It is usually perceived that most Millenials are living at home with their parents, however, that is far from the truth. This due to the fact that most of the world’s richest people are actually millennials. Most of these millennials are self made millionaires while a few of them were lucky enough to inherit a significant portion of their family fortunes. Below are the top 20 successful millennials in the world for 2019.
20.) Kyle Vogt – Net Worth $270 Million
Kyle has a networth of about $270 million. He was the co-creator Justin.tv that was predecessor to twitch a video game streaming site. However he made a significant portion of his wealth from Cruise Automation a driverless car company that was acquired by General Motors for $1 billion dollars.
19.) Chris Wanstrath – Net Worth $400 Million
Chris is said to have a net worth of around $400 million. He is one of the pioneers of the tech revolution and most of the current entrepreneurs could not have achieved what they have if it weren’t for his GitHub platform. His platform allows programmers to share their code with other users from all over the world.
18.) Arash Ferdowsi – Net Worth $400 Million
Arash Ferdowsi is estimated to be worth $400 million. He is one of the founders of Dropbox a data storage company and worked as the chief technology officer until 2016. The 35 year old is said to own 5% of the the multi-billion dollar company.
17.) Palmer Luckey – Net Worth $730 Million
Palmer Luckey has an estimated net worth of about 730 million dollars. He was able to sell his virtual reality company Oculus to Facebook for 2 billion making him one of the youngest people to make a huge splash in silicon valley. However, the 25 year old’s political donations to anti-Hillary Clinton sites seemed to have black balled him from the tech-world.
16.) Adam D’angelo – Net Worth $900 Million
Adam D’angelo is said to be worth $900 million. He is the founder of Quora, a crowdsourced information site that has millions of visitors a month. Adam once served on Facebook’s board before leaving to start quora.
15.) John Collison – Net Worth $1 Billion
John Collison is estimated to have a net worth of $1 billion. He started out working with his brother in developing Automatic a program that facilitated online payments for eBay and Amazon which they late sold in 2008. They then went on to start stripe another online system that made them more successful on the field.
14.) Tom Persson – Net Worth $2.8 Billion
His net worth is estimated to be about $2.8 billion. The 31 year old Swedish billionaire is the Heir to the vast H&M fashion empire that was founded by his grandfather and is one of the wealthiest bachelors out there.
13.) Evan Spiegel – Net Worth $3.1 Billion
Evan is estimated to be worth $3.1 billion. He is the Co-founder of Snapchat a social media platform that has gained a considerable amount of users over a short period of time. The 29 year old entrepreneur is also famous for his lavish lifestyle.
12.) Bobby Murphy – Net Worth $3.1 Billion
Robert Cornelius Murphy is estimated to have a networth of about $3.1 billion. He is a young engineer and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder Snapchat which was developed by himself and his classmates at Stanford university.
11.) Frank Wang – Net Worth $3.2 Billion
Wang’s net worth is estimated to be around $3.2 billion dollars. He is the founder of DJI a drone company that is said to be the largest in the world. The firm is the number one manufacturer of FPV Goggles, Ronin ground gimbals, unmanned and autonomous aerial vehicles and flight controllers, Zenmuse aerial gimbals, Ronin ground gimbals, cameras and FPV Goggles.
10.) Joe Gebbia – Net Worth $3.3 Billion
Joe’s has a Net Worth of about $3.3 billion and is one of the founders of Airbnb. The 34 year old American billionaire graduated from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design and proved to the world that going to art school is not a waste of time.
9.) Brian Chesky – Net Worth $3.3 Billion
Brian is also worth $3.3 billion and is the co-founder of Airbnb. He also attended the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design where he met Joe. He is currently one of the biggest players within the real estate industry.
8.) Nathan Blecharczyk – Net Worth $3.3 Billion
Nathan is the other co-founder of Airbnb and is also worth $3.3 billion. Nathan brought in the necessary tech experience to the table since his co founders were basically design students with a little background in tech. The 32 year old billionaire was poached from Microsoft to lead Airbnb’s development division.
7.) Hao Yan – Net Worth $4 Billion
Hao Yan is estimated to be worth $4 billion. He is the CEO of the pacific china construction group. The firm is one of the largest construction companies in china with significant investments all over the world.
6.) Elizabeth Holmes – Net Worth $4.5 Billion
Elizabeth’s Net Worth is estimated to be about $4.5 billion. She is among the few women within tech to make it to the top of this cut throat industry. She founded a laboratory diagnostic firm known as Theranos while still in Stanford and laid the groundwork for similar innovation projects that were to follow. She is only 31 years old and has already made a huge impact within the medical field.
5.) Eduardo Luiz Saverin – Net Worth $5.3 Billion
Eduardo is said to have a Net worth of about $5.3 billion. He is a unique character since his wealth is based from the ability of being at the right place at the right time. The little known Facebook co-founder was never involved in the creation of the firm but was able to hire good lawyers who were able to get 5% of the company’s shares. The 35 year old continues to get wealthy everyday and currently resides in Singapore.
4.) Scott Daniel Duncan – Net Worth $5.8 Billion
Scott Daniel Duncan is said to have a networth of about 5.8 billion dollars. He is the heir to the Duncan family fortune. He currently spends most of his time supporting project that focus on developmental research within the medical field.
3.) Dustin Moskovitz – Net Worth $10 Billion
Dustin’s Net Worth is estimated to be about $10 billion. He was Mark Zuckerberg’s roommate back in college and this enabled him to play an instrumental role in the development of Facebook. He is currently a philanthropist who spends most of his time supporting noble causes around the world.
2.) Yang Huiyan – Net Worth $25.18 Billion
Yang Huiyan is estimated to be worth around 25.18 billion dollars. She is the heir to a vast Chinese real estate empire known as Country Garden Holdings that was founded by her father. She is bounced back from the turmoil within the Chinese economy and was able to amass a considerable amount of wealth from 2009 where she was worth about 2.3 billion dollars to her current standing.
1.) Mark Zuckerberg – Net Worth $50 Billion
Mark is currently worth $50 billion dollars and is the founder of the social media company known as Facebook. He is probably the most famous millennial billionaire due to his casual look as well as his ability to remain relevant in this ever-changing space.