Tech Billionaires List – Richest Billionaires In Technology World 2020


Do u think being a billionaire is because of luck or is it hard work? I think it’s a combination of both a lot of hard work with luck at your side.

Tech Billionaires - 9 Richest Billionaires In Technology World 2020


If you are a great technology fan here is the list of 2020 top billionaires in the tech world for you. These billionaires are mostly self-made who achieve their goals with hard work as well as their genius brains.

1. Jeff Bezos

Net Worth: $116.7 billion (January 2020)

Personal info:

Jeff Bezos is a Princeton University graduate in electrical engineering and computer science. He was offered a job from prestigious companies like Intel, Bell Labs, and Anderson Consulting but he accepted a high-end job with D.E.Shaw in 1990

How he became a billionaire

After leaving his well-paid job at a Wall Street hedge fund in 1994, Bezos launched Amazon. (AMZN).

He started Amazon as a simple online bookseller store and hoped to cash in on the rapid internet business growth in the 90s. It seems he made an excellent choice as with years Amazon became one of the best online stores and Jeff became the King.

2. Bill Gates

Net Worth: $108.8 billion (Jan 2020)

Personal Info:

Bill Gates is a drop out of Harvard University while he was studying pre-law. He took some mathematics and graduate level computer science courses after that.

How he became a billionaire

Bill Gates launched his first company Traf-o-Data at the young age of 15. At the age of 20 he founded Microsoft and was a billionaire at the age of 31.

Gates is the mastermind as well as the co- founder of Microsoft. He is well know for his charity work through Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Bill Gates has a competitive and ruthless reputation. He is idolized for his tech prowess in the world by many.

3. Mark Zuckerberg

Net Worth: $80.7 billion (January 2020)

Personal Info

Mark Zuckerberg is a dropped out of Harvard. He launched Facebook in the dormitory room of Harvard University in 2004.

How he became a billionaire

Mack Zuckerberg changed the landscape of social media on a massive scale with Facebook. At first Facebook was launched for connecting Harvard students with each other, but with time Facebook became a big hit and Zuckerberg became famous as well as rich. At the age of 22 Zuckerberg got a buyout offer from Yahoo for $1 billion, which he turned down, Best decision!

4. Larry Page

Net Worth: $66.3 billion (2020)

Personal Info

Larry Page is a computer scientist as well as an internet entrepreneur.

How he became a billionaire

Larry Page is the co founder of Google and Alphabet along with Sergey Brin. 21 years ago Google was a school project when Page and Brin were doing PHD at Stanford University. They never thought Google would become the most popular search engine in the world.

Alphabet was the parent company of Google until December 3, 2019.

Google PageRank algorithm to generate search results is named after Page, which helped Google to transform from a project to a corporation in just 5 years.

5. Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin

Net Worth: $64.1 billion (January 2020)

Personal Info

Sergey Brin is a computer scientist and an internet entrepreneur. Sergey and Larry names are normally found together as they have co-found one of the worlds largest public corporation

How he became a billionaire

Sergey Brin and Larry Page co-founded Google. Until December 2019 he was the president of alphabet.

Google is one of the largest Tech company in the world today.

6. Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

Net Worth: $69.1 billion (October 2019)

Personal Info

Another dropout billionaire, Larry Ellison is famous for his luxurious lifestyle. He own almost 98% of Hawaiian island and some fine yachts. With his extravagant lifestyle he is a great philanthropist too. An amazing fact is that Ellison was not exposed to technology at a very young age unlike today’s kids nor did he start programming until college. How he became a tech billionaire than?

How he became a billionaire?

 Larry Ellison is co founder, chief of technology officer and executive chairman of Oracle Corporation founded in 1977.

7. Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer

Net worth: $51.9 billion (October 2019)

Personal Info

Steve Barmer and Bill Gates both studied Harvard University at the same time, which make them acquaintances

How he became a billionaire

He became the 30th employ of Microsoft in 1980 and left his MBA program in Stanford University. He runs Microsoft from 2000 to 2014 as CEO.

He bought Los Angeles Clippers team in $2 billion and at present is the proud owner 

8. Jack Ma

Jack Ma

Net Worth: $44.3 billion (January 2020)

Personal Info

Jack Ma attended Hangzhou Teacher’s Institute and graduate with bachelors in English degree. He was rejected from almost 30 jobs including KFC.

How he became a billionaire

Jack Ma is the richest man in China. In 1999 he launched Alibaba Group with some friends. At present Alibaba’s Group include properties like Alibaba which is wholesale e-tail site and Overstock Inc, Alitrip, Alipay and many others.

9. Ma Huateng

Ma Huateng

Net Worth: $44.7 billion (January 2020)


Ma Huateng also known as Pony Ma is a Chinese business mogul, investor, politician as well as philanthropist.

How he became a billionaire

Huateng co-founded Tencent Holdings in 1988. It’s a Chinese conglomerate that has transform into worlds largest gaming company. He also owned a famous messaging app known as WeChat, which is used by billions of users. He and Jack Ma are business rivals who are competing in the race to be first. How the coming year decide their fate is yet to be seen?

These are the 2019 top 9 billionaires in the tech world. The position changes with every year even with every month, but mostly they remain in between them. It’s difficult to be a billionaire and when you reach on such height it’s even more tough and risky to maintain such position.

One the oldest name in the list is Bill Gates who have maintain his position in the list of billionaires for so many years. Let’s see what next year brings who will beat whom and who will be out of the list?

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