Bill Gates is the richest person in tech. There are more tech billionaires than ever before, and together they are worth a record high: The 183 billionaires from tech --23 more than a year ago -- have a combined $1 trillion net worth, data from FORBES 2017 World's Billionaires List shows. Three of the world's five richest people earned their fortunes in tech, and 59% of the world's tech billionaires got richer over the past year. Only 9% have fortunes that dropped since the 2016 list. Tech fortunes are concentrated in the United States: 78 of the 183 are Americans.
Mar-20-2017, 13:50:06 GMT