Rex Tillerson Bio

(Politician, Engineer, CEO)

Relationship Facts of Rex Tillerson

  • Rex Tillerson is married to Renda St. Clair.
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  • He is father of Four.
  • Rex Tillerson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Tillerson is now married to Renda St. Clair.

The couple married in 1983 and a They had a son Tyler Tillerson together named in 1988. Renda also has a son from her previous marriage.

Previous Marriage

Tillerson was firstly married to Jamie Lee Henry. They were high school bandmates. The duo married after her graduation. They also have twin sons.

The sons are also engineers and hold their bachelor’s degrees from the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin.

Who is Rex Tillerson?

Rex Tillerson is a popular name in the politician field. He is also an engineer and energy executive.

Tillerson served as the 69th U.S. secretary of state under President Donald Trump.

Rex Tillerson: Age, Parent, and Ethnicity

Tillerson was born on March 23, 1952, in Wichita Falls, Texas, the USA. His full name is Rex Wayne Tillerson.

His father’s name is Bobby Joe Tillerson. He was the executive of The Boy Scouts of America. Likely, his mother’s name is Patton Sue Tillerson.

He has two sisters, Rae Ann Hamilton, a physician, and Jo Lynn Peters, a high school educator.

Education

Tillerson finished his schooling at Huntsville High School in Huntsville, Texas.

After that, he attended the University of Texas at Austin, in 1975. He receives his Bachelor’s Degree of Science in civil engineering.

Rex Tillerson: Career, Professional life

  • 1975 – Joined Exxon Company USA as a production engineer.
  • 1987-1989 – Became the Business development manager of Exxon’s domestic natural gas department.
  • 1989-1992 – General manager for Exxon’s oil and gas production in Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas region.
  • 1992- Took First overseas assignment, Production adviser for Exxon Corporation.
  • 1992-1995 – Served as a Coordinator of affiliate gas sales of Exxon Company, International.
  • 1995 – Became The President of Exxon Yemen Inc, Production Khorat Inc and Esso Exploration
  • 1998 – Became The President of  Esso Neftegas Limited and the vice president of Exxon Ventures (CIS).
  • 1999 – Named the executive vice president of ExxonMobil Development Company.
  • 1999 – Held a number of senior executive positions after Exxon Corp get merged to Mobil Corp.
  • 2001-2003 – Senior vice president of ExxonMobil.
  • 2004 – Becomes president of ExxonMobil. Also, was elected as the company’s one board of directors.
  • 2006 – Elected chair and chief executive of Exxon, the world’s sixth-largest company by revenue ExxonMobil.
  • 2007– Delivered speech at a Council on Foreign Relations event
  • 2010-2012– Served as the national president of the Boy Scouts.
  • 2013 – Awarded the Order of Friendship from Russian President Vladimir Putin. The company invests in oil production in Siberia, the Arctic Circle, and the Black Sea during Tillerson’s tenure. In Sep, he wrote an op-ed piece in The Wall Street Journal defending Common Core.
  • 2014– Made business deals on behalf of Exxon with Russia.
  • 2016 – Donald Trump’s transition team announces that Tillerson has been nominated for secretary of state o December 13. Also became a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
  • 2017–  Became Secretary of State on February 1, 2017. Confirmed by the Senate by a 56-43 vote. Retired from Exxon effective January 1, 2017.
  • March 13, 2018 – Is fired by President Trump and replaced by  Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director Mike Pompeo

Rex Tillerson: Salary, Net Worth

Tillerson’s net worth is around $300 million.

Tillerson’s compensation package was $40.5 million in 2012, $28.1 million in 2013, $33.1 million in 2014, and $27.2 million in 2015.

Likewise, in late 2016, he held $54 million of Exxon stock and had a right to deferred stock worth approximately $180 million over the next ten years.

Moreover, Rex owns two ranches in Texas, where his wife, Renda, raises cutting horses.

Rex Tillerson: Rumor and controversy

After Trump and Tillerson’s relationship deteriorated, Trump dismissed Tillerson in March 2018 via Twitter hiring Mike Pompeo. It was one of the shortest tenures in recent history. As well, it was one of the popular controversial news at that time.

Tillerson was also unaware of his reason for the firing.  Speaking to the reporter Trump also clear that his differences with Tillerson came down to personal.

Body measurement: Height, Weight

Tillerson stands with a height of 5 feet and 10 inches. And he weighs 76 kg.

Similarly, he has silver blonde colored hair with beautiful blue eyes.

Social media

The politician is active on Twitter with around 3.4K followers, over 1.5K followers on Instagram, and likely around 1.8K followers on his Facebook account.

 

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