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

Examples of people on this list: Michael Bloomberg, Nikola Tesla and many more.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were electrical engineering majors?" and "Which famous people studied electrical engineering?"
Michael Bloomberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Electrical Engineering
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Michael Rubens Bloomberg is an American business magnate, politician, and philanthropist. He served as the 108th Mayor of New York City, holding office for three consecutive terms beginning with his first election in 2001. With a net worth of $36.5 billion, he is the 10th richest person in the United States and the 13th wealthiest in the world. He is the founder, CEO and 88 percent owner of Bloomberg L.P., the global financial data and media company that bears his name and is notable for its Bloomberg Terminal, which is widely used by investment professionals around the world. Bloomberg began his career at the securities brokerage Salomon Brothers before forming his company in 1981 and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

Birthplace: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

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Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Electrical Engineering
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Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system. Tesla gained experience in telephony and electrical engineering before immigrating to the United States in 1884 to work for Thomas Edison in New York City. He soon struck out on his own with financial backers, setting up laboratories and companies to develop a range of electrical devices. His patented AC induction motor and transformer were licensed by George Westinghouse, who also hired Tesla for a short time as a consultant. His work in the formative years of electric power ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 87 (1856-1943)

Birthplace: Smiljan, Croatia

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Ellen Ochoa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Electrical Engineering
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Ellen Lauri Ochoa is a former astronaut and current Director of the Johnson Space Center. Ochoa became director of the center upon retirement of the previous director, Michael Coats, on December 31, 2012. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Anousheh Ansari is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Electrical Engineering
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Anousheh Ansari is an Iranian-American engineer and co-founder and chairwoman of Prodea Systems. Her previous business accomplishments include serving as co-founder and CEO of Telecom Technologies, Inc.. The Ansari family is also the title sponsor of the Ansari X Prize. On September 18, 2006, a few days after her 40th birthday, she became the first Muslim woman in space. Ansari was the fourth overall self-funded space tourist, and the first self-funded woman to fly to the International Space Station. Her memoir, My Dream of Stars, co-written with Homer Hickam, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2010. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51

Birthplace: Mashhad, Iran

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