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Charles Koch Biography, Age, Height, Career, Wife, Awards & Net Worth

Charles de Ganahl Koch is an American billionaire businessman. He has been the owner, chairman, and chief executive officer of Koch industries since 1967, and his late brother David Koch served as the executive vice officer for this company till the end. As of March 2022, Bloomberg Billionaires Index ranks him as the 20th wealthiest globally. His current net worth is estimated to be $58 billion. He was born and lived in Wichita, Kansas.

According to Forbes, Koch Industries is the largest privately-owned company in the U.S. It was initially involved in oil refining and chemicals. It has expanded its workings to process and pollution control equipment, polymers, fibers, minerals, ranching, etc. It produces one of the top brands like the Dixie Cups, Stainmaster Carpet, Lycra brand of spandex, and Quilted Northern Tissue.

Charles Koch

Charles Koch

Charles Koch Bio and WIki

Birth NameCharles de Ganahl Koch
Age87 years
ReligionAthiest
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignScorpio
Birth PlaceWichita, Kansas
Date of BirthNovember 1, 1935
NationalityAmerican
ResidenceWichita, Kansas
Home TownWichita, Kansas
HobbiesMaritime and Wild West memorabilia collection

Family

Mother's NameMary Robinson
Father's NameFred C. Koch
BrotherFrederick R. Koch
David Koch
Bill Koch

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/GirlfriendsNot known

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseLiz Koch
Marriage Date1972
ChildrenChase Koch
Elizabeth Koch

Education

SchoolPrivate High School
College/UniversityMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science in General Engineering
Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
ProfessionBusinessman

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)In Centimeters- 170cm
In feet- 5ft 6in
Weight (Approx.)In Kilograms- 82kg
In pounds- 180lbs

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityAmerican
Hair ColorWhite
Eye ColorBlack
S*xual OrientationStraight

Favourite Things

Favourite BookThe Happiness Hypothesis
Favourite Sport
ControversiesAlleged social security gutting
Alleged voter suppression
Cancer clustering in Crosset

Earnings

Real time Net Worth$60 billion
Annual Earnings₹ 6,21,90,44,08,917.00
Monthly Earnings₹ 51,82,53,67,409.75
Weekly Earnings ₹ 11,95,97,00,171.48
Daily Earnings ₹ 2,39,19,40,034.30

Charles Koch Houses

Koch HomeWichita, Kansas
Personal HomeAspen, Colorado, U.S.

Charles Koch is a philanthropist and has donated to many noble causes.

Early Life

Charles Koch was born on November 1, 1935, in Wichita, Kansas, to Mary and Fred Chase Koch. His father was an engineer turned industrialist who later founded what was to become Koch Industries. Charles has three brothers: Frederick, David, and William.

Besides being called a benefactor and an elusive bogeyman of the business, Koch supports a number of communities and educational societies, political and non-political organizations. He had been an active member of the Republican Party, Libertarian groups, Americans for Prosperity, and different charities in the States.

Personal Life

Charles Koch is a very private person and likes to avoid the limelight. He is also particular about guarding the privacy of his family. He has been married to his wife Liz since 1972 and has two children. He is a prostate cancer survivor.

Charles Koch Life Stages

  • 1935 Charles Koch is born in Wichita, Kansas, to Fred and Mary Koch.
  • 1959 Graduates from MIT with two master’s degrees in engineering.
  • 1963 Appointed president of Koch Engineering.
  • 1967 Takes over the family business after his father’s death.
  • 1976 Establishes the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank.
  • 1980 Brothers Bill and Fred attempt to oust him as CEO of Koch Industries.
  • 1985 Bill and Fred Koch sue Koch Industries over the value of their shares.
  • 2000 Bill and Fred Koch lose their lawsuit before the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • 2012 The Cato Institute settles two lawsuits with the Koch brothers.

Charles Koch’s Net Worth

The world’s best Chief Executive Officer of Koch Industries “Charles Koch” has a net worth of $62 Billion (4.5 Lakh Crore INR).

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)$62 Billion
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx) $60 Billion
Annual Salary$2 Billion +
Monthly Income Salary$172 Million +
Net Worth in Indian RupeesRs. 4.5 Lakh Crore
Income SourceChairman, Chief Executive Officer, Businessman and Philanthropist

Charles Koch’s Awards & Achievements

Year

Achievement

1994 Adam Smith Award by American Legislative Exchange Council
1999Directors’ Award for Global Vision in Energy from the New York Mercantile Exchange
2003The Heritage Foundation bestowed upon him the Spirit of Justice Award
2005Herman W. Lay Memorial Award by the Association of Private Enterprise Education
2011William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership by Philanthropy Roundtable

Facts

  • Does Charles Koch Smoke? Yes
  • Does Charles Koch Drink Alcohol? Yes
  • Charles Koch takes great care of his health.
  • Charles Koch eats food before 9 in the night.
  • Charles Koch is very fond of playing volleyball and tennis.
  • Charles Koch loves watching football.
  • Charles Koch himself has said that his crush is Charles Koch whom he has loved since childhood.

FAQs

What is the net worth of Charles Koch?

Charles Koch’s total net worth is around $62 Billion (Rs.4.5 Lakh Crores)

What is the age of Charles Koch?

Currently, Charles Koch is 87 years old (1 November 1935).

What is the Salary of Charles Koch?

Charles Koch earns an estimated salary of $2 Billion per Year.

What is the Height of Charles Koch?

The Height of Charles Koch is 1.70 m. (5’ 6”).

What is the name of Charles Koch’s wife?

Charles Koch’s wife‘s name is Liz Koch (m. 1972).