10 Of The Worlds Youngest, Richest and Most Successful Entrepreneurs in 2016

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Most young and dedicated entrepreneurs have made quite an impressing reputation around the world and their greatest accomplishments made them stay successful, if not more. Hurun is an acclaimed Shanghai Firm that issues out yearly rankings along with their well-rounded research, of the latest group of young entrepreneurs under 35. The rankings below are estimated and positioned in order by the Firm.


Evan Spiegel, 25

Spiegel is the mastermind of the photo and sharing video application called Snapchat. A CEO at a fruitful age of 25 with an estimated wealth of 1.8 billion dollars. He started the impressive application with the help of his former Stanford classmates and now currently resides in Los Angeles California.

Evan Spiegel

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John Collision, 26

Dropping out of Harvard did not stop Collision from achieving his respected and estimated wealth of 1 billion dollars. He cofounded the online payment company called Stripe back in 2011. The company was created by Collision and his brother in San Francisco.

John Collision

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Bobby Murphy, 26

Murphy is the CTO of Snapchat and a fellow fraternity brother of Evan Spiegel back in Stanford. It took him less than 6 years to land himself as one of the youngest billionaires in the world with an estimated wealth of 1.8 billion dollars.

Bobby Murphy

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Patrick Collision, 27

The next Irish-born genius behind the Stripe company shares the title of CEO with his younger brother John Collision. Just like his brother, Patrick dropped out of MIT and were their own recruits. He also resides in San Francisco with an estimated wealth of 1.0 billion dollars.

Patrick Collision

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Mark Zuckerberg, 31

Zuckerberg is on top of the list, becoming the youngest and richest billionaire at only 23 years of age. He cofounded the highly anticipated Facebook with an estimated wealth of 45 billion dollars. He currently resides with his wife Priscilla in Palo Alto, California.

Mark Zuckerberg

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Elizabeth Holmes, 31

Theranos, a leading healthcare and technology company founded and debuted by Holmes within months of dropping out from Stanford to pursue her new entrepreneurial direction. She has made a title at the age of 31, listing her as American’s youngest female billionaire.

Elizabeth Holmes

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Dustin Moskovitz, 31

Moskovitz is Zuckerberg’s fellow Facebook’s CTO with an estimated wealth of 10 billion dollars. Since the launch of Facebook, he left to pursue other projects such as Asana in 2008 along with his other Facebook Justin Rosenstein. The both however, still hold a partial stake in the company.

Dustin Moskovitz

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Wang Yue, 32

Kingnet is a leading Chinese mobile game developer created by Wang in 2009. He has recently joined the list of the richest youngest, richest and most successful entrepreneurs this year due to the impressive and estimated wealth of 1.0 billion dollars. He currently resides in the city of Shanghai.

Wang Yue

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Cheng Wei, 32

The ride calling service of Didi Kuaidi, which can be seen as the “Chinese type of Uber” and was founded by Cheng Wei with an estimated wealth of 1.0 billion dollars. He currently resides in Beijing.

Cheng Wei

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Nathan Blecharczyk, 32

Blecharczyk started as a product manager for Microsoft, until he was formerly recruited by his fellow Harvard classmate Joe Geccia. Together, they cofounded an online marketplace for renting out vacation homes and is now known as Airbnb.

Nathan Blecharczyk

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Written By: Aqia Fadil – Futurecapitalist.com

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