Rex Tillerson Age, Biography, Wife & More


Real NameRex Wayne Tillerson
ProfessionBusinessman, Politician
PartyRepublican Party
Business Journey • In 1975, he joined The Exxon Company as a production engineer.
• He became President of Exxon Yemen Inc., Production Khorat Inc and Esso Exploration in 1995.
• In 1998, he became president of Exxon Neftegas Limited and the vice president of Exxon Ventures (CIS).
• In 1999, he was named executive vice president of ExxonMobil Development Company.
• In 2004, he became director and president of ExxonMobil.
• On 1 January 2006, he was elected chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of ExxonMobil.
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weightin Kilograms- 76 kg
in Pounds- 168 lbs
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of BirthMarch 23, 1952
Age (as in 2018)66 Years
Birth PlaceWichita Falls, Texas, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownTexas, United States
SchoolHuntsville High School in Huntsville, Texas
College/UniversityUniversity of Texas, Austin, United States
Educational QualificationsBachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin
FamilyFather- Bobby Joe Tillerson (former BSA executive)
Mother- Patty Sue (née Patton)
Brother- None
Sister- None
EthnicityWhite American
Address5959 Los Colinas Boulevard Irving
TX USA 75039
HobbiesReading, Doing charities
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeRenda St. Clair
ChildrenTyler Tillerson (son) & 3 more
Money Factor
Salary$27.2 million (as in 2015)
Net Worth$150 million


Some Lesser Known Facts About Rex Tillerson

  • Does Rex Tillerson smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Rex Tillerson drink alcohol?: Yes
  • He was born to Bobby Joe Tillerson and Patty Sue in Wichita Falls, Texas.
  • He was involved with Alpha Phi Omega, Longhorn Band and the Tejas Club while studying at the University of Texas, Austin.
  • For most of his life, he has been very active in the Boy Scouts of America & also earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1965.
  • He was named a Distinguished Engineering Graduate in 2006.
  • He has a very strong relation with the Russian President Vladimir Putin. His good ties with Russia have been established since he represented Exxon’s interests in Russia during Boris Yeltsin’s premiership. rex-tillerson-with-vladimir-putin
  • Igor Sechin, who is considered to be the 2nd most important person in Russia after President Putin, is a very good friend of Rex Tillerson. rex-tillerson-with-igor-sechin
  • In 2011, he signed an agreement with Russia, on behalf of ExxonMobil, for drilling in the Arctic, which could be valued up to $300 billion.
  • In 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded him the Order of Friendship.
  • On December 13, 2016, US President-elect Donald Trump, nominated him for US Secretary of State.
  • On March 13, 2018, Donald Trump fired him from his position as Secretary of State, making his tenure one of the shortest in recent history. Tillerson was replaced by Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State.