The vast majority of U.S. billionaires are founders who started companies or heirs who mostly lucked into their fortunes. A tiny subset got hired into jobs that made them super rich.
So far, a small number of the world’s billionaires have publicly stepped up with donations to humanitarian groups working in Israel.
As social media’s poster boy approaches 40, he’s having his Bill Gates moment: mellowing (a bit), maturing (a bit more) and upending his company with staggering confidence. It’s a big bet on the future of daily human life—and his legacy.
In a rare interview, the Meta Platforms CEO and his pediatrician wife, who are co-CEOs of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, discuss their plans to use technology to deepen understanding of human cells and tissues—and the impact they want it to have on human health.
A misstep with Alphabet’s new AI chatbot sent shares tumbling, and the world’s richest person lost billions.
Jeff Bezos, the world’s fourth richest person, has stepped up his philanthropy since ceasing to serve as Amazon CEO last year.
The Austrian entrepreneur got his start in marketing and applied his skills to burnish the image of energy drink Red Bull. He was ranked among the 100 richest people in the world by Forbes.
Wondermind is casting a wide net and encouraging daily work to achieve “mental fitness.”