The 12 Most Generous People In The World

Bill Gates

Bill Gates, USA

Donation amount: $ 28 billion

Total wealth: $ 66 billion

Gates, one of the most generous people in the world who has a global reputation with Microsoft, help Harvard Computer Science, libraries, schools and charities in Seattle financially . In 1999 he spent $ 16 billion to build a charity building which was one of his main benevolent donations that later became one of the most philanthropic institutions in the world with Gates and Warren Buffett’s contributions. He also paid $ 10 billion for the vaccination of patients who were suffering from malaria to meningitis over a decade.

Warren Buffet

Warren Buffett, USA

Donation amount: $ 17.25 billion

Net wealth: $ 46 billion

For many years, he insisted on donating all of his wealth after his death, but not before. But suddenly he changed his mind, and in 2006 he promised to donate more than $ 30 billion to the Gates charity over the next 20 years. In 2012, he earned $ 1.5 billion from Berkshire Hathaway’s shares turnover. In 2010, he and Gates opened Giving Pledge institution which gathered 92 other rich people for this benevolent move. In August on his birthday, he donated 3 billion of his shares to the child protection institutions.

Gordon Moore

Gordon Moore, USA

Donation amount: $ 5 billion

Net wealth: $ 4.8 billion

In 2000, Intel founder and its former manager has paid about $ 5 billion to Gordon and Betty Moore charity. This center focuses on helping academies, environmental protection, and nursing education. The last one is because Betty, Gordon’s wife, has once had wrong injection by an unexperienced nurse.

Carlos Slim Helu

Carlos Slim Helú, Mexico

Donation amount: $ 4 billion

Net wealth: $ 69 billion

The richest man in the world believed that the greatest help was to create jobs for the unemployed, not temporary money donations. But he changed his mind, and in 2006 he donated about $ 2 billion to his charity named Carlos Slim. $ 100 million donation to Clinton’s inventive project is his another donation which was for helping  50,000 patients who were suffering from cataract diseases in Peru. Slim’s charity with Bill Gates ‘s Institute and  Spanish government help devoted about $ 150 million to prevent nutritional problems and disease.

Eli Board

Eli Broad, USA

Donation: $ 3.5 billion

Net wealth: $ 6.3 billion

He’s one of the most charitable people in the world who has two sources of income: one from building and the other from an annual insurance company. He changed the public education system by awarding independent teachers. In 2010, he got a  license to establish the Museum of Contemporary Arts in the center of Los Angeles. In 2007, he spent about 26 million to help Michigan University to open the Eli and Edyth Broad Museum. In October, Broad donated 19 works of art of his collection to the museum. Her charity has also invested in medical researches. He has contributed more than half a billion dollars to Harvard University for cell research and M.I.T.

James Stewart, USA

Donation amount: $ 2 billion

Net wealth: $ one hundred million

In 2000, this business giant paid $ 1.2 billion to the Stures Institute for medical research in Kansas City. Since then, he and his wife have donated millions of dollars to research institutes for cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and so on.

Michael Bloomberg

Donation amount: $ 2.8 billion

Net wealth: $ 25 billion

Bloomberg helps over 850 charities. He supports cigarette-give up campaigns, the National Laws of Gun Controls and Art Institutes of New York. He contributed about $ 200 million to  Hopkins, the university where he studied there. In 2011, he contributed $ 330 million to groups such as Syrian clubs, trade unions and US agencies to prevent suicide.

George Kaiser, USA

Donation amount: $ 3.3 billion

Net wealth: $ 10 billion

He has set up his charity with $ 3 billion. He annually contributes millions of dollars to Tulsa’s medical clinics, helps to stop women’s addiction, improves Tulsa’s public schools and builds children’s educational centers.

Azim Premji, India

Donation amount: $ 2.1 billion

Net wealth: $ 15.9 billion

In 2001, Azim Premji ,the Director of Wipro, he opened  his charity with a capital of $ 125 million. In 2010, he spent $ 2 billion on improving public schools and training teachers in India. His Private University by the name of Tarbiyat Modarres of Azim Premji was opened in 2011.

Pierre Omidyar

Pierre Omidyar

The amount of his donation : $ 1 billion

Net wealth: $ 6.2 billion

Pierre Omidyar ,American – Iranian person, is one of E- Bay founders and its current boss.

In 1988, he and his wife, Pamela, founded the Omidyar Foundation, an organization that now  include the Omidyar team, the Hope Lab, the Unified Humanity, and the Allopano Movement. This organization helps in a variety of fields, including entrepreneurship, human rights, nutrition and energy, and technology and computer games. In 2012, Omidyar and his wife joined the “Forgiveness Treaty” movement that initially started by Warren Buffy and Bill Gates, with the commitment of donating more of their wealth to charities.

According to reports in August 2015, Omidyar sold 10% of her shares in eBay to unknown charities which its value was around $ 270 million.

Michael Dell

Michael Dell

 Donation amount : $ 1.1 Billion

Net wealth: $ 18.9 billion

Michael Del is the boss and manager of Dell Computer Company. Since 1999; he’s been a member of the director board of Michael and Susan Dell foundation, which primarily focuses on educational, social and humanitarian goals, art and culture, and community development. The foundation donated $ 25 million to be invested in the construction of a new hospital in Austin, Texas.

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Total donation : $ 1.6 Billion

Net wealth: $ 40.7 billion

Facebook Founder and manager, Mark Zuckerberg, is one of the youngest self-made billionaires in the world. This social media giant has signed Warren Buffett’s forgiveness treaty and has committed to give at least half of her assets throughout her life

Last year, Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla, contributed $ 25 million to fight against Ebola disease. Zuckerberg donated $ 75 million to San Francisco General Hospital through the Silicon Valley Social Foundation.

They also pay attention to education: this couple helped $ 120 million to upgrade their non-profit schools, and previously donated $ 100 million of Facebook’s shares to a public schools system in New Jersey.

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