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List of famous people who majored in chemical engineering, including photos when available. This list of famous chemical engineering majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in chemical engineering. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in chemical engineering you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

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This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were chemical engineering majors?" and "Which famous people studied chemical engineering?"
Mukesh Ambani is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Chemical Engineering
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Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian business magnate who is the chairman, managing director and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited, a Fortune Global 500 company and India's second most valuable company by market value. He holds a 44.7% stake in the company. He is the elder son of the late Dhirubhai Ambani and the brother of Anil Ambani. RIL deals mainly in refining, petrochemicals, and in the oil and gas sectors. Reliance Retail Ltd., another subsidiary, is the largest retailer in India. In 2014, he was ranked 36 on Forbes list of the world's most powerful people and in 2010, he was included in Forbes's list of "68 people who matter most". As of 2013, he is India's richest ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

Birthplace: Aden, Yemen

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Charles Koch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Chemical Engineering
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Charles de Ganahl Koch is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is co-owner, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries, while his brother David H. Koch serves as Executive Vice President. Charles and David each own 42% of the conglomerate. The brothers inherited the business from their father, Fred C. Koch, then expanded the business. Originally involved exclusively in oil refining and chemicals, Koch Industries now includes process and pollution control equipment and technologies; polymers and fibers; minerals; fertilizers; commodity trading and services; forest and consumer products; and ranching. The businesses produce a wide variety of well-known ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 82

Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States of America

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Mae Jemison is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Chemical Engineering
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Mae Carol Jemison is an American physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first African American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992. After her medical education and a brief general practice, Jemison served in the Peace Corps from 1985 to 1987, when she was selected by NASA to join the astronaut corps. She resigned from NASA in 1993 to form a company researching the application of technology to daily life. She has appeared on television several times, including as an actress in an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She is a dancer, and holds nine honorary doctorates in science, engineering, letters, and the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Decatur, Alabama, United States of America

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Dolph Lundgren is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Chemical Engineering
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Dolph Lundgren is a Swedish actor, director, and martial artist. He belongs to a generation of film actors who epitomise the action hero stereotype, alongside Sylvester Stallone, Chuck Norris, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Steven Seagal, and Jean-Claude Van Damme. He received a degree in chemistry from Washington State University, a degree in chemical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm in the early 1980s, then a master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia in 1982. Lundgren holds a rank of 3rd dan black belt in Kyokushin Karate and was European champion in 1980 and 1981. While in Sydney, he became a bodyguard ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

Birthplace: SpÄnga, Stockholm, Sweden

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