Top 10 Richest Engineers in the world in 2013

Richest engineersWorld is developing with a pace unmatchable, thanks to the dedicated engineers who work day and night and contribute their share. Engineering is really a field where the engineers all over the world are busy in developing something new each day. What is often not known by people is the fact that an engineering degree can bring you some real wealth and make you one of the richest people alive, Here is the list of TOP 10  Engineers,who are known for their  achievements.

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1)Carlos Slim

Net Worth: $73 billion

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Education: Civil Engineering

The man who understands finance more than engineering. He is occupying the top spot since 2010. The graduate of the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Civil engineering has earned through his infrastructure, investments and health projects. His portfolio has always been diversified. His interest and stakes were in real estate, retail stores, mining, tobacco and construction equipment company. He took the state telephone company, selling phones and prepaid services, which took off immediately and grew by 66% for next 15 years.

2)Charles Koch

Net Worth: $34 billion

Charles Koch

Education: General engineering, M. Sc Mechanical engineering, M.Sc Chemical Engineering

Market-based management is what people call it a reason of his success. He is the Chairman of the board and the chief executive officer of Koch industry, the second largest private company that has sales of $11.5 billion, which deals with oil and chemicals but now has expanded to include pollution control equipment, polymers and fibers, minerals, fertilizers, forest and consumer products etc. After graduation he joined his father’s company and worked with devotion to such an extent that Koch Industries generated $90 billion in 2006.

3)David Koch

Net Worth: $34 billion

David Koch

Education: Chemical engineering

The chemical engineer who is also a businessman and political activist who have donated to political advocacy groups and political campaigns and was the Libertarian Party’s vice presidential candidate in the 1980 presidential election. He is the Co-owner of Koch industry. He is the fourth richest person in America as of 2012 and the wealthiest resident of New York City as of 2013. The thrifty brothers reinvest 90% of their earnings into their business.

4)Michael Bloomberg

Net Worth: $27 billion

michael bloomberg

Education: Electrical engineering

The electrical engineer, who is the thirteen wealthiest man in the world is now a mayor of the Dirtiest American city, the New York City and the founder and the 88% owner of Bloomberg L.P. He enacted a plan called PlaNYC, A Greener, Greater New York to fight global warming.

5)Larry Page

Net Worth: $20.3 billion

Googles Facebook Fixation

Education: Computer engineering

The computer scientist and the co-founder of Google, who has over 30,000 employees now. He has recently launched a new company, Calico, that will focus on health and well-being in particular the challenge of aging and associated diseases. The Inventor of PageRank, which rank websites in search engine. He also made inkjet printer made from LEGOL bricks.

6)Rafael del Pino

Net Worth: $6.5 Billion

Rafael del Pino

Education: Aeronautical engineering

The self-made billionaire who founded a company called Ferrovial in 1952 is now among the largest construction companies in Spain which also manages toll roads and airports all around the world. His son now inherits the company.

7)Thomas Schmidheiny

Net Worth: $4.4 Billion

Thomas Schmidheiny

Education: Engineering

He graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and a doctorate in sustainable development from Tufts University. The man vineyards spreading from California to Australia as well to Switzerland, where he was born. He works with his brother, Stephen, another billionaire, who got a construction company. Thomas also owns Holcim, the worlds second largest supplier of cement and concrete.

8)Esther Koplowitz

Net Worth: $3.4 Billion

Esther Kopolowitz

Education: Engineering

The heir and 38% shareholder of Formento de construcciones y Contratas in Spain whose annual sales in the region are $8 billion. Other than her leadership she is principally dedicated to charity work, She has built, equipped and donated care homes for physically and mentally disabled adults.

9)Otto Happel

Net Worth: $2.7 Billion

Otto Happel

Education: Engineering

The man who turned his father’s dust removal business into a thermal engineering firm. He has his stakes in consulting firms, Luserve AG, in Switzerland. He has foundations that support projects in developing countries. He owns an island, a yacht and a luxury resort.

10)Baba Kalyani

Net Worth: $1.4 Billion

Baba Kalyani

Education: Mechanical engineering

The Indian engineer who pioneered the first automotive exporter company in India, and every second heavy truck manufactured in ISA runs on a “Made by Bharat Forge, India” front axle beam. His customers include BMW, Mercedes Benz, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, General Motors and many more. The chairman of Kalyani group in hand ever possible way to earn from manufacture equipment for critical power plants to Trade and Educational Institutions.


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