Topmost10 unveils the secret to success by the real-life masters of this world. This article is about how the world’s top 10 richest men got that way.
10. Lawrence Edward Page
Lawrence Edward Page is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Google with Sergey Brin. Page is the chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc. (Google’s parent company). After stepping aside as Google CEO in August 2001, in favor of Eric Schmidt, he re-assumed the role in April 2011.
He announced his intention to step aside a second time in July 2015, to become CEO of Alphabet, under which Google’s assets would be reorganized. Under Page, Alphabet is seeking to deliver major advancements in a variety of industries.
As of October 2019, Page is the 9th-richest person in the world, with a net worth of $55.8 billion. Forbes placed him 10th in the list “Billionaires 2019”.
Page is the co-inventor of PageRank, a well-known search ranking algorithm for Google, which he wrote with Brin. Page received the Marconi Prize in 2004 with Brin.
Quote: “You never lose a dream. It just incubates as a hobby.”
9. Michael Bloomberg
Who: Founder, Bloomberg LP
Net worth: $55.5 billion
Secret to success: Work your ass off.
Quote: “My key to success is make sure you are the first one in there every day and the last one to leave. Don’t ever take a lunch break or go to the bathroom, you keep working.”