There are many billionaires all over the world. But some of them have earned this fortune in a very less period of time. Some have earned it and some have inherited it. Their zeal has shown people that nothing is impossible. It is not easy to earn such a large amount of money in short duration of lifetime but some people have made this possible. They have worked hard to reach to the place they are today on. The list of the youngest and richest people in the world is given below.
10. John Arnold
John Arnold is the second richest and youngest billionaire in the world. He was born in the year 1974. He has earned millions of dollars through energy trading. His main work is concentrated to natural gas trading. John has done his graduation from the Vanderbilt University. He is well known as the king of the natural gas. He comes from United States. Initially he worked at Enron as a trader but when the company break down he started his own company by the name Centaurus Advisor, LLC. Through his firm he is now a owner of 3 billion US dollars.
Ayman Hariri was born in Lebanon and is the elder brother of Fayd Hariri. He also owns a fortune of 1.5 billion US dollars. He is 30 years old now. As son of late Prime Minister Rafik Hariri he shared his wealth with the other 4 siblings he has. When his father died he left a large amount of property and money to be shared among his 5 children and his wife. He owns construction business, telecom and real estate conglomerate like his other siblings. His father was a construction worker initially and then he became he Prime Minister of Lebanon.
8. Sean Parker
Sean parker was born in United States. Like Mark Zackerburg he has also made hios fortune from Facebook the social networking site. He is an American entrepreneur. He is among the founders of Napster that is a site for sharing files. He was the first person to become the president of Facebook. He cofounded the music sharing site Napster just at the age of 19. Due to this site the recording industries saw a great decline in their profits.
7. Fahd Hariri
Fahd Hariri was born in Lebanon. He owns a fortune of 1.5 billion US dollars. He is 30 years old now. He is the youngest among the five children of Prime Minister of Lebanon, Rafik Hariri. After his father was assassinated in the year 2005, he inherited is wealth from construction, real state conglomerate and telecom. He lives in Paris right now closer to his mother. He is the owner of a design studio for furnishing. He is still married. He has expanded his business through construction as well as investments.
6. Yang Huiyan
Yang Huiyan was born in the year 1981 and she is a citizen of China.She own 3.4 billion US dollars. She is among the richest billionaire in the world and is the chief shareholder in China’s biggest property Developers i.e. Country Garden Holdings. Her father is the chairman of the same company and she has inherited this wealth from him. Her father gave her 70 percent of the total share of the company making her stand among the richest and youngest billionaire on earth. She has graduated from The Ohio State University. She is the only female in the top 10 billionaires in the world and the list is dominated by males.
5. Eduardo Saverin
Eduardo Savein was born in United States and he is 29 years old now. He is among the shareholders of Facebook. He started the social networking site, Facebook with his friend Mark Zuckerberg who is on the top of the list of the youngest billionaires in the world. He was given a 30 percent share in the company owned by Mark when they initially started Facebook. Their relationship went a little bad on the share issues but things settled down soon.
4. Scott Duncan
Scott Duncan was born in United States and he is 30 years old now. He has a fortune of around 4 billion US dollars according to Forbes. He has inherited this fortune from his late father Dan Duncan who was the founder of Enterprise Product Partner. After his death his property was divided among his four children and Scott Duncan is the youngest of all the children. When Dan Duncan started his company he was a very poor man and just owned two trucks for his pipeline business. When he died he was a very rich man who owned over 49, 000 miles of the pipeline.
Albert Von Thurn und taxis is a German aristocrat and he is the 12th prince of Thurn and Taxis. He was already stated as the youngest billionaire when he was just of the age 8 but he was officially announced as the richest and youngest billionaire when he inherited the crown in the year 2001. His father died in the year 1990 and since then people knew he will be the richest man when he will inherit his fortune which he did on his 18th birthday. He has graduated from the University of Edinburgh and did his schooling from Rome.
2. Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in the world. He comes from United States. Born in May in the year 1984 he is 28 years old. He is a very renowned programmer in computer as well as he is known as a great internet entrepreneur. Who does not know about Facebook in today’s era. Everyone is aware about it main founder too. He owns around 13.5 million US dollars. He is among the well known founders who started Facebook. With increasing popularity of this social networking site Mark earned a fortune and now he is one of the richest people on earth. He faced many problems launching this site but soon things came on the track. His innovation has helped in spreading awareness and organizes revolts in many countries like Egypt, Yemen, Libya and Tunisia. He has studied in Harvard University. There has been a Hollywood movie based on his life by the name of The Social Network.
1. Dustin Moskovitz
Dustin Moskovitz belongs to Florida and is currently a resident of San Francisco in Canada. He was born on 22 May 1984. He earned this fortune from the well known social networking site Facebook. He used to be the roommate of Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg. He owns a fortune that is worth 3.5 billion US Dollars. He is the co- founder of Facebook. He is no more working with Facebook. He is working for Asana. He was born eight days before his roommate, Mark Zuckerberg. He has done his graduation from Harvard University along with Mark.