|Real Name/Full Name||Julian Paul Assange|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Julian Assange|
|Birth Place:||Townsville, Australia|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||3 July 1971|
|Age/How Old:||52 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs.
|Eye Color:||Light brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Richard Assange
Mother – Ann Hawkins
|School:||Townsville State High School|
|College:||University of Melbourne|
|Girlfriend:||Stella Morris-Smith Robertson|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Teresa Assange (1989-1999)|
|Profession:||Editor, publisher, activist|
|Net Worth:||$500 thousand|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
Julian Assange is an editor, publisher, and activist who is also the founder of WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks which was founded in 2006, attracted international attention in 2010 after publishing a series of leaks which were provided by Chelsea Manning who was an intelligence analyst for the US Army. An international arrest warrant was issued on Assange in 2010, and he went to Ecuador in 2012 for asylum. The asylum was withdrawn in 2019, and he was arrested and he was charged with violation of the Espionage Act of 1917 by the United States Government.
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Biography and Early Life
He was born Julian Paul Hawkins in Townsville, Australia on 3 July 1971. His biological father goes by the name of John Shipton and he worked as a builder while his mother Ann Hawkins was a virtual artist. The parents separated before Julian was born and his got married to Richard Assange when he was one year old. They later divorced and her mother got involved with Leif Meynell with whom she had a son before parting ways.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Julian Assange in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Julian Assange’s age is 52 years old as of today’s date 30th September 2023 having been born on 3 July 1971. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.
As a child Julian lived in more than 30 cities and towns in Australia thus attending different learning institutions. They include Goolmangar Primary School and Townsville State High School. He was also home-schooled for many years. For his higher education, he studied mathematic, physics, and programming at the University of Melbourne and also at Central Queensland University. He did not graduate from either institution.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
When he was 18 years old he got married to Teresa Assange and together they had a son who was born in 1989. Later on, they called it off and they had a court battle over the custody of their Daniel which lasted until 1999. During this custody battle, his brown hair was alleged to have turned white and it has been so since then. There are other versions that say that his white hair is as a result of a failed experiment when he was a teenager.
Since 2015 Julian has been engaged to Stella Moris-Smith Robertson who revealed in 2020 that they have two sons together. The sons are named Max and Gabriel Assange in addition, Julian is said to have other children in different places and on his own admission he has a child who lives in France with his mother.
Is Julian Assange Gay?
Julian got married when he was still a teenager and although the marriage did not last he had a son with his wife Teresa. He has never been gay all his life, and he is currently engaged to his long-time girlfriend Stella and they have two children together.
Julian created WikiLeaks in 2006, and he gave himself the title of the editor-in-chief. The website was based on publishing internet leaks that were on censorship lists. The leaks which were from anonymous sources included extrajudicial killings by police in Kenya, oil scandal in Peru, corruption in Arab world, and the Tibetan unrest in China.
After publishing controversial materials for years, WikiLeaks published material supplied by an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Army. This sparked mixed reactions from different leaders with his country terming his activities as illegal and the U.S termed him as a terrorist. He got support from Russia, Brazil Ecuado, Spain, and Britain among others.
The US government started an investigation on WikiLeaks and Assange in 2010. He was charged with sexual assault in Sweden in 2010 and an international arrest warrant was issued. He took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy but was arrested on 11 April 2019 and was indicted in the United States.
Other than being an editor and an activist, Julian has produced films like The Engineer, Collateral Murder, Mediastan, and The World Tomorrow where he was also the host. He has also appeared as himself in The War You Don’t See, Risk, The New Radical, Citizenfour, and The New Radical among others. He has also written Underground: Tales of Hacking, Madness and Obsession on the Electric Frontier, When Google Met WikiLeaks, and Cypherpunks: Freedom and the Future of the Internet.
Although some people consider Julian a terrorist, there are others who have spoken greatly of his activities. He has won awards that include the Amnesty International UK Meia Award, Sam Adams Award, The Economist New Media Award, and the Sydney Peace Foundation Gold Medal among others. He was also the recipient of the Catalan Dignity Prize, Stuttgart Peace Prize, and the Gue/NGL Galizia Award.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Julian Assange in ’2023’
As of 2023, Julian had managed to make a net worth of $500 thousand. He made this as the founder and also the editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks which was founded in 2006. He has also appeared in a couple of films and shows and also has published several articles.
Julian is considered by some people as the most daring person for the activities he carried out on the US Army in WikiLeaks. His actions were suicidal but he was ready to face the consequences of his actions. Of late there have been reports of him being unwell as a result of torture and medical negligence and human rights activists are working around the clock to ensure his wellbeing. We hope all goes well and he gets back to his normal life because this world needs more people like him.