You've probably heard of 28-year-old Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg, but do you know who Dustin Moskovitz is? He's another 28-year-old billionaire. A Facebook alum who left the company to work on another start-up, he has an estimated net worth of approximately $3.5 billion, according to Forbes.
Who would have thought anyone could become a billionaire while still in their 20s without inheriting money? The Internet age has produced a new breed of rich, with Zuckerberg leading the pack. Even after the Facebook IPO, his wealth is estimated at $15 billion.
U.S. News and World Report recently published a list of the world's 10 youngest billionaires. Four of them are connected to Facebook.
Aside from Zuckerberg and his college pal Moskovitz, the other two Facebook billionaires are Sean Parker, 32, the first president of the company, and Eduardo Saverin, 30, co-founder, each of whom have an estimated $2 billion.
Fahd and Ayman Hariri, both in their early 30s, inherited their billions from their father, Rafic Hariri, the late prime minister of Lebanon. Likewise, Scott Duncan inherited approximately $4 billion from his father, who founded an energy pipeline company.
The only woman on the list, Yang Huiyan, gained her billions from a wealth transfer from her father, who founded a high-end real estate company in China.
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