Lex Fridman is an American AI researcher at MIT and a podcast host.
Lex Fridman was born on August 15 in Moscow, Russia.
He completed his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Height (approx.): 5’ 9”
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Family & Ethnicity
His father, Alexander A. Fridman, is a plasma physicist.
His brother, Gregory Fridman, is the CEO of a company called AAPlasma LLC.
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.
- Actor: Robert Redford
- Bands: Lynyrd Skynyrd, dire Straits, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones
- Singers: Johny Cash, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, Bruce Springsteen
- Guitarist: Jimi Hendrix
- In his free time, he likes to play his guitar. He often uploads videos of him playing guitar on his social media accounts.
- 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.
- He also very athletic and does wrestling, judo, jiu-jitsu, and often participates in various competitions. He is a Black belt in jiu-jitsu.
- He loves animals and owns a pet dog.