How many BILLIONS are the world's top tech bosses worth? Prepare to get jealous…

Apple published its CEO Tim Cook’s salary yesterday.

In a filing for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Apple said Cook’s compensation stood at $10.2m during 2015, up from the $9.2m he earned in 2014.

Cook’s salary in 2015 was $1.7m and he also owns nearly 3.1 million Apple shares known to be worth $350m.

But don’t let Cook’s multi-million-dollar pay package surprise you, he’s not even close to being the richest tech boss in the world.

Take a look at the 13 tech bosses who earn more than Apple CEO Tim Cook:

1. Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO, Amazon

Net worth: $47,800m

 

2. Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg

Net worth: $41,200m

 

3. Alibaba boss Jack Ma

Net worth: $23,300m

 

4. Tencent boss Ma Huateng

Net worth: $23,300m

 

5. AME Cloud Ventures boss Jerry Yang

Net worth: $16,500m

 

6. Robin Li, co-founder, Baidu

Net worth: $23,300m

 

7.Liu Qiangdong, founder, JD.com or Jingdong Mall

Net worth: $6,700m

 

8. LinkedIn boss Reid Hoffman

Net worth: $3,800m

 

9. Airbnb boss Brian Chesky

Net worth: $3,300m

 

10. Lenovo boss Yang Yuanqing

Net worth: $1,250m

 

11.Zhou Hongyi, chairman of the internet security company Qihoo

Net worth: $1,150m

 

12. Cisco boss John Chambers

Net worth: $1,000m

 

13. Neil Shen Nan Peng, founding and managing partner, Sequoia Capital

Net worth: $1,000m

 

14. Tim Cook, CEO, Apple

Net worth: $785m

 

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