Being a CEO for something it’s not easy work to do and of course, you need that passion, dedication and hard work to make ourselves a perfect successful entrepreneur. We also know some well-known CEOs who have been at the top of the chain-like Tesla’s Elon Musk to Mark Zuckerberg and as their products started to grasp by the viewers they started to grow bigger and bigger, so are their bank balances.
To be a great CEO you need a certain level of instinct and aura to lead your team and company in a successful manner.
Without any further ado, let’s see the most highly paid, workaholic, full of charismatic CEOs in the world.
NET WORTH: $21.6 Billion
Softbank is a Japanese multinational conglomerate holding company. Masayoshi is the founder of SOFTBANK as well as CEO. The company was originally founded as a computer parts store by the then 24-year-old Masayoshi, SoftBank went on to become one of the biggest public companies in the world. He has been investing in different forums like Alibaba and Yahoo! It’s currently own 29.5% of it and that’s not all, Softbank has an impressive list in which they have been investing over the years in multi-tech companies including Slack, Arm, and Uber.
NATIONALITY: Canadian, South African and American
NET WORTH: $22.3 Billion
COMPANY: Tesla and SpaceX
At the age of 12, Elon Musk created a game on his own considered to break the internet in that very year. He found a company that later became knowns as Paypal in 1999 and sold it to eBay for $180 million. Afterward, he launched SpaceX a private company in 2002 which purpose of shaking up the space industry. Elon Musk didn’t stop here, he invested in Tesla Motors in a year later by having the aim to produce all-electric production cars, setting Tesla as the sole leader in the industry.
NETWORTH: $22.6 Billion
COMPANY: Schwartz Group
After the high school studies, Dieter Schwartz started to work with his father and opened his first Lidl store in 1973. Now he is Europe’s largest food supplier owner and CEO. Dieter Schwartz became an early adopter of the discount store model which is established by the company’s main competitor Aldi in 1977. After his father’s death dieter introduced the company’s first hypermarket store, Kaufland and started to expand both chains across Germany and the rest of Europe.
In today’s time, dieter Schwartz Group has approx 12,000 stores across the US and Europe.
Dieter is a private individual who evades the public spotlight but he has always remained involved in the Dieter Schwartz Foundations which aims to promote scientific initiatives and education.
NETWORTH: $24 Billion
At the age of 22, he started his career as an engineer working for a construction and assembling company in Siberia. Before becoming the General Director of Novafinivest which is basically a natural gas holding company knowns as Novated, he used to work at multiple companies. Today, Leonid Mikhelson is the majority holder of SIBUR a petrochemical firm and Novatek. Mikhelson established VAC Foundation to promote Russian contemporary art on an international spectrum.