Charles Koch is an American businessman who is well-known for being the 11th richest person in the world. The guy is also widely known for being the co-owner, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries. Furthermore, he has also made his name in 2011 Time Magazine's most influential people for his work.
The American businessman was born as Charles de Ganahl Koch in Wichita, Kansas, United States on November 1st, 1935 under the birth sign Scorpio. He belongs to the white ethnic background and holds American citizenship.
Charles Koch's Early Life, Parents, Education
Charles is the son of Clementine Mary and Fred Chase Koch. He was raised in a beautiful environment of Wichita along with his three siblings, Frederick R. Koch, David Koch, and Bill Koch.
As per education, Koch went to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and later got General Engineering in Bachelor of Science. Then receive a Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering and Chemical Engineering in a second M.S.
Charles Koch at a park
The billionaire businessman married to his wife, Liz Koch in 1972 and together welcomed two kids, Chase Koch, and Elizabeth Koch. The family is currently lives in white house which Koch owns in Indian Wells, California.
Apart from that, Koch has also won many awards for his good work including, Honorary Doctor of Science, from George Manson University, for his support of economics program at GMU.
He has also supported public policy research focused on developing a voluntary, market-based solution to a social problem.
The businessman, Koch net worth is around $41.7 billion according to the Forbes as of 2019. He earns this huge amount of fortune from his Koch Industries company of oil, chemical, energy, mineral, etc.
Koch is also ranked in the 11th richest person in the world and his Koch Industries is the second-largest privately held company in United kingdom.
His late brother, David Koch had also an impressive net worth of $48 billion later passed away at the age of 79 due to prostate cancer.
The billionaire businessman started his career by making moved back to Wichita to join his father's business, Rock Island Oil & Refining Company in 1961.
Koch at an interview
Later, he manages to become president of his father business, of a medium-sized oil firm and in the following years, he also changed firm to Koch Industries foundation in honor of his father.
After that, the Koch Industries became very popular with generating $90 billion in revenue which makes Koch worth around $41.3 billion.
Charles Koch is a billionaire American businessman.
He is 83 years old.
He stands tall at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm).
He weighs around 82 kg (180 Ibs).
His net worth is around $41.7 billion.