They are young and unimaginably rich. Eight people under the age of 30 are already billionaires. We introduce the youngest billionaires in the world.
Billionaire before the 30th birthday? Some people did not even need a sparking idea but inherited wealth. Nevertheless, the list of the youngest billionaires in the world under 30 is manageable as in the 2019 ranking, amongst only eight young super-rich, members of royal families or ruling families are not included.
8. Anna Kasprzak
Anna Kasprzak may be familiar to fans of sports. She has already participated in two Olympic Games. She owes her wealth to a shoe company.
Her grandfather Karl Toosbuy founded the shoe brand Ecco in 1963. The company is owned by Kasprzak, her mother and her brother. This heritage brought Anna Kasprzak at 29 years on the Forbes list of youngest billionaires in the world under 30 years.
The estimated the assets of the Dane by March 2019 was 1 billion US dollars.
7. Ludwig Theodor Braun
A young billionaire from Germany, Ludwig Theodor Braun shares the same spot with Kasprzak in the list of Youngest billionaires in the world. His fortune was also reported to $ 1 billion.
The 29-year-old has ten percent shares of B. Braun Melsungen AG which is one of the world’s leading providers of solutions for the healthcare market including surgical products and medical services. Sales in the financial year 2018 amounted to € 6.9 billion.
6. Evan Spiegel
Most of the young billionaires have inherited their wealth. Only three self-made billionaires are found on the list of Youngest billionaires in the world. One of them is Evan Spiegel.
The co-inventor of Snapchat in 2015 was still the youngest billionaire in the world. With $ 2.1 billion in assets, Model Miranda Kerr’s husband is ranked 1116 among all billionaires, well ahead of most of the super-rich under 30.
5. John Collison
John Collison at the age of 28 years became a self-made billionaire thanks to an idea he worked upon since his college days. John Collison has a lot in common with Snapchat inventor Snapchat inventor Evan Spiegel.
Both entrepreneurs share the fifth place with $ 2.1 billion in assets in this ranking and both became a billionaire under 30. He founded the company Stripe with his brother Patrick.
The San Francisco based company offers online payments. The investors include Capital G of Google’s parent company Alphabet.
4. Gustav Magnar Witzoe
Gustav Magnar Witzoe is the richest billionaire under 30. The estimated assets of the 24-year-old are at around $ 3 billion.
The Norwegian ranked 745 in the overall list. His father founded Sal Mar, one of the largest salmon farming companies in the world. In 2013, his father transferred almost half of the group to his son.
3rd & 2nd. Katharina Andresen and Alexandra Andresen
Scandinavia is strongly represented in the list of the world’s youngest billionaires. Second place on the list of the youngest billionaires in the world is shared by the Norwegian sisters Katharina (23) and Alexandra (22) Andresen, each with 1.4 billion dollars.
They each hold 42 percent of the family-owned investment firm Ferd, which is still headed by her father Johan Ferd. Ferd manages hedge funds and is active as a venture capitalist.
1. Kylie Jenner
Cosmetic tycoon Kylie Jenner has a net worth of $ 1 billion in 2019 and is the youngest billionaire in the world at the age of 21. Though, to call the half-sister of Kim Kardashian as a self-made entrepreneur is still controversial for many people.
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After all, the founder of Kylie Cosmetics had been part of the reality show (Keeping up with the Kardashians) since a young age and hardly had to start from scratch.
Yet, the success of the young entrepreneur with more than 150 million Instagram followers is undoubtedly impressive and so is her business that made her top the list of the youngest billionaires in the world.
All the people in the list of youngest billionaires in the world have so much money that they can choose to retire right away and still would not have to work their whole life. That is the freedom we all want.