Becoming rich or known for your wealth is something that can either be inherited, or can be earned, but what brings you an immense respect and a good name is the fact that when you actually come up with something that can actually bring a difference in the world. These people are the real superstars who not only earn wealth, respect and fame for themselves, but also contribute their input in the development of the world.
We have been sharing the rich lists of many countries, cities, domains and people, but here is one of the most amusing list of the richest superstars of America who are not popular for their acting or social life, but for their contributions in technology in 2013. Have a look!
Net Worth: $66 Billion
Bill Gates surely doesn’t need an introduction and it is not surprising to have him on top of the list, after all, it is Microsoft only that made world go viral with hi-tech developments. Enjoying a net worth of $ 66 Billions. Bill Gates is one of those names that would always shine in the history of Computer and development but would be credited for all the future developments in this domain,
Net Worth: $41 Billion
Larry Ellison has been CEO of Oracle Corporation since he founded the company in 1977. He is one of the most flamboyant and outspoken businessmen of the century, not to mention one of the richest. Oracle is the world’s leading supplier of software for information management and the world’s second largest independent software company, boasting revenues of more than $9.7 billion. Ellison is a living proof that business is not something learned through academic textbooks, but rather an innate gift. A college dropout, Ellison is renowned for his impeccable business sense and ambition.
Net Worth: $23.2 Billion
No matter where you live, all what you need to do is to hold an account and let Amazon help you emptying your pockets, the founder and the CEO of Amazon.com, the largest retailer on the World Wide Web. He left his well paying job in New York by setting up his Amazon Company in his garage and today owns around 87 million shares and about 19 percent stakes, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. He is now ought on an odyssey to open up space travels to paying customers which is cost effective and safe spaceflight via Blue Origin, a Human Spaceflight start-up company.
Net Worth: $20.3 Billion
Google is a vision that is brought to you by two obnoxious friends who later become the soul mates, Page and Brin met at Stanford, is now leading the development of special astonishing projects like digital eyewear, Google Glass. In 2002 he was titled being one of the most innovative creatures. He is recently involve into Google driverless car object and predicts that by next five years robotic cars will be available to general public.
Net Worth: $20.3 Billion
The Youngest billionaire, CEO of the Google, the people voice, existed in the tech world as a computer scientist, he was the first in elementary school to make an assignment on word processor and few years back he actually started Google from a friend’s garage and today with his wealth he landed at #13 in the Forbes list of 400 richest Americans. He invested in renewable energy technology and Tesla Motors.
Net Worth: $15.9 Billion
A former American businessman, who is currently the CEO of Microsoft and leading Apple, has been holding responsible for poor stock performances because you will always find someone complaining about something of Microsoft, despite substantial growth in profits. Microsoft has been making crummy Windows phone operating system way before the Ballmer took over the place, so the question remains, why and who should replace him in Microsoft when according to him Microsoft is more cooler now due to its surface tablets advertising its model UI interface.
Net Worth: $15 Billion
The man who stepped ahead to bring a change! He creates and advances world-class projects that improve the live style. He has lost 36% of his revenue in the last 12 months but still today Microsoft make up 25% of his fortune. He has lost much of his revenue by funding for research to scan outer space for signs of intelligent alien life.
So you see, all of the stated people are the self-made names who have been doing a great job dealing with tough technical stuff to make life easy.
Try doing something similar in your life that would not only brings you revenue but also contributes in making life easier, in general!