Youngest Self-Made Billionaires Of The World.

Youngest Self-Made Billionaires Of The World.

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Mark Zuckerberg: 31
Residence: Palo Alto, California
Estimated wealth: $45 billion
The Facebook co-founder and CEO became the youngest self-made billionaire in history at age 23, thanks to Facebook’s IPO. Today, Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla are the ninth-wealthiest couple in the world and active philanthropists.

Evan Spiegel: 25
Residence: Los Angeles, California.
Estimated wealth: $1.8 billion.
At the ripe age of 25, the Snapchat CEO is the youngest billionaire in the world after launching the popular photo-sharing app with two of his former Stanford classmates.

He Zhitao: 33
Residence: China
Estimated wealth: $1.2 billion
The Chinese software entrepreneur and CEO of Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Technology joined the young billionaires club in 2015 when the value of his shares in the company sent him from millionaire to billionaire status.

John Collison: 26
Residence: San Francisco, California.
Estimated wealth: $1 billion.
The Harvard dropout cofounded Stripe, an online payment company, with his brother Patrick in 2011. The Irish-born brothers now live in San Francisco, where the company is based.

Dustin Moskovitz: 31
Residence: San Francisco, California
Estimated wealth: $10 billion
The Facebook co-founder was the company’s first CTO. He left to launch Asana in 2008 with fellow Facebooker Justin Rosenstein, but Moskovitz still holds a significant stake in the company.

Eduardo Saverin: 33
Residence: Singapore
Estimated wealth: $5.6 billion
The Facebook co-founder is no longer as involved in the company after legal disputes with his fellow co-founders, but he still holds a small stake in Facebook. The Brazilian-born entrepreneur is now an active angel investor as well as the director of 99, a Singapore-based property rental and sales website.

Bobby Murphy: 26
Residence: Venice, California.
Estimated wealth: $1.8 billion.
Just five years out of college, the CTO of Snapchat is one of the youngest billionaires in the world, along with his Snapchat cofounder Spiegel. The two met during their days as Kappa Sigma fraternity brothers at Stanford.

Wang Yue: 32
Residence: Shanghai, China
Estimated wealth: $1.0 billion
The CEO of Shanghai Kingnet Technology joined the ranks of the youngest billionaires this year. Formerly an executive at 51.com in China, Wang has turned Kingnet into a leading mobile game developer in China since becoming CEO in 2009.

Patrick Collison: 27
Residence: San Francisco, California
Estimated wealth: $1.0 billion
The Stripe co-founder and CEO dropped out of MIT to partner with his brother John and pursue an entrepreneurial path. Their start-up was most recently valued at $5 billion in October.

Cheng Wei: 32
Residence: Beijing, China
Estimated wealth: $1.0 billion
Wei is CEO of the ride-hailing service Didi Kuaidi, similar to Uber. Before founding Didi Dache, he spent eight years at e-commerce firm Alibaba.

Elizabeth Holmes: 31
Residence: Palo Alto, California
Estimated wealth: $4.3 billion
Holmes founded healthcare-technology company Theranos as a sophomore at Stanford. Within months, she dropped out to pursue her entrepreneurial path and build her company. Today, she’s America’s youngest female billionaire at age 31.

 

 

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