As a reminder, you can grow with money; rise in your thoughts can be achieved by using the money for charitable causes. Here, we mention 10 rich billionaires around the world with the maximum amount of donation made.
1. Warren Buffet
Chief Executive Officer of Berkshire Hathaway ranks 1st with a gross donation of $2.1 billion out of $66.9 billion business. He donated this fat quantity of money to the ‘Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’.
2. Nicholas Woodman
Founder of camera company GoPro donated $497.5 million to ‘Silicon Valley Community Foundation’ which is 10% of the net worth of $4.4 million.
3. Ronnie Chan
A famous real estate developer from Hong Kong, Chan donated $175 million to Harvard University from his net worth of $1.5 billion.
4. Gerald Chan
Gerald Chan, a famous Hong Kong investor and developer, donated this hefty amount of $175 million to Harvard University. It is 12% of his net worth business.
5. Kenneth Griffin
A renowned Hedge fund manager, Kenneth Griffin donated $150 million to Harvard University. It is 3% of his net worth business of $5.5 billion.
6. Gert Boyle
Gert Boyle donated a large portion of her wealth to Oregon Health & Science University. She donated $100 million which is 16% of her net worth of $540 million.
7. John Morgridge
Former CEO and chairman of Cisco Systems, Morgridge donated $100 million to University of Wisconsin-Madison from the net worth of $1.5 billion.
8. John Jay Jordan
This private equity investor donated $75 million to university of Notre Dame.
9. Edward Meyer
Former CEO and chairman of Grey Global Group, Meyer donated $75 million, 9% of his net worth business of $740 million, to Weill Cornell Medical College.
10. Charles Munger
Charles Munger, who is Vice Chairman of Berkshire University of California, donated a whooping amount of $65 million to the University of California, Santa Barbara.
The list does not includes any personal gifts or money given by the richest here. The above data is according to the private wealth consultancy Wealth-X which listed the most generous man in the year 2014.