The majority of the billionaires that are currently alive in this world have attained their wealth with the help of technology by introducing something innovative and unique the world always needed. This article is basically a billionaire list in the tech industry and their existing net worth.
Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft at the age of sixty is now worth $87.4 billion. This self-made billionaire is not directly involved with Microsoft however generously investing in potential startups as well as various NGOs and social welfare organizations to completely eradicate social problems such as HIV and finding a cure for cancer. He wants to wipe out poverty from the face of the Earth making it livable for everyone.
You have definitely heard about Amazon, but I am not sure if you are aware of its maker Jeff Bezos. This man is currently worth of $56.6 billion at the age of 51 simply by introducing the concept of E-commerce to the society. Currently, Amazon has been diversifying itself and its resources that will enable them to reach every corner of the world delivering your desired product using a drone. Jeff Bezos is currently investing into a company that is developing a blood testing device for detecting cancer.
The creator of Facebook at the age of 31 is already worth of $42.8 billion, attained his place in the top 5 billionaire list in the tech industry. 99% of the company’s share will be transferred to his daughter’s company “Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative” and had already donated $25 million for fighting against Ebola virus as well as $100 million shares for constructing a New Jersey public school system.
The maker of Google search engine tool currently known as Alphabet now worth of more than $500 billion dollars, Larry Page 42 years of age is worth of $38.5 billion. He may not be quite generous, however; Google is vigorously investing in its self-driven cars and supplying 5G internet using drones which are 40 times faster than that of 4G!
The maker of Alibaba born in China at the age of 51 is now worth of $26.5 billion. Despite decimation of the Chinese economy last year, Jack Ma is not worried as he is confident that the economy will be returning to its previous lucrative stage. Jack Ma has managed to set himself in good terms with President of USA Barack Obama by investing further into climate improvements and better entrepreneurship without counterfeiting products.
The above are our hand-picked self-made billionaires in the tech industry who creations have drastically transformed our way of living by giving things and creating opportunities that were previously thought to be, unattainable. The societies, as well as the world, owe them.