Becoming a billionaire was not really in fashion a decade ago, and it took generations to obtain this wealth.
However, since the digital revolution, many people around the world have succeeded in less than 30 years!
Based on family heritage, family businesses and technology start-ups, there are more young billionaires today than ever, the youngest in the world being only 21 years old!
Let’s take a look at the 20 youngest billionaires in the world.
The 20 Youngest Billionaires in the World
The list of billionaires and figures mentioned below have been compiled from various sources around the web, such as Investopedia, The Street & Fox Business.
These are the 20 youngest billionaires in the world:
20. Julio Mario Santa Domingo, III
Net Worth: $1.7 Billion
The first youngest billionaire in the world to be featured on our list is Julio Mario Santa Domingo, III.
Julio is one of four heirs to his grandfathers Columbian beer empire and is a stakeholder in both Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller.
The 34-year-old billionaire is currently a DJ in New York City and is worth $1.7 billion.
19. Geoffrey Kwok
Net Worth: $2.9 Billion
Next on the list is Geoffrey Kwok, the oldest son of Walter Kwok, a Hong Kong Developer and former Chairman of Sun Hung Kai Properties.
The 34-year-old billionaire inherited a large stake in his father’s company, which increased his net worth to $2.9 Billion.
In 2018, Geoffrey joined the board at SHKP, his father’s company, and now manages their hotels and serviced apartments in Hong Kong and China.