Who became a billionaire as an employee?

By | December 7, 2016

Bill Gates is one of the richest people in the world. He did so by founding Microsoft and making it one of the biggest companies in the world. Time and time again, all of the billionaires that I saw at the top of the list of the richest people in the world were people who started their companies or inherited their wealth. This led me to wonder, “Who’s become a billionaire by being an employee?”  I started with /r/business and basically gave up when I only got one real answer. Just on a lark, I decided to try Quora and got most of the information for this article.

Here are some of the answers I’ve found:

So if you don’t have what it takes found a company, you can always try to be CEO of a company or be an exceptional basketball player! If anyone has any other names, you think should be added, let me know!


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