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BBC News – The internet billionaire rich list

Posted in Uncategorized by T.Salami on March 12, 2010

INTERNET BILLIONAIRES: The table can be re-ordered by clicking on any of the column headings

Name Age Comment Worth (bn) Website Nationality
page portrait Larry Page 37 Co-founded Google 17.5 google logo US
brin portrait Sergey Brin 36 Co-founded Google 17.5 google logo US
bezos portrait Jeff Bezos 46 Founded Amazon in a Seattle garage 12.3 amazon logo US
schmidt portrait Eric Schmidt 54 Google’s grown-up chief executive 6.3 google logo US
son portrait Masayoshi Son 52 Controls Japanese internet and telecom firm SoftBank 5.9 softbank logo Japan
omidyar portrait Pierre Omidyar 42 French-born immigrant launched online auction site in 1995 5.2 ebay logo US
mikitani portrait Hiroshi Mikitani 45 Runs Japan’s leading online shopping mall 4.8 rakuten logo Japan
schwab portrait Charles Schwab 72 Brought online investing to the masses 4.7 schwab logo US
zuckerberg portrait Mark Zuckerberg 25 Founded Facebook in early 2004 while at Harvard university 4.0 facebook logo US
huateng portrait Ma Huateng 38 Runs China’s most popular online chat service 3.6 tencent logo China
li portrait Robin Li 41 Co-founded China’s most popular search site Baidu 3.5 baidu logo China
cuban portrait Mark Cuban 51 Former bar tender who sold internet video website to Yahoo for 5.7bn 2.4 broadcast.com logo US
skoll portrait Jeffrey Skoll 45 Ebay’s first president and full-time employee. Now a film producer 2.4 ebay logo Canada
ding portrait William Ding 38 Founded China’s no.2 online game company. Once China’s richest man 2.2 netease logo China
bechtolsheim portrait Andreas von Bechtolsheim 54 His initial $100,000 stake in Google made him a billionaire 2.0 google logo Germany
cheriton portrait David Cheriton 58 Stanford professor who introduced Google’s co founders to each other 1.6 google logo Canada
yuzhu portrait Shi Yuzhu 47 Founder of Giant Interactive, one of China’s most successful online game companies 1.6 giant interactive logo China
tanaka portrait Yoshikazu Tanaka 33 Founded the second most popular social networking site in Japan – Gree 1.4 gree logo Japan
filo portrait David Filo 43 Met Yahoo co-founder Yang at Stanford University 1.4 yahoo logo US
whitman portrait Margaret Whitman 53 Former eBay chief, now running for California govenor 1.3 ebay logo US
yang portrait Jerry Yang 41 Turned internet directory project into Yahoo portal 1.3 yahoo logo US
benioff portrait Marc Benioff 45 Held posts at Oracle and Apple before launching Salesforce.com 1.3 salesforce.com logo US
wagner portrait Todd Wagner 49 Co-founded broadcast.com with friend Mark Cuban 1.2 broadcast.com logo US
thiel portrait Peter Thiel 42 The first outside investor in Facebook 2004. He also co-founded paypal 1.2 paypal logo US
ma portrait Jack Ma 45 Founder, chairman and chief executive of internet business Alibaba 1.2 alibaba logo China
case portrait Stephen Case 51 Former Pizza Hut store manager who co-founded AOL 1.1 aol logo US

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