toggle

AAPL Stock: 100.41 ( -0.16 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Steve Jobs ranks #136 amongst world's billionaires

updated 08:55 pm EST, Wed March 10, 2010

Several tech names in the top 50

Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds the 136th spot amongst Forbes' list of the world's billionaires. The executive currently has a net worth of approximately $5.5 billion. His self-made fortune is credited to investments in Apple and Pixar, a company he bought in 1986 from George Lucas for merely $10 million. Pixar was later sold in 2006 to Disney for $7.4 billion in stock.

Several other tech names are listed in the top 50, including Michael Dell in the 37th spot with $13.5 billion. Steve Ballmer ranks 33rd, while Bill Gates has dropped to the second spot as Mexico's wireless tycoon Carlos Slim has taken the lead with a $53.5 billion net worth. Google's Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt are also included in the rankings.

Jobs rose to the 43rd spot in Forbes' 2009 list of the wealthiest Americans. The recent report suggests he may be working on a biography with author Walter Isaacson.




by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. testudo

    Joined: Dec 1969

    -1

    Seriously guys!

    The Evil Steve picture has got to go!

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

MacNN Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones

When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Blueto ...

Pure Jongo T2 wireless speaker

Multi-room audio compatibility is a key metric for wireless sound systems these days. The entry cost into a house-spanning system can ...

Logitech Z213 multimedia speakers

Desktop computer speakers sit in a weird area of limbo: many consumers have forgone the era of desktop listening for the privacy and v ...

toggle

Most Commented