So recent analysis carried out by a U.K. comparison
website “ ” showed the Compare the Market billionaires who donated the most of their net worth to charity.
Today we’re gonna be looking at the Top
Tech Billionaires who have donated most of their wealth to charity.
10. Laurene Powel Jobs
Net worth : $18.8 billion
Amount donated : $150 million
Laurene is the wife of late
, Steve Jobs Apple’s cofounder. After Steve’s death she inherited most of his wealth and founded a non-profit organization called . College Track
College Track assists students who have a low-Income by mentoring and tutoring.
9. Larry Ellison
Net worth : $58.8 billion
Amount donated : $1.20 billion
Larry Ellison is the cofounder of
and through his charity Oracle foundation called the Lawrence Ellison Foundation, he has donated millions to help tackle the issue of education and health.
Net worth : $48.8 billion
Amount donated : $1.50 billion
Larry Page is the cofounder and CEO of
, Alphabet Google’s parent company. Larry Page is also the founder of the Carl Victor memorial foundation.
Larry Page has donated millions to charity through the foundation like in 2014 he donated $25 million to fight Ebola.
7. Mark Zuckerberg
Net worth : $71 billion
Amount donated : $1.72 billion
Mark Zuckerberg is the cofounder and CEO of popular social platform , and together with his wife Facebook they have donated not millions but billions of dollars to charity. Priscilla Chan
In 2015 the power
couple created the which aims to help cure diseases and connect people. They also pledged to give out as much as 99% of their Facebook Chan Zuckerberg initiative shares to charity.😨
6. Ma Huateng
Net worth : $45,3 billion
Amount donated : $2.01 billion
Ma is the founder and CEO of the most valuable company in Asia,
. The Asian Tencent billionaire through his Ma Huateng Global foundation
has donated billions to help support
’s medical and educational sectors.
5. Michael Dell
Net worth : $22.7 billion
Amount donated : $2.02 billion
Michael Dell is the founder of
, and together with his wife they both run a foundation called the Dell computers Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.
The foundation deals mostly with children living in poverty, and in 2016
Michael Dell pledged $ 36 million to help rebuild Houston after it was hit by Hurricane Harvey.
4. Sergey Brin
Net worth : $47.5 billion
Amount donated : $2.20 billion
Sergey Brin is the president of Alphabet and has donated millions to charity through organizations like Parkinson’s and research Michael J. Fox Foundation.
3. Jeff Bezos
Net worth : $112 billion
Amount donated : $2.14 billion
Bezos does not need no formal introduction as he is well known by most people as the world richest man and founder of e-commerce company . Amazon
In September of 2018 Jeff Bezos made the announcement that he was lunching an initiative to help homeless families. The initiative which is called
Bezos Day One Fund is said to be worth $2 billion.
2. Carlos Slim
Net worth : $67.1 billion
Amount donated : $4 billion
Carlos Slim runs
Movil, the largest telecoms company in Latin America, he is also the CEO of the Grupo Carso company.
To cut the long story short, Carlos Slim has donated a whooping $
4 billion to his Carlos Slim Foundation.
1. Bill Gates
Net worth : $90 billion
Amount donated : $41 billion
Bill Gates is the founder of and also together with his wife Melinda they both founded and run the largest private charitable foundation in the world, The Microsoft Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The couple has since donated more than $
36 billion to the foundation making it the largest in the World.