Top 7 Billionaires

under the age of 35

Conventionally, it takes a person a long time to be able to accumulate vast wealth, or an inspiring success story. However, some others are lucky enough to hit the jackpot very early-on. Here is a list of the world’s wealthiest ten billionaires under the age of thirty-five and how they made their fortunes.


1. Mark Zuckerberg (33)

The wealthiest person on our list happens to also be the most recognized name out of all of the entrants. At a staggering 72.1$ billion, Zuckerberg is not just the richest billionaire under thirty-five, he is also the fifth richest man in the world.

How he made his billions

Founder of Facebook



2. Dustin Moskovitz

Dustin Moskovitz, who has secured the number two spot on our list, has a history with our number one billionaire. He co-founded Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg and stayed on for its early years. Moskovitz later moved on and started his own business, which helped him achieve a net-worth of 17.1$ billion.

How he made his billions Founder of Asana, a web and mobile application designed to help teams track their work.



3. Lukas Walton (32)

At number three comes an under-the radar sort of figure. Lukas Walton, grandson of Walmart founder Sam Walton, is not one to grab the headlines. As a matter of fact, very little is known about Walton, who is believed to be an active investor and philanthropist with a net worth of 15.3$ billion.

How he made his billions Inheritance of father’s fortune upon his death in a plane crash



4. Scott Duncan (35)

2018 will mark the last time Scott Duncan will be on this list. At just thirty-four years of age, the Enterprise Products Partner shareholder has a net-worth of 5.49$ billion. However, it is worth mentioning that he is not actively involved with the business.

How he made his billions Inheritance of father’s fortune.






5. Bobby Murphy (29)

Yet another player in the technology industry makes the list, meaning three out of the top five richest billionaires under thirty-five are now leading figures in technology. At just 28 years old with a net-worth of 3.8$ billion, Murphy has loads of time to expand his wealth and climb the list.

How he made his billions Co-founded social media app Snapchat.



6. Evan Spiegel (27)

At number six comes a man who was once the youngest public company CEO around. Again, Evan Spiegel comes from the technology field and shares the story of Bobby Murphy as he co-founded Snapchat with him. Spiegel is the youngest billionaire on this list and even has the same net worth as Murphy at 3.8$ billion.

How he made his billions Co-founded social media app Snapchat.



7. Nathan Blecharczyk (34)

Nathan Blecharczyk is an American business executive and entrepreneur. He is the third person on this list to have a net-worth of 3.8$ billion, and his source of income is one of the most useful and popular platforms to travelers all around the world today. How he made his billions Founder of Airbnb, which now operates in more than 65,000 cities world-wide.

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