millionerd

(mil.yuh.NERD)
n.
A wealthy person who made their money in computer software or some other high-tech industry (millionaire + nerd).
Example Citation:
You'd think a processing superpower like this would be off-limits to everyone but grad students, millionerds, and astrophysicists, but the surprising truth is that you can tap the cognitive resources of this machine via an ordinary Web connection, as thousands of casual suffers do every day.
— Steven Johnson, "The soul encoded," Harper's Magazine, September 1998
Earliest Citation:
Oh, well. When a millionerd like Steve Forbes can bring
excitement to the Republican presidential nomination contest,
anything is believable.
— Robert Haught, "Clinton and Dole Might Not Be All That Popular in Libya Either," Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK), February 1, 1996
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