Top 20 Engineer celebrities in Hungary

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

1. Charles Simonyi

Charles Simonyi net worth 2020
Charles Simonyi was born on September 10, 1948 in Hungary.

Hungarian-born computer engineer who oversaw Microsoft's development of Word and Excel.

In 2009, Charles Simonyi became the first tourist (or non-astronaut,) to go up into space, twice.

Net Worth 2020: $1.5 Billion

2. Andrew Grove

Andrew Grove net worth 2020
Andrew Grove was born on September 2, 1936 in Budapest, Hungary.
He was the first person hired by Intel co-founders Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore. He was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2000 and contributed significantly to foundations dedicated to finding a cure. He died on March 21, 2016 of unspecified causes.

Net Worth 2020: $500 Million

3. Otto Blathy

Otto Blathy net worth 2020
Otto Blathy was born on August 11, 1860 in Hungary.
In addition to electrical engineering, his other hobby was creating and solving chess problems.

4. Theodore Von Karman

Theodore Von Karman net worth 2020
Theodore Von Karman was born on May 11, 1881 in Hungary.
He co-founded the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 1944.

5. Slavoljub Eduard Penkala

Slavoljub Eduard Penkala net worth 2020
Slavoljub Eduard Penkala was born on April 20, 1871 in Hungary.
He had 80 patents, and was responsible for constructing the first Croatian two-seat airplane.

6. Peter Carl Goldmark

Peter Carl Goldmark was born on December 2, 1906 in Hungary.
He was the 1977 recipient of the National Medal of Science.