Money, they say, doesn’t guarantee happiness. However, the other part of the story is never revealed—that money can buy you materialistic things that bring about a lot of pleasure, at least temporarily.
Apart from self-pleasing, money can be used to do a lot of good, too. A lot of mouths can be fed and heads can be sheltered with the power of greens. However, what is more often than not the case in this world, money is more of a statement of power. More the money, more the power—and more the amount of worshipers.
There are a little over 1000 billionaires in this world and here are top 20 of them who are under 35 years…
20, 19 and 18. Nina Camilla Hagen, Caroline Hagen Kjos and Carl Erik Hagen – All under 35, Net Worth – $1.5 billion
This is the benefit of having a billionaire father who owns Norwegian company Canica, a corporation that has shares in a lot of companies. With the share equally distributed among the 3 siblings, they sit at the bottom of this list.
17 and 16. Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy – Age 25 and 26, respectively, Net Worth – $1.9 billion
Next on the list are Snapchat creators Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy, an app that has found immense popularity due to the ease at which photos and videos can be sent by users.
15 and 14. Julio Mario Santo Domingo Jr. and Tatiana Casiraghi – Age 30 and 31 respectively, Net Worth –
Another heir apparent case. They are the children of the founder of the Colombian Santo Domingo Group, a massive conglomerate of more than 100 companies.
13. Xiang Sun – Age 33, Net Worth – $2.3 billion
Closely following them is Chinese businessman Xiang Sun, the president of Sinogiant Group that focuses in finance and trading.
12. Sean Parker – Age 35, Net Worth – $2.5 billion
The guy who suggested Mark Zuckerberg to drop the ‘the’ from thefacebook.com to make it just Facebook. He founded Napster and Plaxo and served as a president for Facebook. In 2014, he started Brigade Media. He remains as one of the youngest billionaires in the world right now.
11. Fuli Zong – Age 33, Net Worth – $2.7 billion
She is a businesswoman from China that holds the reins of Hangzhou Wahaha Group, a beverage producer company for which she works as a purchasing manager.
10. Tom Persson – Age 30, Net Worth – $2.7 billion
Working in the film industry he is the youngest heir to the clothing company H & M.
9, 8 and 7. Nathan Blecharczyk, Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia – Age 32, 33 and 33, respectively, Net Worth $3 billion each
Airbnb, the largest accommodation providers, have revolutionized the way providing housing despite not owning a single real estate. And the mastermind behind that is the aforementioned 3.
6. Elizabeth Holmes – Age 35, Net Worth $4.5 billion
She is the second richest under 35 women in the world. At merely 19 years of age, she created Theranos and went on to earn a fortune by standardizing blood tests.
5. Scott Duncan – Age 32, Net Worth $5 billion
The hair of an oil and gasoline company, Enterprise Products, the 32 year old received a fortune after his father’s death and has increased his wealth with some clever investments.
4. Eduardo Saverin – Age 33, Net Worth $5.3 billion
Former best friend of Mark Zuckerberg, he is the co-founder of Facebook who had to go in a legal battle against his friend in order to earn his paycheck.
3. Huiyan Yang – Age 34, Net Worth $5.9 billion
The richer under-35 women in the world, she is the daughter of a Chinese real estate tycoon that owns Country Garden Holdings.
2. Dustin Moskovitz – Age 31, Net Worth 9.3 billion
Another Facebook co-founder, he no longer works for the biggest social networking site in the world, but due to retaining some shares, he sits at number 2 and is only behind.
1. Mark Zuckerberg – Age 31, Net Worth 41.6 billion
The owner of Facebook and one of the most powerful man on the entire planet, he owns the internet in his own right and has 4 times as much money as his nearest under 35 rival.