Height (approx.): 5’ 9”
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Family & Ethnicity
His father, Alexander A. Fridman, is a plasma physicist.
Lex Fridman with his Parents
His brother, Gregory Fridman, is the CEO of a company called AAPlasma LLC.
Lex Fridman’s Brother
He began his career by working as a researcher for Google in 2014. After a year, he joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a researcher in human-centered AI, autonomous vehicles, and deep learning, in 2015. In 2006, he opened his YouTube channel. He began uploading his podcasts in 2014; ‘Ido Portal: Movement’ was his first podcast. His podcast is based on research topics in artificial intelligence, deep learning, and autonomous vehicles. He has more than 465k subscribers on his channel.
- Bands: Lynyrd Skynyrd, dire Straits, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones
- Singers: Johny Cash, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, Bruce Springsteen
- In his free time, he likes to play his guitar. He often uploads videos of him playing guitar on his social media accounts.
Lex Fridman Playing the Guitar
- World War 2 took many of his extended family member’s lives. His grandfather, a machine gunner, was one of the survivors of the war.
- He is a fitness fanatic and is often seen talking about his fitness goals and routine on his Instagram account.
Lex Fridman Talking About Exercising in a Post from his Instagram Account
- He also very athletic and does wrestling, judo, jiu-jitsu, and often participates in various competitions. He is a Black belt in jiu-jitsu.
Lex Fridman in a Jiu-Jitsu Competition
- He loves animals and owns a pet dog.
Lex Fridman’s Pet