Top 20 Architect celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Architect celebrities [Updated February 7, 2023].

1. I. M. Pei

I. M. Pei net worth 2020
I. M. Pei was born on April 26, 1917 in Guangzhou, China.
He founded I.M. Pei & Associates in 1955 after working for seven years under notable New York real estate magnate William Zeckendorf; his organization would become known as I.M. Pei & Partners in 1966, then Pei Cobb Freed & Partners in 1989.

Net Worth 2020: $150 Million

2. Erno Rubik

Erno Rubik net worth 2020
Erno Rubik was born on July 13, 1944 in Budapest, Hungary.
He founded the International Rubik Foundation to support young talented engineers and architects.

Net Worth 2020: $100 Million

3. Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry net worth 2020
Frank Gehry was born on February 28, 1929 in Toronto, Canada.
He designed the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, the Vitra Design Museum, and New York City's 8 Spruce Street, as well as Miami Beach's New World Center, Prague's Dancing House, and the National Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial.

Net Worth 2020: $100 Million

4. Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright net worth 2020
Frank Lloyd Wright was born on June 8, 1867 in Richland Center, United States.
His most famous work, Fallingwater from 1935, was called "the best all-time work of American architecture" and was an example of his belief in organic architecture; it was at one time, however, in danger of falling into the water beneath it.

Net Worth 2020: $25 Million

5. Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano net worth 2020
Renzo Piano was born on September 14, 1937 in Genoa, Italy.
He was listed among Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world in 2006, ranking No. 10 in the Arts and Entertainment category.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million

6. Sarah Winchester

Sarah Winchester net worth 2020
Sarah Winchester was born on September 1, 1839 in New Haven, United States.
Although Winchester's biographer disputes the claim, legend holds it that, due to Winchester's obsession with the number thirteen, many architectural features of the Winchester Mystery House (such as bathrooms, windows, etc.) were constructed in numbers or clusters of thirteen.

Net Worth 2020: $15 Million

7. Michael Graves

Michael Graves net worth 2020
Michael Graves was born on July 9, 1934 in Indianapolis, United States.
He went on to design domestic products for Target and J.C. Penney; he was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2010.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

8. Louis Sullivan

Louis Sullivan net worth 2020
Louis Sullivan was born on September 3, 1856 in Boston, United States.

Salary 2020: $1.2 million

9. Jo Johnson

Jo Johnson net worth 2020
Jo Johnson was born on December 23, 1971 in England.
His father was former Conservative MEP Stanley Johnson and his mother was an artist.

Salary 2020: 11 million USD (2016)

10. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe net worth 2020
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was born on March 27, 1886 in Aachen, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire, Germany.

11. Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn net worth 2020
Louis Kahn was born on February 20, 1901 in Kuressaare, Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire, United States.

12. Antoni Gaudi

Antoni Gaudi net worth 2020
Antoni Gaudi was born on June 25, 1852 in Reus, Spain.
He was known for integrating ceramics, stained glass, wrought ironwork forging, and carpentry into his designs.

13. Rem Koolhaas

Rem Koolhaas net worth 2020
Rem Koolhaas was born on November 17, 1944 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
He co-founded Volume Magazine in 2005; his writing work had already gained credibility after the publication of "Delirious New York" in 1978 and "S,M,L,XL" in 1995.

14. Santiago Calatrava

Santiago Calatrava net worth 2020
Santiago Calatrava was born on July 28, 1951 in Valencia, Spain.
His roughly $4-billion World Trade Center Transportation Hub was a futuristic train station that was created for the site of New York City's reconstructed World Trade Center.

15. John Wetteland

John Wetteland net worth 2020
John Wetteland was born on August 21, 1966 in San Mateo, United States.
From 1997-2000, he played for the Texas Rangers.

16. Robert Venturi

Robert Venturi net worth 2020
Robert Venturi was born on June 25, 1925 in Philadelphia, United States.
He received the Pritzker Prize in 1991 and requested that his wife and collaborator, Denise Scott Brown, be included with him, but the Pritzker Prize jury ultimately refused.

17. John Lautner

John Lautner net worth 2020
John Lautner was born on July 16, 1911 in United States.
His houses, like the Silvertop home overlooking the Silverlake area of Los Angeles, were used by Hollywood productions, including "Diamonds are Forever," the 1971 James Bond film.

18. Kevin Roche

Kevin Roche was born on June 14, 1922 in Ireland.
His work included the Oakland Museum of California, The Ford Foundation in New York, and many other museums, theaters, corporate offices, and banks.

19. Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers net worth 2020
Richard Rogers was born on July 23, 1933 in Florence, Italy.
His firm was chosen to design Tower 3 of the new World Trade Center at Ground Zero in New York City.

Salary 2020: $1,046,000

20. Daniel Burnham

Daniel Burnham net worth 2020
Daniel Burnham was born on September 4, 1846 in Henderson, United States.