Engineering is one of the most common career choices in India. Have you ever wondered about the richest engineers? We have compiled a list of fifteen richest engineers on the planet.
Here are the richest engineers on the planet
The world’s richest person also happens to be an engineer. Bill Gates is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist who co-founded Microsoft Corporation. His net worth is 89.2 billion USD which makes at the top of the richest engineers on the planet.
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is the owner of the company Amazon. This American entrepreneur has a degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University. His net worth is 82.6 billion USD.
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is a co-founder of the world’s best social networking website Facebook. The success of Facebook made him one of the richest engineers in the world. The former student of Havard University, Mark’s net worth is reported to be 70.8 billion USD.
Carlos Slim Helu is a business tycoon who was ranked the richest person on the planet for three consecutive years. He holds a degree in civil engineering from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. his net worth is 69.7 billion USD.
Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault is the Chairperson of Louis Vuitton. Dealing in luxury goods ensured Bernard Arnault a fifth position in the list of richest engineers on the planet. He has a degree in engineering from École Polytechnique. According to Forbes, his net worth is 60.9 billion USD.
Lawrence Joseph Ellison co-founded the Oracle Corporation. He attended the University Of Chicago. The net worth of this 73-year-old entrepreneur is 60.5 Billion USD.
Michael Rubens Bloomberg is the CEO of Bloomberg LP. He studied Electrical Engineering at John Hopkins University. His estimated net worth is 47.8 billion USD.
Charles Koch holds degrees in not only nuclear engineering but also chemical engineering. This 81-year-old chairperson of Koch Industries has a net worth of 47.7 billion USD.
David Hamilton Koch hold’s a degree in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Koch brothers regulate the Koch Industries which is the second biggest privately held US company. His estimated worth is 47.6 billion USD.
Larry Page is yet another computer engineer who made it big. He not only co-founded Google but is also a CEO of Alphabet. His net worth is 46.4 billion USD.
The name Sergey Brin is synonymous with Google. He is a computer engineer who co-founded Google. The revenue from Google and Alphabet Inc made him one of the richest engineers. His net worth is reported to be 45.2 billion USD.
Mukesh Ambani holds a degree in Chemical engineering from the esteemed Stanford University. The estimated net worth of the chairperson of Reliance Industries Limited is 41.3 billion USD.
Len Blavatnik is a computer engineer turned businessman. Sir Len Blavatnik became one of the richest engineers by making all sorts of pragmatic investments. As stated by Forbes, his current net worth is 19.8 billion USD.
Vlamidir Lisin is the second most wealthy person in Russia. This 61 years old steel tycoon studied at Syberian Metallurgic Institute. At the age of 19, he started working as a mechanic and over the years he proved his mettle by becoming the Chairperson of Novolipetsk Steel. He has a net worth of 17.3 Billion US Dollar.
Leonid Viktorovich Mikhelson’s present net worth is estimated to be 18.2 Billion USD. Born into a Jewish family, Mikhelson did his graduation in Industrial Civil engineering from Samara Institute of civil engineering. He is now the CEO of Novatech- one of the largest gas company in Russia.