Meet The Top 5 Richest Businessmen In The World In The Technology Sector

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In recent decades, one of the most successful sectors in the business world is technology. This is reflected in the bank accounts of executives and creators in the industry, which often appear on lists of the richest people in the world.

Bill Gates, for example, the founder of Microsoft, is on top of it, according to the latest ranking published by Business Insider magazine, developed in partnership with the Asian consulting Wealth-X, which recently released a report on the 50 richest people on the planet.

1 – Bill Gates (the richest in the world)

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Bill Gates is not only the richest person in the United States, but the richest on the planet. He started making money early. At 30, Microsoft has made multimillionaire. He failed to run the company in 2000 and, although part of the board, now devotes most of his time to philanthropy.

Net Capital: US $89.4 billion
Age: 60 years
Country: United States
Wealth Source: Microsoft

2 – Jeff Bezos (founder of Amazon)

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Bezos had a humble origin. It started in a garage (like Steve Jobs) trying to devise a way on how to sell things on the internet. First, it was books and now he sells literally anything on your page, one of the most accessible in the world. But that is not all. He also owns the Washington Post and Blue Origin aerospace company.
Its versatility in business can be proven by the Amazon, which is far from being just a shopping site and sales. The last great innovation of the company was Amazon Music service to listen to music in streaming.

Net Capital: US $ 51.2 billion
Age: 52 years
Country: United States
Wealth Source: Amazon

3 – Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook)

The story of Facebook creator is the definition of success. At 31, he is one of the richest people (and admired) of the world.

It started when he was still at Harvard in the United States. Zuckerberg created a kind of social network, where men and women could College to list who were the most “beautiful”. The network broke and overwhelmed the Harvard server, who took it from the air.

After that, in February 2004, he ended up joining other friends and creating a social network that exists today – the most successful in the world.

Net Capital: US $ 46.2 billion
Age: 31 years
Country: United States
Wealth Source: Facebook

4 – Larry Ellison (Owner of Oracle)

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Larry Ellison is the co-founder of Oracle, one of the world’s largest software companies – although not all people have knowledge about it, since the main customers are businesses and governments.The company’s specialty is developing hardware and database software.

According to Business Insider, Ellison came to be one of the highest paid CEOs in the world. He has an island in Hawaii and was very close to Steve Jobs (1955-2011), founder of Apple.

Net Capital: US $ 46.1 billion
Age: 71 years
Country: United States
Wealth Source: Oracle

5 – Larry Page (half owner of Google)

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Larry Page is one of Google ‘s co-founder and CEO of Alphabet, the multinational which includes the search giant. He is responsible for the search engine algorithm. In 2011, he was considered one of the hundred most influential people by Time magazine.

Net Capital: US $ 37.8 billion
Age: 42 years
Country: United States
Wealth Source: Google