Top 9 Most Handsome Billionaires in the World
|Travis Kalanick. Photo: careeraddict
Net worth: $6.3 billion (£4.7 billion)
Travis Kalanick takes up the top spot because of his handsome looks and for having the biggest bank balance.
Kalanick was born in 1976 in Los Angeles but grew up in Northridge, California. He enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles to study computer engineering but later dropped out to focus on Scour, an online file-sharing service which he had been working on. But, he filed for bankruptcy in 2000 to protect himself from a $250 million lawsuit for copyright infringement.
Today, he is better known as the co-founder of Uber. But, in June 2017, he was forced to step down as CEO amidst allegations of sexual harassment rampant at the company.
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Elon Musk is a South African entrepreneur and philanthropist who is permanently resident in America. He is the founder of PayPal - a company that handles payments online; SpeceX - a company that builds rocket engines and spacecraft; and Tesla, a company producing personal electric sports cars. Will you believe that the movie character of Iron Man was inspired by this man? And part of the picture shots from "Iron Man 2" was taken in his company building? Muska's fortune is estimated at 13.1 billion dollars.
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Net worth: $4 billion (£3 billion)
Are you a fan of Snapchat? Well, you can thank a certain Mr Bobby Murphy for it, who is credited with co-creating the successful image messaging app with Evan Spiegel and Reggie Brown while they were still students at Stanford University back in 2011.
Born Robert Cornelius Murphy, the 29-year-old is part Filipino on his mother’s side and part American on his father’s. He resides in Venice, California in a $2.1 million two-bedroom house which we bought to be close to Snapchat’s new offices at 63 Market Street. Murphy maintains a low profile and not much is known about his private life.
Net worth: $3 billion (£2.2 billion)
Born in 1978, Robert Pera is the founder of Ubiquiti Networks, a US-based technology company specialising in the manufacture of wireless data communication products. Pera started his first company when he was still in high school, selling networking and database services to local businesses. He went on to attend the University of California, San Diego with a BS in Electrical Engineering, a BA in Japanese and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He secured a job at Apple after graduation, before starting Ubiquiti in 2005. His is also the owner of the Memphis Grizzlies basketball team, as of 2012.
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He is 27 and his fortune is already estimated at 4 billion dollars. This is an American entrepreneur who is a co-founder of Snap Inc. (he owns Snapchat and Bitmoji). He founded the company during his studies at Stanford University. He even rejected the offer of the sale from Mark Zuckerberg that was $ 3 billion. Recently, we heard about him a lot because of the wedding with supermodel Miranda Kerr.
Julio Mario Santo Domingo III
Net worth: $2.4 billion (£1.8 billion)
Colombian-born heir Julio Mario Santo Domingo III is a DJ living in New York City. His grandfather started the brewery Bavaria but later traded it for a 15% stake in beer giant SABMiller. Upon his death, Julio Mario, his sister Tatiana Carisaghi, and their uncles Alejandro and Andres inherited the shares in SABMiller and went on to become billionaires.
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Jack Dorsey (41), computer programmer and co-founder of Twitter, the third most popular social networking site in the world, which is not only used by celebrities but for example also by politicians. It is a carrier of many important social and custom information. The success of this portal can present the numbers. Twitter revenue has grown from $ 28.3 million in 2010 to $ 2.22 billion in 2015, while Jack Dorsey's revenue is estimated at $ 1.44 billion.
Net worth: $2.1 billion (£1.5 billion)
Born Thomas Stefan Persson, the Swedish 32-year-old is an heir of H&M, one of the most successful and recognisable fast-fashion brands in the world. The company was founded by his grandfather Erling Persson in 1947.
After graduating from the Met Film School in London he now works in the film industry and has also founded several companies in his native Sweden. They include Aspe Film AB and Aspe Rights AB, both of which are co-owned with Jens Assur, an internationally renowned film producer, screenwriter and director.
Net worth: $1.1 billion (£836.9 million)
Born in Tokyo, Yoshikazy Tanaka is a Japanese businessman and entrepreneur, better known for developing GREE, a social networking service. He began developing GREE as a hobby at the age of 26, and opened it to the public in February 2004. By March 2004, over 10,000 users had joined the service and in December established a company, GREE, Inc., to cater to the social networks growing numbers of users.
In June 2010, the company was listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, making Tanaka the youngest person to achieve this at the young age of 33 years and 3 months.
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