28th June 1940 in Chattogram, Bangladesh. He was the third one of his nine siblings. He spent his best childhood in the village, and sooner in 1944 with his family, he moved to a city named Chittagong and completed his school at Lamabazar Primary School.

Later he passed an examination that was named Matriculation from Chittagong Collegiate school, and among 39000 students, he ranked 16th in East Pakistan. In his school years, he used to be a very active boy Scout. He traveled a lot as in 1952, to India and West Pakistan as well as in 1955 he also traveled to Canada to attend the famous Jamborees.

Being a talented prodigy, he became very active in other cultural activities, participated in drama with considerable interest, and was awarded prizes in drama. Sooner in 1957, Yunus enrolled at Dhaka University in the Department of Economics and completed his BA as well as MA from the same university from 1960 to 1961.

He was appointed as a lecturer in Economics at Chittagong College in the year 1961. In 1965, he received a scholarship named Fullbright to study in the United States. Therefore, he completed his Ph.D. in economics from the famous Vanderbilt University. After all this, he finally became an assistant professor of economics at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 28 June 1940, Muhammad Yunus is 83 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and weight is 63 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Muhammad Yunus was a very bright son of Hazi Dula (father), a jeweler, and Sufia Khatun (mother) suffering from psychological illness. He found the committee to raise the support for liberation as well as published a newsletter in Nashville.

After the liberation war in 1971, he was appointed to the planning mission by Government that Nurul Islam headed. He struggled, worked hard, and was focused and intelligent to achieve success in all his life. He tied a knot in 1967 with Vera Forostenko, a Russian Literature student.

However, his marriage ended in a few months but with the birth of a baby girl named Monica Yunus. Later, he married Afrozi Yunus, the best researcher in Physics, with the birth of Deena Afroz Yunus in 1986.


Muhammad Yunus Career was devoted to being an entrepreneur, economist, or even a professor. All in his career, he made the layers and layers of the assigned projects.

Therefore, his concept of microcredit for supporting several innovators inspired such great inspiring programs as an Info Lady Social Entrepreneurship to develop countries.

Then came the point where Grameen Bank and Muhammad Yunus were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. However, the reason behind that was they inserted their efforts to create social and economic development through microcredit. Moreover, to break out the poverty across cultures and civilizations, Grameen Bank and Yunus proved that even the poor could work on it to bring their own development.

Awards & Achievements

Muhammad Yunus earned an award in 2006 named Nobel Peace. In 1944, he was awarded with World Food Prize. Moreover, in 1998 he was awarded with Sydney Peace Prize. In 2009 he earned a Presidential Medal of Freedom as well as a Congressional Gold Medal. In 1998-2000 he was awarded as Indira Gandhi Prize and Gandhi Peace Prize.

Net Worth & Salary of Muhammad Yunus in 2024

Muhammad Yunus Net Worth
Muhammad Yunus Net Worth

As of May 2024, Muhammad Yunus’s net worth is $12 Million. After his hard work and passion for his field, he achieved huge success and became a true inspiration. Although he was never greedy and always had a passion for working and studying hard to gain his level. So being a talented entrepreneur, he maintained his worth his whole life.

It is said that hard work always pays off. Behind lots of smiles, there were worst phases that Muhammad Yunus went through, but he never gave up. Therefore, he is a true inspiration for this upgraded society level, and one must get inspired by a person like Muhammad Yunus.


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