Top 20 Engineer celebrities in Germany

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Engineer celebrities [Updated December 8, 2022].

1. Otto Happel

Otto Happel net worth 2020
Otto Happel was born on February 9, 1948 in Luzerne, Switzerland, Germany.

Net Worth 2020: $3.3 Billion

2. Heinz Hermann Thiele

Heinz Hermann Thiele net worth 2020
Heinz Hermann Thiele was born on April 2, 1941 in Munich, Germany, Germany.

Net Worth 2020: 16.6 billion USD (2020)

3. Karl Benz

Karl Benz net worth 2020
Karl Benz was born on November 25, 1844 in Muhlburg, Germany.

Engineer who, with Bertha Benz, created the first internal combustion-powered cars. His first model was called the Benz Patent Motorwagen.

His wife Bertha took the first ever intercity car road trip, using one of his cars.

4. Hans Geiger

Hans Geiger net worth 2020
Hans Geiger was born on September 30, 1882 in Potsdam, Germany.
During the World War II years, he was a member of the secret Uranium Club, a group of German scientists engaged in nuclear weapons research.

5. Konrad Zuse

Konrad Zuse net worth 2020
Konrad Zuse was born on June 22, 1910 in Germany.
In addition to building computer hardware, he came up with the foundations of programming language.

6. John Roebling

John Roebling net worth 2020
John Roebling was born on June 12, 1806 in Germany.
Tragically, while Roebling was investigating the future site of the Brooklyn Bridge, his foot was injured so badly by a boat that his toes had to be amputated. He then developed tetanus, a condition that quickly led to his death.

7. Guenter Wendt

Guenter Wendt net worth 2020
Guenter Wendt was born on August 28, 1923 in Germany.
He received a NASA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009 and he was played by Endre Hules in the 1995 film Apollo 13.

8. Karlheinz Brandenburg

Karlheinz Brandenburg net worth 2020
Karlheinz Brandenburg was born on June 20, 1954 in Germany.

Known best for his role in developing the MP3 audio format, this German-born sound engineer was the 2004 recipient of the IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award. His other honors include the Audio Engineering Society's Silver Medal and Board of Governors Award.

During the late 1980s and early 1990s, he lived in the United States and worked for AT&T Bell Laboratories. He later returned to his native Germany and taught at both the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and the Technical University of Ilmenau.

9. Lothar Engelhardt

Lothar Engelhardt net worth 2020
Lothar Engelhardt was born on July 5, 1939 in Germany.
He was selected to serve as a civilian advisor in 1990 with the Bundeswehr-Kommando Ost.

10. Ludwig Prandtl

Ludwig Prandtl net worth 2020
Ludwig Prandtl was born on February 4, 1875 in Germany.
He won the Daniel Guggenheim Award, one of the highest awards for American engineering, in 1930.