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About Buzz Aldrin
Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr. famously known as Buzz Aldrin is an American former astronaut, engineer and fighter pilot.
He was born on January 20, 1930 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States Of America.
As of 2024, Buzz Aldrin is 94 years old and his zodiac sign is Aquarius.
He made three spacewalks as pilot of the 1966 Gemini 12 mission.
As the Lunar Module Eagle pilot on the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, he and mission commander Neil Armstrong were the first two people to land on the Moon.
Buzz Aldrin is in the news because of his announcement on social media that he and his “longtime love” Dr. Anca V Faur got married on January 20, 2023.
Sharing photos with Faur, Aldrin wrote, “I am pleased to announce that my longtime love and partner, Dr. Anca V Faur, and I have tied the knot. We were joined in holy matrimony in a small private ceremony in Los Angeles, and are as excited as eloping teenagers.”
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|Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.
|Date Of Birth
|January 20, 1930
|94 Years (As of 2024)
|Place Of Birth
|Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States Of America
|New Jersey, United States Of America
|Astronaut, engineer and fighter pilot.
He was born to Edwin Eugene Aldrin Sr. and Marion Aldrin, and lived in neighboring Montclair.
His father was an Army aviator during World War I and the assistant commandant of the Army’s test pilot school at McCook Field, Ohio, from 1919 to 1922, but left the Army in 1928 and became an executive at Standard Oil.
Aldrin had two sisters: Madeleine, who was four years older, and Fay Ann, who was a year and a half older.
His nickname, which became his legal first name in 1988, arose as a result of Fay’s mispronouncing “brother” as “buzzer”, which was then shortened to “Buzz”.
|Edwin Eugene Aldrin Sr.
|Madeleine, Fay Ann
|Anca Faur (m. 2023),
Lois Driggs Cannon (m. 1988 d. 2012),
Beverly Van Zile (m. 1975 d, 1978),
Joan Archer (m. 1954 d. 1974)
|James Aldrin, Janice Aldrin, Andrew Aldrin,
Buzz Aldrin Wives and Kids
First Wife Joan Archer
Buzz’s first marriage was on December 29, 1954, to Joan Archer, a Rutgers University and Columbia University alumna with a master’s degree.
They had three children, James, Janice and Andrew. They filed for divorce in 1974.
Joan Archer Aldrin died at 84; dealt with the spotlight as the astronaut’s wife.
Joan about her husband:
“I had married an engineer and here he was a hero,” she told The Times a few years after her husband’s historic Apollo 11 mission with Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins. “This was disturbing but I didn’t understand and my immediate reaction was anger toward Buzz. I did realize I should have expected it.”
Buzz Aldrin about his wife:
“The future will recall Joan Archer Aldrin as a soft-spoken wife and mother, raising three well-behaved, individual-minded children and dealing with both our … tribulations with a most admired human acceptance,”
Second Wife Beverly Van Zile
Buzz and Beverly married on December 31, 1975, and divorced in 1978.
They don’t have kids together.
Beverly Van Zile was born on 11 November 1930 in San Francisco, California, USA.
She was previously married to Dr. Albert J. Sheade, Buzz Aldrin, Calvin Arthur Van Zile and Milton Pastornak.
She died on 14 April 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Third Wife Lois Driggs Cannon
Buzz and Lois married on February 14, 1988.
Their divorce was finalized in December 2012.
The settlement included 50 percent of their $475,000 bank account, and $9,500 a month plus 30 percent of his annual income, estimated at more than $600,000.
They don’t have kids together.
Fourth Wife Anca Faur
Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin and the love of his life Anca Faur have recently tied the knot. The wedding day also marked Aldrin’s 93rd birthday. Aldrin shared the news on Twitter with two pictures where he was posing with his wife and wrote:
“On my 93rd birthday & the day I will also be honored by Living Legends of Aviation I am pleased to announce that my longtime love Dr. Anca Faur & I have tied the knot. We were joined in holy matrimony in a small private ceremony in Los Angeles & are as excited as eloping teenagers.”
She was born on May 14, 1959, Anca Faur worked for the famous science and chemical company Johnson Matthey where she was a Project Manager. She has been employed at Buzz Aldrin Ventures LLC as an Executive Vice President since 2019.
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