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TOP 10 YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRES OF THE WORLD

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TOP 10 YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRES OF THE WORLD

1. Evan Spiegel

Evan Spiegel is the co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Snapchat, a photo messaging service that delivers temporary photos between friends. Snapchat was valued at $10 billion in 2014, and it has been reported that the company has received offers in 2015 that value it at $19 billion. Spiegel studied product design at Stanford University, where he met his co-founder and fellow billionaire, Bobby Murphy. Evan Spiegel is 24 and has a net worth of $1.5 billion. TOP 10 YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRES OF THE WORLD

2. Bobby Murphy

Bobby Murphy is the second half of the co-founding pair that brought Snapchat to the marketplace. It is estimated that Murphy has a 15% stake in Snapchat. Murphy is two years older than his fellow co-founder Spiegel and studied mathematics and computational science at Stanford University. Murphy is 26 years old and has a net worth estimated at $1.5 billion. TOP 10 YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRES OF THE WORLD

3. Julio Mario Santo Domingo III

Julio Mario Santo Domingo III is a New York City DJ and is one of the four heirs to his grandfather's Colombian beer fortune. Santo Domingo's grandfather, Julio Mario Santo Domingo, was the owner of Bavaria Brewery; he sold it in 2005 for a 15% stake in SABMiller. Upon his death in 2011, he left a reported one-sixth of his stake to his grandson. Julio Mario Santo Domingo III lives in a $4 million apartment in New York City and throws electronic music parties in Manhattan. His father died in 2009 and left him the world's largest collection of opium pipes and over 50,000 books, posters and other memorabilia. His father's collections are currently on loan to Harvard University. Santo Domingo is 29 years old and has an estimated net worth of $2.2 billion. TOP 10 YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRES OF THE WORLD

4. Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is the well-known co-founder and CEO of Facebook. A billionaire for many years, he has guided his company to great success, with 58% in revenue growth in 2014 alone. An estimated 1.4 billion people use Facebook around the world, and users watch an estimated 3 billion videos on the website daily. It has been reported that Zuckerberg recently purchased 700 acres on Kauai's North Shore for $100 million. He is also active on the philanthropic front and has taken the Giving Pledge to donate half of his net worth to social good. Zuckerberg is 30 years old and has a net worth of $33.4 billion. TOP 10 YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRES OF THE WORLD

5. Dustin Moskovitz

ustin Moskovitz was Facebook's third employee and helped Zuckerberg launch the website out of their shared Harvard dorm room. He dropped out of school and joined his college roommate in Palo Alto to continue to help develop Facebook. He left the company in 2008 to start a software firm called Asana, which has become very successful in its own right. Moskovitz, like Zuckerberg, has also taken the Giving Pledge. He is 30 years old and has a net worth of $7.9 billion. TOP 10 YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRES OF THE WORLD

6. Tom Persson

Tom Persson is Europe's youngest billionaire and is the son of Sweden's richest man. His father is the chairman of H&M, and his brother is CEO of the company. His grandfather founded the company in 1947. Tom Persson is 30 years old and an heir to the H&M fortune. His net worth is estimated at $3 billion. TOP 10 YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRES OF THE WORLD

7. Anton Kathrein, Jr.

Anton Kathrein, Jr. is the CEO of Kathrein-Werke, a company that makes the cables, antennas and receivers that allow cellphone signals to travel across the world. Kathrein inherited leadership duties of the company from his grandfather, who died in 2012. Kathrein, who became CEO at the age of 28, is now 30 years old. He has a net worth of $1.7 billion. TOP 10 YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRES OF THE WORLD

8. Elizabeth Holmes

Elizabeth Holmes is the youngest self-made woman billionaire. She dropped out of college to start Theranos in 2003. Her company tests blood at a fraction of the price of traditional labs. Holmes has raised $400 million from venture capitalists, and her company is valued at $9 billion. Holmes still owns 50% of Theranos, bringing her net worth to $4.5 billion. She is 31 years old. TOP 10 YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRES OF THE WORLD

9. Tatiana Casiraghi

Tatiana Casiraghi is a member of Monaco's royal family and is married to Andrea Casiraghi, second in line to the throne. Prior to marrying into royalty, Casiraghi was already the wealthy heiress to one-sixth of Bavaria Brewery, which her grandfather traded for a 15% stake in SABMiller. Casiraghi married her husband in 2013 and has shown up in the European tabloids ever since. She is 31 years old and is worth an estimated $2.2 billion. TOP 10 YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRES OF THE WORLD

10. Nathan Blecharczyk

Nathan Blecharczyk is the co-founder and chief technology officer (CTO) of Airbnb, a company that lists over 1 million homes for rental stays. The company was valued at $10 billion in 2014 and has increased to $13 billion after an employee share sale. Blecharczyk is 31 years old. His net worth is estimated at $1.9 billion.

Thanks to family inheritances, family businesses and technology startups, there seem to be more young billionaires today than at any point in history. The youngest billionaire in the world comes in at just over 24 years old, with the 10th youngest being 31 years old.

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