Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr. a.k.a. Buzz Aldrin is an American based Engineer, command pilot, and Astronaut in the US Air-force. He was with Neil Armstrong when they first landed on the Moon. His feet touched moon 9 minutes after Neil Armstrong, and the exact time of setting his feet on the moon was 03:15:16 on July 21 in the year 1969. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Buzz Aldrin in the year 2018.
Early Life And Biography
Buzz was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey in a Mountainside Hospital there. His father Edwin Eugene Aldrin Sr. was a military person and mother Marion Aldrin was a housewife. Buzz belongs to the Swedish, German and Scottish background. Buzz was the nickname of Aldrin, which her sister used to mispronounce Brother as Buzzer. During his school days, Buzz was a boy scout, and after a few years, he obtained rand of the Tenderfoot scout. Buzz has completed his studies from Montclair High School in the year 1947. Later, he went to the US Military Academy in the city of West Point, New York.
Buzz has been married thrice. He got married for the first time with Joan Archer in the year 1954. They had three children (Janice, James, and Andrew). They got divorced in 1974. He married 2nd time in the year 1975 with Beverly Van Zile and got divorced in the year 1978. The third time, he got married to Lois Driggs Cannon in the year 1988. This marriage worked quite well for almost 23 years. In the year 2011, Buzz has filed a divorce, and it got finalized in 2012 because of some Irreconcilable differences. Buzz’ mother committed suicide in 1968 before his moon mission, and later his father also killed himself because of depression.
Career, Awards, And Nomination
Buzz’s career started from the military school where his father encouraged him to continue to take charge of his flight group. But Buzz was not interested in simple flights; he was more curious to become a fighter pilot. He officially became the pilot for the US air force in the year 1951. After achieving every position in Air-Force career, he went for the higher education to Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he completed his master degree and PhD in Astronautics. After that, he joined NASA, and the rest is history.
Net Worth And Earnings
Being an American engineer and an Astronaut he has managed to build sufficient capital. His total estimated net worth is around $15 million. His reputation has helped him build this much of fortune.
We can say that Buzz is one of that person who has touched the moon in reality. He has many ups and downs in his personal life. His mother and father left him when he was about to leave for his first moon mission. Even after this, he has managed to keep himself going for his passion.