Out of all the American states, California has the most innovative technological development and bustling business ideas every now and then. Being the home for Silicon Valley and extraordinary living facilities, California is every tech lover and entrepreneur’s dream to visit and settle down. A lot of CEOs from this region made it big in the world’s map with their boldness, experimental thought and refreshing business ideas. In return, they have been blessed with great wealth and fortune. The stories of such CEOs inspire many young and aspiring entrepreneurs to make it big in this competitive sphere. Here is the list of wealthiest CEOs in California region:
- Jeff Bezos- Amazon
This dynamic CEO is definitely the richest CEO in California. Having an innovative mind and business thought, he has been leading Amazon to be a global leader in delivery and movie streaming services as well. With $112 billion, Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, is the wealthiest person in the world.
- Mark Zuckerberg- Facebook
Becoming a global leader of one of the most used social media platforms in the world, Mark Zuckerberg entered the business arena at a very young age. With his innovative ideas and a perfect business model that clicks, Mark made a revolution in the way we communicate and interact. With $74.4 billion, Mark Zuckerberg is the 5th-richest person in the world.
- Larry Ellison- Co-Founder of Oracle
Oracle is one of the sought-after businesses for database management and the way data is stored in the digital world. Larry Elison has been instrumental in shaping up Oracle into an international brand. With $60.6 billion, Larry Ellison is the 11th-richest person in the world.
- Larry Page and Sergey Brin- Google
Google is not only known for accurate search engines, Gmail and various other features which made our lives easier- but also for extremely comfortable and friendly work atmosphere for the employees. It is every techie’s dream to work in Google for the perks they offer. With $62.5 billion, Larry Page is the 7th-richest person in the world. With $60.7 billion, Sergey Brin is the 10th-richest person in the world.
- Lauren Powell Jobs and Family- Apple
The way music is heard has been revolutionarily changed thanks to Apple devices named the iPod and iPhone. The company is known for bringing touchscreen to be affordable for normal customers and that was followed by every smartphone in the market. Headed initially by Steve Jobs, with his bold ideas and aggressive marketing stunts. With $24.1 billion, Lauren Powell Jobs is the 43rd-richest person in the world.
- Elon Musk- Tesla
An automobile and energy company based in Palo Alto, California- this company specializes in electric car manufacturing at an affordable price. They also promote solar energy usage through their cars to save fuel. With $25.9 billion, Elon Musk is the 38th-richest person in the world.
- Dustin Moskovitz- Co-Founder of Facebook
Along with Mark, Dustin made a great contribution to Facebook with his dynamic decisions and proactive ideas. With $12.9 billion, Dustin Moskovitz is the 109th-richest person in the world.
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