Rex Wayne Tillerson is a businessman from America. He is an engineer, and the former CEO and chairman of Exxon Mobil Corp. In addition, he served as the 69th United States Secretary of State under the current president Donald Trump.
He was born on March 23, 1952, in Wichita Falls, Texas. He was an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America as a boy and studied at Huntsville High School. He then enrolled into the University of Texas in Austin and graduated in 1975. He is a Bachelor of Science with a degree in civil engineering. In 2006, his University honored him as a Distinguished Engineering Graduate.
Tillerson was a production engineer at Exxon for 14 years, from 1975 until 1989. After this, he was the general manager of the central production division until 1992. In 1995, he became the president of Esso Exploration and Production Khorat. Four years later, he was promoted to the executive vice president position at ExxonMobil. In 2006, the final became CEO and chairman.
His other business ventures were with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Business Roundtable, and the International Studies.
Tillerson has a close relationship with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, who awarded him the Order of Friendship in 2013.
Rex Tillerson is also the former president of the Boy Scouts of America. He advocated for openly gay youth to join the boy scouts while he was president. He opposes sanctions and supports the free trade. He is a member of the Republican Party and supported Mitt Romney in the 2012 elections. He became the Secretary of State for the Trump administration on February 1 last year and was fired in March of this year, replaced by Mike Pompeo.
Rex Tillerson Net Worth
Rex Tillerson has an estimated net worth of $365 million. In 2015, he allegedly earned $27.3 million from his position as the CEO of Exxon Mobil. He is married to Renda St. Clair, with whom he has four children. The family lives in Irving, Texas. Rex is currently 66 years old, and is 5ft 8in, or 173 cm tall, is an Aries.