Ranked: The World’s 25 Richest Millennial Billionaires

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Ranked: The World’s 25 Richest Millennial Billionaires

There are 2,755 billionaires globally—and combined, they are worth over $13 trillion.

Of these ultra-wealthy individuals, just over 100 are millennials, born between the years 1981 and 1996. This young generation represents around 3.8% of all billionaires on a global basis with a combined net worth of $573.1 billion.

This visualization, using data from Forbes, ranks the richest 25 millennial billionaires and details their source of wealth, total net worth, nationality, and age.

Note: Forbes categorized billionaires by current age (2021). For those slightly over or under the age range of Millennials, meaning those who are currently 24 or 40 years old (i.e. they could have been born in either 1996/1997 or 1980/1981), if their birth year could not be accurately determined, they were left out of this ranking.

Who are the Millennial Billionaires?

The oldest millennials will be turning 40 in 2021, while the youngest are just turning 25. This means that millennial billionaires are generally the youngest billionaires in the world, save two Gen Zers: Wang Zelong of China, 24, and Kevin David Lehmann of Germany, 18.

Name Age Net Worth Country Industry
Mark Zuckerberg 36 $97.0 B U.S. Tech
Zhang Yiming 37 $35.6 B China Tech
Yang Huiyan & family 39 $29.6 B China Real Estate
Dustin Moskovitz 36 $17.8 B U.S. Tech
Su Hua 39 $17.8 B China Media & Entertainment
Pavel Durov 36 $17.2 B Russia Tech
Lukas Walton 34 $15.6 B U.S. Fashion & Retail 
Eduardo Saverin 39 $14.6 B Brazil Tech
Cheng Yixiao 37 $14.1 B China Media & Entertainment
Brian Chesky 39 $13.7 B U.S. Tech
Name Age Net Worth Country Industry
Nathan Blecharczyk 37 $12.4 B U.S. Tech
Joe Gebbia 39 $12.4 B U.S. Tech
Bobby Murphy 32 $11.9 B U.S. Tech
Evan Spiegel 30 $11.1 B U.S.  Tech
Guillaume Pousaz 39 $9.0 B Switzerland Finance & Investments
Sam Bankman-Fried 29 $8.7 B U.S. Finance & Investments
Agnete Kirk Thinggaard 37 $8.7 B Denmark Manufacturing
Dmitry Bukhman 35 $7.9 B Russia Media & Entertainment
Igor Bukhman 39 $7.9 B Russia Media & Entertainment
Ernest Garcia, III. 38 $7.4 B U.S. Automotive
Name Age Net Worth Country Industry
Brian Armstrong 38 $6.5 B U.S. Finance & Investments
Wang Ning & family 34 $6.3 B China Media & Entertainment
Scott Duncan 38 $6.0 B U.S. Energy
David Velez 39 $5.2 B Colombia Finance & Investments
Kate Wang 39 $5.0 B China Manufacturing 
Daniel Ek 38 $4.6 B Sweden Technology
Gustav Magnar Witzoe 27 $4.4 B Norway Food & Beverage
Steven Meng Yang & family 38 $4.2 B China Technology
Li Xiang 39 $4.0 B China Automotive
Ben Silbermann 38 $3.9 B U.S. Technology
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William K. 3 weeks ago Member's comment

All of them together make up far less than the "One Percent" group. And while I can certainly think up many beneficial projects to do with one million, what in the world could I do with one Billion?