Oscar Munoz

We all want to be successful entrepreneurs but many of us are not ready to risk venturing into the world of business. But for Oscar Munoz, he knew that is what he wanted to do and was ready to make any sacrifice to achieve his goals. His courage and confidence paid off and today, he is a successful American businessman as well as the executive chairman of United Airlines.

Before he became the executive chairman, he served in the position of chief executive. He began his CEO of United Airline’s tenure in September 2015 to date. Before joining United Airlines, he served at United Continental Holdings (UCH) on its parent company board. He also held several executive positions at AT&T and CSX Corporation.

Well, how well do you know about Oscar Munoz? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Oscar Munoz’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography, and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Oscar Munoz to date.

Biography and Early Life

Oscar’s birthday is celebrated on 5th of January in 1959 to a Mexican-American family. His family had originated from Southern California and at the time of his birth, the family was living in California in the United States. This makes Oscar an American by birth.

He is not the only child in their family as he has other 8 siblings who are all younger than his since he is the eldest in the family. For reasons best known to Munoz, he has not revealed the names and occupations of his parents. He has also not revealed the names of his siblings.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Oscar Munoz in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Oscar Munoz’s age is 62 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 5 January 1959. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 179 lbs in Pound and 81kg in Kilograms.


Oscar loved education and worked very hard in school. Although his parents were not very learned, they saw the importance of educating their son. He spent his early years in school at La Quinta High School. After graduating from high school, he joined USC Marshall School of Business to advance his studies.

This was not enough as he decided to join the University of California where he majored in Business Administration and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree on the same. Oscar was still not contented and therefore, he decided to join Pepperdine University where he obtained a Master’s degree. He is the first graduate in his family and for sure, he has given them a good representation.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Oscar seems to be a very successful man from his education to his career as well as his personal life. However, although he has no problem sharing his career life in public, he doesn’t have the same opinion when it comes to his personal life. Therefore, although he has revealed the name of his wife Cathy Munoz, there is no information of when they tied the knot. The couple also has four children together but the names of their children are also not mentioned.

Is Oscar Munoz Gay?

Oscar might be secretive when it comes to his personal and romantic life.  The fact that he has been married to Cathy Munoz for many years now and together they have four children is enough prove he is not gay.

Professional Career

Since Munoz started his career in the business world, he has served in different companies many of which he served as a CEO. Some of these companies include Pepsi and Coca-Cola. In 2003, he became the CFO and Vice President of consumer services at the AT&T Company. In 2004, he joined the executive committee of United Continental Holdings.

In 2012, he joined the CSX Corporation and became their Chief Operation Officer and three years later, he was appointed the president of the company. He served many companies before joining United Airlines where he works as the Executive Chairman to date.


In 2007, Hispanic Business Magazine listed him among the “100 most influential Hispanics”. He was later named The Communicator of the Year by the PR Week Magazine in the same year (2007).

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Oscar Munoz in ’2021’

Although he doesn’t discuss what he earns per year, his net worth tells it all. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated at $35 million. He has earned all this money from his salary from different companies he has served since he joined the business world.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Apart from being a businessman, he is also an avid cyclist and even takes part in marathons.
  • After United Airlines appointed him to be their CEO on 15thOctober 2015, he suffered a heart attack a month later. On January 2016, he was done a heart transplant and was put under medication. Two months later, in March the same year, he received a heart transplant.

Oscar might have come from a very humble beginning being the first one to graduate in the family. However, this didn’t deter him from pursuing his goals. Today, he has put his family name in the limelight thanks to his hard work and determination.


Facts of Oscar Munoz

  • Gender Male
  • full nameOscar Munoz
  • birthplaceCalifornia, United States
  • Date of Birth January 05, 1959
  • Age 65 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionN/A
  • net worth$35 million
  • professionBusinessman and executive chairman
  • weightIn Kilograms – 81 Kg, In Pounds – 179 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 178 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorDark brown
  • eye colorDark brown
  • high schoolLa Quinta High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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