Young Jane Goodall – Childhood Photos, Age, Family, Height, Weight and More

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Most are the times that we humans see how fellow humans are being mistreated, and few of us take note of how animals are mistreated. Someone who realizes that animals also need the same care we humans need is considered more humane. Well, Jane Goodall is just that type of person. Jane took note and studied (primatology) the behavior of primates in order to take good care of them.

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Goodall has studied the behavior of chimpanzees for most of her life. In 1960, she started studying the Kasakela chimpanzee community in Gombe Stream National Park. She observed these chimpanzees closely, naming them instead of giving them numbers. Studying their personalities, she concluded that not only humans could have different personalities. While observing their traits, she deferred with whatever scientists said that only humans who are capable of making tools and that chimpanzees are vegetarians.

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Goodall was married to Hugo Van Lawick, a photographer on March 28, 1964, at Chelsea Old Church, London. However, their marriage did not last until forever as the vows, and they got a divorce in 1974. The following year was a merry again as Jane married Derek Bryceson, who was by then a member of Tanzania’s parliament and the director of the country’s national park.

Family Information
Husband's/Spouse's NameHugo Van Lawick (m. 1964; div. 1974), Derek Bryceson (m. 1975; died. 1980)
Children/KidsHugo Eric Louis(1967)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)NA
Civil StatusMarried

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameValerie Jane Morris Goodall
Gender (Biological)Female
Age (as of today)89 years
Date of BirthApril 3, 1934
Place of BirthLondon, England, UK
Height1.65 m, 5 feet 5 inches
Weight50 kg, 110 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$12 Million
OccupationAnthropologist, Primatologists

Height, Weight, and Age

Jane Goodall's height is pretty average measuring 1.65 m. Jane Goodall weighs 50 kg. Being born on April 3, 1934, translates to an age of 89 years as of todays date (July 10, 2023).


I think the most important thing is to keep active and to hope that your mind stays active.

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You cannot share your life with a dog, as I had done in Bournemouth, or a cat, and not know perfectly well that animals have personalities and minds and feelings.

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My mother always used to say, ‘Well, if you had been born a little girl growing up in Egypt, you would go to church or go to worship Allah, but surely if those people are worshipping a God, it must be the same God’ – that’s what she always said. The same God with different names.

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When I was 10 years old, I loved – I loved books, and I used to haunt the secondhand bookshop. And I found a little book I could just afford, and I bought it, and I took it home. And I climbed up my favorite tree, and I read that book from cover to cover. And that was Tarzan of the Apes. I immediately fell in love with Tarzan.

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Words can be said in bitterness and anger, and often there seems to be an element of truth in the nastiness. And words don’t go away, they just echo around.

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