Do you know why engineers are so awesome? That’s because they are able to do so much more. For instance; here’s a list of 9 celebrities who are also engineers actually they are known for something other than engineering. Enjoy the list.

1. Rudolph Landgren – Drago from Rocky

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The world knows him from the action movies in which he has starred but many people don’t know that he is a Chemical Engineer.

He done his bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and he also done his master’s in the same field from University of Sydney.

2. Jimmy Carter- 39th President of the United States and Nobel Prize winner

celebrities who are engineerJimmy Carter did a general Bachelor’s of Science degree from the Naval Academy and later applied for the US Navy’s nascent nuclear submarine program

3. Tom Scholz – Guitarist for Boston

celebrities who are engineerMeet Tom Scholz, guitarist for Boston who has rocked a number of stages. However, not many of you will be aware that the famous guitarist did his Bachelor’s and Master’s from MIT in mechanical engineering and used to make his own pedals for guitar. His job after graduation was at Polaroid Corporation as a senior product designer.

4. Tom Landry – NFL Coach

celebrities who are engineerThe guy responsible for making the Cowboys advance to NFL playoffs 17 times in 18 seasons between 1966 and 1983, ensuring their appearance in five Super Bowls and the winning two world championships, Tom Landry was basically an Industrial engineer who had received his education from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Houston. He is also known as one of the greatest football technique innovators of all time.

5. Bill Nye – The Science Guy

celebrities who are engineerMeet Bill Nye, the science guy who is originally a mechanical engineer from the Cornell University and worked at Boeing after his graduation where he developed a hydraulic pressure resonance suppressor.

6. Scott Adams – creator of Dilbert

celebrities who are engineerScott Adams, the guy responsible for Dilbert was actually a software/telecommunications engineer.

7.  Rowan Atkinson – Mr. Bean

celebrities who are engineerMr. Bean is the name we all remember him by and well here’s a shocking news for those of you who didn’t know, Mr. Bean whose real name is Rowan Atkinson is basically an Electrical engineer who did his bachelor’s from Newcastle University in 1975 and later did his MSc in the same field from The Queen’s College, Oxford.

8. Herbie Hancock – Jazz Musician

celebrities who are engineerHerbie Hancock did his double majors in Electrical engineering and Music from the Grinnell College. Although he was a talented musician even before joining the college, still, electrical engineering was what had his attention at first.

9. Ally Walker – Actress

celebrities who are engineerShe joined University of California (Santa Cruz) with the intentions of becoming a doctor or a scientist. She did her bachelor’s in biochemistry and worked in a lab that was working on a genetic engineering project.