Forbes has released its annual list of the richest people in the world. Somewhat unsurprisingly, many of the people appearing on Forbes’ list made their fortunes by pursuing careers in tech. The list largely dominated by CEO’s of United States tech giants also has some Indians and Chinese on the ‘powerful’ list. We have picked up 20 Richest People in Tech from the Forbes’ list. Read on to know The 20 Richest People in Tech.

20) Eric Schmidt

Net Worth: $9.9 B
Age: 61
Origin of Wealth: Google
Country: United States

19) Lee Kun-Hee

Net Worth: $10 B
Age: 74
Origin of Wealth: Samsung
Country: South Korea

18) Robin Li

Net Worth: $12.5 B
Age: 47
Origin of Wealth: Internet Search
Country: China

17) Masayoshi Son

Net Worth: $13.2 B
Age: 58
Origin of Wealth: Internet,Telecom
Country: Japan

16) Lei Jun

Net Worth: $13.4 B
Age: 46
Origin of Wealth: Smartphones
Country: China

15) Elon Musk

Net Worth: $13.9 B
Age: 44
Origin of Wealth: Tesla Motors
Country: United States

14) Shiv Nadar

Net Worth: $14.4 B
Age: 70
Origin of Wealth: Software Services
Country: India

13) Azim Premji

Net Worth: $17.4 B
Age: 70
Origin of Wealth: Software Services
Country: India

12) Paul Allen

Net Worth: $17.5 B
Age: 63
Origin of Wealth: Microsoft, Investments
Country: United States

11) Ma Huateng

Net Worth: $17.9 B
Age: 44
Origin of Wealth: Internet
Country: China

The 20 Richest People in Tech

10) Michael Dell

Net Worth: $19.4 B
Age: 51
Origin of Wealth: Dell
Country: United States

9) Laurene Powell Jobs

Net Worth: $21.4 B
Age: 52
Origin of Wealth: Apple, Disney
Country: United States

8) Steve Balmer

Net Worth: $22.7 B
Age: 60
Origin of Wealth: Microsoft
Country: United States

7) Jack Ma

Net Worth: $23.2 B
Age: 51
Origin of Wealth: Alibaba
Country: China

6) Sergey Brin

Net Worth: $32.8 B
Age: 42
Origin of Wealth: Google
Country: United States

5) Larry Page

Net Worth: $33.4 B
Age: 43
Origin of Wealth: Google
Country: United States

4) Mark Zuckerberg

Net Worth: $41.2 B
Age: 32
Origin of Wealth: Facebook
Country: United States

3) Jeff Bezos

Net Worth: $47.8 B
Age: 52
Origin of Wealth: Amazon.com
Country: United States

2) Larry Ellison

Net Worth: $50 B
Age: 71
Origin of Wealth: Oracle
Country: United States

1) Bill Gates

Net Worth: $79.6 B
Age: 60
Origin of Wealth: Microsoft
Country: United States