Net Worth: $36.5 billion
Position in rating: #13
Sergey Brin was born in Moscow and at the age of 6 years old he moved with his parents to the United States. Brin is one of the founders of Google. The billionaire has entrusted the operational management of the search giant to his longtime partner Larry Page, and focused on the development of the mysterious Google X division generating the most breakthrough ideas industry and seeks to translate those ideas into reality. In Breen’s portfolio there are an unmanned vehicle and augmented reality glasses that the businessman almost always wears. For example, under his leadership, a smart contact lens were developed, onboard wind turbine and Google Glass.
In 2013, the name of Brin flashed in the headlines of mass media. The press wrote about the billionaire's affair with a young employee of Google, because of which Brin left his wife Anna Voyzhitski after 6 years of marriage. Legally couple divorce was not formalized, they have two children.
Net Worth: $12.9 billion
Position in rating: #94
Musk is a native of South Africa. As a child, Mask was fond of programming and at the age of 12 he concluded the first transaction: sold the game Blast Star developed by himself for $500. The future billionaire has invested money in the purchase of shares in a pharmaceutical company, and then sold them for a few thousand dollars. At the age of 17 with this money against the will of parents Elon emigrated to Canada and enrolled at King's College in Kingston.
Musk has been married twice. With his first wife Justine he met while studying in college. They have five children, but they divorced in 2008. In the same year he married British actress Talulah Riley, but two years later the couple broke up.
Net Worth: $9.2 billion
Position in rating: #129
A native of Ukraine, Jan Koum at the age of 16 immigrated to California with his mother and got an apartment on the State aid program. His mother worked as a nanny, a young Ian swept floors to earn a little money. When his mother was diagnosed with cancer, the family began to live on her disability benefits. Kum well versed in computers and took a job at Yahoo in a place of safety and engineering infrastructure. Kum has worked 9 years under the guidance of one of the founders of Yahoo, David Filo. In 2007, Kum left the company, and has created WhatsApp messenger in 2009 - the largest of such services in the world with 600 million users. In February 2014 Facebook announced the purchase of WhatsApp for $19 billion. Kum entered the Facebook board of directors and was CEO of WhatsApp, with a salary of $1 a year and limited stake worth $2 billion.
It is reported that Kum meets with 25-year-old Ukrainian-born model Evelina Mambetova.
Net Worth: $2.4 billion
Position in rating: #722
New York DJ inherited the property from gone grandfather and namesake Julio Mario Santo Domingo, who died in 2011. Berry magnate shared the heritage between two sons, who are in a rating of richest people of America and grandchildren got one sixth. In 2015, he became a little richer: the share price of his company jumped amid the news that the giant competitor - brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev - wants to buy SABMiller.
Net Worth: $2.4 billion
Position in the ranking: #722
Tom Persson is a presenter of the third generation of a family that made its fortune on "cheap chic" - H&M stores. His grandfather Erling Persson founded the network in 1947. Tom's brother Karl Johan is a CEO of the company, and his father, Stefan Persson, is a chairman of the board of directors and the richest man in Sweden. Tom’s sister, brother, aunt and father are billionaires. Tom lives in Stockholm and works in the film industry.