Facebook Co-Founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerbergis the wealthiest individual under the age of 35, with a personal fortune of $41.6 billion (roughly Rs. 2,72,667 crores), says a Wealth-X report.
Zuckerberg is joined on the list by fellow Facebook co-founders Dustin Moskovitz, who claimed the second place on the list with an estimated net worth of $9.3 billion (roughly Rs. 60,808 crores) and Eduardo Saverin who was ranked fourth with an estimated net of $5.3 billion (roughly Rs. 34,654 crores).
The top-20 list features only 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 of $5.9 billion (roughly Rs. 38,577 crores), as per Wealth-X, the global wealth intelligence and prospecting company.
The top-10 wealthiest individuals under the age of 35 also include Scott Duncan at the fifth position with a wealth of $5 billion (roughly Rs. 32,692 crores), Elizabeth A Holmes (6th, $4.5 billion or roughly Rs. 29,423 crores), Nathan Blecharczyk (7th, USD 3 billion or roughly Rs. 19,615 crores), Brian Chesky (8th, $3 billion or roughly Rs. 19,615 crores), Joe Gebbia (9th, $3 billion or roughly Rs. 19,615 crores) and Thomas Persson (10th, $2.7 billion or roughly Rs. 17,654 crores).
As many as 11 of the world’s top 20 wealthiest individuals under the age of 35 are from the US, while three each are from China (including Hong Kong) and Switzerland. However, no Indian featured on the list.
The youngest individual on the list is Snapchat Chief Executive Evan Spiegel, who at the age of 25 has amassed a fortune of $1.9 billion (roughly Rs. 12,423 crores).
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