Every year, many people around the globe keep an eye on the highest paid CEOs of that year. While some people check this for motivation, others do this to just stay up to date with the latest stats. The success and wealth of the CEOs and their wisdom is a inspiration for many people around the globe.
They are used as human benchmarks of success, and people can actually work hard to achieve their level of success, or even surpass them in success and wealth accumulation if they work hard enough.
So, no matter what you want to know it for, here are some of the highest paid CEOs of the world in 2020. You can also check out the ranking of the top 10 highest paid CEOs in 2020 for more details.
Elon Musk gets paid around $595.3 million, and this figure makes him the highest paid CEO on the entire globe. Musk is the CEO of Tesla, a global manufacturer of products like electric cars, smart chips, and even rockets. Musk is also the CEO of Neuralink, and co-founded and the sold PayPal as well.
Time Cook gets paid $133.7 million, which makes the CEO Apple, and uts previous COO the second highest paid CEO on the planet. He is the highest paid CEO in the tech industry. A huge chunk of his money, like around $122 million came last year from his stocks. Cook was already in the Tech business for over a decade before joining Apple.
The CEO and chairman of Charter Communications, Thomas Rutledge gets around $116.9 million per annum. The company he runs is a cable company. He has been in this business since 1977, and has made his way up to the CEO seat of this company over time.