10 Youngest Billionaires Right Now

10 Youngest Billionaires Right Now

Check out our list of world’s 11 youngest billionaires. Some of them earned billions thanks to their brilliant ideas, hard work and some of them simply inherited tons of money. Nethertheless everyone included in this list is interesting and worth knowing.

 

10. Drew Houston

Age: 32
Net Worth: $1.2 billion
Country: USA

This self-made billionaire earned his fortune thanks to internet cloud service called Dropbox. Houston was fascinated by technology since his childhood and was participating on many different projects during his youth years. It seems like it worked out for him.

9. Perenna Kei

Age: 24
Net Worth: $1.3 billion
Country: Hong Kong

Prenna Kei is Chinese businesswoman who became billionaire thanks to a family business. She holds 85% of Logan Property Holdings, which is a major real estate company ran by her father Ji Haipeng.

8. Anton Kathrein, Jr

Age: 30
Net Worth: $1.51 billion
Country: Germany

Kathrein-Werke — Anton Kathrein, Jr. is the head of automotive antennas company, which provides mobile communications as service. He is currently the third generation of a family members who run this company.

7. Evan Spiegel

Age: 25
Net Worth: $1.5 billion
Country: USA

Co-founder of the fastest growing social network – Snapchat. Interesting fact about Snapchat: Spiegel didn’t agree on the offer from facebook to buy Snapchat for at least $3 billion in 2014.

6. Albert von Thurn und Taxis

Age: 32
Net Worth: $3.8 billion
Country: Germany

Not many people can claim them selves to be an aristocrat, businessman, race car driver and billionaire at the same time. Albert von Thurn und Taxis inherited the family fortune at the age of 18.

5. Eduardo Saverin

Age: 33
Net Worth: $4.1 billion
Country: Singapore

Eduardo Saverin studied in Harvard University and that’s exactly where he met Mark Zuckerberg. He owns 53 million Facebook shares (0.4% of all shares). He became a billionaire thanks to several start-up and oil investments.

4. Scott Duncan

Age: 32
Net Worth: $6.3 billion
Country: USA

Scott Duncan inherited the family fortune after his father’s death in 2010. Thanks to an elimination of the estate tax for the year 2010, Duncan inherited $3.1 billion tax free. Since 2010, Duncan worked to double his fortune.

3. Dustin Moskovitz

Age: 31
Net Worth: $6.8 billion
Country: USA

Another co-founder of Facebook. It seems like everyone who was around the born of facebook is insanely rich now. Dustin Moskovitz left facebook in 2008 and started his own successful project – Asana.

2. Yang Huiyan

Age: 34
Net Worth: $6.9 billion
Country: China

This business woman is the majority shareholder of Country Garden Holdings, which is a property development company in China. She belongs to Top 5 wealthiest Chinese people, is the youngest female billionaire and the richest woman in Asia.

1. Mark Zuckerberg

Age: 31
Net Worth: $28.5 billion
Country: USA

Mark Zuckerberg started worldwide revolution called facebook in 2004. He is one of co-founders and currently CEO of this hugely successful company. Thanks to his brilliant ideas and innovative company leading is facebook still growing and probably won’t stop anytime soon.

Check out beautiful infographic by Masters in Accounting on this topc:

Source: Forbes, Masters in Accounting
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