According to a report by Wealth-X, Bill Gates earns about $23,148 per minute, which is the equivalent of approximately $1.38 million per hour, $33.3 million per day and $11.5 billion in the year. Warren Buffett is second in earnings and wealth behind Gates.
Gates, Microsoft Corporation's founder and chairman, is the wealthiest billionaire. He added $11.5 billion to his personal fortune for a total $72.6 billion in assets. On average, the top 10 earners made $29 million per day, increasing their wealth by 41.6 percent.