Everyday we hear about so many technical companies. We come across success stories of many technical personalities. But did you know who has topped the list of top 10 richest technical personalities? No doubt it is Bill Gates! Last entry on this list is at $22.4 billion. All ten are men and most are from America. Let’s jump in, starting with the number 10.
So Let’s Take A Look At The Top 10 Richest Technical Personalities Of The World!
10. Michael Dell
Michael Saul Dell (born February 23, 1965) is an American businessman, investor, philanthropist, and author. He founded Dell Technologies, the famous PC manufacturing company. He married Susan Lieberman in 1989. His net worth is $22.4 billion. Source of wealth is Dell Technologies.
9. Steve Ballmer
Steven Anthony Ballmer (born 24 March, 1956) is an American chief executive. He was the chief executive officer of Microsoft and is the current owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of NBA and owned the Portland Trail Blazers. His main source of wealth is Microsoft and net wealth is $32.9 billion.
8. Ma Huateng
Ma Huateng (Born 29 Oct. , 1971). His nickname is Pony Ma. He is a Chinese Internet entrepreneur. He is the founded Tencent , one of the largest Internet company. He is now president, CEO and executive board member of Tencent. His total net worth is $ 32.9 billion which includes property in Hong Kong and art pieces worth $150 million and a palatial residence of 19,600 sq ft in Hong Kong.
7. Jack Ma
Jack Ma ( born 10 Sep, 1964) founded Alibaba Group, a family of Internet-based businesses. He is an executive chairman of Alibaba Group. His original name is Ma Yun. His total wealth is $ 37.4 billion.
6. Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin
Sergey Brin is a Russian-born American . He immigrated to the United States at the age of 6. Brin is the President of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. His total wealth is $42.7 billion. He is a computer scientist and an Internet entrepreneur.
5. Larry Page
He ranked fifth in the list of top 10 richest technical personalities. His net wealth is $42.9 billion. He co-founded Google with Sergey Brin. He invented Page Rank, best known Google search ranking algorithm.
4. Larry Ellison
Larry is co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. His net wealth is $59.3 billion according to Forbes . He worked earlier for Ampex Corporation and Amdahl Corporation.
3. Mark Zuckerberg
Mark is the CEO, chairman and founder of the Facebook. His net wealth is $ 71.5 billion. He started Facebook from his college Harward University. In December 2016 he was awarded by the award Person Of The Year.
2. Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos, founder, CEO, and chairman of Amazon.in . Currently Amazon.com is the world’s largest Internet sales company on the World Wide Web (www). It started with only books supply But now it is expanded to large variety of goods as services. His total income is $ 82.6 billion.
1. Bill Gates
Bill Gates is not only the wealthiest among technological personalities even he is world’s richest person. He with Paul Allen launched Microsoft corporation, which is now developed as a world largest PC software company. He now works part time with Microsoft and full-time work with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.According to Forbes his net wealth is $85.1 billion in September 2017.