So recent analysis carried out by a U.K. comparison website “Compare the Market” showed the 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 Oracle and through his charity foundation called the Lawrence Ellison Foundation, he has donated millions to help tackle the issue of education and health.
- Larry Page
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 Facebook, and together with his wife Priscilla Chan they have donated not millions but billions of dollars to charity.
In 2015 the power couple created the Chan Zuckerberg initiative which aims to help cure diseases and connect people. They also pledged to give out as much as 99% of their Facebook 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, Tencent. The Asian billionaire through his Ma Huateng Global foundation has donated billions to help support China’s medical and educational sectors.
5. Michael Dell
Net worth : $22.7 billion
Amount donated : $2.02 billion
Michael Dell is the founder of Dell computers, and together with his wife they both run a foundation called the 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 research and Michael J. Fox Foundation.
3. Jeff Bezos
Net worth : $112 billion
Amount donated : $2.14 billion
Jeff 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 Microsoft and also together with his wife Melinda they both founded and run the largest private charitable foundation in the world, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The couple has since donated more than $36 billion to the foundation making it the largest in the World.
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