Despite a tumultuous year for the stock market, it was a good time to be a tech billionaire, The titans on FORBES’ second annual list of the world’s 100 Richest In Techundefined are worth a combined $892 billion, 6% more than a year ago. The minimum net worth is now $2.2 billion, up from $2 billion a year ago. Fifty-three of the top 100 added to their fortunes, while 27 got poorer. Twelve newcomers joined the ranks, and the top five billionaires collectively added $36.9 billion to their fortunes over the past year, accounting for two-thirds of all gains.
by Kate Vinton ,FORBES STAFF