Look, money makes life easier. So why not date an eligible millionaire or billionaire rather than the tangentially employed hottie who lives down the block? In all seriousness, if the following list of single millionaires and billionaires teaches us one thin, it is that dating is tough no matter what your net worth it.
While, more than 90% of ultra-high net worth people are married, there are a number of eligible, single billionaires of both sexes and a wide range of ages out there. Whether you're in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, or 60s – there are single billionaires and millionaires out there looking for love. Ladies and Gents, dust off your flirting skills and prepare to meet some of the richest bachelors and bachelorettes in the world.
India Rose James
Net Worth: $280 million
India Rose James is the granddaughter of Paul Raymond, the late pornography tycoon and property mogul. He left half of his fortune to India and her half-sister Fawn. At the time of his death, the family empire was said to be worth nearly $800 million. India has a 1-year-old daughter with her ex, musician Hugh Harris.
Net worth:$38 billion
Google co-founder Sergey Brin emigrated to the U.S. from Moscow when he was a child. Before he ever set foot on the Stanford campus where he would meet his future Google co-founder Larry Page, he earned a degree from the University of Maryland in computer science and mathematics.
Net worth: $80 million
Emma Watson is an actress, model, activist and philanthropist best known for her role as Hermione in the "Harry Potter" film franchise. She attended Brown University and is a U.N. ambassador.
Net worth: $70 million
Louis Tomlinson is best known for being a member of the band One Direction. These days he's embarked on a solo career as a singer and songwriter.
Net worth:$380 million
Taylor Swift is young, beautiful, talented, and rich. She owns a number of homes across the country. If you break up, she'll write a song about you, so there's that to consider.
Net worth:$1.2 billion
John Collison is the youngest self-made billionaire in the world. He dropped out of Harvard at 19 to move to San Francisco and co-found the mobile payment company Stripe with his older brother Patrick. Collison is a licensed pilot and runner.
Net worth:$1.2 billion
Patrick Collison attended MIT before dropping out and moving to San Francisco to co-found the mobile payment company Stripe with his younger brother John. He and his brother became millionaires when they were teenagers. They sold an online marketplace they founded called Automatic.
Net worth:$360 million
Apoorva Mehta is the founder and CEO of grocery delivery service Instacart. He founded 20 companies before he hit success with Instacart.
Net worth: $1.2 billion
Drew Houston is the founder and CEO of file sharing company Dropbox. He co-founded the company with his MIT classmate in 2007. The company went public in March.