There is no denying the fact that Indians, especially Indian parents are obsessed with engineering. It is said that in India, people choose their career path after completing their engineering. Hence, it is not uncommon to see engineers taking up professions completely different from their degrees. Let’s have a look at some of the famous engineers from around the world who chose a career path completely different from their engineering degree and succeeded.
1. Chetan Bhagat – An Mechanical Engineer (IITan) and famous novelist.
2. Rowan Atkinson A.K.A “Mr. Bean” – Masters in Electrical Engineering and a world famous comedian
3. Harsha Bhogle – Chemical engineer turned famous commentator.
4. Anil Kumble – mechanical engineer who went on to become a Legendary leg spinner.
5. Cindy Crawford – Studied Chemical engineering before dropping out to become the highest paid model in the world
6. “The science guy” Bill Nye – Mechanical engineer who became a star with his TV show for the kids
7. Nagarjuna – MS in Automobile engineering and Telugu Movie star
8. Sushant Singh Rajput – Studied Mechanical engineering before becoming a Bollywood star.
Engineering teaches you so many things, finding your way in unfavorable conditions is one of them. And these people prove that if you are determined enough, you can do anything you want. You just need to find out your passion and follow it.
Note: The writer of this post is also an engineer. 😜