Einstein lookalike becomes Internet celebrity in China

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Beijing, Sep 29: A 68-year-old Professor in China with unruly hair and bushy moustache has become a minor Internet celebrity due to his resemblance to famous physicist Albert Einstein.

Gary Manzo, Professor at the Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, became an Internet hit after pictures taken by students were widely shared on the Chinese microblogging website Weibo. His humorous, outgoing and cheerful personality has made him popular among his students.

Einstein lookalike becomes Internet celebrity in China.
Manzo has also accepted his newfound fame. Manzo, who hails from US, was initially surprised to discover how popular he had become online, 'shanghaiist' reported.

Photographs of the professor lecturing and walking on campus have been widely shared on Weibo, with many web users expressing their amazement at his likeness to the legendary scientist. The professor has been teaching in China for three years.


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