Julian Assange is an Australian computer programmer who rose to international fame as the founder of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, which he founded in 2006 by donations. His accolades include Sam Adams Award and Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism. Assange was born Julian Paul Assange on July 3, 1971 in Townsville, Queensland, Australia to Christine Ann and John Shipton. He married Teresa Assange in 1989, and the couple had a son named Madison in 1989 before getting divorced in 1999.
Julian Assange Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 3 July 1971
Birth Place: Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Birth Name: Julian Paul Assange
Nickname: Juan González
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Occupation: Software developer (PostgreSQL, Surfraw), Director and editor-in-chief (WikiLeaks)
Race/Ethnicity: White (English)
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Light Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Julian Assange Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 165 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 75 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 2″
Height in Meters: 1.88 m
Shoe Size: Unknown
Julian Assange Family Details:
Father: Richard Assange (anti-war activist and builder)
Mother: Christine Ann Hawkins (visual artist)
Spouse: Teresa Assange (m. 1989–1999)
Children: Daniel Assange (Son)
Julian Assange Education:
Townsville State High School
Central Queensland University
University of Melbourne
University of Canberra
Julian Assange Facts:
*His parents separated before he was born.
*His mother bought him his first computer when he was 13.
*He became a computer hacker in a young age.
*In 1992, he was hospitalized for depression.
*He founded the media organization WikiLeaks in 2006.