13 YOUNGEST BILLIONAIRE IN THE WORLD
By : Ririn Sholiha
Billionaires could be interpreted as the richest man in the world, the rich have plenty of money, almost became part of the mission and vision that, in the example with the following question: who doesn’t want to make money? Who had not planned their lavish lifestyle? The answer of 100 people will answer it wanted. But all will be better off when someone can get it at the beginning of his life, at a time when young, whereas the old live spent his life building a career and home.
Now there are many people who are arguably still young, talented and rich. The world of technology often gives birth to such people. One prominent example is Mark Zuckerberg. In the new age of 27 years, youth drop out of Harvard University was enjoying an abundance of treasures thanks to social networking, namely Facebook and many more on the list of the world’s youngest billionaire. The following information will be given 10 the youngest billionaire in the world :
1. Mark Zuckerberg
In 2004, Mark Zuckerberg started a social network that is Facebook. So serious he worked so willingly out of Harvard University, one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Initially Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his dorm room at college. Social networking is successfully making it one of the most successful businessmen in the world.
Because his hard work is not vain, Now Facebook is the largest social network in the world with about 850 million users. Zuckerberg has a fortune estimated around USD 17.5 billion, making it the richest young CEO. Although his wealth is now declining after selling shares to the public, but he is expected to have about $ 15 billion.
2. Andrew Mason
Andrew Mason is the founder and CEO of Groupon, the company famous for offering discount coupons online in the United States. He was born in 1981, aged about 31 years.
Groupon was founded in 2008 and immediately developed; of course, trigger the appearance of a website with a similar scheme. Thanks to the success of Groupon, whose personal wealth Mason graduated from University Nortwestern Music is valued at USD 1.3 billion.
3. Blake Ross
Blake Ross is one of the initiators of the popular internet browsers, i.e. Mozilla Firefox. Born in 1985, he had begun to make a website at the age of 10 years. Age 15 years; Blake worked an internship at Netscape. He then entered Stanford University, but dropped out to focus on work..
Ross helped create Firefox which was released in 2004 which has now become famous internet explorer. His fortune is now worth $ 150 million.
4. Gurbaksh Chahal
Chahal is the new 30, has made a wealth of USD 100 million. He was born in India, and settled in the U.S. after it was brought by his parents.
For the sake of focus on developing the advertising business called ClicksAgents, Chahal dropped out at the age of 16 years. ClicksAgent later acquired by ValueClicks for USD 40 million. He founded a successful company again. Now, he became the CEO of online advertising company Radium One.
5. Naveen Selvaduari
Naveen is one of the founders of Foursquare, the location sharing service which is quite popular on the internet. He was born in India and educated at King’s College, London.
Men born in 1981 had worked in large companies such as Lucent, Sony, Nokia and Sun Microsystems before setting up Foursquare. Currently, he has about $ 80 million fortune.
6. Angelo Sotira
Angelo founded the online community that is quite famous, DeviantArt in August 2000. Men born in Greece in 1981, this is a hobby become an online entrepreneur.
Before DeviantArt, he had founded the file sharing site called Dimension Music. Now, she lives in California and enjoys his wealth around USD 75 million.
7. Matthew Mullenweg
Matthew is famous for his work in the open source world with web software WordPress. The man, who just turned 28 this year, went to college at the University of Houston in the majors that do not relate to the world of technology, namely political science. But he did not pass.
He has worked in the famous news network founded Cnet before exiting and WordPress. The Personal property which he has now is around USD 40 million.
8. Christian Owens
Christian Owens is a middle school student in the UK, Christian Owens, became the youngest billionaire of the business he founded just two years ago. He uses his pocket money to fund his first venture, website Mac Box Bundle, in 2008. Now, the advantage of the site’s reaches to 700 thousand pounds. He launched the company’s pay-per-click advertising (pay-per-click), named Branchr, at the age of 14 years.
The effort was practiced after school and on weekends. Turns Branchr companies thrive in the first year and have produced 500 thousand pound sterling. Social networking sites such as MySpace are loyal clients. Owen who lived in Corby, Northants, England currently employs eight adult workers in Britain and America as a marketing personnel and technical assistants. The plan, he will open two Branchr offices the following year.
9. Yoshikazu Tanaka
Tanaka is the founder of Japan’s largest social networking site called Gree, derived from the Japanese state, aged 34 years. In addition, having worked with the largest internet service portal Tencent in China is increasing by 35% in the last year. Gree is ready to face the future Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg.
Yoshikazu Tanaka starts making money from Sony and in collaboration with Hiroshi Mikitani, another billionaire, on the shopping site Rakuten. Gree name obtained from Stanley Milgram, the social psychologist America, the theory of “six degrees of separation.” To challenge the competitive rivalry, Tanaka modifies its website to mobile gaming. Total wealth he had now 2.2 billion USD.
10. Scott Duncan
Duncan’s late father when little Dan Duncan, died in March 2010 at the age of 77. Scott duncan came from the United States, 28-year-old is smart enough to carry on the business in the pipeline business worth 12.4 billion USD. And Duncan started from scratch in 1968 with small business start an energy company Enterprise Products with two trucks only at the beginning, but before his death, he was the richest man of Houston. The company currently has more than 49,000 miles of pipelines. The total assets have now a 3.4 billion USD.
11. Dustin Moskovitz
Dustin Moskovitz met by the United States, 26 years old, he was not only the first but also the youngest billionaire in the world, Moskovitz is also a Harvard student trio Facebook creator. Moskovitz just eight days younger than Zuckerberg and was his roommate at the university. Both decided to give their full attention to the social networking sites that they have developed, drop out of Harvard and settled in California. Moskovitz is a Facebook vice president of engineering and the previous position was chief technology officer. In 2008 he left the facebook to provide services to a new company called Asana which assisted small companies and individuals who are ambitious to promote cooperation among them. Asana is based on some values that include “pragmatism”, “accept your mistakes” and “being a mensch.” Now the total wealth Dustin Moskovitz has about 3.5 billion USD.
12. Yang Huiyan
Huiyan who originated in China Huiyan, a 29-year-old is one of the major shareholders of the largest real estate developer in the country, Country Garden Holdings Guangzhou chaired by his father, Yeung Kwok Keung. Before the nationalization of the company, Keung gave custody to Yang in 2007 in Hong Kong. He’s graduated from Ohio State University with majors in marketing and logistics. The Country Garden Holdings is having several times according to their sales growth in 2010. Now the wealth of Huiyan had approximately 4.1 billion USD.
13. Merry Riana
Merry Riana is one of the world’s youngest billionaire. Not many people have such a dream girl born in Jakarta, May 29, 1980 this. The age of 20 years, Merry Riana had dreams want to get “freedom” financially before the age of 30 years. The dream was finally realized.
Only a year after he worked, precisely at the age of 23 years, has been earning Merry 220,000 Singapore dollars, or about USD 1.5 billion by current exchange rates.
The next year, i.e. in 2004, he founded the company Merry Riana Organization (MRO) and became its Group Director. Two years later, at the age of 26 years, earnings totaled 1 million Singapore dollars, or about USD 7 billion.
Merry popularity continues to grow rapidly. He was widely reported in the mass media as a Singapore billionaire at a young age.
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