Highest-Paid CEOs in the World 2019
Everyone knows those famous business leaders who are at the top of the tree for a very long time; people like Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai are the name of few. They are the leader that every young entrepreneur looks up to.
These business tycoons are not only famous because of their net worth but they are also known for their teamwork, giving inspiration to employees and mindset development of their employees. With their experience and leadership skills, they know how to maintain a working culture of a company. Below are some names of the richest CEOs of the world
- Company: Google
- Age: 47
- Worth: $1.2 billion
Pichai Sundararajan known as Sundar Pichai is the current CEO of Google. He started working at Google as the Vice President of product management and also helped in developing the Google Chrome browser. After the success of Google Chrome, Pichai started working on various products like Android, Maps and Google ads. In 2015 he was appointed as the CEO of Google.
CEO of Google Sundar Pichai received stocks of Alphabet worth millions as his salary. He had received $250 million in 2014, $100 million in 2015 and again $250 million in 2016
- Company: Salesforce
- Age: 54
- Worth: $3.9 billion
Marc Benioff worked in Oracle under Larry Ellison for over 13 years and then decided to start his own company of computer software services named Salesforce. According to his employees, Marc is the soul of the company as he always leads by example and he always wants the best for the people working with him. He is surely a role model to most of the budding entrepreneurs.
- Company: Tesla, SpaceX
- Age: 48
- Worth: $20.8 billion
Elon Musk is a born genius. He created a game for himself when he was 12; he with his friends started a company known as PayPal which they sold to eBay for 180 million. He invested his share in starting a company called SpaceX that will allow us to have a trip in space and after that, he invested in Tesla Motors which is a start-up that manufactures electric cars.
- Company: Alphabet
- Age: 46
- Worth: $48.8 billion
Larry Page is one of the founder and CEO of Alphabet Inc. He is widely known as the brains behind Google with Sergey Brin. Larry is a quiet, calm and introvert kind of person, because of his calm nature, great communication skills and useful ideas he reached to the heights of success. He is surely an inspiration for upcoming business leaders.
- Company: Facebook
- Age: 35
- Worth: $70 billion
The owner of Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history. He founded Facebook as a fun project for his university friends at the age of 19. In was originally called ‘the facebook’ but later they removed ‘the’ and stuck with only Facebook. This biggest social media platform has over 2 billion users and it is ever-evolving. Later Mark bought Instagram and Whatsapp which had over a million users each.
- Company- Amazon
- Age – 55
- Net worth – $151.7 billion
The current richest man in the world is Jeffrey Preston Bezos the founder and CEO of Amazon. He began by selling books online in 1998 and now he is selling everything in this world. He also owns an aerospace company called Blue Origin and in 2013 he also bought the Washington Post. Jeff is also a philanthropist and believes in giving back to the society.