Scott Shenker
Scott Shenker
Celebrated Name: Scott Shenker
Real Name/Full Name: Scott J. Shenker
Gender: Male
Age: 68 years old
Birth Date: 24th January 1956
Birth Place: Alexandria, Virginia
Nationality: American
Height: 1.72 m
Weight: 76kgs
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Scott Shenker Gay?: No
Profession: Computer Scientist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $4 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Scott Shenker is an American whose popularity came as a result of being a successful computer scientist. His career has extended to various institutions, including Xerox Corporation, University of South California, and UC Berkeley. His scientific knowledge has helped him become the leader and also Chief Scientist for Berkeley, California, in the department of International Computer Science.

He has made great contributions to the research of computer science, which has made him receive several rewards from his great works. He has also been ranked among the best computer scientists in the Google scholar.

Maybe you know about Scott Shenker 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 Scott Shenker’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Scott Shenker was born on 24th January 1956 in Alexandria, Virginia. Scott has not disclosed much information about his family background, and thus we do not know who his parents were. He has only mentioned one of his brothers, Stephen Shenker, who is a theorist who seems to his only sibling, or if he had others, he has not mentioned them.  Scott loved computers as he was growing up and started operating them while still at a young age. His family was well up and thus received the best and one of the best schools.

Scott attended West Potomac High School, where he was very hardworking and was one of the best performers and especially science subjects, which were his best. He later attended Brown University, where he did Physics and graduating in 1978. He went ahead to further his bachelor’s degree in physics and received a PhD still in physics from the University of Chicago in 1983. He also received an honorary doctorate from the University of Chicago in 2007.

Personal Life

Scott Shenker has kept his personal life very private and is not ready to disclose any information concerning his relationship life. It is not known if he is married or he has any children. It cannot be said how many relationships that he has involved himself with or he still single is focussing on his career. There have not been any rumors of him being gay; thus, we cannot conclude he is one. Scott has kept himself focussed, which has helped him to keep away from any form of controversy, unlike many celebrities who are always in one or more scandals in their lives.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 24th January 1956, Scott Shenker is 68 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024. His height is 1.72 m tall, and his weight is 76 kg.


Scott Shenker began his career after graduating from the University of Chicago and worked at Cornell University as a postdoctoral associate. He left his work in that institution and joined Xerox PARC, where he helped in research works. He worked with them for some time and later left in 1998 and became one of the founders of AT&T, which was dealing with Internet Research, but the organization later changed its name to ICSI Center.

Scott has also done research works in the area of energy, resource sharing, and also software-defined networking (SDN). He is one of the leaders of SDN. Scott has also been at the forefront of the founding of the Open Networking Foundation together with several other scientists. He is also a co-founder of Nicira Networks, together with Martin Casado and Nick McKeown, who was founded in 2007. The three have collaborated in many scientific types of research.

Awards & Achievements

Scott has received several awards from his contribution to scientific works. In 2002 he received SIGCOMM Award for a number of reasons. He had been the best internet design and architecture contributor. He was also recognized for his commitment to networking research. He received the IEEE Internet Award from his great contribution to resource sharing on the internet. In 2017 he received Paris Kanellakis Award. He has also been recognized as one of the members of the National Academy of Engineering and also the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Net Worth & Salary of Scott Shenker in 2024

Scott Shenker Net Worth
Scott Shenker Net Worth

As of June 2024, Scott’s net worth is around $4 million. He has given many contributions to the scientific field, which must have earned him a lot of money. He has also founded several foundations to help in the scientific networks, which has also given him a lot of money. Scott has not stopped doing his scientific works and will continue to increase his income in the future.

Scott is one of the most successful scientists who have been highly ranked in America. His hard work and dedication have helped him to achieve this great success. Besides his work, he is believed to be aligned to the Democratic Party, where he has donated huge amounts of money for its campaign. Without a doubt, Scott is one of Silicon Valley’s brightest minds.


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