- Name: Rex Tillerson
- Age: 64 years old
- Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
- Occupation: CEO of ExxonMobil
- Net Worth: US $365 Million
- Status: Alive
Rex Tillerson is an American businessman, engineer and former chairman & CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp. He is the 69th United States Secretary of State under President Donald Trump. Rex Wayne Tillerson was born on March 23, 1952 in Wichita Falls, Texas. As a child, he was ranked Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. Tillerson attended Huntsville High School followed by the University of Texas at Austin. He graduated in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering. He was honored as a Distinguished Engineering Graduate by UT Austin in 2006.
Tillerson worked as a production engineer at Exxon from 1975 to 1989. He later served as general manager of the central production division from 1989 to 1992. Tillerson worked briefly as production advisor before being promoted to president of Esso Exploration and Production Khorat in 1995. He was named executive vice president of ExxonMobil in 1999 following the merger of Exxon and Mobil. Tillerson was elected chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil in 2006. The title of CEO was previously held by businessman Lee Raymond.
ExxonMobil acquired XTO Energy for $31 billion in stock in 2009. XTO is a major oil and natural gas energy company. Tillerson also has close ties with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. He was awarded the Order of Friendship by Putin in 2013. Tillerson’s other business ventures include Center for Strategic and International Studies, the American Petroleum Institute, and the Business Roundtable.
Tillerson is a former president of the Boy Scouts of America. During his tenure he advocated for openly gay youths to join their troops. Tillerson opposes sanctions and believes they’re highly ineffective. He also supports free trade. Tillerson is a member of the Republican Party. He supported Mitt Romney during his 2012 bid for presidency. Tillerson was nominated as the U.S. Secretary of State for the Trump administration. He was sworn into office on February 1, 2017.
Rex Tillerson is 5ft 8in tall and has a net worth of $365 million. He reportedly earned $27.3 million in 2015 as CEO of Exxon Mobil. Tillerson is married to ‘Renda St. Clair’ and they have four children. The family resides in Irving, Texas.
Rex Tillerson Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Rex Wayne Tillerson
- Birthday: March 23, 1952
- How Old : Age: 64 years old
- Place of Birth: Wichita Falls, Texas, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
- Occupation: Businessman, Engineer, CEO of ExxonMobil
- Net Worth 2017: US $365 Million
- Marriage(s): Renda St. Clair
- Death-O-Meter: Alive