Highest Paid CEOs in the World (2018)

The ranking of Chief executive officer in a company is the highest because they are responsible to take major decisions like, managing the operations, executing new plans, generating new ideas, tackle with the issues and forthcoming and many more. Various titles belong to CEOs such as, Executive, president and managing director. Their role and responsibilities are very important for the company at the same time their job is quite tough because the overall companies operations are depends upon them.

This article contains valuable information about the highest paid and successful CEO’s of the world. In simple words they are dominating the world in terms of high paid. If you are finding the full information about the powerful CEO’s in the world, then, below listed information is very helpful for you. Here you will find the top ten successful and highest paid Chief executive officers list along with their educational information.

10. Larry Ellison, Oracle – $41 million USD

Lawrence Joseph is known as Larry Ellison who was born on 17 August 1944 in Manhattan, New York, United States. He is an American entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of world famous company oracle. He is the chief technology officer and executive chairman of oracle while successful and highest paid CEO in the world. According to Forbes he 7th wealthiest person in the world while 5th in America, He studied at the university of Chicago and university of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.


9. Steve Mollenkopf, Qualcomm – $60.7 million USD

Steve is the CEO of Qualcomm that is American multinational telecommunications equipments and Semiconductor Corporation. He started his career as an engineer and implement and defined company technologies and strategies. Apart from this, Steve also helped on the company’s board of directors. He is one of the successful and highest paid CEO in the world. Steve is graduated in science degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech while he completed his master degree in the same from university of Michigan.

8. Gregory Maffei, Liberty Media & Liberty Interactive – $73.8 million USD

Greg Maffei is CEO and president of Liberty Media Corporation. Maffei was born on 24th May 1960. The company owns entertainment businesses, media and communications, including subsidiaries Atlanta Braves and Formula 1, Sirius XM. Currently he is one of the highest paid and successful CEO in the world. He completed his MBA degree from Harvard Business School.

7. Nick Woodman, GoPro – $77.4 million USD

Nicholas D. is known as Nick Woodman born on 24th June 1975 in Woodside, California, United States. He is an American philanthropist and businessman. He is the CEO and founder of GoPro while on the other hand he is highest paid and successful CEO in the world as well. In 1993 he attended the Menlo School and the mean time he developed he interest in surfing and formed first surfing club.