It's one thing to be wildly wealthy. Let's face it, that would be enjoyable at any age. But combine it with youth, and you've hit the jackpot, just like these 20 people under 35 have. Among this group of extraordinarily wealthy individuals, you will find tech entrepreneurs, heirs and heiresses, real estate moguls, and more. Some started their own companies. Others took over the family business. Let's take a look at how the world's youngest billionaires have obtained staggering wealth.
20. Adrian Cheng
Net Worth: $1.4 billion
The 32-year-old grandson of Cheng Yu-Tung is heir to a huge fortune that has been passed down from his grandfather's jewelry business in Hong Kong.
19., 18., & 17. Carl Erik Hagen, Caroline Hagen Kjos, and Nina Camilla Hagen Sorli
Net Worth: $1.5 billion each
These Norwegian siblings are heirs to the family company, Canica, a conglomerate with interests in consumer goods and real estate, including investment company Orkla, which is primarily involved in packaged foods in the Nordics, Baltics, Czech Republic, Austria, and India.
16. Bobby Murphy
Net Worth: $1.5 billion
Snapchat co-founder Bobby Murphy was a Kappa Sigma fraternity brother at Stanford just a few years ago. Now he is a billionaire.
15. Evan Spiegel
Net Worth: $2.1 billion
Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel has gone from living with his parents, to billionaire status in a very short period of time, thanks to the massively popular app he developed.
14. & 13. Tatiana Casirghi and Julio Mario Santo Domingo, Jr.
Net Worth: $2.2 billion each
Santo Domingo and Casirghi are the heirs to the Santo Domingo Group, a massive conglomerate made up of more than 100 companies and founded by their Colombian father.
12. Xiang Sun
Net Worth: $2.6 billion
Xiang Sun is the 33-year-old Chinese businessman who is president of the finance and trading company, Sinogiant Group.
11. Fuli Zong
Net Worth: $2.7 billion
Fuli Zong is a 33-year-old businesswoman from China, who controls a majority stake in her parents' company, Hangzhou Wahaha Group. She is the purchasing manager for the largest beverage maker in China
10., 9., & 8. The Brains Behind Airbnb
Net Worth: $3 billion each
The rise of Airbnb has netted the company's 32- and 33-year-old founders, Nathan Blecharczyk, Brian Chesky, and Joe Gebbia a cool $3 billon each.
7. Tom Persson
Net Worth: $3.1 billion
Tom Persson is the youngest heir to the retail giant H&M. The 30-year-old is considered Sweden's most eligible bachelor. He works in the film industry.
6. Elizabeth Holmes
Net Worth: $4.5 billion
Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford and used her tuition money to found Theronos at 19 years old. The now 31-year-old has revolutionized the blood testing industry, in just a bit over a decade.
5. Huiyan Yang
Net Worth: $5.2 billion
Huiyan Yang is heir to her father's enormous Chinese real estate empire. However, she is also quite a businesswoman in her own right, and she is a member of the governance board of Country Garden, a property development company.
4. Eduardo Saverin
Net Worth: $6 billion
Eduardo Saverin's public legal battle with Facebook and subsequent personal falling out with Mark Zuckerberg (not to mention that controversial move to Singapore), have not hurt Saverin's bottom line much.
3. Scott Duncan
Net Worth: $7.2 billion
Scott Duncan is the heir to his family's fortune. After his father's death, he received a massive fortune in the form of the family oil and gas pipeline company, Enterprise Products. Duncan is also a savvy investor and has substantially increased his wealth through such means.
2. Dustin Moskovitz
Net Worth: 10.1 billion
Facebook co-founder, Dustin Moskovitz owes his more than $10 billion fortune to his Facebook shares. He has since left Facebook to found the project management startup, Asana.
Net Worth: $43 billion
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg not only tops the list of the 20 Richest Under 35, he blows it away. His $43 billion fortune is more than four times that of anyone else on this list. Over time, Zuckerberg may even overtake Bill Gates to become the richest in the U.S. and the richest in the world. Only time will tell.