Home Biography Erno Rubik Biography

Erno Rubik Biography

Erno Rubik
Erno Rubik
Full Name/Real Name: Ernő Rubik
Age: 75 years
Birth Date: 13 July 1944
Birth Place: Budapest, Hungary
Education: Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Books: Rubik’s Cubic Compendium
Height: 1.76 m
Weight: 74 KG
Nationality: Hungarian
Spouse: Ágnes Hégely
Children: Zoltan
Dating: No
Known for: The invention of mechanical puzzles including Rubik’s Cube (1974), Rubik’s Magic, Rubik’s Magic: Master Edition, and Rubik’s Snake.
Profession: Inventor, architect and professor of architecture
Net Worth in 2020: $300 million

Did you know that Rubik’s Cube is an invention of a Hungarian architecture? Well yes, it is named after his inventor Erno Rubik who is a Hungarian architect, inventor and a professor of architecture. He is most famous for his inventions related to mechanical puzzles like Rubik’s Snake, Rubik’s Cube, etc.

But do you know how much is Erno Rubik’s net worth in 2020 and how old is he? If you do not know, we have prepared the following article in which you can find everything that interests you about Erno Rubik’s life and career. We have prepared this article for you not only about details of Erno Rubik’s career, professional life and personal life, but also about his net worth, age, height, weight and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

As of 2020, Erno Rubik has a net worth of $300 million.

Early Life & Biography

The native form of his name stands as Rubik Erno, who was born on the 13th of July, 1944 in Budapest of Hungary. His birth was in the years of the Second World War He has lived in Hungary throughout his life. He was born in the household of Erno Rubik Sr. and Magdolna Szántó. His father was his real inspiration who served as a flight engineer at the aircraft factory known as Esztergom, and his mother was a poet.

Rubik took training at the Secondary School of Fine and Applied Arts for specializing in making sculptures in the years 1958-1962. Then, he went to the Budapest University of Technology in 1962 and became the Architecture Faculty’s member too. From 1967-1971 he was at the Hungarian Academy of Applied Arts where he was taken as the Faculty of Interior Architecture and Design.

Erno Rubik Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children

He married Ágnes Hégely and had a son called Zoltan.

Relationship Statistics of Erno Rubik

What is Erno Rubik marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
Is Erno Rubik having any relationship affair? No
Is Erno Rubik Lesbian/Gay? No
Who is Erno Rubik’s Spouse? (name): Ágnes Hégely
Does Erno Rubik Have Any Kids? Zoltan

Career, Awards & Nominations

He started his career at the Budapest College of Applied Arts as an architecture professor since 1971 till 1979. He finished his first prototype of the Rubik’s Cube in 1974 and applied for the patent in 1975. The cube was named as Magic Cube by Rubik, but it was renamed as the Rubik’s Cube in 1980 by the ‘Ideal Toys,’ a US Company, who was given the license of the Cube by Rubik himself in 1979. This cube has been winning numerous ‘Toy of the Year’ awards through all these years and is one of “the best selling toys of all times.”

Other than this Rubik has also famed for his other inventions like the Rubik’s Snake, Rubik’s Magic, Rubik’s 360, etc. now talking of Rubik’s later career, he worked as the editor of a puzzle and games journal, then founded his studio in 1983 called the Rubik Studio, which was concerned with designs of furniture and obviously games. In 1987 he decided to work as a professor full-scale.

In 1990 he was the president of the Hungarian Engineering Academy, and then in 2009, he joined the Keimyung University at Daegu, South Korea as an honorary professor. He has achieved uncountable numbers of awards of which ‘The Hungarian Order of Merit Cross of the star’ is a must mention. Rubik founded the ‘International Rubik Foundation’ for supporting young and talented Architects and Engineers.

Net Worth & Earnings

Erno Rubik Net Worth
Erno Rubik Net Worth

As of 2020, Erno Rubik has a net worth of about $300 million. Professor Rubik, who because of the cube has become one of the richest and most celebrated men in Hungary. It is mainly because of his famous inventions and patents of those, along with the several awards and prizes received by him.

At the height of Rubik Cube popularity the cube and a sister puzzle shaped like a snake, which he also invented, were said to be yielding Professor Rubik $30,000 a month in royalties. His career as an editor, professor and architect is also his source of wealth.

Rubik has been a rare inspiration and example to all the highly talented youths.