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The 100 Richest Internet Entrepreneurs

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1 Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos is an American technology and retail entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist, who is best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of, the world’s largest online shopping retailer. The company began as an Internet merchant of books and expanded to a wide variety of products and services, most recently video streaming and audio streaming. is currently the world’s largest Internet sales company on the World Wide Web.

Age: 53 Company: Amazon Net worth: $ 83.00 Founded company: 1994

2 Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of Facebook, and currently, operates as its chairman and chief executive officer. He is ranked by Forbes as the fifth richest person in the world. Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard University dormitory room. He was assisted by his college roommates and fellow Harvard students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.

Age: 33 Company: Facebook Net worth: $ 63.30 Founded company: 2004

3 Larry Ellison
Larry Ellison is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is a co-founder of Oracle Corporation and was CEO from its founding until September 2014. He is the executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle. Ellison has donated up to 1% of his wealth to charity and has signed The Giving Pledge. In addition to his work at Oracle, Ellison has had success in yachting, through Oracle Team USA. He is a licensed aircraft pilot who owns two military jets.

Age: 73 Company: Oracle Net worth: $ 61.00 Founded company: 1977

4 Larry Page
Larry Page is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Google with Sergey Brin. Page is the chief executive officer (CEO) of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc. After stepping aside as Google CEO in August 2001 in favour of Eric Schmidt, he re-assumed the role in April 2011. Page is the 12th richest person in the world. Page is the inventor of PageRank and an investor in Tesla Motors.

Age: 44 Company: Google Net worth: $ 49.30 Founded company: 1998

5 Sergey Brin
Sergey Brin is a Russian-born American computer scientist, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Together with Larry Page, he co-founded Google. President of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. Brin is working on other, more personal projects that reach beyond Google. Brin and Page are trying to help solve the world’s energy and climate problems at Google’s philanthropic arm,, which invests in the alternative energy industry to find wider sources of renewable energy.

Age: 44 Company: Google Net worth: $ 43.10 Founded company: 1998

6 Ma Yun
Ma Yun known professionally as Jack Ma, is a Chinese business magnate who is the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a family of Internet-based businesses. He is currently the richest person in Asia and the 14th richest in the world. He has become a global icon in business and entrepreneurship, one of the world’s most influential businessmen, and a philanthropist known for expounding his philosophy of business.

Age: 53 Company: Alibaba Net worth: $ 41.80 Founded company: 1999

7 Ma Huateng
Ma Huateng also known as Pony Ma, is a Chinese internet entrepreneur. He is the founder, president, chief executive officer and executive board member of Tencent Inc., one of the largest Internet companies in China. The company controls China’s biggest mobile instant messaging service and its subsidiaries provide media, entertainment, the internet and mobile phone value-added services.

Age: 46 Company: Tencent Net worth: $ 24.90 Founded company: 1998

8 Masayoshi Son
Masayoshi Son is a Korean-descendant Japanese businessman and the founder and current chief executive officer of SoftBank, the chief executive officer of SoftBank Mobile, and current chairman of Sprint Corporation. He is the richest man in Japan, despite having the distinction of losing the most money in history (approximately $70bn during the dot-com crash of 2000).In 2011 as a response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, Masayoshi Son criticized the nuclear industry for creating “the problem that worries Japanese the most today”, and engaged in investing in a nationwide solar power network for Japan.

Age: 60 Company: SoftBank Net worth: $ 24.40 Founded company: 1981

9 Azim Premji
Azim Premji is an Indian business tycoon, investor, and philanthropist, who is the chairman of Wipro Limited. He is informally known as the Czar of the Indian IT Industry. He was responsible for guiding Wipro through four decades of diversification and growth to finally emerge as one of the global leaders in the software industry. Premji owns 73% percent of Wipro and also owns a private equity fund, PremjiInvest, which manages his $2 billion worth of personal portfolio.

Age: 72 Company: Wipro Net worth: $ 18.30 Founded company: 1945

10 Ding Lei
Ding Lei also known as William Ding, is the founder and CEO of (NetEase). Ding made significant contributions to the development of computer networks in mainland China. After graduation, he first worked in a local state department in Ningbo as an engineer, and then he went to Guangzhou and worked for Sybase there. He founded NetEase and became the richest individual in the Chinese mainland in the year of 2003.

Age: 46 Company: NetEase Net worth: $ 17.30 Founded company: 1997

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