Phil Plait

Age Of Phil Plait biography

Birth Name: Phillip Cary Plait

Occupation: Astronomer

Born In: Washington D.C, United States

Birthdate: September 30, 1964

Age: 59 years old (as of 2024)

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Sexuality: Straight

Phil Plait was born on the 30th of September, 1964. He is known for being a Astronomer. In 2008 and 2009, he was President of the James Randi Educational Foundation. Phil Plait’s age is 59. Known for his work in the field of astronomy and for his blogs and public speeches advocating scientific skepticism, he also penned such popular science books as Death from the Skies and Bad Astronomy.

The 59-year-old astronomer was born in Washington D.C, United States. After graduating from the University of Michigan and subsequently earning his doctorate in astronomy from the University of Virginia, he worked for NASA on both the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) and Hubble Space Telescope projects. He established the website and blog to debunk astronomy-related pseudoscience.

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Phil Plait was born in 1960s. The 1960s were an era of protests. The decade was dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon. Discover what happened on this day.

Phillip Cary Plait is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.

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While we don't know Phil Plait birth time, but we do know his mother gave birth to his on a Wednesday. People born on a Wednesday are generally well-spoken and have an innate talent for improvisation.

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The 59-year-old American was born in the Baby Boomers Generation and the Year of the Dragon


Phillip Cary Plait attended University of Michigan, University of Virginia, PhD in Astronomy.


Phil Plait’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Phil Plait’s parents.

Personal Life

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Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Phillip Cary Plait
NICKNAME: The Bad Astronomer
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday

Net Worth

The 59-year-old American astronomer has done well thus far. Majority of Phil’s money comes from being a astronomer. CelebsMoney has recently updated Phil Plait’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: Phil Plait is a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Phil Plait was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Phil Plait has a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

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Phil Plait’s birth sign is Libra and he has a ruling planet of Venus.

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