Meet the 14 Billionaires Who Have Promised To Give Away Their Fortune Like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett

Meet the 14 Billionaires Who Have Promised To Give Away Their Fortune Like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett

14 Billionaires Joins Bill Gates and Warren Buffett  To Give Away Their Fortune 

The ‘Giving Pledge’, a foundation created in 2010 by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett to use their fortune to solve the world's problems have just added 14 new billionaire members.

The Pledge encourages the world's wealthiest individuals and families to give the majority of their wealth away to philanthropic causes and the foundation announced this week that 14 more individuals hailing from Australia, China, Cyprus, Monaco, Norway, Slovenia, Tanzania, and the United States, have agreed to Pledge.

The newest signatories include EasyJet founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou; Harry Stine, reported to be the richest man in Iowa; and Mohammed Dewji, the heir to the fortune of METL, the largest company in Tanzania.

According to Quartz, the net worth of eight of the 14 new signatories is sitting atop a combined $14.3 billion.

See the full list of the 14 new names to sign the Giving Pledge below:

1. Leonard H. Ainsworth — Australia
2. Mohammed Dewji — Tanzania
3. Dagmar Dolby — United States
4. Dong Fangjun — People’s Republic of China
5. Anne Grete Eidsvig and Kjell Inge R√łkke — Norway
6. Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou — Monaco, Cyprus
7. Nick and Leslie Hanauer — United States
8. Iza and Samo Login — Slovenia
9. Dean and Marianne Metropoulos — United States
10. Terry and Susan Ragon — United States
11. Nat Simons and Laura Baxter-Simons — United States
12. Robert Frederick Smith — United States
13. Harry H. Stine — United States

14. You Zhonghui — People’s Republic of China

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