How To Use FameChain

Click on any name in red.

Then explore..... or search again.

Prof. Brian Cox OBE
Partners of 
Prof. Brian Cox OBE

British Physicist and TV Presenter
Prof. Brian Cox OBE

Brian Edward Cox




Sunday 03 Mar 1968

Prof. Brian Cox OBE
Bio Details

Full name

Brian Edward Cox





Date of birth

Sunday 03 Mar 1968

Birth place

Royal Oldham Hospital, Oldham, Greater Manchester, England, UK




Professor Of Particle Physics

TV Presenter


University of Manchester, Manchester, England, United Kingdom (Finished 1998)

Chadderton Hall Junior School, Chadderton, Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom (Finished 1978)

Oldham Hulme Grammar School, Oldham, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom (1979)

The Musician

During the 1980s and 90s, Cox was a keyboardist in the bands Dare and D:Ream

The Physicist

After achieve a doctorate in high energy particle physics at the University of Manchester in 1998, Cox went on to work at CERN, using the large hadron collider in his work on the ATLAS experiment, and has been appointed a professor of particle physics at Manchester University.  He is also a Royal Society Professor for Public Engagement in Science at The Royal Society, and has been the recipient of the Michael Faraday Prize.

The Personality

Cox's ability to simplify extremely complex ideas, along with his personable nature, made him a natural choice for presenting a series of programmes about physics on both TV and Radio.  As well as this he has also co-authored several books on the subject, including 'Why does E=mc2?', 'The Quantum Universe (And Why Anything That Can Happen, Does)' and 'Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos'

Prof. Brian Cox OBE Siblings

Sandra Cox


Partners of 
Prof. Brian Cox OBE

Gia Milinovich


1 child together


Prof. Brian Cox OBE Children

George Cox

born 2009, age 12
with Gia Milinovich


born 1997, age 24 (approx.)
step-child with Gia Milinovich

Prof. Brian Cox OBE Partner(s) Other Children


Prof. Brian Cox OBE Family

Prof. Brian Cox OBE's parents:

Prof. Brian Cox OBE's father is David Cox Prof. Brian Cox OBE's mother is Barbara Cox

Prof. Brian Cox OBE's children:

Prof. Brian Cox OBE's son is George Cox Prof. Brian Cox OBE's step-son is Moki

Prof. Brian Cox OBE's current partners:

Prof. Brian Cox OBE's wife is Gia Milinovich

Prof. Brian Cox OBE's siblings:

Prof. Brian Cox OBE's sister is Sandra Cox

Prof. Brian Cox OBE FameChain Links

Desert Island Discs

Other people in this association:

David Cameron

Kylie Minogue OBE

Simon Cowell