To the women out there, it still holds true that money cannot possibly replace the serenity that love could bring. However, the reality is that it would not hurt to marry someone who has the power to make all financial woes disappear, right? Daydreaming is never a bad thing, especially if there are still eligible bachelors out there who have not found their better half yet. For the single ladies who aspire to marry a billionaire some day, here are the top eligible bachelors to set your eyes on. Who knows? Sometimes, even the most far-fetched dreams do come true.
11 Mikhail Prokhorov Age: 47 Net Worth: $13.2 Billion
Yes, this self-made billionaire who is the current owner of New Jersey Nets is still single! Seems like wedding bells remains at a distance because this Russian billionaire has just handed the management of Onexim Holding to his trusted executives. This is because he entered the Russian politics. In 2012, he immersed himself to the presidential race and went head to head with Vladimir Putin, though he was not successful with this endeavor.
He currently lives in Moscow, Russia but continues his close management of the Nets. He bought this team in 2009. Currently, he is also investing his money in the development of Yo, the first hybrid car in Russia.
10 Alejandro Santo Domingo Davila Age: 35 Net Worth: $9.5 Billion
Alejandro was born in a wealthy clan and was groomed all his life to eventually take charge of the family business. He stepped up as the new head of Santo Domingo Group after his father died in October 2011. Alejandro is the son of Julio Mario with his second wife. This single, New York-based, beer magnate graduated from Harvard University.
9 Xavier Niel Age: 44 Net Worth: $4.5 Billion
This French businessman is considered as the richest among French telecom entrepreneurs. His company is named Iliad SA which is also the mother company of Free. Currently, Free is responsible for 235 of the broadband services in all of France and the population of subscribers continues to grow exponentially. Aside from running his company, he also has investments in Le Monde, which is a newspaper that is written in French but sells in various parts of the world. Interestingly, he also owns rights to Frank Sinatra’s popular song entitled, “My Way”.
8 Yoshikazu Tanaka Age: 35 Net Worth: $3.5 Billion
This Japanese tech entrepreneur made his riches as the founder and CEO of Gree. This is the biggest social networking media in Japan, with 29 million users. Before becoming the billionaire that he is right now, he was once an employee too. He worked at So-Net Entertainment Corporation and was once hired by Hiroshi Mikitani for his company called Rakuten.
7 Nicolas Berggruen Age: 50 Net Worth: $2.3 Billion
This rich bachelor is also referred to as the ‘homeless billionaire’ because he frequently stays in hotels and constantly goes to different countries around the world. On top of his responsibilities as the founder and president of Berggruen Holdings, he is also immersed into promoting good governance. This advocacy is not just for the US, but for other parts of the globe too like Europe and Eastern Africa. Even if he funds his philanthropic endeavors, the 100 commercial and residential units in Berlin and numerous companies in Asia and Europe that he owns would surely keep money pouring in.
6 Eduardo Saverin Age: 30 Net Worth: $2 Billion
He is known as the co-founder of Facebook but opted out not just from the company but also as Mark Zuckerberg’s best friend. This Brazil born billionaire is currently living in Singapore. In 2011, he made a big buzz by renouncing his American citizenship. He claims that this was all brought about by his intentions to stay in Singapore where he has been living since 2009. Among his new investments include Jumio and Qwiki. His company is also responsible for the creation of an online payment service called Netswipe.
5 Elon Musk Age: 40 Net Worth: $2 Billion
He is the man behind Tesla Motors and is currently living in Los Angeles, California. His company, Space X made history when it was able to complete a supply mission to the International Space Station. This was the first private-owned business to ever accomplish such an endeavor and it made the company shares escalate.
4 Albert Von Thurn Und Taxis Age: 28 Net Worth: $1.5 Billion
This German prince is currently living with his family in their castle, Schloss Emmeram. Interestingly, he first joined Forbes’ billionaire list when he was still 8 years old. Hence, he was definitely born with a silver spoon in his mouth. He finished Economics and Theology in University of Edinburgh. He officially inherited his share of wealth when he reached 18 years old in 2001. Currently, his assets include real estate properties, art collections and 36,000 hectares of woodland in Germany.
3 Robert Pera Age: 34 Net Worth: $1.5 Billion
The wealth of Robert Pera came from his company Ubiquiti Networks. The products that this company provides are geared towards offering wireless network to more people. The company was officially launched in 2011 and its expansion involves distributors and resellers that are found in various parts of the world. Robert once worked with Apple as a hardware engineer. In 2005, he decided to venture out on his own and deliver pocket-friendly Internet access.
1 Teddy Sagi Age: 41 Net Worth: $1.2 Billion
In 2006, Teddy Sagi made a buzz in London Stock Exchange with his company called Playtech. Originally, he owns 40% of the company’s stake but he pushed it further to 46% in 2011. He expressed to increase his share but financial analysts have strongly advised him not to. Aside from managing Playtech, he also has other investments in the tech world such as an electronic payment company, e-commerce services and Messenger Plus, which is an instant messaging service. He currently lives in Tel Aviv, Israel and was reported to have bought the most luxurious house there which surmounts to $35 million.