Andrew Grove Net Worth
Andrew Grove Net Worth: Andrew Grove is a Hungarian-American businessman, engineer, and author who has a net worth of $500 million dollars. Andrew Stephen Grove was born in Budapest, Hungary in September 1936. Grove is a pioneer in the field of science known as the semiconductor industry. At 20 years old he escaped from Communist-controlled Hungary. He moved to the United States and finished his education, earning a bachelor's degree at the City College of New York and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He worked as a researcher at Fairchild Semiconductor. He became familiar with integrated circuits. He joined Intel on the company's day of incorporation. He went on to become CEO of Intel Corporation and was a pioneer at making the company one of the world's largest semiconductor manufacturers. Grove has authored seven books and many articles. He has been called the man responsible for the growth phase of Silicon Valley. Grove was called by Steve Jobs for advice on whether or not to return to Apple. Grove has won the 1st Annual Heinz Award in Technology, the Economy and Employment. In 2009 he was inducted into The California Museum's California Hall of Fame. He has won the IEEE Medal of Honor, Strategic Management Society's Lifetime Achievement Award, Time Magazine's Man of the Year, and more. Grove was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2000. He contributes to several foundations that are researching a cure for the disease. He is still a senior advisor for Intel. Andrew married Eva Kastan in 1958 and the couple has two children together.