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List of famous people who majored in civil engineering, including photos when available. This list of famous civil 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 civil 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 civil engineering you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

List ranges from Carlos Slim Helú to Santiago Calatrava and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were civil engineering majors?" and "Which famous people studied civil engineering?"
Rex Tillerson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Civil Engineering
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Rex Wayne Tillerson (born March 23, 1952) is an American government official and former energy executive, who served as the 69th United States Secretary of State under President Donald Trump. Originally a civil engineer, Tillerson joined Exxon in 1975. He rose to become chairman and chief executive officer of ExxonMobil, holding that position from 2006 until 2017, when he left to join the Trump Administration. Tillerson began his career as a civil engineer and holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. By 1989 he had become general manager of the Exxon USA central production division. In 1995 he became president of Exxon Yemen Inc. and Esso ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

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Carlos Slim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Civil Engineering
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Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world. Known as the "Warren Buffett of Mexico", Slim derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso. The conglomerate comprises a diverse portfolio of businesses from a wide array of business industries that include telecommunications, industrial manufacturing, real estate, airlines, media, mining, oil, hospitality, technology, retail, and financial services. Currently, Slim is the chairperson and chief executive of telecommunications companies Telmex and América ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 78

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

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Walter Scott Jr. is an American civil engineer, philanthropist, and former CEO of Peter Kiewit Sons' Incorporated. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 87

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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Joey Chestnut is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Civil Engineering
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Joseph "Jaws" Christian Chestnut is an American competitive eater. The 6-foot-tall, 240-pound competitive eater is currently ranked first in the world by the International Federation of Competitive Eating. He is a Vallejo, California native who currently resides in San Jose, California. On July 4, 2007, Chestnut won the 92nd Annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, beating six-time defending champion Takeru "Tsunami" Kobayashi by consuming 66 hot dogs and buns in 12 minutes, which set a new world record. The following year, he successfully defended his title by winning a 5 hot dog eat-off after tying Kobayashi in consuming 59 HDB in 10 minutes. On July 4, 2009, Chestnut outlasted Kobayashi ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 34

Birthplace: Vallejo, California, United States of America

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