The 10 Richest Millennials

The 10 Richest Millennials

Not all Millennials are living at home with their parents – in fact some are the richest people in the world. These Millennials are made up of entrepreneurs and those lucky enough to have inherited their family fortune. The world’s 10 richest Millennials are all billionaires – in fact you need at least $2 billion to even crack the top 10.  Here are the top 10 richest Millennials living today.

Thomas Persson

10. Tom Persson

Net Worth: $2.8 billion

Age: 30

Nationality: Sweden

Bio: Thomas was born into money – his grandfather founded the massive global clothing chain H&M. He is now involved in the film industry and runs a Swedish film company. He is currently single and one of the world’s wealthiest bachelors.

Joe Gebbia

9. Joe Gebbia

Net Worth: $3.3 billion

Age: 34

Nationality: United States

Bio: Joe co-founded the insanely popular global website Airbnb with his bros who are also some of the richest Millennials on earth. He is a graduate of the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design proving to the world that going to art school can truly pay off. Check out those fly specs.

Brian Chesky

8. Brian Chesky

Net Worth: $3.3 billion

Age: 34

Nationality: United States

Bio: Brian co-founded and is currently the CEO of Airbnb and is also a graduate of the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design. He does not have cool specs like his buddy Joe, but looks more like a bro. He is also single.

Nathan Blecharczyk

Nathan Blecharczyk

7. Nathan Blecharczyk

Net Worth: $3.3 billion

Age: 32

Nationality: United States

Bio: Dude, these Airbnb guys have sure made a lot of money. The key question is who buys the beer when they get together? Nathan previously worked at Microsoft and was recruited to lead the development side of Airbnb.

Elizabeth Holmes

6. Elizabeth Holmes

Net Worth: $4.5 billion

Age: 31

Nationality: United States

Bio: Elizabeth is one of only 2 females who crack the top 10 richest Millennials. She is the founder of Theranos which is a laboratory diagnostic company that she launched while an undergraduate at Stanford.

Yang Huiyan

5. Yang Huiyan

Net Worth: $5.1 billion

Age: 34

Nationality: China

Bio: Yang inherited her money from her father who was the wealthiest real estate developer and investor in China. Yang was educated in the United States at Ohio State University and due to the recent turmoil in the Chinese economy she has lost approximately $3 billion of her net worth in the past year alone.

Eduardo Saverin

4. Eduardo Luiz Saverin

Net Worth: $5.3 billion

Age: 33

Nationality: Brazilian

Bio: Eduardo was in the right place at the right time. The controversial Facebook co-founder was hardly involved in the creation of the company – but had money and good lawyers that were able to snatch 5% of the company in the early days. Eduardo now owns 53 million shares of Facebook and keeps getting richer by the minute doing whatever he wants everyday. He currently lives in Singapore.

Scott Daniel Duncan

3. Scott Daniel Duncan

Net Worth: $7 billion (up from $5 billion 2 years ago)

Age: 32

Nationality: United States

Bio: Scott got lucky and inherited a portion of his fathers oil and gas fortune. He got double lucky because when he inherited this money in 2010 there had been a temporary lift on the estate tax – so he received over $3 billion tax free. Over the past 5 years he has spent most of his time giving away large sums of money to medical research and probably having a lot fun living the good life.

Dustin Moskovitz

2. Dustin Moskovitz

Net Worth: $10 billion (and rising daily – see FB stock )

Age: 32

Nationality: United States

Bio: Of all the people on this list Dustin is the quintessential Millennial (if that is such a thing) – he enjoys doing good and living well. Check out this recent post he wrote about living well. Dustin was lucky enough to be the roommate of Mark Zuckerberg and became an instrumental co-founder in Facebook. He now spends most of his time giving away money through his foundation and working on additional technology products.

Mark Zuckerberg

1. Mark Zuckerberg

Net Worth: $50 billion +

Age: 32

Nationality: United States

Bio: Facebook founder. Richest Millennial ever. Mark buys entire islands.

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Grant is the Founder of Millennial Money and reached financial independence at the age of 30. Coined "The Millennial Millionaire" by CNBC, Grant is a successful entrepreneur, speaker, and consultant. He loves helping others reach financial independence and is addicted to Personal Capital.

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