People who made their business with computers often get to the top of the ladder. Find out which ones are the richest computer geeks in the World, in 2015!
#1 Bill Gates
American business magnate, computer programmer, investor, philanthropist and author, Bill Gates, has a net worth of $79.3 billion as of August 2015 according to Forbes. The software giant and current richest person in the world co-founded the largest computer software company in the world, Microsoft, with Paul Allen.
#2 Larry Ellison
Software mogul and world’s richest #6, Larry Ellison founder of Oracle, has a net worth estimated at $49.5 billion as of August 2015 according to Forbes.
#3 Jeff Bezos
American businessman, founder, president, CEO, and chairman of Amazon.com, Jeffrey Preston “Jeff” Bezos, has a net worth of $47.2 billion as of August 2015 according to Forbes making him the 19th-richest-person in the World.
#4 Mark Zuckerberg
American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur, Facebook CEO Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, has an estimated net worth of $41.4 billion as of August 2015 according to Forbes.
#5 Larry Page
American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur, Lawrence “Larry” Page, has a net worth of $34.8 billion as of August 2015 according to Forbes. Page is the cofounder of Google. As of April 4, 2011, he is also the Chief Executive Officer of Google.
#6 Sergey Brin
American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur, Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin, has a net worth of $30.2 billion as of July 2015 according to Forbes. Brin is the cofounder of Google. If knowledge is power, maybe information is too. Brin met co-founder Larry Page in Stanford computer science Ph.D. program, now the brainy duo are trying to put all the world’s information at your fingertips.
#7 Steve Ballmer
American businessman and the chief executive of Microsoft, has a net worth of $22.1 billion as of July 2015, according to Forbes. The Detroit native dropped out of Stanford M.B.A. program to join Harvard classmate Bill Gates in 1980 as employee number 30.
#8 Michael Dell
American business magnate and the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell Inc., Michael Saul Dell, has a net worth of $18.3 billion as of July 2015, according to Forbes.
#9 Paul Allen
American business magnate, investor, real estate developer and philanthropist, Paul Gardner Allen has a net worth of $17.5 billion as of July 2015, according to Forbes. Allen co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates.
#10 Elon Musk
According to Forbes, Elon Musk net worth is approximately $13.6 billion as of July 2015. Elon made his fortune with Paypal and is now the CEO of SpaceX space company and Tesla electric cars.
What about you? Will you be the next one? 🙂