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Apple's Tim Cook plans to give away all of his wealth

Apple's Tim Cook plans to give away all of his wealth

$120 million and counting

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Site: Fortune

In an interview with Fortune magazine, Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals that he plans to leave his wealth – which is estimated at around $120 million at present – to charitable causes…

Being responsible for the second biggest company on planet earth comes with its financial rewards, but in a recent interview with Fortune magazine, Apple CEO Tim Cook says that he plans to give all of his wealth away – much like the late The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon, who recently left his $100 million estate to charity after sadly losing his battle with colon cancer. 

With a personal fortune estimated at $120 million currently, Cook told the magazine that he doesn't want to give endless hand-outs, but will approach his charitable mission with a key game plane: "You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripple for change," he said.