World's 15 Richest Techies Of 2014


1. Bill Gates

Gates took a four-year hiatus from the Forbes world’s richest list, but he is back. Gates, 58, reclaims the title from Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helu, who held the title since Gates had slipped. Over the past several years, Gates has given away $28 billion of his own personal wealth to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Forbes Rank: 1

Worth: $76 billion