Jamie Hyneman Bio, Wiki, Age, Education, Family, Wife, MythBusters, and Net Worth

Jamie Hyneman is an American special effects expert best known for being the former co-host of MythBusters alongside Adam Savage.

Jamie Hyneman Profile

Jamie Hyneman is an American special effects expert best known for being the former co-host of MythBusters alongside Adam Savage. While he served as the co-host of MythBusters he became known for his distinctive beret and walrus mustache. Furthermore, he is also the owner of M5 Industries which is a special effects workshop where MythBusters was filmed.

Jamie Hyneman Education

He attended Indiana University where he earned a degree in Russian linguistics. He also received an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree from Villanova University on May 16, 2010. Hyneman was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Twente (Enschede, Netherlands) on November 25, 2011, for his role in the popularization of science and technology.

Jamie Hyneman
Jamie Hyneman

In February 2017, Hyneman was named one of the 14 new Honorary Doctors of technology by Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland. In June 2017, he received a doctorate.

Jamie Hyneman Age

Hyneman is 65 years old as of 2021. He was born on September 25, 1956, in Marshall, Michigan, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 25th of September every year.

Jamie Hyneman Height

Hyneman stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Jamie Hyneman Family

Hyneman has a brother who is known as Craig Hyneman. However, he has not revealed the names of his parents.

Quick Facts About Hyneman

Age65 years old as of 2021
SpouseEileen Walsh
Net Worth$8 million 

Jamie Hyneman Wife / Eileen Walsh Jamie Hyneman

He is married to Eileen Walsh who is a science teacher since 1989. Hyneman met his future wife Eileen in 1984 while he owned a sailboat diving charter business in the Virgin Islands. However, he has not revealed the names of his children.

Jamie Hyneman Net Worth

Jamie Hyneman has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars.

Adam Savage And Jamie Hyneman

Savage and Hyneman portray the two army-junk sellers in The Darwin Awards. They both appear during the story of the rocket-car, which they partially reproduced in the MythBusters series’ pilot episode and have retested two more times.

In 2006, Hyneman attended the annual skeptics’ conference called The Amazing Meeting. He made a cameo appearance along with Savage on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation on the May 1, 2008, episode The Theory of Everything, where they play inspectors each giving thumbs-up after seeing a shirt soaked in pepper spray catch fire when shot by a taser.

The two went on to test this myth on MythBusters and declare it confirmed with certain types of pepper spray. Hyneman and MythBusters co-host Savage appear as judges on the game show Unchained Reaction, which premiered in March 2012.

Hyneman and Adam Savage have also voiced characters on The Simpsons episode “The Daughter Also Rises”, and the “MythCrackers”, which prompts Bart and Milhouse to experiment in a similar fashion. They then reference this episode during the MythBusters Simpsons special.

Both Hyneman and Savage also voiced stormtroopers like office workers in the Phineas and Ferb Star Wars special. Until 2016 Hyneman and Adam Savage were was editors and contributors at Tested.com, and technology reviewer Norman Chan.

Jamie Hyneman MythBusters

He is a main cast member on MythBusters, alongside Adam Savage. MythBusters is an Australian-American science entertainment television program. The show is hosted by special effects experts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman. Adam Savage And Jamie Hyneman use elements of the scientific method to test the validity of rumors, movie scenes, myths, Internet videos, adages, and news stories.

Hyneman is often exasperated by Savage’s antics and sometimes argues with him about the best approach to take. The two often have very different ideas for performing experiments and building devices. Hyneman’s ideas tend to be more simplified than his co-host’s, and he has a philosophy of reducing a solution to its most basic form wherever possible. This difference has led to numerous competitions between the two presenters when testing myths, such as testing the Goldfish Memory myth and Hoverboard myth.

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