John Nicholas Gray
John Nicholas Gray
Real Name/Full Name John Nicholas Gray
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: John Gray
Birth Place: South Shields, County Durham, England
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 17 April 1948
Age/How Old: 76 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 81 Kg
In Pounds – 179 lbs
Eye Color: Light Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father –Pastor John Gray
Mother –Alice Gray
Siblings: Derrick Gray
School: South Shields Grammar- Technical School
College: Exeter College
Religion: Christian
Nationality: English
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Political philosopher and Author
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: July 2024

John Gray is a famous English political philosopher. His interests in the field of analytic philosophy and the history of ideas. He 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 of “False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism,” “Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals,” and “Black Mass” Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia,” which has brought him a lot of fame.

Well, how well do you know about John Gray? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about John Gray’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about John Gray to date.

Biography and Early Life

John Gray was born on 17th April 1948 in South Shields, County Durham, England. His birth name is John Nicholas Gray, and his parents are John Gray, his father, and Alice Gray, his mother. His parents divorced while still a young boy. He has a half-brother, namely Derrick Gray. He was grown in a working-class family where his father worked as a carpenter and his mother too worked.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is John Gray in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, John Gray’s age is 76 years old as of today’s date 16th July 2024 having been born on 17 April 1948. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 179 lbs in Pound and 81kg in Kilograms.


When he was of age, he was taken to school. He joined South Shields Grammar-Technical School for Boys. Later, he enrolled at Exeter College, Oxford, where he pursued reading philosophy, politics, and Economics [PPE], from where he finished his B.A., M.Phil. And D. Phil.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

John Gray isn’t open about his personal life. His marital status states that he is single, and also, he hasn’t given details of any girlfriend either. He can be described to be secretive about his personal life.

Moreover, after completing college worked in a different university. He taught politics at the University of Essex, Jesus College of Oxford, and the University of Oxford. Also, he was the Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He worked as a visiting professor at Harvard University, Tulane University’s Murphy Institute, Yale University, and Bowling Green State University and retired from his amazing academic career.

Is Jack Gray Gay?

He can be described as not being gay because of his sexual orientation, which states him to be a straightforward man. Though his marital status states him to be single, he hasn’t been caught with any behavior to prove him gay, but he must be doing quite well.

Professional Career

Jack Gray is a well-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 believes that human nature is a hurdle in the path to political progress. Also, he has criticized neoliberalism, the global free market, and humanism. He again believes that communism, fascism, and global democratic capitalism and are characterized by Enlightenment projects that have led to unnecessary suffering.

Nicholas is also a supporter of both value pluralism and liberalism. His most famous book includes; “False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism,” “Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia,” and “Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and other Animals” which has received specific praise. The was even named as the book of the year by reputed organizations which includes, “The Observers,” “The Sunday Telegraph,” and “The Times,” among many more.

John has also made several broadcasts for BBC Radio 4’s program “A Point of View.”


John Nicholas has gained a lot of awards and achievements in his life. He received praise and was even named as the book of the year by reputed organizations like “The Sunday Telegraph,” “The Times,” and “The Observer” in his book “Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and other Animals.” He has also received respect from Nassim Nicholas Taleb and has even been called “prophetic.”

He was also named in his honor after being discovered by astronomer Eric Walter as the Asteroid 91199 John Gray.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John Gray in 2024

John Nicholas Gray Net Worth
John Nicholas Gray Net Worth

As of 2024, John Gray has an estimated net worth of around $12 million. He has gathered most of his wealth from an academic career as well as his career as an author. Also, working in a number of Universities has also increased his net worth in a positive way. Also, he has made a number of broadcasts for BBC Radio 4’s.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is among the few professors who are highly acknowledged because of their hard work and determination.
  • Also, he is among the few successful people who are single and haven’t been seen with any girl.

John Gray is a very hardworking man. He has achieved a lot throughout his career, which has helped him in his life. He has also become successful, and many people use him as an inspiration for their success. He can be described as a determined and focused man who has helped him achieve his goals.


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