Lex Fridman is an American AI researcher at MIT and a podcaster.
Lex Fridman was born on August 15 in Moscow, Russia. His zodiac sign is Leo.
He did his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Height (approx.): 5’ 9”
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Family & Ethnicity
His father, Alexander A. Fridman, is a plasma physicist. He has a brother named Gregory Fridman, who is the CEO of a company called AAPlasma LLC.
In 2014, he joined Google as a researcher. He worked there for a year. In 2015, he joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a researcher in human-centered AI, autonomous vehicles, and deep learning. In 2006, he opened his YouTube channel. He uploaded his first podcast ‘Ido Portal: Movement’ in 2014. His videos are based on research topics in artificial intelligence, deep learning, and autonomous vehicles. He has more than 465K people subscribed to his channel.
- Actor: Robert Redford
- Guitarist: Jimi Hendrix
- Singers: Johny Cash, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, Bruce Springsteen
- Bands: Lynyrd Skynyrd, dire Straits, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones
- He is a fitness enthusiast and is often seen talking about his fitness routine on his Instagram account.
- Most of his extended family members died in World War 2, and his grandfather, a machine gunner, was amongst the ones who survived the war.
- He also does wrestling, judo, jiu-jitsu, and often participates in various competitions relating to sports. He is a Black belt in jiu-jitsu.
- In his spare time, he likes playing guitar.
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I'm excited to be back on the @joerogan podcast this Monday to talk about AI, autonomous vehicles, robots, and everything else. For fun, and to say thank you for 10 years of JRE, here's my quick attempt at playing the JRE theme on guitar. Full version on my youtube. #jre #joerogan #podcast #guitar #music #thankyou
- He is an animal lover and owns a pet dog.