Yves Garneau Net Worth 2023, Age, Wife, Childre, Parents, Marc Garneau Son

Yves Garneau net worth

Yves Garneau is Canadian national. He is well known as one of the four children of Marc Garneau, a Canadian politician, former Royal Canadian Navy officer and former astronaut. His father served as a Cabinet minister from 2015 to 2021.

His Dad is also a member of the Liberal Party and was the minister of foreign affairs from January to October 2021 and minister of transport from November 2015 to January 2021.

He is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount. Prior to entering politics, Garneau served as a naval officer and was selected as an astronaut, part of the 1983 NRC Group. On October 5, 1984, he became the first Canadian in outer space as part of STS-41-G and served on two subsequent Space Shuttle missions—STS-77 and STS-97.

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Yves Garneau was born on August 1, 1976 (age 46 years) in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. He attended primary and secondary schools in Quebec City and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. He also has a brother, Philippe Garneau. He graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada in 1970 with a bachelor of science in engineering physics and began his career in the Canadian Forces Maritime Command.

In 1973 he received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology in London, England. His thesis was entitled “The Perception of Facial Images”. The Photofit analog computer was used by him to discriminate facial features.

In 1974, Garneau served as a naval combat systems engineer aboard HMCS Algonquin. From 1982 to 1983, he attended the Canadian Forces Command and Staff College in Toronto. While there, he was promoted to the rank of commander and was transferred to Ottawa in 1983. In January 1986, he was promoted to captain(N). Garneau retired from the Canadian Forces in 1989.

Yves Garneau’s father was one of the six first Canadian Astronauts and he became the first Canadian in outer space on October 5, 1984. In 1984, he was seconded to the new Canadian Astronaut Program (CAP), one of six chosen from over 4,000 applicants; of these six he was the only military officer.

Garneau flew on the Space Shuttle Challenger, STS-41-G from October 5 to 13, 1984, as a payload specialist. He was promoted to captain(N) in 1986, and left the Canadian Forces in 1989, to become deputy director of the CAP. In 1992–93, he underwent further training to become a mission specialist.

He worked as CAPCOM for a number of shuttle flights and was on two further flights himself: STS-77 (May 19 to 29, 1996) and STS-97 (to the ISS, November 30 to December 11, 2000). He has logged over 677 hours in space. On March 8, 2023, Yves Garneau’s father announced that he will resign his seat and retire from politics. He gave his farewell speech in the House of Commons the same day.

Yves Garneau Wife

Yves Garneau is currently a married man. He has kids with his wife though they have kept their personal life away from media attention.

Yves Garneau net worth

How much is Yves Garneau worth? Yves Garneau net worth is estimated at around $400,000. Yves Garneau’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $120,000 dollars annually.

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