Do you know A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is net worth $40 millions dollar. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen “A.P.J.” Abdul Kalam born on 15 October 1931 raised on Dhanushkodi, Tamilnadu was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. Abdul Kalam had studied physics and aerospace engineering. The reason for getting attraction in aerospace engineering was his childhood act, as he used to stare on the flying birds.
It is reported that, Abdul Kalam has an estimation of net worth of around US $40 Million. After studying the aerospace engineering, he had spent the next four decades as a scientist and science administrator mainly at the Defense research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and then involved in India’s civilian space and military missile development efforts. With his fullest effort on the missile development, he thus came to be known as the “Missile Man of India”.
As the director of DRDO, Abdul Kalam implemented the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program. After, he became the senior adviser to India’s defense minister in 1992 for the development of the nuclear tests. He was elected as the 11th President of India in 2002 with the support of Bharatiya Janata Party. He had been awarded with several prestigious awards like Padma Bhusan, Padma Vibhushan, Bharat Ratna Award and India’s highest civilian honour.
During the travel to Shilong for the delivery of the lecture on “Creating a Livable Planet Earth” at Indian Instittute of Management on July 27, 2015, he had some kinds of discomfort while climbing a flight of stairs. With only five minutes into lecture, he suffered with a massive heart attack and died at the age of 83. The Indian Government had established Kalam’s birthday as “Youth Renaissance Day”.