Everyone has a goal in life. Some want to be great career persons, others want to venture into business, others want to pursue their vocations – but then there are those that have only one goal – to be ultra-rich. And this article is all about that – young people who have amassed so much wealth that they have made it to the list of the youngest billionaires in the world. So let’s have a look at the top 10 world’s youngest billionaires.
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10. Ayman Hariri
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Aged 38, Ayman is the second youngest son to Hariri Rafic – a business tycoon. Ayman has Bsc. Degree in computer science but he also has vast business interests in Lebanon. According to Forbes, Ayman has a net worth of $1 billion, an achievement that places him on the top ten youngest billionairelist.
9. Pera Robert
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Pera, who is 38 years old, is the founder of Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. which is a communications and technology company with a footprint across the globe. The company was taken public in 2011 and by the age of 26, Forbes had already listed him on the top ten youngest billionaire list. He is estimated to have a net worth of $2 billion.
8. Sean Parker
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Sean is another self-made young billionaire and his net worth is 2.5 billion dollars. He was the first president of Facebook but he also co-founded a file sharing company called Napster, which has helped into raking in his billions. Apart from Napster, Sean also co-founded several other companies including Causes, Airtime, Brigade and Plaxo. He is currently serving as the chairman of the parker foundation whose main goal is to promote civic engagement and public health. He is arguably the youngest billionaire who is actively involved in philanthropy.
7. Hariri Fahd
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Aged 35, Fahd is the youngest son in the Hariri family. Fahd specializes in real estate – specifically property development. In fact, he is the youngest billionaire that specializes in property development. Granted, he has inherited most of his wealth from his daddy. This notwithstanding, he has a net worth of 1 billion dollars, which makes him on of the youngest billionaires in the world.
6. Yang Huiyan
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In case you were wondering, yes – we have a female youngest billionaire on this list. Yang is only 34 years old but she is a major shareholder of Country Garden Holdingand. This makes her one of the richest personalities in China. She inherited her wealth from her father who transferred 70% of his wealth to her thereby making her one of the richest women in the world.
5. Saverin Eduardo
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Eduardo hails from Brazil and he is an economist, infoprenuer, and angel investor. He is one of the cofounders of Facebook from where he made most of the wealth he has. He currently owns 0.4% of Facebook shares and has a net worth of 7.2 billion dollars. Eduardo is only 34 years old so he is one of the youngest billionaires in the world.
4. Albert Von Thun
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Albert, who is only 33 years old, is another of the world’s youngest billionaires. He is a businessman with an interesting passion of driving race cars. He inherited most of his wealth from his father, who passed on in 1990. He appeared on the list of the youngest billionaires in the world for the first time when he was only eight years old.
3. Duncan Scott
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Scott is only 32 years old but he has an estimated net worth of 4.1 billion dollars. He is believed to be the third youngest billionaire in the world. His wealth comes from the Duncan family fortune which has continued to grow through the generations.
2. Dustin Moskovitz
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At only 32 years old, Dustin is one of the world’s youngest billionaires. He made most of his wealth from Facebook as one of the cofounders. The other cofounders were Zuckerberg, Saverin, McCollum, and Hughes. Forbes estimates Dustin’s net worth to be approximately 10 billion dollars making him one of the youngest self-made billionaires in the world.
1. Mark Zuckerberg
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Mark is only 8 days younger than his friend Dustin with whom they founded Facebook. He is the CEO of Facebook and as at December 2016, his net worth was approximately 50 billion dollars. This not only makes Zuckerberg the 5th wealthiest person on earth but it also makes him number one on the list of the world’s youngest billionaires. He also feted as the most successful businessman as well as the most influential personality.
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