Humility is an uncommon virtue to find, especially with wealthy personalities, but there are billionaires who have over time demonstrated that wealth and humility can go together.
Briefly News looks at a number of billionaires who have distinguished themselves by way of interacting with their workers, their humility as well as their humanitarian gestures to society.
1. Jeff Bezos
It is only natural that we start off with who else but the world's richest man, even though the list is not in order of financial status.
Famed for his witty quotes and sayings that have served as doses of motivation to many, Jeff Bezos, according to Market Insider, was recently captured in his last annual letter offering life advice to his workers.
He had also vowed in the same circumstance to help his workers. This has no doubt boosted their resolve and motivated them.
2. Bill Gates
Co-founder of Microsoft, billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates had in 2018 gifted a group of United States college graduates one of the most important books he has ever read, according to GeekWire.
Gates described the book, Factfulness by Hans Rosling, as “an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world”.
Coming from a billionaire, the receiving college graduates won't forget such kind gifts in a hurry.
3. Elon Musk
Tesla boss and second richest man in the world, Elon Musk was recently captured in a weird looking car and odd hairstyle as he visited his workers at his Texas factory. Musk paid the visit to interact with the workers who make the electric cars.
Elated Musk lovers and workers captured the moment and flooded it on social media. What greater motivation to work that beats this?
4. Aliko Dangote
Africa's richest man and billionaire Aliko Dangote was recently caught on video as he had a meeting with his employees. What made the clip go viral was the way he motivated them as he spoke.
5. Femi Otedola
Another Nigerian billionaire and philanthropist, Femi Otedola, splashed R175k as he supported his daughter's charity foundation.
The oil magnate made the donation at a gala of the foundation he graced. Interestingly, Aliko Dangote supported the foundation on that same occasion with R3.4 million.
The reality TV star's donations will go into providing thousands of masks, test kits and other protective gear needed by health professionals.
Doctor Thais Aliabadi, who helped in the delivery of Stormi (Kylie's child), thanked Jenner for the generous gesture, saying the TV star had made her wish come true. The doctor said:
"I am speechless, my eyes are filled with tears of joy and my heart is overwhelmed with gratitude. I made a wish to the universe to gather protective masks for our brave healthcare workers and today my dream came true."
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