Young but Rich: 8 Examples of Billionaires That Should Inspire You
Well, it is a stereotype that only elder men and women can be billionaires. There is also another stereotype that you should work very hard to gain funds. Still, the modern world presents an enormous number of opportunities for raising money.
In this article, we have decided to break some of the stereotypes that have been formed around billionaires. The only thing we see as true is that gaining billion is easy if you have inherited funds and wisely disposed of that. So, here are 8 examples of comparatively young people who have managed to become billionaires before 30 years.
- Jonathan Kwokwith $2,1 Billion
This young billionaire was only 28 when Jonathan became his father’s heir and got the shares in his company. Yes, his father was one of the largest developers in Hong Kong. This industry was always intensively developing. Unlike many cases of heirs who just spend family money, Jonathan had managed to save and multiply those funds up to billions. This is an example of a lucky chance and good work.
- Kylie Jenner with $1,1 Billion
Kylie is a self-made rich woman. She gained her billion at the age of 22. This woman became popular thanks to Kardashians. Still, afterward, she managed to raise her funds by running her own makeup startup that brought her big money. This example inspires.
- Pedro De Godoy Bueno with his $1 Billion
This man is only 29 years old. His story is also about the inheritance of shares after his father. His business was related to the healthcare industry in Brazil, more precisely to diagnostics. Pedro managed not only to dispose of all funds he inherited effectively but also to double them. A good example of wise management of funds, isn’t it?
- Andresen Sisters with $2,8 Billion Totally
Katharina is only 25 years old and Alexandra is 24. They also got shares of the family company. It dealt with investments and sisters managed to continue this work productively. Their father still operates the investment company. The girls will definitely substitute him in the future and will, likely, do this good.
- John and Patrick Collison with $6,4 Billion for Both
These entrepreneurs from Ireland managed to raise big money in their 29 and 31 respectively. Their company Stripe was founded when they were at college. This US company developed various payment software allowing different businesses to complete payments. Specialists assess this business affair at nearly $31 billion. Both founders had risen $6,4 billion thanks to their successful business. This is a good example of a wise decision to launch a startup during the college years. This case is very inspiring.
- Elizabeth Furtwaenger with Nearly $1,4 Billion
This business lady is only 28 years old. She also got her inheritance and managed to dispose of such wisely. Her family had a publishing company who owned around 595 titles around the globe. Elizabeth is a good example of how to manage a property and do many other things non-related with her main activity. Apart from her entrepreneurship, Elizabeth also writes songs and sings. This is how good planning of life should look like.
- Evan Spiegel with His Approximately $2,5 Billion
This entrepreneur is 30 years old. Still, in 2015 he was recognized as the youngest billionaire and keeps this billionaire status till these days. Evan and his friends launched a startup during their university studies. They made Snapchat at that time. The idea was so easy and popular. You should only send a picture and it disappears after reviewing. This genius conception made this social media very popular, and its founders became billionaires.
- Gustav Magnar Witzoe with $3 Billion
This businessman also inherited his funds. His father owned a big company that made various salmon products. His father passed to him nearly half of his shares. Gustav also managed to dispose of such funds effectively. He not only continued running his father’s business but also launched his own business. Gustav invests in various tech and real estate projects.