Forbes' 25 richest tech billionaires of 2016

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It's no secret that technology companies have produced some of the wealthiest individuals in the world. Of the top 125 wealthiest billionaires in the world, according to Forbes, 25 of them made their fortunes via technology. See who they are and how much they are worth.

25. Dustin Moskovitz

Net worth: $8.9B Overall 2016 rank: 125 Source
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Net worth: $8.9B

Overall 2016 rank: 125

Source of wealth: Facebook

Country of citizenship: United States of America

24. Jan Koum

Net worth: $8.6B Overall 2016 rank: 131 Source
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Net worth: $8.6B

Overall 2016 rank: 131

Source of wealth: WhatsApp

Country of citizenship: United States of America

23. Hasso Plattner

Net worth: $9.5B Overall 2016 rank: 113 Source

Net worth: $9.5B

Overall 2016 rank: 113

Source of wealth: SAP

Country of citizenship: Federal Republic of Germany

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22. Lee Kun-hee

Net worth: $9.6B Overall 2016 rank: 112 Source
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Net worth: $9.6B

Overall 2016 rank: 112

Source of wealth: Samsung

Country of citizenship: Republic of Korea / South Korea

21. Jun Lei

Net worth: $9.8B Overall 2016 rank: 107 Source
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Net worth: $9.8B

Overall 2016 rank: 107

Source of wealth: Xiaomi Inc.

Country of citizenship: People's Republic of China

20. Eric Schmidt

Net worth: $10.2B Overall 2016 rank: 100 Source
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Net worth: $10.2B

Overall 2016 rank: 100

Source of wealth: Google

Country of citizenship: United States of America

19. Elon Musk

Net worth: $10.7B Overall 2016 rank: 94 Source
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Net worth: $10.7B

Overall 2016 rank: 94

Source of wealth: Tesla Motors, SpaceX

Country of citizenship: Canada, United States of America

18. Robin Li

Net worth: $11B Overall 2016 rank: 90 Source
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Net worth: $11B

Overall 2016 rank: 90

Source of wealth: Baidu

Country of citizenship: People's Republic of China

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17. Shiv Nadar

Net worth: $11.1 B Overall 2016 rank: 88
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Net worth: $11.1 B

Overall 2016 rank: 88

Source of wealth: HCL Technologies

Country of citizenship: Republic of India

16. Masayoshi Son

Net worth: $11.7B Overall 2016 rank: 82 Source
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Net worth: $11.7B

Overall 2016 rank: 82

Source of wealth: SoftBank

Country of citizenship: Japan

15. Charles Ergen

Net worth: $12.2B Overall 2016 rank: 77 Source

Net worth: $12.2B

Overall 2016 rank: 77

Source of wealth: Dish Network

Country of citizenship: United States of America

14. Azim Premji

Net qorth: $15B Overall 2016 rank: 55 Source
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Net qorth: $15B

Overall 2016 rank: 55

Source of wealth: Wipro

Country of citizenship: Republic of India

13. Ma Huateng

Net worth: $16.6B Overall 2016 rank: 46 Source
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Net worth: $16.6B

Overall 2016 rank: 46

Source of wealth: Tencent

Country of citizenship: People's Republic of China

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12. Laurene Powell Jobs

Net worth: $16.7B Overall 2016 rank: 44 Source
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Net worth: $16.7B

Overall 2016 rank: 44

Source of wealth: Apple

Country of citizenship: United States of America

11. Paul Allen

Net worth: $17.5B Overall 2016 rank: 40 Source
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Net worth: $17.5B

Overall 2016 rank: 40

Source of wealth: Microsoft, investments

Country of citizenship: United States of America

10. Michael Dell

Net worth: $19.8 B Overall 2016 rank: 35
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Net worth: $19.8 B

Overall 2016 rank: 35

Source of wealth: Dell

Country of citizenship: United States of America

9. Jack Ma

Net worth: $20.5B Overall 2016 rank: 33 Source
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Net worth: $20.5B

Overall 2016 rank: 33

Source of wealth: Alibaba

Country of citizenship: People's Republic of China

8. Steve Ballmer

Net worth: $23.5B Overall 2016 rank: 26 Source
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Net worth: $23.5B

Overall 2016 rank: 26

Source of wealth: Microsoft

Country of citizenship: United States of America

7. Sergey Brin

Net worth: $34.4B Overall 2016 rank: 13 Source
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Net worth: $34.4B

Overall 2016 rank: 13

Source of wealth: Google

Country of citizenship: United States of America

6. Larry Page

Net worth: $35.2B Overall 2016 rank: 12 Source
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Net worth: $35.2B

Overall 2016 rank: 12

Source of wealth: Google

Country of citizenship: United States of America

5. Larry Ellison

Net worth: $43.6B Overall 2016 rank: 7 Source
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Net worth: $43.6B

Overall 2016 rank: 7

Source of wealth: Oracle

Country of citizenship: United States of America

4. Mark Zuckerberg

Net worth: $44.6B Overall 2016 rank: 6 Source
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Net worth: $44.6B

Overall 2016 rank: 6

Source of wealth: Facebook

Country of citizenship: United States of America

3. Jeff Bezos

Net worth: $45.2B Overall 2016 rank: 5 Source
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Net worth: $45.2B

Overall 2016 rank: 5

Source of wealth: Amazon.com

Country of citizenship: United States of America

2. Carlos Slim Helu

Net worth: $50B Overall 2016 rank: 4 Source
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Net worth: $50B

Overall 2016 rank: 4

Source of wealth: Telmex

Country of citizenship: Mexico

1. Bill Gates

Net worth: $75B Overall 2016 rank: 1 Source
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Net worth: $75B

Overall 2016 rank: 1

Source of wealth: Microsoft

Country of citizenship: United States of America

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