The top 10 richest people in high-tech industry list was made by Bloomberg.

On the first place, we find again the founder of Microsoft, Mr. Bill Gates with a wealth of 61 billion dollars. The youngest in this top is no doubt Mark Zuckerberg (27 years), Co-founder and CEO of Facebook, who slowly but surely lead the world’s largest social network in the world to 1 billion accounts.

1. Bill Gates, Microsoft – 61 billion dollars

2. Larry Ellison, CEO Oracle – 36 billion dollars

3. Larry Page, Google CEO – 18.7 billion dollars

4. Sergey Brin, Google co-founder – 18.7 billion dollars

5. Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO – 18.4 billion dollars

6. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO – 17.5 billion dollars

7. Michael Dell, CEO Dell – 15.9 billion dollars

8. Azim Premji, Wipro co-founder – 15.9 billion dollars

9. Steve Ballmer, CEO Microsoft – 15.7 billion dollars

10. Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder – 14.2 billion dollars

Note: the numbers above are valid today: 16/09/2012


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