Is Jane Goodall Dead Or Alive In 2022? Know Where The Primatologist Is Now


Jane Goodall is an English primatologist and anthropologist ( Source : instagram )

Jane Goodall may be at her old age not, but she is alive and well as of 2022. However, some people were concerned for her since there was not much news. 

One of the most awaited eight-part documentary series, "Gutsy," will premiere on Friday, September 9. It will follow Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton as they honor the courageous women who have inspired them.

The documentary series "The Book of Gutsy Women" is based on the New York Times best-selling book of the same name. It stars Hillary and Chelsea. 

They travel on a thought-provoking quest to speak with trailblazing women artists, activists, community leaders, and everyday heroes who demonstrate what it means to be brave. And one of those women is Jane, a well-known Primatologist. 

Is Jane Goodall Still Alive In 2022?- Details About Her Age

Viewers will see Jane Goodall in the upcoming documentary, Gutsy. It will release on September 9, 2022. 

The primatologist is still alive in 2022. She is currently 87 years old. She was born in 1934 in Hampstead, London. 

There was a viral video of her recently where a Chimpanzee that her foundation rescued gave her a hug when it was released back into nature.

According to TimesNowNews, The Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center at the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) took care of Wounda, an orphan chimpanzee who was on the verge of death.

Upon being freed, Wounda moved a short distance but turned around to bid Dr. Rebeca Atencia a final farewell. Then, it went nearby to Goodall and gave her a hearty embrace. The video has warmed everyone's heart. 

Does Jane Goodall Have Any Children?

Jane Goodall had two marriages in her lifetime. However, she gave birth to only one child when she was a married woman.

She bore a son named Hugo Eric Louis with her first husband, baron Hugo van Lawick. The couple had married in 1964 but got divorced in 1974, after ten years of their marriage. 

Although she remarried later, there are reports regarding her giving birth to any child. Her second husband died after five years of their wedding.

Jane Goodall and her son Hugo Eric Louis
Jane Goodall and her son Hugo Eric Louis ( Source : earnthenecklace )

Besides, her son, Hugo Eric, spent most of his childhood in the wild because of his mother. She used to take him to meet chimpanzees when he was only an infant. 

But, since she was also concerned for his safety, she built a protective cage for him. He was a little boy when he was sent to London to continue his studies.

After returning from London, he married a local Tanzanian woman. He has three children. 

Who Is Jane Goodall Husband?

Jane Goodall wed her first husband, Baron Hugo van Lawick, a Dutch nobleman and wildlife photographer, on March 28, 1964, in London's Chelsea Old Church. She was named Baroness Jane van Lawick-Goodall following her marriage. However, the pair separated in 1974.

But, she found love again and wed Derek Bryceson, a member of Tanzania's parliament and the head of that nation's national parks, in 1975. However, cancer claimed his life in October 1980.

After that, she devoted her time to animal welfare and caring for Chimpanzees at JGI's rehabilitation center. 


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