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Youngest Billionaires in the World?

For decades now, one thing has held true: If you’re young and want to become the youngest billionaire in the world, start a business asap by harnessing the technology.

These are the list of youngest billionaires from Forbes richest list 2019 & Investopedia:

Mark Zuckerberg

Age: 35 

Net worth: $69.6 billion 

Source of wealth: Facebook 

The ultimate dorm-room entrepreneur launched Facebook in 2004. One month in, the social network expanded to Stanford, Yale and Columbia; by the end of the year, it had one million users. Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard the same year, though Harvard did award him.

Dustin Moskovitz

Age: 35 

Net worth: $11.6 billion 

Source of wealth: Facebook

Moskovitz, who was Zuckerberg’s roommate, cofounded Facebook from their Harvard dorm and became its first chief technology officer; he left Facebook in 2008. Most of his wealth is tied to his estimated 2% stake in the social network.

Ernest Garcia III

Age: 36 

Net worth: $2.3 billion 

Source of wealth: Online sales of used cars

Garcia launched Carvana as a subsidiary of his dad’s used car retailer DriveTime Automotive, where he was a vice president. Prior to that he did a short stint in investment banking.

Nathan Blecharczyk

Age: 35

Net worth: $4.2 billion 

Source of wealth: Airbnb

Airbnb cofounder Blecharczyk says he ran a software business in high school that sold to clients in over 20 countries. A former roommate of cofounder Gebbia, Blecharczyk was tapped to help build an early Airbnb site.

Brian Chesky

Age: 37 

Net worth: $4.2 billion 

Source of wealth: Airbnb

Like his cofounder Gebbia, Chesky is a RISD grad. In 2007 Chesky needed money for rent, so he and Gebbia charged a few attendees of a San Francisco design conference to sleep on an air mattress on their apartment floor. He previously worked as an industrial designer in L.A.

Joe Gebbia

Age: 36

Net worth: $4.2 billion 

Source of wealth: Airbnb 

A situation many recent grads can relate to: Even after getting dual degrees in graphic design and industrial design from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design, Gebbia struggled to find a job. Two years later he cofounded Airbnb, where he’s now chief product officer.

Lynsi Snyder 

Age: 36 

Net worth: $3.6 billion 

Source of wealth: In-N-Out Burger 

Snyder inherited In-N-Out but has also held low-level jobs at the burger chain, including working the register and separating leaves of lettuce at a Redding, California, location. At 18 she joined the burger chain’s corporate merchandising department.

Scott Duncan 

Age: 35

Net worth: $6.3 billion 

Source of wealth: Pipelines 

Duncan and his three older siblings, all in their fifties, are heirs to their late father’s oil and gas pipeline company, Enterprise Product Partners. Duncan is not involved with the firm; his eldest sister, Randa Duncan Williams, chairs the publicly traded company.

Julio Mario Santo Domingo III 

Age: 34 

Net worth: $2.1 billion 

Source of wealth: Beer

Santo Domingo’s late grandfather received a stake in SABMiller when it acquired his Colombian brewery in 2005. Santo Domingo now owns a stake in Anheuser-Busch InBev, which merged with SABMiller in 2016. Santo Domingo is a DJ, spinning for Sheik ‘N’ Beik, a New York- based electronic music collective.

Lukas Walton

Age: 33 

Net worth: $18.1 billion 

Source of wealth: Walmart

His grandfather Sam Walton founded the retail giant Walmart. Lukas inherited his stake after his father died in a plane crash in 2005. He studied environmentally sustainable business at Colorado College, then joined the family foundation, where he heads up its environment program.

Bobby Murphy

Age: 31 

Net worth: $3.7 bil 

Source of wealth: Snap

Murphy and Stanford fraternity brother Evan Spiegel released Snapchat, the popular disappearing-photo-sharing app, in 2011. Now Snap Inc.’s chief technology officer & helped app to grow faster.

Evan Spiegel

Age: 29 

Net worth: $3.6 bil 

Source of wealth: Snap

In high school, Spiegel promoted Red Bull as an intern. He debuted on The Forbes 400 in 2015 at age 25. For the second year in a row, Spiegel is the only Forbes 400 member in his 20s. He later returned to Stanford after dropping out to get his bachelor’s in 2018.

Kylie Jenner

Age: 23

Net worth: $1B

Although she first became known as a member of the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kylie Jenner has since made a name for herself as an entrepreneur. At the age of 14, she and her sister Kendall launched their clothing line, Kendall & Kylie.

Alexandra Andresen and Katharina Andresen

Respective ages: 24 and 25

Net worth: $1.1B each

Norwegian sister heiresses Alexandra Andresen and Katharina are the daughters of Johan H. Andresen Jr. owner of Ferd, a Norwegian investment company that manages hedge funds, actively invests in the Nordic Stock Exchange, & boasts a substantial private equity portfolio.

Gustav Magnar Witzoe

Age: 27 

Net worth: $2.3B

Gustav Magnar Witzoe owns nearly half of SalMar ASA, one of the world's largest salmon producers, which spearheaded the industrialization of salmon farming in Norway.

Jonathan Kwok

Age: 28

Net worth: $2.0B

Jonathan Kwok is the youngest son of the late Walter Kwok, former chairman of Sun Hung Kai Properties, Hong Kong's largest real estate developer. Along with his brother, Jonathan inherited Walter's direct stake in SHKP.

John Collison

Age: 30

Net worth: $3.2B

John Collison is the president and co-founder of Stripe, a company that builds software helping businesses facilitate online credit card payments. The Irish entrepreneur launched the company with his brother Patrick when they were both college students.

Patrick Collison

Age: 32 years

Net worth: $3.2B

With his brother John Collison, Patrick co-founded Stripe, a tech company that lets businesses easily transact online payments. Stripe's big-name investors include Tesla Inc. CEO, Elon Musk, and PayPal co-founder, Peter Thiel.


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