Top 20 Technology celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Technology celebrities [Updated November 30, 2022].

1. Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer net worth 2020
Steve Ballmer was born on March 24, 1956 in Hunts Point, Washington, United States.

Net Worth 2020: $81 Billion

Steve Ballmer Net Worth Milestones:

1986 (IPO Day) – $85 million
1987 – $270 million
1995 -$2 billion
1997 – $6 billion
1999 – $13 billion
2008 – $10 billion
2014 – $24 billion
2017 – $33 billion
2018 – $42 billion
2019 – $45 billion

2020 – $77 billion

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Salary 2020: $1.35 Million

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Salary: During his tenure as CEO of Microsoft, Ballmer earned a total salary of approximately $1.275 million. This included a base salary of about $666,000, a cash bonus of $600,000, and miscellaneous compensation of about $11,000.

2. Michael Dell

Michael Dell net worth 2020
Michael Dell was born on February 23, 1965 in Austin, Texas, United States.

Net Worth 2020: $30 Billion

Michael Dell Net Worth Details: Michael Dell is the sole owner of MSD Capital and owns 65 percent of MSD Partners, which manages more than $16 billion in combined assets. Dell Inc. was taken private for $25 billion in 2003 and Dell holds a 75 percent stake. In 2015 he purchased EMC Corp. to form the largest private technology company in the world, Dell Technology.  Dell Technologies had $74 billion in revenue in 2016.

3. William Ding

William Ding net worth 2020
William Ding was born on October 1, 1971 in Guangzhou, China, China.

Net Worth 2020: $26 Billion

Net Worth details: William Ding is a 44 percent owner in the online games operator NetEase. His shares are owned through Shining Global International which is based in the British Virgin Islands. Ding's stake is made up of two million American depositary shares combined with 1.4 billion ordinary shares. Each of his American depositary shares are equivalent to 25 ordinary shares. In 2016 NetEase reported $5.7 billion revenue.

4. Wang Wei

Wang Wei net worth 2020
Wang Wei was born in China.

Net Worth 2020: $22 Billion

Net Worth details: Wang owns a 65 percent stake in S.F. Holding which owns S.F. Express, the largest parcel delivery company in China. Wang owns a 99.9 percent stake of Shenzhen Mingde Holdings Development. He received his shares of S.F. in 2017 when the company went public on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Wang is the owner of Hong Kong residential real estate. His company S.F. Express had revenue of $8.6 billion in 2016.

5. Zhang Zhidong

Zhang Zhidong net worth 2020
Zhang Zhidong was born on November 7, 1972 in Shenzhen, China, China.

Net Worth 2020: $21 Billion

6. Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt net worth 2020
Eric Schmidt was born on April 27, 1955 in Washington, D.C., United States.

Net Worth 2020: $17 Billion

7. Hasso Plattner

Hasso Plattner net worth 2020
Hasso Plattner was born on January 21, 1944 in Heidelberg, Germany, Germany.

Net Worth 2020: $13.5 Billion

8. Robin Li

Robin Li net worth 2020
Robin Li was born on November 17, 1968 in Beijing, China, China.

Net Worth 2020: $13 Billion

Net Worth details: Robin Li holds a 21 percent stake in China's most popular search engine, Baidu. He also controls a 5 percent stake through his wife Melissa Ma. Together the couple owns more than 7 million Class A and Class B shares in Baidu. Each of those shares equals 10 American depository receipts which are traded publically on NASDAQ. Baidu reported $10.6 billion in revenue in 2016.

9. Scott Farquhar

Scott Farquhar net worth 2020
Scott Farquhar was born on December 1, 1979 in Sydney, Australia, Australia.

Net Worth 2020: $11 Billion

10. James Goodnight

James Goodnight net worth 2020
James Goodnight was born on January 6, 1943 in Cary, North Carolina, United States.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Billion

11. Jan Koum

Jan Koum net worth 2020
Jan Koum was born on February 24, 1976 in Kiev, Ukraine, United States.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Billion

12. Hiroshi Mikitani

Hiroshi Mikitani net worth 2020
Hiroshi Mikitani was born on March 11, 1965 in Tokyo, Japan, Japan.

Net Worth 2020: $9 Billion

13. Liu Qiangdong

Liu Qiangdong net worth 2020
Liu Qiangdong was born on February 14, 1974 in Beijing, China, China.

Net Worth 2020: $7.9 Billion

14. David Duffield

David Duffield net worth 2020
David Duffield was born on November 7, 1941 in Incline Village, Nevada, United States.

Net Worth 2020: $7.3 Billion

15. Dietmar Hopp

Dietmar Hopp net worth 2020
Dietmar Hopp was born on April 26, 1940 in Walldorf, Germany, Germany.

Net Worth 2020: $7.1 Billion

16. Gordon Moore

Gordon Moore net worth 2020
Gordon Moore was born on January 3, 1929 in San Francisco, United States.

Net Worth 2020: $7.1 Billion

17. John Tu

John Tu net worth 2020
John Tu was born on November 7, 1941 in Rolling Hills, California, United States.

Net Worth 2020: $7.1 Billion

18. Marc Benioff

Marc Benioff net worth 2020
Marc Benioff was born on September 25, 1964 in San Francisco, California, United States.

Net Worth 2020: $6.7 Billion

19. Travis Kalanick

Travis Kalanick net worth 2020
Travis Kalanick was born on August 6, 1976 in San Francisco, California, United States.

Net Worth 2020: $6 Billion

20. Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman net worth 2020
Meg Whitman was born on August 4, 1956 in Atherton, California, United States.

Net Worth 2020: $5 Billion