|Birth Day:||November 7, 1949|
|Birth Place:||Leawood, Kansas, United States|
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With the net worth of $3 Billion, Min Kao is the # 556 richest person on earth all the time follow our database.
Min H. Kao was born in 1949 in a small town in Taiwan called Zhushan in Nantou. He graduated from the National Taiwan University in Taiwan and earned a doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee in 1977.
In 1989, with Gary Burrell, Kao co-founded Garmin, a company best known for manufacturing devices that use the Global Positioning System.
In 2005, Kao gave $17.5 million to the College of Engineering of the University of Tennessee, $12.5 million of which was designated for the construction of a new facility. In May 2007, groundbreaking ceremonies were conducted for the new Min Kao Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building. The building was dedicated in March 2012.
Kao is married to Fan Kao. They have a son, Ken Kao, who is a film producer, and a daughter, Jen Kao, who is a fashion designer. They reside in Leawood, Kansas. In 2011, he purchased an apartment in 15 Central Park West, Manhattan, New York City. He is selling his Kansas City area residence for $5 million as he spends the majority of his time in Manhattan.
In 2014, Kao donated $1 million to the University of Kansas College of Engineering for the building of electrical and computer engineering design labs. In 2015, Kao donated $1 million to the Kansas State University College of Engineering for building four labs.
Currently, Min Kao is 72 years, 6 months and 17 days old. Min Kao will celebrate 73rd birthday on a Monday 7th of November 2022. Below we countdown to Min Kao upcoming birthday.