Besides power and influence, generosity is one noble trait that all philanthropists share in common. These personalities understand that some projects and endeavours need support and traction in order to thrive. In this article, Tatler lists five of the world's richest and most popular givers.
1. Bill Gates
With a net worth of USD84.2 billion, Microsoft Corporation's developer Bill Gates was able to give USD27 billion to charity. He currently runs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which was reported as the second-largest charitable foundation in the world last 2020.
The primary initiative of the organisation is to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty across the globe. It also aims to expand educational opportunities among the lower class in the United States.