Bill Gates, easily the most famous philanthropist on this list, is one of the richest men on the planet – clocking an estimated net worth of $79.7 billion. He’s also pretty generous with his money.
Gates, in addition to other charitable projects, launched The Giving Pledge with his wife and fellow billionaire Warren Buffett. The initiative encourages the world’s wealthiest to give the majority of their fortunes to charity.
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