10 Highly Paid People in the World

10 Highly Paid People in the World There is a common belief that a man success is determined by the amount of wealth a person has. The highly paid people in this world are considered the most successful ones. There really are some people who worked hard and gained incredible wealth due to their perseverance and dedication. Such people manage to make a separate room in this world and enjoy great fame and grandeur. They have several ingredients for success and their unwavering efforts keep them going.

Have a look at the highly paid people in the world!

1) Tim Cook

Total Compensation: $377,996,537

Tim Cook

Tim Cook is the CEO and Business Executive of Apple Inc. He is the successor of late Steve Jobs. His initiated have contributed a lot to the success of the company. He first joined Apple as the Senior Vice President in the company’s operations worldwide. He is now one of the most highly paid people in the world.

2) David Simon

Total Compensation: $137,166,545

David Simon

David Simon is a journalist, producer, writer and author. He is the real person behind NBC series: ‘Homicide: Life on the Street’ and a television series ‘The Wire’ on HBO. Currently, he is working as the Chief Executive officer and chairman of the Simon Property Group.

3) Eric Schmidt

Total Compensation: $8.2 billion

Eric E. Schmidt

Eric Schmidt is a software engineer, businessman and an executive chairman of the Google Company. He has been working as the CEO of Google since 2001. He is a part of the most highly paid people in the world.

4) Larry Ellison

Total Compensation: $96,160,696

Larry J. Ellison

Larry Ellison is the chief executive and co-founder of Oracle Corporation. He is considered as one of the wealthiest and highly paid people in the world.

5) Leslie Moonves

Total Compensation: $68,422,211

Leslie Moonves

Leslie Moonves is the President and Chief Executive of CBS Corporation. He was the director of ZeniMax Media. He also had a chance to work with Century Fox.

6) Ronald Johnson

Total Compensation: $53,281,505

Ronald B. Johnson

Ronald Johnson is the CEO of J.C. Penney. He has a Master Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School He was among the pioneers of the concept of Genius Bar and Apple Retail Stores.

7) Eduardo Cue

Total Compensation: $52,952,975

Eduardo H. Cue

Eduardo Cue is the Senior Vice President of Apple Inc. He is among the veterans and highly paid people of Apple who lead many amazing people of the company. He looks after the content stores of Apple such as iBook store, iTunes Store and the App Store.

8) David Zaslav

Total Compensation: $52,404,119

David Zaslav

David Zaslav was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Discovery Communications. He has played an important role in founding CNBC and MSNBC. His first profession was an attorney in New York.

9) Mark Hurd

Total Compensation: $51,697,623

Mark V. Hurd
Mark Hurd is a Director, Co-President and Board Member of Oracle. He is a member of an elite council of professionals in IT companies. He has been a President and Chairman of HP.

10) Safra Catz

Total Compensation: $51,695,742

Safra Catz
Safra Catz is an American businesswoman who is the Chief Financial Officer and Co-President of Oracle Corporation. She is considered to be 12th most powerful women by Fortune and 16th according to Forbes in 2009.

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