Become a wealthy person is not depend on how great you did when you were at university. If it were true, Bill Gates wouldn’t become the richest man in tech all over the world. Of course, academic performance is necessary but working hard for experience is also essential. One quote from Mr. Bill Gate which has inspired many people claimed that “I Failed some subjects in exams but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I’m an owner of Microsoft.”
Now listen to the top 10 richest people specialize in technology in 2014 :
1. Bill Gates
NET WORTH: $76-billion
Bill Gates in a co-founder of Microsoft who has stepped down as a chairman this year. He has become a top of annual Billionaires list this year which worth $9-billion more than a year ago. Bill Gates hadn’t graduated yet but he had tried hard to become a richest man like today. Meanwhile, Gates, who has given away more than $28-billion in his lifetime, remains focused on his foundation’s efforts to eradicate polio and getting fellow billionaires more involved with philanthropy. Currently, Bill has visited Cambodia and helping people there with medical service.
2. Larry Ellison
NET WORTH: $48-billion
Larry Ellison is a CEO of Oracle who gain more $5-billion in 2014 due to the value of his software company’s share. Meanwhile Oracle’s co-founder said it is because of the passing of Mr. Steve Jobs that make Apple’s best days are behind it. Ellison agreed to settle a four year-old insider-trading lawsuit by offering to pay $100 million in October 2012. As of September 2012, Ellison was listed on the Forbes List of Billionaires as the third richest American citizen, behind Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, with a net worth of $44 billion. As of October 2012, Ellison was listed just behind David Hamilton Koch as the 8th richest person in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
3. Larry Page
NET WORTH: $32.3-billion
Larry page is an American Business Magnate and the co-founder of google. As of 2014, Page’s personal wealth is estimated to be US$32.3 billion, ranking him #19 on the Forbes list of billionaires. Now google has become one of the most popular search engine even the PC magazine praised so. In 2011, he was ranked 24th on the Forbes list of billionaires and as the 11th richest person in the United States.As of October 2012, the Bloomberg Billionaires Index lists Page as the 27th richest man in the world.
4. Jeff Bezos
NET WORTH: $32-billion
After graduating with a degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton, Bezos headed off to Wall Street, where he saw that the internet was the fastest-growing industry on the planet. He quit his job, headed to Seattle and founded online bookstore Amazon in 1995. Jeff used to be an American business and investor. Now, he is a technology entrepreneur who has played a key role in the growth of e-commerce as the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, an online merchant of books and later of a wide variety of products. Under his guidance, Amazon.com became the largest retailer on the World Wide Web and a top model for Internet sales. In 2013, Bezos purchased The Washington Post newspaper.
5. Sergey Brin
NET WORTH: $31.8-billion
Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin is an American Business magnate and computer scientist who, with Larry Page, co-founded Google, one of the most profitable Internet companies. As of 2014, his personal wealth was estimated to be US$ 28.9billion, as one of the top 100 innovators in the world under the age of 35. In 2004, Brin received the Academy of Achievement’s Golden Plate Award with Larry Page at a ceremony in Chicago, Illinois.According to Forbes he is the 20th richest person in the world with a personal wealth of US$ 28.9 billion as of April, 2014.
6. Mark Zuckerberg
NET WORTH: $28.5-billion
Mark is a CEO of facebook who hadn’t finish university level as well. He had been making facebook to one of the most popular website that allow people around the world connect each other. Even though facebook is made by 5 people , Mark is the most well-known person who earn a lot of money more than double over the same period. On Zuckerberg’s Facebook page, he listed his personal interests as “openness, making things that help people connect and share what’s important to them, revolutions, information flow, minimalism”. Zuckerberg sees blue best because of red–green colorblind ness; blue is also Facebook’s dominant color.
7. Steve Ballmer
NET WORTH: $19.3-billion
In January 2000, Ballmer was officially named Chief Executive Officer.As CEO, Ballmer handled company finances and daily operations, but Gates remained chairman of the board and still retained control of the “technological vision” as chief software architect. Ballmer oversaw many years of growth at Microsoft – and generated $120-billion in profit – but will leave behind a legacy of having fallen behind Google, Apple and others in the post-PC mobile era.Just days after announcing his retirement, Microsoft spent $7.2-billion to buy handset maker Nokia.
8. Michael Dell
NET WORTH: $17.5-billion
Michael Dell is known as the founder and CEO of Dell Inc., one of the world’s leading sellers of personal computers (PCs). He was ranked the 41st richest person in the world on 2012 Forbes list of billionaires, with a net worth of US$15.9 billion as of March 2012. Michael Dell took his namesake company private in a $24.9-billion deal in October 2013. He once again has unquestioned control of the company he founded 30 years ago in a University of Texas dorm room. Since completing the massive deal, Dell Inc. has signed partnerships with Dropbox, Microsoft and Google to work on cloud computing. In December it announced it was creating a $300-million venture capital fund.
9. Paul Allen
NET WORTH: $15.9-billion
Paul is the founder and chairman of Vulcan Inc., which manages his various business and philanthropic efforts. Allen also has a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio including technology companies, real estate holdings, and stakes in other technology, media, and content companies. Meanwhile Allen’s fortune is up thanks to a diversified portfolio in tech, media and energy stocks, and rising real estate values in his hometown of Seattle. He was estimated to be the 53rd-richest person in the world, with an estimated wealth of $15 billion.
10. Azim Premji
NET WORTH: $15.3-billion
Azim Premji is an Indian business tycoon and philanthropist who is the chairman of Wipro Limited. While the country’s third-largest outsourcer has picked up speed lately, it still lags rivals. Premji foresees double-digit growth as the U.S. economy recover. According to Forbes, he is currently the fourth wealthiest Indian, and the 61st richest in the world, with a personal wealth of $15.3 billion in 2014.
Being a Millionaire has to take time and effort to make it, it’s not just like you win a lottery and become a wealthy person. If you dream to be one of the top 10 richest person, just find a solution and try hard to make it true.