Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Richest Engineers in the world in 2016 and 2017. An engineer is a practitioner of engineering, concerned with applying scientific knowledge. Mathematics and ingenuity to develop solutions of technical, societal and technical problems. As the world in advancing with time the needs and requirements of a common man is also standardize. The engineers are trying to develop solutions to encounter daily routine problems.
Now a days engineering become a vast field with different technologies and further advancement are also taking place. There are certain engineers which are serving their services to the world while discovering and inventing new things which change the world. As the education became modern so the number of engineers is also increased with a plenty ratio. The world top 10 richest engineers which made enormous asset and money are:
List of the world’s top 10 Richest Engineers in 2016
10. Thomas Kwok:
Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong is a civil engineer. He has done his engineering from London`s mechanical school Imperial. Later on he done MBA from Business school of London. Thomas is joint administrator an MD of Sung Hung Kai Properties the largest property developer in Hong Kong. He is the 10th richest engineer in the world with a net worth of $15.1 billion.
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9. Mukesh Ambani:
Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is a Chemical Engineer from Bombay University. He is a businessman and chairman and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited which is India`s second and largest company and a part of Fortune Global 500. Mukesh is the 9th richest engineer in the world with a net worth of $22.8 billion.
8. Bernard Arnault:
Bernard Arnault is a famous business magnate. He is the chairman and CEO of LVMH, a multinational goods conglomerate, He has workmanship gathering with Picasso, Andy Warhol and Henry Moore. He is the 8th richest engineer in the world with a net worth of $35.5 billion.
7. Sergey Brin:
Sergey Brin is a Russian computer scientist from the University of Stanford, internet top entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of most famous web search engine Google. Now, Brin is the president of the Alphabetic Inc parent company of the Google. With an asset of $37.1 billion he is the 7th richest engineer in the world.
6. Larry Page:
Lawerence Page or Larry Page is an American computer scientist from the University of Stanford and internet entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Google Inc with Sergey Brin. He is the CEO of Google parent company Alphabet Inc. He is the 6th richest engineer in the world with a net worth of $38 billion.
5. David Koch:
David Hamilton Koch is an American philanthropist, politician, businessman and also an engineer, he holds a degree in chemical engineering. He is considered the lucky person as he is one of the survivors of the USAir crash in 1991. Koch joined his family business Koch Industries, which is the second largest privately held company in America. With a net worth of $43 billion he is the 5th richest engineer in the world
4. Charles Koch:
Charles Koch is the brother of David H. Koch both of them inherited their father business Koch Industries. He has a degree of M.Sc in chemical and mechanical engineering. Charles is a well known businessman and political donor also. He holds a share of 42% of the conglomerate. He has a net worth of $43 billion, which makes him 4th richest engineer in the world.
3. Michael Bloomberg:
Michael Blooberg one of the finest American electrical engineer, business tycoon is a self-made business man philanthropist and politician. He was 108th Mayor of New York City. Micheal is the shareholder of almost 88% of the global financial data and media company Bloomberg L.P. He stated his business career from Salomon Brothers and traversed the success journey. He was the founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P. But he quits for politics later on. With a net asset of$43.4 billion he is the 3rd richest engineer in the world.
2. Jeff Bezos:
Jeff Preston Bezos is an American technology entrepreneur and investor. He has a degree in electrical engineering and computer science. He played a vital role in promoting e-commerce and gave a new trend to it. Jeff is the CEO and the founder of Amzazon.com, which is the largest online selling website and video streaming. Amazon.com, become the largest retailer website in the world. Jeff has a net asset of $52.8 which makes him second richest American engineer in the world.
1. Carlos Slim:
Carlos Slim Helu is a Mexican entrepreneur, business magnate, investor and philanthropist. Slim is also ranked amongst richest people in the world. He is the chairman and CEO of telecommunication companies Telmex and the largest mobile phone carrier of America Movil. Slim has a vast business empire in Maxico and is a business tycoon as well. He has a net worth of $60.4 billion, which makes him the richest engineer in the world.
These engineers are of key importance in society playing their roles to improve life standards. While they also rocked the world by making huge asset and money for them as well.