Jeff Bezos Early Life

Most billionaires use a degree. And in the U.S., the technology is industry is “a major wealth” engine then one in the top industries to create billionaires, in accordance with the Wealth-X’s 2019 Billionaire Census report.

So should you dream to be a billionaire eventually, should it matter you study attending college? Maybe so. Among the world’s top richest people, half studied engineering or computer science.

But some billionaires did study other pursuits. Here’s what some of America’s most well-known billionaires studied at school.

Jeff Bezos
Net worth: $125.8 billion
What he studied: electrical engineering and computer science

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Before he became CEO of Amazon (and the world’s richest person), Bezos graduated from Princeton University in 1986 having a degree in electrical engineering and computer science, after changing his major from physics.

Had Amazon not solved, Bezos could have put his degree to good use: “I could be an extremely happy software programmer somewhere,” he explained at the fireside chat in India on Jan. 14. He would, however, be considered a lot less rich – today, the normal salary to get a software programmer is around $92,000 per year, in accordance with Glassdoor.