Imagine traveling anywhere in the world whenever you want. Buying anything in the world whatever you want and living anywhere in the world if you want. Welcome to lifestyle of the richest people on the planet. What makes this list of the extremely wealthy so unique? They are the Youngest Billionaires in the World under 30!
1. Mark Zuckerberg – 27- $13.5 Billion – USA
He is co-founder of the fastest growing social networking firm in the world – Facebook. Mark is a Harvard dropout, single, resides in Palo Alto, California near Facebook headquarters. He is currently Facebook’s CEO and President holding 24% of its shares. He became the world’s youngest billionaire in 2008 and Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year” in 2010.
2. Yan Huiyan – 29 – $4.1 Billion – China
She is the daughter of Yeung Kwok Keung who is chairman of Country Garden Holdings, one of China’s largest property developers. Her father transferred 58% stake of his holding to her before the company went public. Yan is married, graduated with a bachelor degree in marketing and logistics from Ohio State University and currently lives in Foshan, Guangdong, China.
3. Scott Duncan – 28 – $3.1 Billion – USA
His father Dan Duncan founded a natural gas and crude oil pipeline business Enterprise Products. Scott inherited the business in 2010 after his father passed away. Scott is single and resides in Houston, Texas. Enterprise Products owns more than 49,000 miles of pipeline today.
4. Dustin Moskovitz – 27 – $2.7 Billion – USA
Co-founder of Facebook and Zuckerberg’s roommate at Harvard. Dustin was Facebook’s first chief technology officer and then vice president of engineering. He is single, Harvard dropout and lives in San Francisco, California. He currently co-founder and CEO of Asana a web application designed to streamline business communication and facilitate workplace efficiency. He still owns 6% of shares of Facebook.
5. Albert Prinz von Thurn und Taxis – 28 – $2 Billion – Germany
A prince, who inherited his fortune at the age of 18, went to high school in Rome and received M.A. in economics and theology from University of Edinburgh. His fortune diversified in real estate, art, a tech company, and he currently owns one of the largest forest holdings in Europe. He is single, lives in his family’s castle in Regensburg, Germany. He’s enthusiastic racing driver.
6. Eduardo Saverin – 29 – $1.6 Billion – Brazil
One of the four co-founders of Facebook. He would later sue Zuckerberg and settled out of court with 5% of Facebook’s shares keeping his face as a co-founder bio on Facebook’s site. He is single, graduated with economics degree from Harvard and currently lives in Singapore. He made news with in his investments in Jumio and Qwiki.
7. Fahd Hariri – 30 – $1.5 Billion – Lebanon
He is the youngest son of slain Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri. Fahd inherited stake in his father’s construction, telecom and real estate conglomerate Saudi Oger. He serves on the board of family’s Future TV, a satellite and terrestrial television network covering the Middle East. He is single and lives in Paris.