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Big Money Cars

Many of us dream of getting rich and buying a super expensive car such as a Koenigsegg Regera (which costs $1.9 million), or an Aston Martin Valkyrie (a $3 million dream machine). Surprisingly, many of the richest individuals don’t share this sentiment. Here are four Tech billionaires with surprisingly modest rides.

Protect My Car Blog Dustin Moskovitz - FacebookDustin Moskovitz – Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg recently bought a Pagani Huayra (with a starting cost at $1.3 million).  However, fellow Facebook co-founder, Dustin Moskovitz, drives a Volkswagen R32 Hatchback, which is worth around $25,000. His net worth is more than $13.5 billion.

Protect My Car Blog Steve Ballmer - MicrosoftSteve Ballmer – Microsoft

Former Microsoft CEO, and owner of the LA Clippers, Steve Ballmer, drives a very modest Ford Fusion Hybrid.  The car comes with Ford Sync, which was developed by Microsoft.  Ballmer is worth around $32.7 billion and is number 32 on the Forbes 400 list.

Protect My Car Blog Jeff Bezos - AmazonJeff Bezos – Amazon

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, drives a 1996 Honda Accord.  The car is worth around $4,000.  He attributes his humble beginnings as one of the reasons for his massive success and he tries to stay connected with that part of his life.  Bezos has a net worth of $85 billion.

Protect My Car Blog Travis Kalanick - UberTravis Kalanick – Uber

Founder of Uber, Travis Kalanick, has a net worth of $6.3 billion.  How much is his car worth?  Zero dollars.  That’s because he doesn’t use a car.  He gets around using Uber –  which makes sense if you think about it.  What better way to know your product than by using it yourself.