April 13, 2024

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 Name Duflo
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday October 25, 1972
Birth Place/Hometown Paris, France
Gender Female
Famous ForNobel Prize in Economics with husband Abhijit Banerjee
Ethnicity White Caucasian
Religion Not Known
Zodiac SignScorpio
Net Worth & Salary 
Net Worth (Approx.) $20 Million
Salary Not Known
Income Source Research and Prize
Physical Statistics 
Height (Tall) 5 feet 8 inches
176 Centimeters
1.76 Meters
Weight65 kg
Bra Size34B
Waist Size24 inches
Hip Size 35 inches
Body Measurement 34-24-35 inches
Body ShapeHourglass
Dress Size 4 US
Shoes Size6.5 US
Tattoo Details None.
Hair Color Brown
Eye ColorBlue
Father NameMichel Duflo
Mother NameViolaine Duflo
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
Famous Relatives Not Known
Personal Info 
Boyfriend/Affairs Update soon.
Dating HistoryNot Available
Sexual Orientation (Gay or Lesbian) Straight
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date2015
Husband/Spouse NameAbhijit Banerjee (Indian-American economist)
Son 1
Daughter 1
Highest DegreePhD
University Massachusetts Institute of Technology
College 1. 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 Food Burgers, Pizza, Pasta
Favorite Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp.
Favorite Actress Jennifer 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 Destination London
Hobbies Shopping, Travelling, Researching
Social Media Profile 
No Verified Profile
No Verified Profile
No Verified Profile
Contact Details 
Present Residence United States
Phone NumberNot Known
Office Address Not Known
Email Address Will update soon.
Official Website Not Available.

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