We are living in a time where technology has already passed many thresholds. It has grown already and made people totally rely on them. One such invention is the internet that has not only touched a lot of lives but also changed many. It made some of the very common people like us, stars and of course, billionaires. So, let’s take a moment to read about those brilliant minds who used the internet well to make their as well as others’ lives better and also made multi-million dollars with it. We have covered stories of some super-rich and famous Billionaires who shoot to fame and money by going “online”.
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1. Travis Kalanick founder of Uber
He is also a very inspiring success story. The idea of online booking for a cab popped in his head when his friend and wife once complained about the issue of getting a cab or finding one in need and time. Tada! Uber.
2. Brain Action (Former Founder of Whatsapp)
We all know how crazily the whole world downloaded this super handy messenger and it totally changed Brain’s life, too. However, it was later sold to Facebook which actually earned Brain $19 Billion.
3. Niklas Zennstrom founder of Skype
He created a remarkable app that lets users communicate via video calling anywhere in the world. Though this feature has been adopted by many other famous apps, a million people still use the site to connect to each other. It sure made Niklas’ worth in Billions.
4. Max Levchin founder of PayPal
Max, so creatively brought the idea of PayPal to use it primarily for eBay. Later, it came up for other’s solution as well. No wonder this innovative idea made him a really rich and famous figure.
5. Jeff Bezos founder of Amazon
Do we need to say any more? Its name is enough to mark this person’s success, forget about calculating the money this man must have made with his innovation of e-commerce. Amazon is used all over the world and people in almost all the countries have made Amazon a trusty and worthy shopping partner. No wonder, this makes his worth multi-billions.
6. Larry Page and Sergey Brin founder of Google
These two names need no introduction. They founded Google, the internet’s God. So, we cannot forget to put them on the top of this list.