Tag: Philanthropy

Charity Begins at Home, Doesn’t It? Maybe Not!

Many celebrities you read about are often generous philanthropists too – many will say that ‘they can afford it’ – donating to specific charities or through their own or communal foundations such as ‘The Giving Pledge’. Some are activists, donating …

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John D. Rockefeller Net Worth

The richest ever person in the world? Not quite, but John Davison Rockefeller Sr. came pretty close, and certainly re-wrote the definition of ‘rich’ in the modern, early 20th century world. He was born on 8 July 1839 in Richford, …

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Azim Premji Net Worth

Azim Hashim Premji was born on 24 July 1945, in Mumbai India, of Gujarati Muslim ethnicity. Azim is known as the Czar of the Indian IT industry. Forbes magazine ranks Azim as the 48th richest person in the world, and …

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Carlos Slim Helu Net Worth

Carlos Slim Helu was born on 26 January 1940, in Mexico City Mexico, to Maronite Christian parents of Lebanese descent.   Carlos is a Mexican investor, business magnate and philantropist, best known for being a self-made billionaire with his major …

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