Material boys: Tech CEOs with the highest net worth

Led by a couple of guys named Larry, each of these eight tech CEOs has a net worth that will make your head spin.

By , CIO |  IT Management, Jeff Bezos, Larry Ellison

Steve Jobs

CEO of Apple (AAPL)

Net worth: $8.3 billion

Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs operates as both creative guru and shrewd businessman. During the past decade, Apple products have transformed the PC, music, mobile and tablet industries and won the company a cult-like army of fans. The majority of revenue comes from music distribution and mobile devices (iPhone and iPad). In the past year, Apple shares have jumped by 80 percent and last May Apple topped Microsoft as the most valuable tech company. But only half of Jobs' fortune comes from Apple. As Disney's (DIS) largest shareholder, he owns about $4.4 billion in
Disney stock.

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