Who is Anthony Fauci?

Anthony Fauci is a big personality who has gained a name for his brilliant capability. He is an American immunologist, which is a branch of biology that includes the study of immune systems in all organisms. Dr Fauci is a scientist who has given his massive input for HIV/AIDS research. He is the head of the NIAID (National Institue of Allergy and Infectious Disease) since 1984. Moreover, Dr Anthony Fauci has been an associate of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, a United States Department of State Task Force, for preventing the coronavirus disease.

Quick Info
Birth NameAnthony Stephen Fauci
BornDecember 24, 1940
Age79 yrs
FatherStephen A. Fauci
MotherEugenia A. Fauci
WifeDr. Christine Grady

Anthony Fauci


Dr Anthony Fauci was born on December 24, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York, USA, as the name Anthony Stephen Fauci. He was born to his father, Stephen A. Fauci, and his mother, Eugenia A. Fauci. Likewise, Anthony has a sister. They moved to Dyker Heights later, as his parents had a pharmacy where Stephen worked as the pharmacist, whereas Eugenia and his sister worked as the registry. In their pharmacy, Fauci delivered the prescriptions.

Furthermore, Anthony holds an American nationality. He has the star sign of Capricorn. Besides, he seems to have a tall height having a fantastic personality. However, an exact measurement of his height and body size is unknown.

Early Life of Anthony Fauci

From an early age only, he drove towards his career as he worked in their own pharmacy. For his education, he first attended Regis High School, located in New York City. After being certified from the school, he joined the College of the Holy Cross. Later, he enrolled at the Cornell University Medical College and earned an M.D in 1966, and became Dr Fauci.

After completing his education, he joined the internship at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, a nonprofit academic medical centre in New York City.

Professional Career

Anthony Fauci started his professional career entering the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1968. He firstly worked there as a clinical assistant in the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation. Later, working efficiently, he became the head of the Clinical Physiology Section in 1974, and eventually chief of the Laboratory of Immunoregulation in 1980. Indeed, after four years, in 1984, he became head of NIAID (National Institue of Allergy and Infectious Diseases).

Being the director of the NIAID, he has researched several diseases like HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, Ebola, among many others. Likewise, he has also studied on asthma and allergies. Fauci is recognized as the nation’s leading expert on infectious disease.

Anthony Fauci


Recently, in the ongoing disease, Coronavirus, he is giving his full efficiency for prevention. He is an associate of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, of the Donald Trump Administration found in January 2020. He predicted the proportion of death from a particular virus to be about 1%.

Furthermore, the scientific face of America’s COVID-19 response, Fauci has even stated that the pandemic was not made in the lab of China. Also, he suggested the US to have enough tests so that the virus will be eradicated before the fall and winter. Besides, he has interviewed in National Geographic of having positive thought of a final vaccine to be ready in January.


Being a successful doctor in his career, he has been able to earn numerous achievements in his life. He gained his first award in 1979 as Arthur S. Flemming. Then, in 1995, he shared an Ernst Jung Prize along with Samuel A. Wells Jr. The next year, he gained an honorary Doctor of Science. In 1999, he earned a degree of Honorary Doctor of Public Service.

Subsequently, Anthony earned the Albany Medical Center Prize, which is considered as the second-highest value prize in medical and biomedical research in 2002. The next year, he won a Golden Plate Award from the American Academy of Achievement. Moreover, his contributions, he gained an honour as the National Medical of Science. Also, in the same year, Anthony won the most prominent achievement as an American Association of Immunologist Lifetime Achievement Award.

Furthermore, in 2007, he received the Mary Woodard Lasker Public Service Award. In 2008, the president awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Likewise, for his excellence in the biomedical science, he gained a Robert Koch Gold Medal, and Prince Mahidol Award, in 2013 respectively. In 2016, he received an award of John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health.

Anthony Fauci

Personal Life of Anthony Fauci

About personal life, Anthony is a married man. He shared vows with Dr Christine Grady. Christine is a nurse with the NIH. They first met while they were healing a patient, and then married in 1985. Later, Christine became head of the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. Moreover, the couple is blessed with three daughters; Jennifer, Megan, and Alison.

Net Worth

Dr Fauci is a preeminent researcher, has been able to earn massive dignity. Likewise, along with making name and fame, he has been able to obtain a wise amount of money. Though he has no absolute estimated net worth, it can be assumed he has an estimated net worth of hundreds of thousands of dollars.