There is no denying the fact that technology is advancing like never before, and hence it’s not uncommon that year after year, the world’s wealthiest entrepreneurs are from the tech industry.
Scroll on to see the 20 richest tech billionaires and their net worth, according to Forbes:
1. Jeff Bezos
Estimated net worth of Jeff Bezos: $113 billion
Bezos is the CEO of Amazon, an online retail company. He graduated from Princeton University with a degree in computer science and electrical engineering.
2. Bill Gates
Estimated net worth of Bill Gates: $98 billion
Famously known as the co-founder of Microsoft. Between 1995 and 2017, he held the Forbes title of the richest person globally.
3. Larry Ellison
Estimated net worth of Larry Ellison: $59 billion
An American business magnate and the co-founder of Oracle Corporation. In 2018, he became a director on Tesla’s board.
4. Mark Zuckerberg
Estimated net worth of Mark Zuckerberg: $54 billion
Zuckerberg is the co-founder of social networking website Facebook. He became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire in 2007.
5. Steve Ballmer
Estimated net worth of Steve Ballmer: $52.7 billion
Ballmer is the owner of NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers. Also, he was the CEO of Microsoft until 2014.
6. Larry Page
Estimated net worth of Larry Page: $50.9 billion
Along with Sergey Brin, he founded the tech giant Google. He remained the CEO of Alphabet Inc. until December 2019.
7. Sergey Brin
Estimated net worth of Sergey Brin: $49.1 billion
An internet entrepreneur, who co-founded Google while he was a PhD student at Stanford University.
8. Jack Ma
Estimated net worth of Jack Ma: $38.8 billion
A Chinese business magnate, known for establishing Alibaba Group, a tech conglomerate.
9. Ma Huateng
Estimated net worth of Ma Huateng: $38.1 billion
Famously known as the founder and CEO of Tencent. He is one of the world’s most influential people, according to Time magazine.
10. Mackenzie Bezos
Estimated net worth of Mackenzie Bezos: $36 billion
Former wife of Jeff Bezos, she donated half of her wealth in 2019.
11. Michael Dell
Estimated net worth of Michael Dell: $22.9 billion
Better known as the chairman of Texas-based Dell Technologies, which operates under two divisions.
12. William Lei Ding
Estimated net worth of William Lei Ding: $17 billion
CEO of one of the world’s largest mobile games biz, Netease. He holds a degree in communication technology.
13. Colin Zheng Huang
Estimated net worth of Colin Zheng Huang: $16.5 billion
Huang is CEO of online discounter Pinduoduo. It is considered as one of China’s largest e-commerce sites.
14. Laurene Powell Jobs
Estimated net worth of Laurene Powel Jobs: $16.4 billion
An American businesswoman and founder of Emerson Collective. She holds a degree in Political Science and Economics.
15. Zhang Yiming
Estimated net worth of Zhang Yiming: $16.2 billion
A well-known entrepreneur in China. Better known for ByteDance, Toutiao and TikTok.
16. Eric Schmidt
Estimated net worth of Eric Schmidt: $13.2 billion
At present, Schmidt is acting in the capacity of a technical advisor to Alphabet. He remained CEO of Google as well (2001-2011).
17. Dietmar Hopp
Estimated net worth of Dietmar Hopp: $13 billion
One of the founders of SAP SE, a multinational software corporation, in 1972.
18. Zhang Zhidong
Estimated net worth of Zhang Zhidong: $13 billion
Zhang Zhidong remained the CTO of Tencent for 16 years. His net worth is estimated to be around $13 billion.
19. Hasso Plattner
Estimated net worth of $12.4 billion
A German businessman, better known as co-founder of the multinational software corporation, SAP SE.
20. Shiv Nadar
Estimated net worth of Shiv Nadar: $11.9 billion
An Indian philanthropist and industrialist, he established HCL and the Shiv Nadar Foundation.