Top Youngest Billionaires in the World

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Forbes Magazine has compiled a list of the world's young billionaires. Of the 33 young men on the list, 16 have inherited their vast wealth while 17 are self made billionaires. Let's have a look at top youngest billionaires all over the world:

 

Lee Ziaohui (Li Zhaohui)

Lee Ziaohui, a Chinese man, aged 28, ranking the 9th with a net worth of $1 billion, whose assassinated father was the former boss of Highsee Iron and Steel Group in northern coal-rich Shanxi province.

 

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Lee Ziaohui

 

Kostyantin Zhevago

Kostyantin Zhevago of Ukraine, aged 36, stands alone on the list as the only European self-made billionaire. After graduating from Kiev National University of Trade and Economics, he started a job at a local bank at the age of 19. Within four years he secured shares in the bank and went on to acquire finance and mining firms to earn some $1.2 billion.

 

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Kostyantin Zhevago

 

Yoshikazu Tanaka

Yoshikazu Tanaka of Japan, aged 33, is called Asia's Zuckerberg as he also made his fortune ($1.4 billion) from a social networking site, Gree. During a short-term exchange program in the U.S., the Nihon University law student felt fond of the Internet and in 2003 he founded Gree, which gained huge popularity in Japan.

 

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Yoshikazu Tanaka

 

Aymin Hariri

Ayman Hariri, aged 28, inherited his fortune from his late father, Rafik Mariri, the former Lebanese Prime Ministers, killed in a 2005 car bombing.

 

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Aymin Hariri

 

Fahd Hariri

Fahd Hariri, aged 26, is a billionaire bachelor who inherited his fortune from his late father.

 

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Fahd Hariri

 

Albert von Thurn und Taxis

Albert von Thurn und Taxis inherited The German prince, but he officially inherited his fortune on his 18th birthday. Albert has been listed as the world's youngest billionaire many times since his father's death in 1990 with his net worth at around $2.2 billion.

 

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Albert von Thurn und Taxis

 

Yang Huiyan

Yang Huiyan became the wealthiest person in mainland China after her father, Yang Guiqiang, transferred a majority ownership of his property development firm to her and currently owns her net worth at about 3.4 $ billion.

 

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Yang Huiyan

 

John Arnold

John Arnold was 27 when he used Internet-based trading network to earn $750 million for Enron in 2001 as being an oil trader for the company. He was also rewarded $8 million in bonus. A year later, when Enron collapsed, he went into business himself and founded the hedge fund Centaurus Energy Advisors, LLC, based in Houston, Texas.

 

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John Arnold

 

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, who was born on May 14th, 1984, is an American entrepreneur best known for co-founding the popular social networking site Facebook. Worth $4 billion, the 23-year-old man ranks the top on this year's Forbes magazine's list of the Youngest World's Billionaires.

 

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Mark Zuckerberg

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This article was published on 2011/02/16