6 famous people you may not know are engineers

-January 25, 2013

We all have talents and some of those talents outshine others. Take a look at six well-known, even famous, people who have an engineer’s mind and skills, but who have been acclaimed for talents other than engineering.

The following six people range from Hollywood, to politics, to music, and to comic strips. Plus, we’ve tacked on bonus list of five more people who studied engineering or a sister science/technology field but never practiced the craft.

Read on. The following may surprise you.

Editor’s note: Special thanks to EDN reader Ed Norbeck who inspired this blog post. (You’ll see how when you read about our fourth person most don’t know was an engineer.)

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