Vint Cerf
Vint Cerf
Celebrated Name: Vint Cerf
Real Name/Full Name: Vint Cerf
Gender: Male
Age: 80 years old
Birth Date: June 23, 1943
Birth Place: Connecticut, U.S
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 9 inches
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Sigrid Cerf (M. 1966)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No/Yes (name)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Vint Cerf Gay?: No
Profession: Philanthropists IT & Software Entrepreneurs
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $45 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Vinton Gray Cerf, also called as Vint Cerf is a famous Internet pioneer in America. People honor him as one of “the fathers of the Internet.” For his commendable accomplishments, he is awarded honorary degrees and awards like the National Medal of Technology, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Turing Award, getting a membership at the National Academy of Engineering, and the Marconi Prize.

Maybe you know about Vint Cerf 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 Vint Cerf’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

Vint was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He is born to Muriel Cerf and Vinton Thurston Cerf. He completed his high school from Van Nuys High School. While he was in high school, he worked at Rocketdyne and assisted in performing statistical analysis for the non-damaging tests of the F-1 engines.

He graduated in Science from Stanford University. He later joined IBM on the post of the systems engineer. He continued for two years and then left the company. He pursued his M.S degree at UCLA in 1970. In 1972, he did a Ph.D. TCP protocol was written for the first time by Vint along with the support of Carl Sunshine and Yogen Dalal.

Personal Life

In 1966, Vint tied the wedding knot with Sigrid. The couple is blessed with two children, Bennett, and David. They currently reside in Virginia. Both Vint and his wife have hearing issues. He is a simple man with high thinking personality.

His encounter with Bob Kahn, an electrical engineer, brought him into a new world of possibilities. Both these scientists made collective efforts and significantly contributed to the mysterious world of science. Their hard work and patience reaped results when they designed the foundation of the internet, i.e., the TCP/IP protocols. Vint has worked with several scientific associations in the past and has assisted them in building and improving their efficiency.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on June 23 1943, Vint Cerf is 80 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


In 1976, Vint became the part of the ‘Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’ and performed researches for six years.

In 1982, he became the VP of ‘MCI Digital Information Services.’ He supervised all the operations of the commercial email service as ‘MCI Mail.’ He worked there for around four years.

In 1992, the two engineers, Vint and Kahn, formed the ‘Internet Society.’ It is a charitable organization that was created to provide internet related knowledge for the use of common man.

In 1994, he became the part of the ‘MCI Communication’ on the post of Senior Vice President of Technology Strategy.  In 1997, he became the trustee and a member of the ‘Board of Associates’ of the ‘Gallaudet University.’ The university aims at creating awareness about people who suffer from hearing issues.

In 1999, he joined a non-profit organization named the ‘Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.’

In 2005, the multinational technology “Google” made him the Vice President and the Chief Internet Evangelist.

In 2008, he associated with the chairperson pf with the Internet Engineering Task Force and performed research work on the ‘Interplanetary Internet.’ He conducted this research in collaboration with the ‘Jet Propulsion Laboratory’ of ‘NASA.’

This accomplished scientist became a committee member of the Governing Panel of the SGIP (Smart Grid Interoperability Panel) from 2009 to 2011.

In 2012, he got selected for two years as the President of the ‘Association for Computing Machinery.

This acclaimed engineer has created a revolution in the technological world by way of developing the internet and bringing several advancements in the field.

Awards & Achievements

For his spectacular contribution to the world of internet, Vint has been awarded several awards that include:

  • ACM Fellow in 1994
  • IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal in 1997
  • National Medal of Technology in 1997
  • Marconi Prize in 1998
  • Prince of Asturias Award in 2002
  • Turing Award in 2004
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005
  • Japan Prize in 2008
  • Harold Pender Award in 2010
  • Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering in 2013

Net Worth & Salary of Vint Cerf in 2024

Vint Cerf Net Worth
Vint Cerf Net Worth

Vint Cerf has been regarded as one of the highly impactful internet pioneers in the history of the world. He is considered amongst the Chief Internet Evangelist when Google chose him as the VP in 2005.  His overall net worth is projected to be above $45 million as of April 2024

Vint Cerf is an acclaimed American engineer and visionary scientist. He is the one who has brought innovated the world of technology. Due to his significant contributions, he is popularly called the ‘Father of the Internet. He became the CIE (Chief Internet Evangelist) of Google. Due to the considerable advancements made by him and Kahn, the internet has become a global village for people.


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