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The World’s 20 Richest Millennials

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It’s easy to assume that all billionaires are people who have had decades to amass their wealth, but it turns out there are quite a few millennial billionaires among the 2,095 known billionaires. Millennials are people born between 1981 and 1996, who are currently ages 25 to 40 in 2021. Some of these folks may have only recently earned their wealth, while others may have inherited it.

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No matter how they earned it, together, these millennial billionaires are worth more than $200 billion collectively. Forbes identified 68 millennial billionaires in industries ranging from software to real estate to cryptocurrency. Here are the top 20 richest millennials who are sitting pretty on fortunes the rest of us can only dream of (but not count up to).

Last updated: March 16, 2021

Patrick Collison

  • Net Worth: $3.2 billion

  • Age: 32

  • Source: Payment software

  • Country/Territory: Ireland

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 886

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John Collison

  • Net Worth: $3.2 billion

  • Age: 30

  • Source: Payment software

  • Country/Territory: Ireland

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 886

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Gustav Magnar Witzoe

  • Net Worth: $3.4 billion

  • Age: 27

  • Source: Fish farming

  • Country/Territory: Norway

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 825

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Pavel Durov

  • Net Worth: $3.4 billion

  • Age: 36

  • Source: Messaging app

  • Country/Territory: Russia

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 808

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Franco Bittar Garcia

  • Net Worth: $3.6 billion

  • Age: 37

  • Source: Retailing

  • Country/Territory: Brazil

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 759

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Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha and Family

  • Net Worth: $4 billion

  • Age: 35

  • Source: Duty-free

  • Country/Territory: Thailand

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 679

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Su Hua

  • Net Worth: $4 billion

  • Age: 39

  • Source: Video streaming

  • Country/Territory: China

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 675

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Richard Drew/AP/Shutterstock (10213574d)Pinterest co-founder & CEO Ben Silbermann, left, is photographed on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor, before the company's IPOFinancial Markets Wall Street Pinterest IPO, New York, USA - 18 Apr 2019.
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Richard Drew/AP/Shutterstock (10213574d)Pinterest co-founder & CEO Ben Silbermann, left, is photographed on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor, before the company's IPOFinancial Markets Wall Street Pinterest IPO, New York, USA - 18 Apr 2019.

Ben Silbermann

  • Net Worth: $4.3 billion

  • Age: 38

  • Source: Pinterest

  • Country/Territory: United States

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 623

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Scott Duncan

  • Net Worth: $5.3 billion

  • Age: 38

  • Source: Pipelines

  • Country/Territory: United States

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 478

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Vesa Moilanen/Shutterstock (7529625p)Spotify co-founder and CEO Daniel EkSlush event, Helsinki, Finland - 30 Nov 2016Slush is the focal point for startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media.
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Vesa Moilanen/Shutterstock (7529625p)Spotify co-founder and CEO Daniel EkSlush event, Helsinki, Finland - 30 Nov 2016Slush is the focal point for startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media.

Daniel Ek

  • Net Worth: $5.4 billion

  • Age: 37

  • Source: Spotify

  • Country/Territory: Sweden

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 459

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by John Locher/AP/Shutterstock (5827664m)Denmark's Agnete Kirk Thinggaard, riding Jojo Az, reacts after competing in the equestrian dressage competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, BrazilRio 2016 Olympic Games, Equestrian, Olympic Equestrian Centre, Brazil - 10 Aug 2016.
Mandatory Credit: Photo by John Locher/AP/Shutterstock (5827664m)Denmark's Agnete Kirk Thinggaard, riding Jojo Az, reacts after competing in the equestrian dressage competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, BrazilRio 2016 Olympic Games, Equestrian, Olympic Equestrian Centre, Brazil - 10 Aug 2016.

Agnete Kirk Thinggaard

  • Net Worth: $6.9 billion

  • Age: 37

  • Source: Lego

  • Country/Territory: Denmark

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 334

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Ernest Garcia III

  • Net Worth: $7.3 billion

  • Age: 38

  • Source: Used cars

  • Country/Territory: United States

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 307

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Evan Spiegel

  • Net Worth: $9.6 billion

  • Age: 30

  • Source: Snapchat

  • Country/Territory: United States

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 217

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Shutterstock (9053098a)Snapchat co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy arrives at the 2014 TIME 100 Gala held at Frederick P.
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Shutterstock (9053098a)Snapchat co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy arrives at the 2014 TIME 100 Gala held at Frederick P.

Bobby Murphy

  • Net Worth: $10.3 billion

  • Age: 32

  • Source: Snapchat

  • Country/Territory: United States

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 200

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Facebook's co-founder Eduardo Saverin at the 8th annual edition of the CHINICT conference on May 25th 2012 in Beijing, China.
Facebook's co-founder Eduardo Saverin at the 8th annual edition of the CHINICT conference on May 25th 2012 in Beijing, China.

Eduardo Saverin

  • Net Worth: $15.8 billion

  • Age: 38

  • Source: Facebook

  • Country/Territory: Brazil

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 123

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Lukas Walton

  • Net Worth: $17.3 billion

  • Age: 34

  • Source: Walmart

  • Country/Territory: United States

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 112

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Dustin Moskovitz

  • Net Worth: $17.5 billion

  • Age: 36

  • Source: Facebook

  • Country/Territory: United States

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 107

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New Delhi, India - April 23, 2019: Woman holding motorola phone with ban streaming service media and video TikTok application on the screen.
New Delhi, India - April 23, 2019: Woman holding motorola phone with ban streaming service media and video TikTok application on the screen.

Zhang Yiming

  • Net Worth: $27.7 billion

  • Age: 37

  • Source: Software

  • Country/Territory: China

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 50

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Yang Huiyan and Family

  • Net Worth: $28.9 billion

  • Age: 39

  • Source: Real Estate

  • Country/Territory: China

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 42

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan

Mark Zuckerberg

  • Net Worth: $104.8 billion

  • Age: 36

  • Source: Facebook

  • Country/Territory: United States

  • Forbes Billionaire Rank: 5

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Methodology: We drew from the Forbes Billionaires List, which determines the net worths of all billionaires by in the world through a combination of assets, which include private companies, real estate, art, and more. All net worths are sourced from Forbes and are accurate as of March 18, 2020. Millennials’ ages were determined by data from the Pew Research Center. Some of the youngest millennial billionaires on the list were born in the cutoff year of 1996 and turned 24 in 2020.

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