Many successful creations are a gift of engineers. Their skills are not limited . They learn in a practical zone and don’t hesitate in taking up a profession that is totally out of their expertise.
Here are some engineers who are among the richest people in the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5. Bernard Arnault
The Chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton, Bernard Arnault is another engineer who is super rich.
6. Larry Ellison
CEO 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.