Lauren Marbe, 16, from Loughton, Essex, has an IQ of 161 which is smarter than Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, and Stephen Hawking. See MASONS story MNESSEX: A “ditzy” blonde is claimed to be the brainiest Essex girl ever – with an IQ higher than EINSTEIN. Lauren Marbe, 16, was put forward for the intelligence test by teachers who saw beneath the blonde hair and infamous Essex accent. But she stunned her class by recording an extraodinary 161on the brain test – blowing away the stereotype that she’s nothing more than a TOWIE wannabe. The popular schoolgirl’s score of 161 means she is officially smarter Prof Stephen Hawking, Microsoft creator Bill Gates and scientist Albert Einstein – all of who could only muster a meager 160.