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The World’s 50 Youngest Billionaires by Forbes

The top 50 youngest richest people in the world have a combined estimated net-worth of more than USD 193.4 billion, in the latest 2017 Billionaire Report by Forbes.

Alexandra Andresen, is the youngest billionaire at age 20 with $1.2 billion and her sister Katharina Andresen with $1.2 billion age 21, is the 2nd youngest billionaire.  In 2007, Johan H. Andresen jr. (Ferd) transferred 42.2% ownership stakes to the siblings.

The 3rd youngest billionaire is Gustav Magnar Witzoe (Salmar ASA) at age 23 with $1.6 billion.

The 4th and 5th youngest billionaires are Evan Spiegel (Snapchat) at age 26 with $4 billion and John Collison (Stripe) at age 26 with $1.1 billion respectively.

 

Top 5 Youngest Billionaires:

Rank Name Net Worth USD Source of Wealth Company
1 Alexandra Andresen $1.2 B Investments Ferd, Tiedemanns
2 Katharina Andresen $1.2 B Investments Ferd, Tiedemanns
3 Gustav Magnar Witzoe $1.6 B Fish farming Salmar ASA
4 Evan Spiegel $4 B App Snapchat
5 John Collison $1.1 B Payments Processor Stripe

 

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Youngest 50 Billionaires Fast Facts:

The Richest: Mark Zuckerberg with $56 Billion, Facebook

Youngest 50 Total Net Worth: USD 193.4 billion

The Youngest: 20 Years Old

The Average Age: 33.2 Years Old

The Median Age: 34

 

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Top 50 Billionaires List:

Rank Name Net Worth USD Age Source of Wealth Company
1 Alexandra Andresen $1.2 B 20 Investments Ferd, Tiedemanns
2 Katharina Andresen $1.2 B 21 Investments Ferd, Tiedemanns
3 Gustav Magnar Witzoe $1.6 B 23 Fish farming Salmar ASA
4 Evan Spiegel $4 B 26 App Snapchat
5 John Collison $1.1 B 26 Payments Processor Stripe
6 Ludwig Theodor Braun $1.1 B 27 Medical technology B. Braun Melsungen AG
7 Bobby Murphy $4 B 28 App Snapchat
8 Patrick Collison $1.1 B 28 Payments Processor Stripe
9 Wang Han $1.3 B 29 Airline Juneyao Air
10 Lukas Walton $11.3 B 30 Retail WalMart
11 Eva Maria Braun-Luedicke $1.3 B 30 Medical technology B. Braun Melsungen AG
12 Julio Mario Santo Domingo, III. $2.4 B 31 Beer SABMiller
13 Mark Zuckerberg $56 B 32 Social Network Facebook
14 Dustin Moskovitz $10.7 B 32 Social Network Facebook
15 Tom Persson $2.1 B 32 Retail H&M
16 Nathan Blecharczyk $3.8 B 33 App Airbnb
17 Caroline Hagen Kjos $2.5 B 33 Conglomerate Canica AS
18 Tatiana Casiraghi $2.4 B 33 Beer SABMiller
19 Ryan Graves $1.6 B 33 App Uber
20 Friederike Braun-Luedicke $1.3 B 33 Medical technology B. Braun Melsungen AG
21 Kevin Systrom $1.2 B 33 App Instragram
22 Scott Duncan $5.7 B 34 Pipelines Enterprise Products Partners
23 Ben Silbermann $1.6 B 34 App Pinterest
24 Liu Ruopeng $1.3 B 34 Technology Zhejiang Longsheng Auto Parts
25 Karl Friedrich Braun $1.1 B 34 Medical technology B. Braun Melsungen AG
26 Drew Houston $1 B 34 Software developer Dropbox
27 Evan Sharp $1 B 34 App Pinterest
28 Yang Huiyan $9 B 35 Real estate Country Garden Holdings
29 Eduardo Saverin $7.9 B 35 Social Network Facebook
30 Brian Chesky $3.8 B 35 App Airbnb
31 Joe Gebbia $3.8 B 35 App Airbnb
32 Kirill Shamalov $1.3 B 35 Petrochemicals Sibur
33 Katarina Martinson $1.1 B 35 Investments L.E. Lundbergforetagen AB,
34 Marie Besnier Beauvalot $4 B 36 Cheese Lactalis
35 Frank Wang $3.6 B 36 Drones SZ DJI Technology
36 Sean Parker $2.6 B 37 Social Network Facebook
37 Adam Neumann $2.5 B 37 Workspace WeWork
38 Zhang Bangxin $2.5 B 37 After-school tutoring TAL Education
39 Mike Cannon-Brookes $2.1 B 37 Software Atlassian
40 Scott Farquhar $2.1 B 37 Software Atlassian
41 Markus Persson $1.4 B 37 Computer games Minecraft
42 Johanna Braun $1.1 B 37 Medical technology B. Braun Melsungen AG
43 Louise Lindh $1.1 B 37 Investments L.E. Lundbergforetagen AB,
44 Orion Hindawi $1 B 37 Software Tanium
45 Garrett Camp $6.3 B 38 App Uber Technologies
46 Andres Santo Domingo $4.7 B 38 Beer SABMiller
47 Julia Oetker $2 B 38 Consumer goods Dr August Oetker AG
48 Robert Toennies $2 B 38 Meat processing Toennies Lebensmittel
49 Vijay Shekhar Sharma $1.3 B 38 Financial technology Paytm
50 Bryan Sheffield $1.3 B 38 Oil & gas Parsley Energy

 

Source: Forbes

Methodology

The Forbes Billionaires list is a snapshot of wealth taken on February 17, 2017; using stock prices and exchange rates from around the world to calculate net worths.

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