Dr. Younan Nowzaradan Biography | Net worth (Marriage and Books)

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan Biography, Net worth, Marriage, and Books.

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Dr. Younan Nowzaradan is the Iranian-American surgeon, author, and TV personality, popularly known as Dr. Now. He is a surgeon that specializes in vascular surgery and bariatric surgery on obese people. He is just one of the few.

In his practice, he has changed the lives of numerous obese people on the popular TV show, My 600-lb Life show.

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Dr. Younan Nowzaradan Instagram

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan has just celebrated 500k followers on his Instagram page. He mainly uses his Instagram page for posting health tips, especially on how one can lose weight. That notwithstanding, photos of his personal life can be seen on his page, such as the one he posted with a guitar.

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan Instagram account

Quick Profile of Dr. Younan Nowzaradan

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan

  • Full Name: Younan Nowzaradan.
  • Best Known As: Dr. Now.
  • Date of Birth: October 11, 1944.
  • Place of Birth: Tehran, Imperial State of Iran.
  • Age: 77 years (2021)
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Father’s Name: Not Available
  • Mother’s Name: Not Available
  • Siblings: Not Available
  • Nationality: Iranian-American.
  • Ethnicity: Assyrian, Middle Eastern
  • Religion: Judaism
  • Education‎: The University of Tehran, Saint Louis University, and St. John’s Hospital.
  • Profession: Surgeon and TV host.
  • Also Known For Appearances on My 600-lb Life.
  • Height: 1.75 meters.
  • Weight: 82 kgs.
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Children: Three
  • Place of residence: Huston, Texas, US
  • Net worth: $6 million.
  • Languages: English, Persian, and Spanish.
  • Office: Houston Office: 4009 Bellaire Blvd Ste K, Houston, TX 77025(713) 661-6262

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Dr. Younan Nowzaradan Biography

  • Early Life and Education
  • Dr. Younan Nowzaradan
  • Dr. Younan Nowzaradan Net Worth
  • Dr. Younan Nowzaradan Marriage and Son
  • Dr. Younan Nowzaradan Instagram

Early Life and Education


Dr. Younan Nowzaradan

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan was born on October 11, 1944, in Tehran, the Imperial State of Iran. He is an Assyrian and 77 years old. He is a man of average stature, stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.75 meters), and also weighs 180 lbs (82 kgs).

He studied at the University of Tehran and graduated with a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1970. He then proceeded to the United States to participate in the Medical Orientation Program at Saint Louis University in 1971.

Thereafter, he underwent and completed a Rotating Surgical Internship at St. John’s Hospital (operated by St. John Providence Health System) in Detroit, Michigan. He is a certified surgeon and a fellow of the American College of Surgery.


Dr. Younan Nowzaradan

Dr. Nowzaradan is currently practicing with Houston Obesity Surgery in Houston, TX as well as at several local hospitals. He went ahead to complete a four-year surgical residency at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.

He has also authored several scholarly publications on obesity and laparoscopy. He has published five papers, according to the Web of Science.

As a TV host and media personality, he has been the resident surgeon in TLC’s show My 600-lb Life. Moreover, he has been featured on the show which first aired on February 1, 2012, performing various surgical operations and following the life of five patients.

He has been featured in every season of the show and has appeared in 132 episodes on the show as of 2021.

He has also featured on ‘installments of Body Shock’, including the episodes “Half Ton Dad”, “Half-Ton Teen”, and “Half-Ton Mum”.

In the early 2000s, Dr. Nowzaradan appeared severally at Texas theme parks which include ‘Six Flags Astroworld’ in the promotion of health awareness that reaches out to youth, in order to encourage them to make good dietary choices.

His career is not without challenges as he has faced lawsuits severally including the one related to bariatric surgery.

In 2005, a mother of a patient sued Dr. Now for the death of her daughter, claiming that the hospital and the doctor did not adequately warn and inform her daughter of the risks of the surgery.

Dr. Now was able to win the case against her by telling the court that the woman was contacted several times to make follow-up appointments but she didn’t show up.

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan Books

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan

Last Chance to Live – 2017
The Scale Does Not Lie, People Do – 2019

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan Net Worth


Dr. Younan Nowzaradan

For almost three decades, Dr. Nowzaradan, we can say, has gone a long way in his career in the medical industry. During these years as a Surgeon and TV host, he has amassed an estimated net worth of about $6 million.

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan Marriage and Son

Dr. Nowzaradan was once the husband of Delores McRedmond for 27 years but unfortunately, they divorced in 2002.

Their marriage was blessed with three children in which one of the children, Jonathan Nowzaradan, his son works as a producer and director for My 600-lb Life.


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