The world’s Youngest Self-Made Billionaires In 2017: 47 Under 40

In 2017, there were some forty-seven youngest self-made billionaires under the age of 40 in the world, according to a report from the Hurun Global Rich List.

It’s no surprise that the top 4 self-made billionaires on the list are from Facebook, with Mark Zuckerberg ranking No. 1 with a fortune of nearly $59.24 billion, followed by Dustin Moskovitz ($10.22 billion), Eduardo Saverin ($7.78 billion), and Sean Parker ($7.11 billion).

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel, who is 26, is the youngest self-made billionaire on earth.

Here’s a look at the 47 youngest self-made billionaires on the planet under the age of 40.

  1. Mark Zuckerberg
    Estimated wealth: $59.24 billion
    Company: Facebook
    Age: 33
    Country: US
  2. Dustin Moskovitz
    Estimated wealth: $10.22 billion
    Company: Facebook
    Age: 32
    Country: US
  3. Eduardo Saverin
    Estimated wealth: $7.78 billion
    Company: Facebook
    Age: 34
    Country: Singapore
  4. Sean Parker
    Estimated wealth: $7.11 billion
    Company: Facebook
    Age: 37
    Country: US
  5. Travis Kalanick
    Estimated wealth: $6.15 billion
    Company: Uber
    Age: 40
    Country: US
  6. Garrett Camp
    Estimated wealth: $6.15 billion
    Company: Uber
    Age: 38
    Country: US
  7. Bobby Murphy
    Estimated wealth: $5.11 billion
    Company: Snapchat
    Age: 27
    Country: US
  8. Evan Spiegel
    Estimated wealth: $5.10 billion
    Company: Snapchat
    Age: 26
    Country: US
  9. Wang Tao
    Estimated wealth: $4.15 billion
    Company: Dajiang Innovation Technology Co
    Age: 37
    Country: China
  10. Brian Chesky
    Estimated wealth: $3.85 billion
    Company: AirBnb
    Age: 35
    Country: US
  11. Joe Gebbia
    Estimated wealth: $3.85 billion
    Company: AirBnb
    Age: 35
    Country: US
  12. Nathan Blecharczyk
    Estimated wealth: $3.84 billion
    Company: AirBnb
    Age: 33
    Country of residence: US
  13. Robert Pera
    Estimated wealth: $3.6 billion
    Company: Ubiquity Networks
    Age: 36
    Country: US
  14. Wang Qicheng and Wu Yan
    Estimated wealth: $3.1 billion
    Company: Hakim Information Technology
    Age: 37 and 36
    Country: China
  15. Adam Neuman
    Estimated wealth: $2.6 billion
    Company: WeWork
    Age: 37
    Country: US
  16. Wu Gang
    Estimated wealth: $2.5 billion
    Company: JD Capital
    Age: 40
    Country: China
  17. Wang Xing
    Estimated wealth: $2.3 billion
    Company: Meituan-Dianping
    Age: 38
    Country: China
  18. Zhang Bangxin
    Estimated wealth: $2.3 billion
    Company: TAL
    Age: 37
    Country: China
  19. Mike Cannon-Brookes
    Estimated wealth: $2.1 billion
    Company: Atlassian
    Age: 37
    Country: Australia
  20. Scott Farquhar
    Estimated wealth: $2.1 billion
    Company: Atlassian
    Age: 37
    Country: Australia
  21. Li Yong
    Estimated wealth: $2.1 billion
    Company: Huaxin
    Age: 40
    Country: China
  22. Cheng Wei
    Estimated wealth: $1.9 billion
    Company: Didi
    Age: 34
    Country: China
  23. Huang Xiaojie
    Estimated wealth: $1.8 billion
    Company: JD Capital
    Age: 39
    Country: China
  24. Shamsheer Vayalil
    Estimated wealth: $1.7 billion
    Company: VPS Healthcare
    Age: 40
    Country: UAE
  25. Markus Persson
    Estimated wealth: $1.6 billion
    Company: Minecraft
    Age: 37
    Country: US
  26. Jack Dorsey
    Estimated wealth: $1.5 billion
    Company: Twitter
    Age: 40
    Country: US
  27. Maxim Nogotkov
    Estimated wealth: $1.5 billion
    Company: Svyaznoy Retail
    Age: 39
    Country: Russia
  28. Divyank Turakhia
    Estimated wealth: $1.5 billion
    Company: media.net
    Age: 35
    Country: UAE
  29. Vijay Shekhar Sharma
    Estimated wealth: $1.5 billion
    Company: Paytm
    Age: 38
    Country: India
  30. Zhou Yifeng
    Estimated wealth: $1.5 billion
    Company: Oriental Energy
    Age: 39
    Country: China
  31. Ryan Graves
    Estimated wealth: $1.4 billion
    Company: Uber Technologies
    Age: 33
    Country: US
  32. Yi Rubo
    Estimated wealth: $1.4 billion
    Company: Zhongall
    Age: 39
    Country: China
  33. Wu Qiang
    Estimated wealth: $1.4 billion
    Company: JD Capital
    Age: 37
    Country: China
  34. John Collison
    Estimated wealth: $1.3 billion
    Company: Stripe
    Age: 27
    Country: US
  35. Patrick Collison
    Estimated wealth: $1.3 billion
    Company: Stripe
    Age: 28
    Country: us
  36. Ben Silbermann
    Estimated wealth: $1.3 billion
    Company: Pinterest
    Age: 34
    Country: US
  37. Orion Hindawi
    Estimated wealth: $1.2 billion
    Company: Tanium
    Age: 37
    Country: US
  38.  Yoshikazu Tanaka
    Estimated wealth: $1.2 billion
    Company: Gree International
    Age: 39
    Country: Japan
  39. Liu Ruopeng
    Estimated wealth: $1.2 billion
    Company: Kuang-chi
    Age: 34
    Country: China
  40. Ying Shuling
    Estimated wealth: $1.1 billion
    Company: Yingxiong
    Age: 36
    Country: China
  41. Cai Xiaoru
    Estimated wealth: $1.1 billion
    Company: Tatwah Smartech
    Age: 38
    Country: China
  42. Evan Sharp
    Estimated wealth: $1.1 billion
    Company: Pinterest
    Age: 34
    Country: US
  43. Lin Qi
    Estimated wealth: $1.1 billion
    Company: Youzu
    Age: 36
    Country: China
  44. Chen Danian
    Estimated wealth: $1.1 billion
    Company: Shanda
    Age: 39
    Country: China
  45. Kirill Shamalov
    Estimated wealth: $1.1 billion
    Company: Sibur
    Age: 34
    Country: Russia
  46. Li Weiwei
    Estimated wealth: $1 billion
    Company: Wuhu Shunrong Automobile
    Age: 40
    Country: China
  47. Wang Mingxiang & Zhou Yifeng
    Estimated wealth: $1 billion
    Company: Oriental Energy
    Age: 39
    Country: China

The 47 youngest self-made billionaires in the world, 2017

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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