The World’s 13 Richest Young Self Made Billionaires

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In the 21st century, the world has been witnessing more and more young self-made billionaire than ever before. The reason might be a rapid rise of internet technology opened door for young self-made billionaires

In demographic, the world population is around  7.5 billion, Forbes recently released world’s billionaires list,  there are 2,043 have earned wealth elite the billionaires club. But many are self-made, young  and they did not inherit the majority of their wealth.

Some of the richest, most successful entrepreneurs take a lifetime to become billionaire, but others are lucky with their hard work get very early on.

The majority of this list made their fortune from internet tech industry, founding small startups working on the idea that turned out to be gold mines.

List of World’s 13 Young Self Made Billionaires

Mark Zuckerberg (Age 33)

Cofounder and CEO, Facebook Estimated net worth $70.7 billion
Education : Drop Out, Harvard Residence : Palo Alto, California

mark zuckerberg facebook ceo

Mark Zuckerberg is a co-founder and CEO of world’s largest social networking site Facebook. A college dropout founded a social networking website Facebook out of his Harvard dorm in 2004 at the age of 19. Recently, Facebook has reached 2 billion user’s and made him young self made billionaires. He took Facebook into the profitable social networking site along with acquiring Instagram, WhatsApp Inc, Oculus VR and more added more value to the Facebook. This makes Facebook one of the most valued internet company in the world.

Dustin Moskovitz (Age 33)

CEO and Cofounder, Asana Estimated net worth $13.5 billion
Education : Drop Out, Harvard Residence : San Francisco, California

Dustin Moskovitz cofounder Asana

Dustin Moskovitz is founder of Asana and then roommate of Mark Zuckerberg, who helped the launch of Facebook from Harvard dorm. After 2 years in Harvard he finally  dropped out and went to join  Facebook in Palo Alto. After leaving Facebook in 2008 he co-founded Asana, a project management  software company. Now his 3% of Facebook stake made him a billionaire.

EDUARDO SAVERIN (Age 35)

Co-founder, Facebook Estimated net worth $9.8 billion
Education : Bachelor of Arts/Science,Harvard Residence: Singapore

eduardo saverin facebook cofounder

A Brazil born Eduardo Saverin confounded Facebook along with  Harvard classmates Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz. He has an estimated net worth of $9.8 billion. Now he is a venture capitalist and also confounded Velos Partners along with Silicon Valley investor Raj Ganguly. In 2014 he launched $144 million venture fund focused on India and Southeast Asia.

Garrett Camp  (Age 38)

Cofounder and Chairman, Uber Estimated net worth $4.9 billion
Education : Master of Science, University of Calgary Residence : San Francisco, California

Garrett Camp Cofounder Uber

Garret Camp co-founded Uber with Travis Kalanick, a taxi service smartphone app. With owning just 9% stake in Uber made him $6.3 billionaires. Recently the company has reached a $68 billion valuation in just seven years. He comes up with an idea when they were searching tax in Paris along with Travis Kalanick.

ZHANG BANGXIN (Age 37)

Chairman and CEO, TAL Education Estimated net worth $4.9 billion
Education : EMBA, CEIBS China Residence: Beijing, China

Zhang Bangxin

Zhang Bangxin is a Chinese entrepreneur, founder and the chairman of U.S-listed education services firm TAL Education. His estimated net worth is $4.9 billion. He is china’s youngest billionaire.

ROBERT PERA (Age 39)

CEO, Ubiquiti Networks Inc Estimated net worth $3.9 billion
Education : Bachelor of Arts/Science, California University Residence : San Jose, California

Robert Pera

Robert Pera founded Ubiquiti Networks, a wireless equipment maker company. He became a billionaire within a decade after launching the company in June 2005. Now he has an estimated net worth of $3.9 billion and made him young self-made billionaires. Pera is now the owner of the Memphis Grizzlies basketball team.

NATHAN BLECHARCZYK (Age 34)

 Cofounder and CTO, Airbnb Estimated net worth $3.8 billion
Education : Bachelor of Arts/Science, HarvardUniversity Residence : San Francisco, California

Nathan Blecharczyk

Nathan Blecharczyk is the co-founder and chief technology officer of Airbnb. A San Francisco-based Airbnb lists 2 million homes and rooms for rent in 190 countries. Airbnb valued more than $30 billion, which made Nathan young self-made billionaires estimated worth of$3.8 billion.

JOE GEBBIA (Age 35)

CPO & Cofounder, Airbnb, Inc Estimated net worth $3.8 billion
Education : Bachelor of Arts / Science, Rhode Island School of Design Residence : San Francisco, California

Joe gebbia

Joe Gebbia co-founded home and room rental company Airbnb along with Nathan Blecharczyk in 2008. He has a net worth of $3.8 billion, which is just 15% stake in the company. He helped the company to expand into new markets such as Africa and Cuba.

BRIAN CHESKY (Age 35)

CEO and Cofounder, Airbnb, Inc. Estimated net worth $3.8 billion
Education : Bachelor of Arts/Science, Rhode Island School of Design Residence : San Francisco, California

Brian Chesky

Brian Chesky a former body builder co-founded home and room rental company Airbnb. Once He and his housemate Joe Gebbia couldn’t able to pay their rent. Later they went to team up with Nathan Blecharczyk and created Airbnb. Now his estimated worth is $3.8 billion.

EVAN SPIEGEL (Age 27)

Cofounder and CEO, Snap Estimated net worth $2.8 billion
Education : Bachelor of Arts / Science, Stanford University Residence : Los Angeles, California

Evan Spiegel

Even Spiegel is one of the youngest billionaires in the world. He co-founded Snap Inc with his friend Bobby Murphy. Snap Inc is a multinational technology and social media company has created SnapChat. His fortune came from Snapchat app invented with co-founder Bobby Murphy. Even Spiegel own 18% of Snap and made him young self-made billionaires

BOBBY MURPHY (Age 29)

Cofounder, Snap Estimated net worth $2.8 billion
Education : Bachelor of Arts / Science, Stanford University Residence : Venice, California

Bobby Murphy

Bobby Murphy is the youngest billionaire co-founded messaging chat app SnapChat along with Evan Spiegel.
On March 2017 Snap went to public and valuing the company at $30 billion. Snap launched its first hardware product Spectacles a video-capturing sunglasses.

BINNY BANSAL (Age 34)

Cofounder , flipkart Estimated net worth $1.2 billion
Education : Bachelor of Engineering, IIT Residence : Bangalore, India

Binny Bansal Flipkart Cofounder

Binnay Bansal is a former Amazon executive teamed up with Sachin Bansal to co-found Flipkart in 2007. Flipkart is an online eCommerce site with 44% of market share in online retail in India. Both their sir name is same but they are not related. Flipkart has 30 million products and 46 million registered users and 8 million shipments in a month made India’s top internet retailer.

SACHIN BANSAL (Age 36)

Cofounder , flipkart Estimated net worth $1.2 billion
Education : Bachelor of Engineering, IIT Residence : Bangalore, India

Sachin Bansal

Sachin Bansal co-founder of  Flipkart an Indian internet retailer. Before co-founding of Flipkart he was working with Amazon as an executive. Later he teamed up with Binnay Bansal and created Flipkart. Initially, Flipkart was used to sell books online. His estimated worth is $1.2 billion and made him young self-made billionaires

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