With social media well woven into our social lives now, where do the owners, founders and CEOs of these companies rank compared to their competitors and peers? Below is a list of the 30 wealthiest social media tycoons in the world.


Social Media EntrepreneurCompanyResidencePositionNet Worth
Mark ZuckerbergFacebookUSACo-Founder, CEO$15.82 billion
Larry PageGoogleUSACo-Founder, CEO$15.69 billion
Sergey BrinGoogleUSACo-Founder, Director of Special Projects$15.36 billion
Robin Yanhong LiBaiduChinaCo-Founder, Chairman, CEO$9.46 billion
Anil AmbaniReliance EntertainmentIndiaChairman$6.94 billion
Eric SchmidtGoogleUSAExecutive Chairman$6.61 billion
Ma HuatengTencentChinaCo-Founder, Chairman, CEO$4.95 billion
Eric LefkofskyGrouponUSACo-Founder, Executive Chairman$4.10 billion
Mark PincusZyngaUSAFounder, CEO$2.93 billion
Yoshikazu TanakaGreeJapanFounder, CEO$2.80 billion
William Lei DingNetease.comChinaFounder, CEO$2.55 billion
Joseph Yizhou ChenRenrenChinaFounder, Chairman, CEO$1.93 billion
Zhang ZhidongTencentChinaCo-Founder, CTO$1.67 billion
Andrew MasonGrouponUSACo-Founder, CEO$1.56 billion
Reid HoffmanLinkedInUSACo-Founder, Executive Chairman$1.54 billion
Chen TianqiaoShanda InteractiveChinaFounder, Chairman, CEO$805 million
Kenji KasaharaMixiJapanCo-Founder, CEO$565 million
Charles ZhangSohu.comChinaFounder, Chairman, CEO$550 million
Jack DorseyTwitterUSACo-Founder, Executive Chairman$490 million
Charles Guowei ChaoSinaChinaCEO$480 million
James Jian LiuRenrenChinaCOO$240 million
Tim O’ShaughnessyLivingSocialUSACo-Founder, CEO$180 million
Eddie FrederickLivingSocialUSACo-Founder, President$180 million
Val AleksenkoLivingSocialUSACo-Founder, CIO$135 million
Aaron BatalionLivingSocialUSACo-Founder, CTO$135 million
Kaj HedRovioFinlandChairman$125 million
Christopher DeWolfeMindJoltUSACEO$120 million
Dennis CrowleyFoursquareUSACo-Founder, CEO$60 million
Naveen SelvaduraiFoursquareUSACo-Founder, CTO$55 million
Steven SordelloLinkedInUSACFO$55 million
Collective Net Worth$98 billion
Mean Net Worth$3.27 billion


Mark Zuckerberg is still on top of this pile, but the co-founder of Google, Larry Page, is close on the heels of Mr.Zuckerberg.

Source: www.wealthx.com