10 Most Generous People In The World


#1
  1. George Kaiser

Lifetime donations: $3.3 billion

Net worth: $9.3 billion

Generosity Index: 35%

George Kaiser , chairman of BOK Financial Corporation, also founded the George Kaiser Family Foundation, which gives to educational, health, religious, social, and community-development-related causes, including the Tulsa Community College Foundation, Oklahoma City Educare, National Energy Policy Institute, the Tulsa Community Foundation and the University of Tulsa .

In 2010, Kaiser joined the Giving Pledge, vowing to donate half of his fortune to charity.

  1. Eli Broad

Lifetime donations: $3.3 billion

Net worth: $7.3 billion

Generosity Index: 45%

Through The Broad Foundation, KB Home cofounder and former SunAmerica CEO Eli Broad invests in public education, science, and the arts.

The organization operates as two entities, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and The Broad Art Foundation, both of which aim to improve communities and advance entrepreneurship.

A resident of California, Broad gives back to his home state - and the arts - through donations to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

  1. Carlos Slim Helú

Lifetime donations: $4 billion

Net worth: $27.3 billion

Generosity Index: 15%

One of the richest self-made billionaires in the world and the chairman of Grupo Carso, Carlos Slim Helú’ s primary philanthropic efforts occur through his Fundación Carlos Slim Helú .

The foundation has invested $100 million in the World Wildlife Fund toward efforts to conserve Mexico’s natural environment, and in 2012, it gave $3 million to help provide internet to Latino families living in the US, in addition to many other donations to international organizations.

Slim Helú also serves as chairman of the Telmex Foundation, which strives to improve the quality of life in Mexico, his home country.

  1. Gordon Moore

Lifetime donations: $5 billion

Net worth: $6.5 billion

Generosity Index: 77%

Gordon Moore cofounded Intel in 1968, but these days he is focused on philanthropy. He retired from his corporate positions in 2006, and currently runs the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation with his wife.

The foundation aims to make an impact in environmental conservation, patient care, science, and the San Francisco community, and has wide-spanning programs that include everything from the Marine Conservation Initiative to the Thirty Meter Telescope .

  1. Sulaiman bin Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi

Lifetime donations: $5.7 billion

Net worth: $590 million

Generosity Index: 966%

Back in 1957, Sulaiman bin Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi cofounded Al Rajhi Bank with his three brothers. It grew into one of the world’s largest Islamic banks and earned Al Rajhi a 10-digit net worth.

But in 2013, he shifted his focus toward philanthropy and endowed his holdings in the bank to Sulaiman bin Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi Endowments Holding Company, which supports educational, religious, health, and social causes, including the Arab Institute for Arabic Language, National Guard Health Affairs, and the Sheikh Sulaiman bin Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi Mosque in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia .

  1. Charles Francis Feeney

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#2

Really? Why am I not on this list? I’ve once had 1000naira and I gave it all out!!! @Mira is this list not an injustice to me?


#3

Don’t mind him.

That woman in the Bible that gave all she had even though it was little, wasn’t she the most generous?

You deserve the accolade, baby! Add your name to the list!!!

BTW, kudos to those on the list, even though they can’t see what I just typed 🤦.


#4

:rofl::joy: smh


#5

Cry no more. We will make it to this list someday…soon. The money go loooooonnnnggg! We won’t disregard the place of hard work though, because I’m sure these guys worked really hard and smart to get there. God’s blessings always! Amen!!!