Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, has become a billionaire with a net worth of more than $1bn, according to the latest data.
although the net worth of US $1 billion is astronomical for ordinary people, it is not surprising that cook can be included in the list of “blogger Billionaires” because of his business status. Moreover, compared with other tech giants, cook’s wealth is “pitiful”: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $187 billion, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has reached $121 billion, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a net worth of $187 billion Zukcerberg) was $102 billion, while Elon Musk, Tesla’s 10th largest CEO, was $68.7 billion.
in addition, Alice Walton, the first woman on the list, ranked 16th, with a net worth of $57.1 billion.
analysts say it’s hard to imagine how rich people like Bezos are just looking at the numbers. Especially when the unemployment rate reached 10% during the epidemic in the United States and the economy was in trouble. There are also media points out that it is almost impossible for Americans to jump out of a big network jointly created by Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and apple.
cook is a bit special among these billionaires because he is not the founder of apple, and there are not many non founding CEOs who join the club. But cook contributed a lot to Apple’s ability to become the world’s largest company by market value.
after he was recruited from Compaq by Steve Jobs, apple co-founder, he served as coo, mainly responsible for supply chain management. In many ways, Mr. cook is more cautious than Mr. jobs, but since he became CEO, Apple’s revenue and profits have more than doubled.