Esther Duflo Bio, Height, Age, Husband, Wiki, Facts, Income & Net Worth

Esther Duflo

Esther Duflo is a famous French-American economist who is the co-founder of the Poverty Action Lab and professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at MIT. In fact, she comes to the timeline around the world for winning the Nobel Prize in economics with Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.

Esther Duflo Early Life & Education:

Esther Duflo was born on October 25, 1972, in Paris, France to Michel Duflo and Violaine Duflo. Her father is a mathematics professor where the mother is a paediatrician. During her childhood, mother Violaine Duflo participated in medical humanitarian projects.

Violaine completed her bachelor’s degree in history and economics from École Normale Supérieure in 1994. Then she earned a master’s degree from the Paris Schools of Economics. Subsequently, Violaine completed a Ph.D. in economics at MIT in 1999, under the joint supervision of Abhijit Banerjee and Joshua Angrist.

Esther Duflo Career:

Esther Duflo was appointed an assistant professor at MIT in 2002 after her completing a Ph.D. as the youngest faculty member at 29 years old. She co-founded Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT in 2003.

Personal Life:

Esther Duflo married MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee in 2015. Together the couple has two children. The couple comes to the timeline after winning the Nobel Prize in economics in 2019.

Quick Facts  
Full Birth NameEsther Duflo
Nick NameDuflo
Age (As of 2019)46 years old
Date of Birth (DOB), BirthdayOctober 25, 1972
Birth Place/HometownParis, France
Famous ForNobel Prize in Economics with husband Abhijit Banerjee
EthnicityWhite Caucasian
ReligionNot Known
Zodiac SignScorpio
Net Worth & Salary 
Net Worth (Approx.)$20 Million
SalaryNot Known
Income SourceResearch and Prize
Physical Statistics 
Height (Tall)5 feet 8 inches
176 Centimeters
1.76 Meters
Weight65 kg
Bra Size34B
Waist Size24 inches
Hip Size35 inches
Body Measurement34-24-35 inches
Body ShapeHourglass
Dress Size4 US
Shoes Size6.5 US
Tattoo DetailsNone.
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorBlue
Father NameMichel Duflo
Mother NameViolaine Duflo
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
Famous RelativesNot Known
Personal Info 
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Dating HistoryNot Available
Sexual Orientation (Gay or Lesbian)Straight
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date2015
Husband/Spouse NameAbhijit Banerjee (Indian-American economist)
Highest DegreePhD
UniversityMassachusetts Institute of Technology
College1. École normale supérieure, Paris (BA)
2. School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (DEA)
Career Journey 
Post1. Assistant professor of economics at MIT
2. Co-founder of Poverty Action Lab.
Favorite FoodBurgers, Pizza, Pasta
Favorite ActorLeonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp.
Favorite ActressJennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron, Jennifer Aniston
Favorite MovieTitanic (1997), Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Favourite DrinkFresh Orange Juice
Favourite SubjectEconomics
Favourite Animal/PetDog
Favourite WebsiteTwitter
Favourite ColorBlack
Car collections/Fav CarLamborghini
Holiday DestinationLondon
HobbiesShopping, Travelling, Researching
Social Media Profile 
No Verified Profile
No Verified Profile
No Verified Profile
Contact Details 
Present ResidenceUnited States
Phone NumberNot Known
Office AddressNot Known
Email AddressWill update soon.
Official WebsiteNot Available.

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