Top 20 Inventor celebrities in United States

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Inventor celebrities [Updated December 6, 2022].

1. Lonnie Johnson

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Lonnie Johnson was born on October 6, 1949 in United States.
He established energy-based technology companies called Johnson Electro-Mechanical Systems (or JEMS) and Excellatron Solid State.

Net Worth 2020: $360 Million

2. Thomas Edison

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Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, United States.
His favorite movie was The Birth of a Nation and he felt that the invention of sound in film had ruined the medium.

Net Worth 2020: $170 Million

3. Chuck Hull

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Chuck Hull was born on May 12, 1939 in United States.
In 2014, he received the European Inventor Award in the Non-European countries category. He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame the same year.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million

4. Bob Doyle

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Bob Doyle was born on June 19, 1936 in United States.
In 1980, his handheld video game Merlin was named the best selling game of the year.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

5. George Eastman

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George Eastman was born on July 12, 1854 in Waterville, United States.

6. Peter Cooper

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Peter Cooper was born on February 12, 1791 in New York City, United States.

7. Samuel Morse

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Samuel Morse was born on April 27, 1791 in Boston, United States.
Missing the death of his wife, due to slow communication, inspired his revolutionary invention.

8. Ray Tomlinson

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Ray Tomlinson was born on April 23, 1941 in Amsterdam, New York, U.S., United States.

9. Robert Fulton

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Robert Fulton was born on November 14, 1765 in Little Britain, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States.

10. Lee de Forest

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Lee de Forest was born on August 26, 1873 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, U.S., United States.

11. Christopher Latham Sholes

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Christopher Latham Sholes was born on February 14, 1819 in Mooresburg, Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States, United States.

12. Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston, United States.
He was the first United States Ambassador to France, where he advocated religious tolerance and paved the way for Louis XVI's signing of the Edict of Versailles, which gave Catholics civil status in France.

13. Orville Wright

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Orville Wright was born on August 19, 1871 in Dayton, United States.

Aviation pioneer who, with his brother, Wilbur Wright, invented three-axis control and flew the first successful, albeit brief, "flying machine" in 1903.

He and his brother opened a bicycle repair shop in 1892.

14. Robert Cade

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Robert Cade was born on September 26, 1927 in San Antonio, United States.
He used the money he made from Gatorade to create numerous academic scholarships and he donated a lot to the science departments at the University of Florida.

15. Beulah Louise Henry

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Beulah Louise Henry was born on February 11, 1887 in Raleigh, United States.

16. Jack Andraka

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Jack Andraka was born on January 8, 1997 in United States.
He is passionate about white-water kayaking and was previously a member of the National Junior Wildwater Team.

17. Cyrus McCormick

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Cyrus McCormick was born on February 15, 1809 in Shenandoah Valley, United States.

18. Charles F. Kettering

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Charles F. Kettering was born on August 29, 1876 in Loudonville, Ohio, United States.

19. Olive Dennis

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Olive Dennis was born on November 20, 1885 in United States of America, United States.

20. Edith Clarke

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Edith Clarke was born on February 10, 1883 in Howard County, United States.