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30 Notable Male Billionaires That Have All The Money In The World

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11. George Lucas

Net Worth: $5.5bn

30 Notable Male Billionaires That Have All The Money In The World

Despite only directing 8 films, The Star Wars creator has amassed a staggering $5.5bn fortune, a figure that would put most oil barons and Saudi princes to shame. The majority of Lucas’s vast wealth comes from the sale of LucasFilm to Disney in 2012 for a reported $4.1 billion in both cash and lucrative stock options.

But Lucas isn’t only making money. He has also been at the forefront of a charitable foundation responsible for giving away more than $1 billion.

12. Dustin Moskovitz

Net Worth: $10.9bn

30 Notable Male Billionaires That Have All The Money In The World

Dustin Aaron Moskovitz is, in many ways, the unsung hero of Facebook’s success. While Zuckerberg created the code, the fellow American Internet entrepreneur, along with Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, and Chris Hughes helped bring it to life.

Today, Moskovitz mostly shies away from the media and has instead created a new life for himself in Ireland, where he helps support the Esker Boxing Club in Dublin.

13. Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor

Net Worth: $11.5bn

30 Notable Male Billionaires That Have All The Money In The World

Hugh Richard Louis Grosvenor, or the 7th Duke of Westminster if going by his official title, was forging his own career as an accounts manager in the green energy company Bio-bean when his father unexpectedly passed away in August 2016.

The late British aristocrat’s wealth was subsequently passed onto Hugh. At just 25, Hugh’s windfall surpassed the wealth of every British billionaire, including the likes of Virgin founder Richard Branson and the retail high street giant, Sir Philip Green.

14. Elon Musk

Net Worth: $22.2bn

30 Notable Male Billionaires That Have All The Money In The World

Making a name for himself in the infancy of online payments through Paypal, Elon Musk appears to be more of a celebrity figure nowadays than a visionary genius, but make no mistake; Musk is very much at the forefront of some of the most exciting technological advancements in modern history.

As the CEO of Tesla, Musk’s company is responsible for a large portion of the electric cars you see on the roads. The former boyfriend of Amber Heard also serves as CEO of SpaceX.

15. Leonardo del Vecchio

Net worth: $22.7bn

30 Notable Male Billionaires That Have All The Money In The World

Stylish, fabled and revered in fashion circles, Leonardo del Vecchio’s Luxottica company gave the world Ray-Ban, one of the coolest brands of eyewear on the market. A sunglass empire, del Vecchio also owns the Sunglass Hut, an empire that has only grown since its formation in 1961.

The Milan businessman also manufacturers glasses for many other luxury brands.

16. Paul Allen

Net Worth: $24.6bn

30 Notable Male Billionaires That Have All The Money In The World

While Bill Gates is usually credited as the brains behind the computing giant Microsoft, Paul Allen was also instrumental in its infancy but left before it went public. However, he continued to serve on the board until the turn of the century, upon which he started selling off his shares.

Other projects outside Microsoft include his private investment company, Vulcan.

17. Francois Pinault

Net Worth: $27.9bn

30 Notable Male Billionaires That Have All The Money In The World

Francois Pinault is perhaps more known for his marriage to Salema Hayek than his lucrative business endeavours which have made him a billionaire and his wife one of the richest actors in Hollywood.

The shrewd entrepreneur’s wealth comes mainly from his luxury good company ‘PPR,’ which owns famous brands like Gucci and Balenciaga.

18. Phil Knight

Net Worth: $28.7bn

30 Notable Male Billionaires That Have All The Money In The World

Now synonymous with nearly every shoe owner in the world, Nike wasn’t always the universal product it now is. In the 1960s, Phil Knight’s humble beginnings saw him distribute Japanese sneakers to the US under the name Blue Ribbon Sports.

Since rebranded as Nike, Knight’s enthusiasm for running has seen him create a sportswear empire the likes of which have yet to be replicated.

19. Steve Ballmer

Net Worth: $37.3bn

30 Notable Male Billionaires That Have All The Money In The World

Steve Ballmer took a major risk when he dropped out of Stanford to join a little-known company called Microsoft. Becoming their first business manager with a base salary of $50,000, it would be the added incentive of a stake in the company to persuade Ballmer to join that would see his wealth rise beyond his wildest dreams.

After years of loyal service, Ballmer eventually replaced Bill Gates as CEO in 2000 and would be the face of the company for 14 years before Satya Nadella succeeded him in 2014.

20. Rob Walton

Net Worth: $43.3bn

30 Notable Male Billionaires That Have All The Money In The World

Rob Walton is the oldest Walmart family member alive following the deaths of founders Helen and Sam Walton, which means that he is in possession of most of the family’s riches.

Proving he was more than just a benefactor of his family’s success, Rob Walton worked in the superstore back in 1969 and rose the ranks to serve as chairman from 1992 to 2015.

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