What would you do with a million dollars? When it comes to the world’s richest in tech, the question requires slapping on a few more zeros, as the 12 richest tech billionaires have a collective net worth of over US$990 billion. At the top of the list sits Jeff Bezos, of course – Amazon CEO, owner of The Washington Post, and now officially richest man in the world, ever– but who are the other 12?

Meet the tech tycoons as ranked by their net worths sourced from the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world.


12. Michael Dell

Dell CEO Michael Dell at the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco in 2013.


Net worth: US$36.8 billion

Age: 55

Source of wealth: Self-made; Dell

Net worth year-over-year change: Up by US$5.96 billion in the last year.

11. Ma Huateng

Ma Huateng, founder, chairman and CEO of Tencent, at the opening of the 5th World Internet Conference at Wuzhen in 2018.


Net worth: US$52.9 billion

Age: 48

Source of wealth: Self-made; Tencent Holdings

Net worth year-over-year change: Up by US$14.3 billion in the last year.

10. Jack Ma

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma in 2017.


Net worth: US$57.1 billion

Age: 56

Source of wealth: Self-made; Alibaba

Net worth year-over-year change: Up by US$10.4 billion in the last year.

9. Mackenzie Scott

Mackenzie Scott (formerly Mackenzie Bezos) at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills.


Net worth: US$57.8 billion

Age: 50

Source of wealth: Self-made; Amazon

Net worth year-over-year change: Up by US$20.7 billion in the last year.

8. Sergey Brin

Google co-founder Sergey Brin wearing Google Glass glasses at an announcement for the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences in San Francisco in 2013.


Net worth: US$69.2 billion

Age: 47

Source of wealth: Self-made; Google

Net worth year-over-year change: Up by US$6.55 billion in the last year.

7. Larry Ellison

Oracle CTO and founder Larry Ellison speaks during his keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco in 2010.


Net worth: US$70.8 billion

Age: 76

Source of wealth: Self-made; Oracle

Net worth year-over-year change: Up by US$12 billion in the last year.

6. Larry Page

Larry Page, Google co-founder, speaks during the opening keynote at the Google I/O developers conference in San Francisco in 2013.


Net worth: US$71.4 billion

Age: 47

Source of wealth: Self-made; Google

Net worth year-over-year change: Up by US$6.82 billion in the last year.

5. Steve Ballmer

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer speaks at the last opening Microsoft keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in 2012.


Net worth: US$73.3 billion

Age: 64

Source of wealth: Self-made; Microsoft

Net worth year-over-year change: Up by US$15.2 billion in the last year.

4. Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University in 2019.


Net worth: US$96.7 billion

Age: 36

Source of wealth: Self-made; Facebook

Net worth year-over-year change: Up by US$18.3 billion in the last year.

3. Elon Musk

Tesla Inc co-founder and CEO Elon Musk speaks at an opening ceremony for Tesla China-made Model Y programme in Shanghai in 2020.


Net worth: US$103 million

Age: 49

Source of wealth: Self-made; Tesla

Net worth year-over-year change: Up by US$75.1 billion in the last year.

2. Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.


Net worth: US$123 billion

Age: 64

Source of wealth: Self-made; Cash, Microsoft

Net worth year-over-year change: Up by US$9.76 billion in the last year.

1. Jeff Bezos

Founder and CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos speaks after receiving the 2019 International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Excellence in Industry Award during the 70th International Astronautical Congress in Washington, DC.


Net worth: US$178 billion

Age: 56

Source of wealth: Self-made; Amazon

Net worth year-over-year change: Up by US$63.4 billion in the last year.