The 20 Richest People in Tech

Forbes has released its annual list of the wealthiest people who made their fortunes by pursuing careers in tech. in the world for the year 2015.

Here are the list of 20 wealthiest people in tech, you can see the full list (100 Richest Tech Billionaires) of at Forbes.

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  1. Bill Gates – $79.6 Billion – Microsoft (United States)
  2. Larry Ellison – $50 Billion Oracle (United States)
  3. Jeff Bezos – $47.8 Billion Amazon.com (United States)
  4. Mark Zuckerberg – $41.2 Billion – Facebook (United States)
  5. Larry Page – $33.4 Billion – Google (United States)
  6. Sergey Brin – $32.8 Billion – Google (United States)
  7. Jack Ma – $23.2 Billion – Alibaba (China)
  8. Steve Ballmer – $22.7 Billion – Microsoft (United States)
  9. Laurene Powell Jobs – $21.4 Billion – Apple, Disney (United States)
  10. Michael Dell – $19.4 Billion – Dell (United States)
  11. Ma Huateng – $17.9 Billion – Internet (China)
  12. Paul Allen – $17.5 Billion – Microsoft, Investments (United States)
  13. Azim Premji – $17.4 Billion – Software Services (India)
  14. Shiv Nadar – $14.4 Billion – Software Services (India)
  15. Elon Musk – $13.9 Billion – Tesla Motors (United States)
  16. Lei Jun – $13.4 Billion – Smartphones (China)
  17. Masayoshi Son – $13.2 Billion – Internet, Telecom (Japan)
  18. Robin Li – $12.5 Billion – Internet Search (China)
  19. Lee Kun-Hee – $10 Billion – Samsung (South Korea)
  20. Eric Schmidt – $9.9 Billion – Google (United States)

Here is the chart which shows where all the richest billionaires in tech are from around the globe

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(Chart via http://dadaviz.com/s/richest-tech-billionaires)