Wealth-X Reveals: The World's 20 Wealthiest Individuals Under The Age Of 35

Aug 19, 2015, 11:00 ET from Wealth-X

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg took the top spot on a Wealth-X list of the wealthiest individuals under the age of 35 released today.

Zuckerberg (who boasts a personal fortune of US$41.6 billion) is joined on the list by fellow Facebook co-founders Dustin Moskovitz (who claimed second place on the list with an estimated net worth of US$9.3 billion) and Eduardo Saverin (who ranks fourth with an estimated net worth of US$5.3 billion).

Eleven of the world's top 20 wealthiest individuals under the age of 35 are from the US, while three are from China (including Hong Kong) and another three are from Switzerland.

The youngest individual on the list is Snapchat chief executive Evan Spiegel, who at the age of 25 has already amassed a personal fortune of US$1.9 billion.

The top 20 list features six women. Huiyan Yang, the 34-year-old vice chairman of Chinese real estate developer Country Garden Holdings, is the richest woman on the list, taking the third spot with an estimated net worth of US$5.9 billion.

Below are the top ten wealthiest individuals under the age of 35:

 

Rank

Name

Estimated Net

Worth *

Company

Country

Source of
Wealth

1

Mark Zuckerberg

41.6

Facebook

US

Self-Made

2

Dustin Moskovitz

9.3

Asana

US

Self-Made

3

Huiyan Yang

5.9

Country Garden Holdings

China

Inheritance

4

Eduardo Saverin

5.3

99

Brazil

Self-Made

5

Scott Duncan

5.0

Enterprise Products Partners

US

Inheritance

6

Elizabeth A. Holmes

4.5

Theranos

US

Self-Made

7

Nathan Blecharczyk

3

Airbnb

US

Self-Made

8

Brian Chesky

3

Airbnb

US

Self-Made

9

Joe Gebbia

3

Airbnb

US

Self-Made

10

Thomas Persson

2.7

Hennes & Mauritz (H&M)

Sweden

Inheritance

*US$ billion

 

Download the full top 20 list here.

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