Terence Tao
Terence Tao
Celebrated Name: Terence Tao
Real Name/Full Name: Terence Chi-Shen Tao
Gender: Male
Age: 49 years old
Birth Date: 17 July 1975
Birth Place: Adelaide, South Australia
Nationality: Australian American
Height: 1.64 m
Weight: 59 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Laura Tao
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Terence Tao Gay?: No
Profession: Mathematician
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Terence Tao is called Terry Tao by his friends. He was very famous for his mathematical skills at even at early ages. He was very interested in solving calculus problems at the age of seven. When he was two years old, he was teaching mathematics lessons to a five-year-old child. He was very much influenced by a TV program named Sesame street. He was removed from school due to his high skills such that teachers even didn’t know how to teach such a brilliant guy like him.

Maybe you know about Terence Tao 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 Terence Tao’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

Terence Tao was born on 19 July 1975 in Adelaide, South Australia. When Terry was two, his parents realized he was so special and different from other children. He was teaching some elder students spelling and how to add some numbers. When he was three and a half years, he was sent to a private school, but after six weeks, they realized that schooling was not apt for him. Before his eighth birthday, his parents realized their child was a real genius

Personal Life

Terence Tao was brought up by Billy Tao and Grace Tao. Billy Tao was a renowned pediatrician, and grace was born in Hong Kong and had a degree in Physics and Mathematics. Terance’s parents met when they were doing college in Hong Kong. They later married and migrated to Australia in 1972. Terence has two younger brothers Trevor and Nigel.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 17 July 1975, Terence Tao is 49 years old as of today’s date 19th July 2024. His height is 1.64 m tall, and his weight is 59 kg.


Terence Tao’s primary field of study was partial differential equations. His co-working with Ben green had set of solving prime numbers containing an arithmetic progression of any length. Anything which he wrote contributed to superior results and vast areas of differential equations and arithmetic progressions. He has a beautiful collection of top prized in mathematics.

He has done graduation in Flinder’s University and post-graduation in Fulbright university. He has done Phd at Princeton University as advised by Elias Stein. IN 1996 he was awarded a doctorate for his thesis, and three regularity results in harmonic analysis. After his research work, he was immediately appointed as an Assistant professor at the University of California at Los Angels. He was promoted as a full professor in 2000.

Awards & Achievements

At the age of ten, he participated in the International mathematical olympiad. He has won bronze, silver, and gold medals in three consecutive years, 1986, 1987, 1988. He became the youngest gold medalist in the mathematical olympiad. He has also won several prizes, including Salem prize in 2000, Boscher Memorial Prize from American mathematical society, and clay research award in 2003.

There are many more achievements for Terence Tao, which includes prize from King Faisal University and George Polya Prize from the society of industrial and applied mathematics.

Net Worth & Salary of Terence Tao in 2024

Terence Tao Net Worth
Terence Tao Net Worth

As of July 2024, Terence Tao has an estimated net worth of $5 million through his regular and consistent effort to become a proven mathematician. He has also taken part in various olympiads for several years and earned popularity and a great deal of money. His net worth includes all his earnings and possessions.

Terence Tao, through his eminent love towards mathematics, has created history in the world. He is well known for his contributions to calculus and arithmetic progressions. He is in the rank list of top most people who were born on 17 July 1975. He is one of the wealthiest mathematicians ever born. We expect to see many such scholars like him in the upcoming years.


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