Younan Nowzaradan, the name might be strange to you but if ‘My 600-lb Life’ Houston doctor, mentioned along. Then you must have recognized about whom we are going to discuss in this post. Yes, the Iranian-American surgeon specialized in Vascular and bariatric surgery.
More to ease, he appeared on the TLC reality show ‘My 600-lb Life’ helping obesity people to shred their weights by surgery and suggesting them healthy ways as well. The show aired in 2012, since then it has completed 96 episodes and still running. Want to know more about the surgeon’s wife, net worth, and career? stay tuned.
Younan Nowzaradan: Bio, Family, Education
The veteran doctor was born on 11 October 1944, in Tehran, Imperial State of Iran, and better known by Dr. Now. Though he is a native of Iran but holds the nationality of America. Further, he has not revealed information on his parents or siblings.
Regarding his education, he graduated from the University of Tehran in 1970 with a degree in Doctor of Medicine. Following that, he joined the Medical Orientation Program at Saint Louis University and completed a Rotating Surgical Internship at St. Johns Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Additionally, Dr.Now is a fellow of the American College of Surgery.
Younan Nowzaradan: Career & Life Achievements
As stated earlier, he is a certified doctor and one of the respected doctors in the nation. Currently, Nowzaradan is associated with Houston Obesity Surgery in Houston, Texas. Also, he practices at several local hospitals nearby. Besides being a doctor, he is also an author of several scholarly publications on obesity and laparoscopy. Dr. Now published books like ‘Last Chance to Live’, and ‘The Scale Does Not Lie, People Do’.
Nowzaradan appeared on the reality show of TLC ‘My 600-lb Life’ since the beginning of the show in 2012. The show has completed its 96 episodes and still, it is ongoing. He has credited to appear on other shows like ‘Body Shock’, including its episodes ‘Half Ton Dad’, and ‘Half-Ton Mum’.
Younan Nowzaradan: Personal Life & Wife
Many of his admirers must be eagerly waiting to know whether he is married or not? If yes then how many kids does he have? Well, unfortunately, Nowzaradan is living a single life since 2002. He has not been in the media for his affairs or relationships. However, he had married Delores McRedmond whose information is not available on social media. They divorced in 2002 after spending 27 years together.
The couple had welcomed three children. One of his children, son, Jonathan Nowzaradan is a director and producer for the show ‘My 600-lb Life’. Furthermore, he had been in the news in the year 2012 due to a lawsuit against him. The news goes like this, one of his former patients sued him for malpractice. The patient also claimed that he had left tubing inside her during her surgery. However, the case got dismissed in the following year.
Younan Nowzaradan: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about Dr. Now’s earning, he has a net worth estimated at $4 million. His main source of income comes from his hard-working and dedication towards his profession. He also gathered some profitable amounts from appearing as a guest on other shows and not forget his show, My 600-lb Life.
He has a personal but unverified account on different social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. On Twitter, we can find two accounts under his name with over 2.5k followers. On Instagram, he has an account @Dr.Nowzaradan with 11.6k followers. He has a Facebook account with over 98.1k followers.
Younan Nowzaradan: Body Measurements
The 75-years-old doctor is fit and healthy despite his age, he lives a healthy life with a daily exercise routine. He has a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.75 meters and weighs around 82 kg. Other than this, there is no information on his body stats.