Welcome, Guest: Register On Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 3,167,313 members, 7,867,826 topics. Date: Saturday, 22 June 2024 at 03:35 AM

Top 10 Youngest Billionaires - Business - Nairaland

Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Business / Top 10 Youngest Billionaires (590 Views)

Top 10 Youngest Billionaires / (photos) OGUNDELE: Agege Boy Who Became One Of Nigeria’s Youngest Billionaires / Youngest Billionaires In Nigeria (2) (3) (4)

(1) (Reply) (Go Down)

Top 10 Youngest Billionaires by Abjay97(m): 10:06pm On Mar 24, 2019
A century ago, billionaires had everything to do with age and business experience. However, today things have changed for the better as the younger generation seem to also have an eye for really huge money. It must be duly noted that some of these billions could be from family inheritance, technology  and business startups. This year the young belle Kylie Jenner beacame the youngest self made billionaire a record previous;y held by Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook.According to Forbes' 2018 World Billionaires rankings, there were 63 billionaires under the age of 40 with a cumulative wealth of $265 billion. This group is roughly 3% of the total number of world billionaires and about the same in terms of cumulative wealth. Below is a list by Factboyz containing the young champs who have all the money they want!

 1. Alexandra AndresenAge: 22 yearsNet worth: $1.4BBorn in 1996, Alexandra Andresen is the world's youngest billionaire. She is a Norwegian heiress and the daughter of Johan H. Andresen Jr., who owns Ferd, a Norwegian investment company that runs hedge funds, actively invests in the Nordic Stock Exchange, and has private equity investments. In 2007, Andresen and her sister, Katharina, were each transferred 42.2% of the ownership stakes and subsequently inherited the money. even though their father insists that he won't force his daughters to take part in the family company if they don't want to)

2. Katharina AndresenKatharina G. Andresen Age: 23 years
Net worth: $1.4BKatharina Andresen is the world's second-youngest billionaire, as only her sister Alexandra is younger. Andresen also inherited 42.2% of the Ferd ownership stakes.

3. Gustav Magnar Witzoe Age: 25 years
Net worth: $1.9B Gustav Magnar Witzoe owns nearly half of SalMar ASA, one of the world's largest salmon producers. SalMar spearheaded the industrialization of salmon farming in Norway. This stake was given to him in 2013 by his father, Gustav Magar Sr., who founded the company in 1991. Because Witzoe Sr. still runs the company, Gustav invests in real estate and tech startups.

4. Evan Spiegel Age: 28 years
Net worth: $4.1BEvan Spiegel is the co-founder and CEO of Snap Inc, a camera company which operates Snapchat — a photo messaging service that delivers temporary photos between friends. Spiegel studied product design at Stanford University, where he met his co-founder and fellow billionaire, Bobby Murphy. Evan Spiegel is 28 years old and has a net worth of $4.1 billion.

5. Ludwig Theodor Braun Age: 28 years
Net worth: $1.7B Ludwig Theodor Braun owns 10% of the medical device company B. Braun Melsungen, which was founded in 1839 as a small pharmacy that sold herbal remedies and is now a major medical instruments firm. His father took over the reins of the company in 1977.

6. John CollisonAge: 28 years
Net worth: $1BJohn Collison (born 1990) is an Irish entrepreneur. He is best known for having co-founded Stripe a company that builds software for businesses to plug into websites and apps to instantly connect with credit card and banking systems in order to receive payments with his brother, Patrick. The brothers are worth at least $1.1 billion each, after San Francisco-based Stripe raised $150 million from CapitalG, an investment division of Google parent company Alphabet, and General Catalyst Partners.John Collison is the owner and co-founder of Stripe, The Irish entrepreneur devised the idea for Stripe with his brother, Patrick, when they were both attending university in Boston. After a recent round of funding, the company is valued at a whopping $20 billion, according to reports.

7. Patrick Collison Age: 30 years
Net worth: $1B Brother of John Collison, Patrick is the co-founder and CEO of Stripe, the company that allows businesses and individuals to easily accept payment over the internet. Stripe's big-name investors include Elon Musk and Peter Thiel.

8. Bobby Murphy Age: 30 years
Net worth: $4.2B Bobby Murphy is the second half of the co-founding pair that brought Snap Inc to the marketplace, and he also owns the company. Murphy is older than his fellow co-founder Spiegel and studied mathematics and computational science at Stanford University.

9. Wang HanAge: 30 years
Net worth: $1.2B Wang Han inherited wealth from the shares he holds in Juneyao Air, a major airline company based in Shanghai. He inherited the shares from his deceased father who founded Juneyao Group which also has business involvement in retailing, education, and food.

10. Eva Maria Braun-Luedicke Age: 31 years
Net worth: $2B Eva Maria Braun-Luedicke own 12% of B. Braun Melsungen. The company manufactures injection solutions and surgical instruments. It had over $7.9 billion in sales for 2017.

With Love, Factboyz

Re: Top 10 Youngest Billionaires by Abjay97(m): 10:07pm On Mar 24, 2019
Re: Top 10 Youngest Billionaires by MEDICPATH(m): 10:10pm On Mar 24, 2019
Re: Top 10 Youngest Billionaires by Tedpgrass: 1:05am On Mar 25, 2019
The tech boys simply impress..
They should be celebrated given the great strides they've made.

The heirs and heiresses are yet to prove themselves... And only just add to the number at charity events/dinners or coffee meets.


(1) (Reply)

All Those Shortlisted By Tony Elumelu Foundation Let's Meet HERE / Has Anybody Done Remote Work Training With E-conext Lagos, Share Your Experience / Download Email Generation Software And Make $$$

(Go Up)

Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket

Links: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)

Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2024 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 15
Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.