No matter whether “self-made” or inheritance: the club of the young super-rich is manageable. The business magazine “Forbes” has 2095 names on its current billionaire list. As of April 7, only ten super-rich were under the age of 30. However, that is two more than in the 2019 ranking.
These are the richest billionaires under the age of 30
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Kylie Jenner (22)
Kylie Jenner remains the world’s youngest billionaire in her second year on the rich list. “Forbes” had the half-sister of Kim Kardashian in 2019 on the front page of the billionaire edition. The magazine declared the socia media star and cosmetic tycoon a self-made billionaire. However, the 22-year-old owes her success to a large extent to the fame of her family. According to “Forbes”, Jenner’s assets remained unchanged at $ 1.0 billion on April 7, compared to the previous year – even though she had sold 51 percent to Kylie Cosmetics for $ 600 million at the end of 2019. “Documents later showed that the company was much smaller than the family had claimed for years,” Forbes reported.
Alexandra Andresen (23)
Alexandra Andresen (23) is still the second youngest billionaire in the world. One place behind the Norwegian is her sister …
Catherine Andresen (24)
… Katharina Andresen. According to Forbes, the sisters each hold 42 percent of the family-owned investment company Ferd, which is managed by their father Johan. The sisters share a wealth of $ 1.1 billion each in 1851 on the rich list.
Gustav Magnar Witzoe (26)
Gustav Magnar Witzoe was the richest among young billionaires in 2019. He lost this title this year. The 26-year-old Norwegian will be on the “super rich under 30” list for a few more years. He had already joined the billionaires club in 2016. The heir owed this to his father, Gustav Witzoe. In 2013, he transferred almost half of the shares in SalMar, one of the largest salmon farming companies in the world. Witzoe’s assets fell from around $ 3 billion to $ 2.3 billion in one year. He was ranked 908 worldwide.
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Elisabeth Burda and Jonathan Kwok (28)
Elisabeth Furtwängler, the daughter of the publisher Hubert Burda and the “Tatort” actress Maria Furtwängler is a new addition to the U-30 billionaire list. According to “Forbes”, like her brother Jacob Burda, who is two years older, she holds 25 percent of the media group Burda Media. In the general ranking, Elisabeth Furtwängler and Jacob Burda share the equivalent of $ 1.2 billion each in 1730. Jonathan Kwok, son of Hong Kong real estate magnate Walter Kwok, is also 28 years old. After his death in October 2018, Kwok and his brother Geoffrey took over the management of the real estate company Empire Group Holdings, founded by their father. Kwok is also new to the rich list. It went straight to 1063 in the $ 2.0 billion mark.
John Collison (29)
John Collison stands out not only because of his young age. The Irishman increased his wealth from $ 2.1 billion to $ 3.2 billion in one year. The 29-year-old was ranked 616 in the general ranking and was by far the richest among the U-30 billionaires. The Irishman became very rich with software. He and his brother Patrick founded the digital payment service Stripe in 2010. The first investors included Peter Thiel, Elon Musk and PayPal co-founder Max Levchin. The San Francisco-based company raised $ 250 million in another round of funding in September 2019, Forbes reported. The value of the start-up rose to $ 35 billion.
Evan Spiegel and Pedro de Godoy Bueno (29)
In contrast, Evan Spiegel has been on the “Forbes” billionaire list since 2015. At that time, he made his debut as the world’s youngest billionaire. In the “Super Rich Under 30” ranking, however, 2020 is the last year for the co-inventor of Snapchat. According to Forbes, his assets shrank slightly by $ 0.2 billion to $ 1.9 billion within a year. The 29-year-old husband of model Miranda Kerr slipped some places to 1135th. In addition to Dräxlmaier, Spiegel also shared seventh place with Dasa CEO Pedro de Godoy Bueno. In 2017, he and his sister Camilla inherited billions from their father Edson de Godoy Bueno. Today, the 29-year-old’s fortune is worth $ 1.1 billion.
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Lisa Dräxlmaier (29)
Another new addition to the list is Lisa Dräxlmaier (2nd from left) from the automotive supplier Fritz Dräxlmaier GmbH. The company was founded in 1958 by her grandparents Lisa and Fritz Dräxlmaier. Her father Fritz acts as co-managing director. The family-owned company had sales of $ 5.5 billion in 2019, according to Forbes. Customers included Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Maserati and Tesla. With a net worth of $ 1.0 billion, the entrepreneur ranks 1990 in the world ranking.