Did you know that six of the founders and investors behind the popular and most loved social networking site Facebook have made it to the Forbes annual list of the world’s top billionaires.
Mark Zuckerberg is 52nd most richest person in world, last year he was at 212. His fortune estimate is billion dollars. Ah, what a rise! Co-founder Dustin Moskovitz is next in line, at $2.7 billion. Former Facebook president (and co-founder of Napster) Sean Parker secures his spot with a $1.6 billion fortune.
Facebook investor Peter Thiel follows with $1.5 billion. And Russian investor Yuri Milner rounds out the bottom end with a worth of $1 billion. Eduardo Saverin, also made the list, with Forbes estimating that his settlement with Zuckerberg earned him about $1.6 billion.
The list’s top three remains unchanged from last year, with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet at No. 3 ($50 billion) and Microsoft founder Bill Gates at No. 2 ($56 billion). Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim Helu takes the title of “world’s richest person” with a fortune worth $74 billion.
Wow, richest people in the world! What do you think of the list ? Share your views with me on this.