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Mark Rober Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children

Mark Rober Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth March 11, 1980
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Spouse Lisa Rober

Mark Rober is an American YouTuber, engineer, inventor, and educator who is best known for his self-titled YouTube channel where he has amassed more than 40 million subscribers. He recorded his first YouTube video in October 2011 and his content largely revolves around popular science and do-it-yourself gadgets.He is popular on other social media platforms as well with more than 525k followers on Twitter and more than 1.8 million followers on Instagram. In 2022, Mark founded CrunchLabs, an educational technology company that creates hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) learning experiences and subscription box services that contain building projects and engineering challenges for young students.

Born Name

Mark Braxton Rober

Nick Name

Mark

Mark Rober as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2022
Mark Rober as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2022 (Mark Rober / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

California, United States

Residence

San Francisco, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Mark had attended the Brea Olinda High School, a public school located in Brea, a city in northern Orange County, California. After his high school graduation in 1998, he joined Brigham Young University, a private research university in Provo, Utah, United States. There, he attained a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

He later studied at the University of Southern California, a private research university in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1880, it is the oldest private research university in California. There, he earned an MS (Master of Science) degree.

Occupation

YouTuber, Engineer, Inventor, Educator

Mark Rober as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2019
Mark Rober as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2019 (Mark Rober / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Larry Lee Rober
  • Mother – Caroline Melissa Braxton Rober (Genealogist, Lecturer) (d. February 2011)
  • Siblings – Brian Rober (Older Brother), Lisa Rober Henderson (Older Sister)
  • Others – Lewis Vinall Rober (Paternal Grandfather), Irene Emma Lee (Paternal Grandmother), Robert Charles Braxton (Maternal Grandfather), Gloria Lou Taber (Maternal Grandmother)

Genre

Science & Technology

Net Worth

Mark Rober’s net worth had been $5 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Mark Rober as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2022
Mark Rober as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2022 (Mark Rober / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Mark has dated –

  1. Lisa Rober – Through his long-term marriage to a fellow science enthusiast named Lisa, Mark has a son named Jonathan. Mark is an advocate for autism awareness as Jonathan is autistic.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of English, German, Irish, Scottish, around one-eighth Swiss-German, one-eighth Luxembourgish, and some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish and French descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Side-parted, side-cropped, spiked hair
  • Affable smile
  • Often sports a light stubble
Mark Rober as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2017
Mark Rober as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2017 (Mark Rober / Instagram)

Mark Rober Facts

  1. Mark was interested in engineering from a very young age. While still in high school, he created a pair of goggles that could help avoid eye irritation while cutting onions.
  2. Between 2004 and 2013, he served NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration – an independent agency of the U.S. federal government responsible for the country’s civil space program, aeronautics research, and space research) as an engineer.
  3. For the majority of his time there, Mark worked on Curiosity (a car-sized rover that explores specific areas on the surface of Mars) at NASA‘s ‘Jet Propulsion Laboratory’ (a federally funded research and development center in Pasadena, California). In late 2011, at the fag end of his stint with NASA, he had started posting videos on YouTube.
  4. He later worked, between 2015 and early 2020, with Apple Inc. (an American multinational corporation and technology company) as a product designer. There, he authored patents involving virtual reality in self-driving cars.
  5. In April 2021, Mark and American late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel conducted a live stream through which they raised USD 3 million to support NEXT for AUTISM, a non-profit charitable organization.
  6. The same year, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (a multidisciplinary professional engineering organization based in London, England) honored him as its ‘STEM Personality of the Year’. The institution later named him an honorary Fellow.
  7. In January 2022, American entrepreneur Austin Russell donated USD 4 million to Team Seas, an international collaborative fundraiser that was started by Mark and American content creator MrBeast. Donations from the fundraiser went to Ocean Conservancy (a nonprofit advocacy group that formulates ocean policy at the federal and state government levels in the United States) and Ocean Cleanup (a nonprofit environmental engineering organization based in the Netherlands that develops technology to extract plastic from the oceans).
  8. He delivered the 2023 commencement address at the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a private land-grant research university situated in Cambridge, a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States.

Featured Image by Mark Rober / Instagram

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