Top 5 Richest Technology Masters of 2013

One factor in life that can make people famous is their wealth. Becoming rich is easy, because wealth is something that can be inherited.

But do you know what is most impressive? That is, when you became one of the richest people, and you contributed something really good in the development of our world.

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Our world changed because of Technology. Today, everyone uses computers in their daily life. Also many other people use computers in their work or their source of income. Computers and technology can give you everything you needed if you just used it wisely. Other people became rich and famous because of computers and technology. Do you know whose behind the Operating System that you are using today? Or do you know who is behind the search engine you are using when you are searching for your school projects and other reports?

Here are the list of some of the richest technology masters who's not only earn wealth, respect and fame for themselves, but also known for their contributions in our world in the field of technology.

5. Steve Ballmer

 His true name is Steven Anthony "Steve" Ballmer. Born on March 24, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Residing in Hunts Point, Washington, U.S, Steve is an American businessman who currently the CEO of Microsoft today.
He joined Microsoft on June 11, 1980 and his the first business manager hired by Bill Gates. In 1982, Ballmer owned the 8% of the Microsoft company.
Ballmer become a billionaire in U.S. dollars based on stock options received as an employee of a corporation in which he was neither a founder nor a relative of a founder.
In 2009, Ballmer earned a total compensation of $1,276,627 which included a base salary of $665,833 a cash bonus of $600,000, no stock or options, and other compensation of $10,794.
His salary is $1,351,121 (2010) and his net worth as of today (2013) is US$ 15.2 billion.

4. Sergey Brin and Larry Page

Google’s motto "Organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful" and "Don't be evil".
The two young geniuses behind the very well-known GOOGLE.COM. Page and Brin named the search engine GOOGLE, from the word "googol", which is a mathematical term represented by the numeral one followed by 100 zeros - a reflection of their mission to organized the seemingly infinite amount of information on the internet.
The duo reluctantly leave their studies and ran an operation out of their dorms. Later and as of now, they became the most famous billionaire and most successful entrepreneurs.

Sergey Brin

 "To me, this is about preserving history and making it available to everyone"

An American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur, a Co-founder of GOOGLE. Born on August 21, 1973 at Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. Residing on Los Altos, California, U.S with a Net worth of US$ 20.3 billion as of March 2013. 

Larry Page

"Basically, our goal is to organize the world's information and to make it universally accessible and useful."

Also, an American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur, the CO-founder of GOOGLE. Born on March 26, 1973 at East Lansing, Michigan, U.S.With a Net worth US$ 23.0 billion as of 2013. Page ran the GOOGLE as co-president along with Brin until 2001 and on 2011, he became the chief executive of Google and sits on the Board of Directors.

3. Jeff Bezos

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 "A Company shouldn't get addicted to being shiny, because shiny doesn't last."

Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos born January 12, 1964 at Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S. A American Entrepreneur who played a rolein e-commerce as the founder and CEO of the famous AMAZON.COM, Inc., an online merchant of a wide variety of products, the largest retailer on the web industry and the model for internet sales. With a Net Worth of US$ 23.2 billion.
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, -Bloomberg-
Amazon's shares have "defied gravity" in 2011, jumping 55% and adding $6.5 billion to Bezos' net worth. -Forbes-

2. Larry Ellison

Lawrence Joseph "Larry" Ellison born August 17, 1944 at Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York, U.S., and an American business magnate. Residing at Woodside, California, U.S. The Co-founder and CEO of the world enterprise software company, the ORACLE CORPORATION. He is the fifth-wealthiest man in the world with an estimated worth of $43 billion including his ownership of Oracle company stock. An "ORACLE name came from one of his database project for the CIA.
Then he left the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign after his second year, after not taking his final exams because his adoptive mother had just died, Ellison renowed for his impeccable business leadership and ambition and now his salary listed as of 2012 is US$96.2M.

1. Bill Gates
The top on the list.
William Henry "Bill" Gates III, born on October 28, 1955 at Seattle, WA, U.S.,the famous American business magnate, an investor, a programmer, an inventor and a philanthropist, He is the Co-founder and Chairman of Microsoft. The Harvard University student dropped out who is now the most richest, most wealhtiest and most famous businessman in the world according to Forbes. And now Gates is the world's richest person in 2013 according to the Bloomberg Billionaires List.
As of today, Gates' Net worth is US$ 67 billion (2013). 

Today, the world go viral with hi-tech developments. Now, we know who's behind this development and improvements. As we all say, we can't tell our future. With more dedications, more ideas, and following your fashion and interest,  who knows, one day, your name will joined the list. Even not in this field, but in the field that's really suits you.

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