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Marilyn Vos Savant

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Birthday ***, 1946
Place of Birth St. Louis, Missouri
Age 74 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
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Marilyn vos Savant is an American journalist, author, speaker and playwright. She is listed as the person with the highest intelligence on record in the Guinness Book of Records, a competitive category for which this publication has retired. Since 1986, she has written "Ask Marilyn", a Sunday column for Parade magazine, in which she solves quizzes and answers questions on a variety of topics. Among them was a discussion of the Monty Hall problem, to which she acknowledged an answer in 1990

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About Marilyn Vos Savant

The one-time Guinness Book of World Records holder for the highest recorded IQ, she started a popular "Ask Marilyn" weekly column in Parade magazine in 1986.

Marilyn Vos Savant before fame

She received an astounding IQ score of 228 when she was just ten years old. As a young woman, she dropped out of Washington University in St. Louis to assist with her family's investment business.

Achievement of Marilyn Vos Savant

In one of her most famous columns, she answered the "Monty Hall" problem, explaining why, when faced with three doors (one with a prize behind it), it pays to switch after one of the non-prize doors is revealed.

Marilyn Vos Savant family life

She was born Marilyn Mach in St. Louis, Missouri, to German and Italian immigrant parents. She was first married when she was just sixteen years old.

Associations of Marilyn Vos Savant

Her third husband, Robert Jarvik, was the inventor of the artificial heart.

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Latest information about Marilyn Vos Savant updated on June 07 2021.