Engineers are naturally talented. Their biggest quality is that skills are not limited to few subjects only. More than college, they learn things naturally and don’t hesitate in taking up a profession that is totally out of their zone.
This is perhaps one of the biggest reason that all engineering students may not turn out to be engineers but they are surely among the richest people in the world.
Today we will list down the richest engineers in the world.
15. Leonid Mikhelson
A graduate in Industrial Civil Engineering, Mikhelson is a Russian businessman who is the founder and chairman of natural gas producer Novatek.
Forbes reports his current worth as $17.2 Billion i.e Rs 1,11,447 crores.
14. Vladimir Lisin
The Russian steel tycoon, Vladimir Lisin started out as a mechanic in a coal mine. With a metallurgical engineering diploma and speciality in “Foundry of irons and non-ferrous metals”, he used his skills to move ahead and made a fortune for himself.
Lisin has a wealth of almost $17.2 Billion i.e Rs 1,11,447 crores at this moment.
13. Len Blavatnik
A computer Engineer, Len is a Soviet-born British-American businessman, investor, and philanthropist who made a fortune through some wise investments in his life.
Len currently holds a wealth of $19.8 Billion i.e. Rs 1,28,294 crores as per Forbes.
12. Mukesh Ambani
A Chemical Engineer by education, Mukesh Ambani is popular worldwide for his company Reliance and being one of the richest people India as well as world.
His current wealth as per Forbes is $41.4 Billion i.e. Rs 2,68,550 crores
11. Sergey Brin
Co-founder of Google and President of its parent company Alphabet, Sergey Brin is another engineer who has a wealth in Billions.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from the Department of Computer Science and a wealth of $45.1 Billion i.e. Rs 2,92,225 crores.
10. Larry Page
CEO of Alphabet Inc ( The Parent company of Google) holds a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering from the University of Michigan along with PhD.
With a $46.3 Billion i.e. Rs 3,00,000 crores worth, he stands at No. 10 in the list.
9. David Koch
The Executive Vice President of Koch Industries, David Koch is a chemical engineer by profession and enjoys a fortune of $47.7 Billion.
8. Charles Koch
CEO of Koch Industries, Charles holds Bachelor of Science in General Engineering, Masters of Science in Nuclear Engineering and another MS in Chemical Engineering. His wealth as per Forbes is $47.7 Billion i.e. Rs 3,09,072 crores.
7. Michael Bloomberg
An American businessman, author, politician, and philanthropist, Michael Bloomberg holds a Bachelor of Science from Johns Hopkins University.
As per Forbes, his wealth is $47.8 Billion i.e. Rs. 3,09,720 crores.
6. Larry Ellison
CTO and Founder of Oracle is among the topmost and richest engineers of the planet. His wealth according to Forbes is $60.8 Billion i.e. Rs 3,93,953 crores.
5. Bernard Arnault
The Chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton, Bernard Arnault is another engineer who is super rich.
As per Forbes, Bernard Arnault has a wealth of $60.9 Billion i.e. Rs 3,94,601 crores.
4. Carlos Slim
Mexico’s richest man, Carlos Slim is a business magnate, investor and philanthropist who is a Civil Engineer by education.
As per Forbes, his current wealth is $68.3 Billion i.e Rs 4,42,549 crores.
3. Mark Zuckerberg
Now who doesn’t know him? We spend most of our time on his social networking website Facebook.
CEO and Founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has a wealth of $71.3 Billion i.e. Rs 4,61,988 crores at this moment.
2. Jeff Bezos
Founder and Chief of Amazon, Jeff Bezos is a graduate in Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical engineering and computer science.
As per Forbes, his wealth counts at huge $83.8 Billion i.e Rs 5,44,253 crores.
1. Bill Gates
With a wealth of $89.3 Billion i.e. Rs 5,78,619 crores, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates tops the list.
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