Who is Rex Tillerson and what is his net worth 2018? Rex Wayne Tillerson, better known as Rex Tillerson was born on March 23 in the year 1952. His nationality is American. He has a civil engineering degree to his credit. Along with these things he is also a diplomat and an energy executive. He has recently become the 69th Secretary of State for the USA.
Rex was born in Wichita Falls which is situated in Texas. He was born to Bobby Joe and Patty Sue. As mentioned above he is an accomplished civil engineer. He graduated from the University Of Texas. This university is situated in Austin. In the year 200# the university honored him with Distinguished Graduate in Engineering. During his childhood, he had keen interests in being a Boy Scout. In the year 1956, he became an Eagle Scout.
Rex married Renda St.Clair. He is blessed with four children. He has been an active Congregationalist. National Association of Congregational Christian Churches is a very renowned association and Rex holds membership for this. The donations he has made are remarkable. For the Congregationalist which is a magazine, he made an astounding donation of 10000 dollars.
As of now, he is living in Irving, Texas.
Net Worth of Rex Tillerson
Tillerson served as the chairman of the ExxonMobil Corporation. He was the CEO and was listed amongst the highest paid CEO in the entire world. After the choice of Donald Trump to make him the Secretary of state he gave up his post as the CEO. He is known to have deep links with Russia.
He is known to have $24.3 million from being the CEO. Now that he has become Secretary of the state his salary will be 203700 dollars. He was the chief executive of one of the most renowned gases and Oil Company in the world. It was largest international oil company which was traded publicly. His net worth is estimated at $190 million.
He lives in a gigantic and luxurious villa which is estimated at $17 million. He has extremely good ties with Putin the president of Russia.
In the year 1976, he joined Exxon Mobil Company. Back then he worked as a production engineer. Slowly and steadily he made his way up towards better ranks within the company. For instance, in the year 1989, he was appointed as the general manager for the production division. And great promotion came in the year of 1995 he was appointed as the President for Exxon Yemen Inc.
As the years passed by he grew in status and at last he became the CEO of Exxon Mobil Company in the year 2006. This was done after Lee Raymond retired.
His ties with Vladimir Putin are continuously making international news. This association goes a long way when Rex was promoting Exxon Mobil’s interests in the state of Russia. Tillerson is also a good friend of Igor Sechin. Previously he has served as the president of the US and Russian joint collaboration for oil. This company is Exxon Neftegas.
The confirmation that Rex Wayne Tillerson is going to be the next Secretary of State under the president ship of Donald Trump came on January 23 in the year 2017. Senate Foreign Relations Committee advocated this confirmation.
He has won many awards too like Eagle Scout and order of Friendship in the year 2013.
Rex Tillerson’s popularity is on the rise, ever since he was sworn the 69th Secretary of State of the United States of America in 2017. People all around the world are looking forward to Trump’s presidency and he plays a very crucial and dominant role in it.
Rex Tillerson has become a day to day name with the prestigious honors he has to his name. From being the world’s highest paid CEO to the Secretary of the stat of the strongest country in the world, his life has been through many ups and downs. He has an exuberant personality and he is at the zenith of his career.