Meet The Top 12 Youngest Billionaires In The World 2015

While most young people spend their youth honing work skills in entry-level jobs, whether that’s slinging fast food or working retail, others get that spark to succeed at an early age. We all know that some entrepreneurs get rich quick, but still others do it even while they’re young. Quite a few of them are making their first million before they’re even of legal drinking age.

In this list, we take a look at the worlds’ 12 youngest billionaires . Isn’t this amazing?

1. Evan Spiegel

Age: 24

Net worth: $1.5-billion

Evan Spiegel is the CEO of Snapchat, the temporary photo messaging company he co-founded with Bobby Murphy in 2011. The company, which was valued at $10-billion in 2014, was reported in February to have received offers to nearly double that valuation to $19-billion.

Evan Spiegel

2. Bobby Murphy

Age: 26

Net worth: $1.5-billion

Bobby Murphy and Stanford University buddy Evan Spiegel together founded mobile app Snapchat. Forbes estimates that Murphy has a stake of at least 15% in the company, valued at $10-billion in 2014.

Bobby Murphy

3. Julio Mario Santo Domingo III

Age: 29

Net worth: $2.2-billion

ulio Mario Santo Domingo III is a New York City disc jockey who is one of four heirs to his namesake grandfather’s Colombian beer fortune. Julio Mario Santo Domingo, who died in 2011, owned Bavaria Brewery but sold it in 2005 for 15% of SABMiller.

Julio Mario Santo Domingo III

4. Mark Zuckerberg

Age: 30

Net worth: $33.4-billion

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has led his social network to new heights, even as some younger users have grown tired of it. Revenue grew 58% in 2014 to $12.5-billion, supported by a jump in mobile ads.

Mark Zuckerberg

5. Dustin Moskovitz

Age: 30

Net worth: $7.9-billion

As Facebook’s third employee, Dustin Moskovitz helped kickstart the social network with roommate Mark Zuckerberg from their Harvard dorm. He dropped out of school after two years and joined Zuckerberg in Palo Alto to develop Facebook. He left the company in 2008 to start Asana, a software firm.

Dustin Moskovitz

6. Tom Persson

Age: 30

Net worth: $3-billion

Europe’s youngest billionaire, Tom Persson, is the third generation in the H&M-clan, which has five members on the billionaires list. Born in 1985, he just graduated from Met Film School in London, and has moved back to Stockholm to start smaller movie production companies.

Tom Persson

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