This article presents 12 of the most eligible millionaires and billionaires in the world. These people have succeeded in different ways. Some of them founded their own business, someone found themselves in the sport, and some inherited large capital. Most famous people live in the United States nowadays, but they have roots all over the world.
This is the second youngest billionaire in the world. At the age of 23, she has a capital of $1,48 billion. Andersen, along with his younger sister, inherited 42% of the family-owned investment company, which is located in the capital of Norway,Oslo. Katharina’s father is still the owner of the company, and the woman works as an intern at Ernst &Young.
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The woman inherited her wealth from grandfather Paul Raymond, who was a real estate mogul. The amount of the estimated capital today is 280 million dollars. India is the founder of the London art gallery – Soho Revue. She had a relationship with guitarist Hugh Harris. She has one year old daughter.
A famous model and film actress who played a role in such popular films as “Harry Potter”, “Beauty and the Beast”. Emma is originally from Paris. She spent her childhood in Oxfordshire (England), after which she moved to the USA and entered Brown University College. Watson is the UN ambassador. Personal life girl carefully hides.
The man is better known not as a billionaire, but as a member of the pop group One Direction. Louis began his career as a songwriter and solo artist. In 2010, the X-factor project became a participant. Tomlinson grew up in South Yorkshire (England). In 2014, he acquired the football team of his native city, which proved his love for his roots. According to Wealth-X, the amount of equity is $ 45 million. Recently, in the state of California, Louis’s house was put up for sale, for which he requested $ 14 million. In the media there is information that the man is not in the status of a bachelor.
At the age of 27, the man is the youngest billionaire in the world, among those who have independently earned their capital. He dropped out of school at Harvard in order to set up Stripe with his brother. The company’s head is from Ireland (Drominir village). The guy enjoys jogging and travelling. An adventurous billionaire is a licensed pilot.
This is the brother of John Collison, with whom they organized the company “Stripe”. Today the guy is the CEO. Like his brother, Patrick is the youngest billionaire to earn his own capital. Before becoming a co-founder of the company, the guy spent some time studying at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Today he lives in San Francisco. His first million Patrick earned back in 2008, long before the foundation of “Stripe”.
Famous American pop star, actress and songwriter. In her songs she describes her personal life. Her album “Reputation” is the best-selling album of 2017 in the USA. The amount of equity is 280 million dollars. In 2017, Swift was included in the “Man of the Year” list. The media claim that the singer is in a relationship with actor Joe Alvin.
In 2012, a man founded the “Instacart” product delivery service. Before he became a millionaire, he founded about 20 companies. The guy lives on the “constancy is dignity” principle. His condition today is 360 million dollars. Apoorva lives in San Francisco. He is fond of reading books and riding a bicycle.
A famous billionaire who inherited wealth from his grandfather Sam Walton, who was the founder of Wal-Mart. The guy leads a quiet, measured life and rarely comes to the attention of the public. Lucas is a graduate of the College of Colorado. He lives in Jackson, Wyoming. Grew up in California. His net income is 14.5 million dollars.
The estimated capital is 3.4 billion dollars. Drew is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2007, at the age of 24, the guy with his friend created the Dropbox company, which today is known all over the world. The man is also a sponsor of Fwd.us (a group promoting immigration reform) and a philanthropist. Now he is living in San Francisco.
His age is 41 years. Yoshikazu was born in Tokyo. Tanaka made his fortune on his own. The amount of net capital is 1.12 billion dollars. The man is the founder of the company “GREE. Inc”, specializing in the development of games for social networks. Currently, Tanaka is the chairman and president of the company. When he was a child, he was fond of Nintendo video games.
Billionaire hails from Russia. At the young age, he and his parents moved to the USA. Today, the man is a co-founder of Google and the president of Google’s parent company, Alphabet. His capital is 47.3 billion dollars. He has a Ph.D. in computer science. After school, a man studied at the University of Maryland. Magistracy took place in California, at Stanford University.
While studying at the university, Sergey became seriously interested in Internet technologies. He teamed up with one of Google’s founders Larry Page, after which computer geniuses together launched a large-scale business. From 2007 to 2015, Brin was married to Anna Voizicki. The couple have two children. Former spouse of Sergey founded the company “23andMe”. Billionaire is an active philanthropist. He donated more than $100 million to study Parkinson’s disease.