Elon Musk tops list of highest-paid CEOs
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According to the Fortune 500 report, in the year 2021, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk were in first place in terms of highest salary.
In the year 2021, Elon Musk has received $23.5 billion (Rs 1.82 lakh crore) as salary. This also includes encashing stock options issued in 2018, which had a deadline of 2021.
After Musk, the list of the 10 highest-paid Fortune 500 CEOs of 2021 features all tech and biotech CEOs, including the heads of Apple, Netflix and Microsoft.
Apple's Tim Cook was the second highest-paid CEO, who received $ 77.05 million (about six thousand crore rupees) as salary in 2021.
Nvidia co-founder and CEO Jensen Huang came third on the list with $507 million.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who was at number seven in this list, has received $ 3094 million in the year 2021 as salary.
Top 10 Highest Paid CEOs
Elon Musk (Tesla) - $23.5 billion
Tim Cook (Apple) - $770.5 million
Jensen Huang (NVIDIA) - $561 million
Reed Hastings (Netflix) - $453.5 million
Leonard Schlieffer Regeneron (Pharmaceuticals) - $452.9 million
Marc Benioff (Salesforce) – $439.4 million
Satya Nadella (Microsoft) – $309.4 million
Robert A. Kotik (Activision Blizzard) - $296.7 million
Hawk E. Tan (Broadcom) - $288 million
Saffra A. Katz (Oracle) - $239.5 million
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