Steve Ballmer Rose From Microsoft’s Ranks to Become the World’s Fifth-Richest Man

In a surprising turn of events, Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index has ranked Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s 24th employee and former assistant to Bill Gates, as the fifth-richest person in the world. This places him just one position behind his former boss, Bill Gates, on the real-time list.
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Ballmer’s meteoric rise in wealth over the past year has been nothing short of astonishing, with his net worth now standing at a staggering $117 billion. This figure represents an impressive $30 billion increase since January, showcasing the remarkable growth of his financial …