The Top 5 Youngest Billionaires In The World

Posted on Mar 17 2013 - 8:43pm by Melissa Horrocks

There are many billionaires in the world, but the one’s below all have something in common. They are five of the world’s youngest billionaires:

1 Moskovitz co-founded Facebook along with his well know friend, Mark Zuckerberg. Dustin is not as rich as his friend Mark, who has made a lot of money. However, Mark beat Dustin to being a billionaire with eight days difference. Moskovitz was born in Gainesville, Florida and studied economics at Harvard University.

Dustin Moskovitz

2 Albert von Thurn und Taxis is 27 years old and was heir to a large family business. His father died when he was eight, leaving him as the third youngest billionaire in 2011. Albert von Thurn und Taxis runs the family business a tech firm, real estate and forest holdings, his wealth is around $2 billion.

Albert von thurn

3 Scott Duncan is 28 years old and has a wealth estimated at around $3.1 billion. Dan Duncan was a well known American billionaire who was born into a poverty stricken family and built a midstream energy firm from scratch. Dan Duncan died in 2010 leaving his inheritance to his four children.


4 Yang Huiyan is 29 and has a net fortune of 4.1 billion dollars. She is the main shareholder of Country Garden Holdings (a property developments firm) Her father transferred his money to her, before the firm went public.

Yang Huiyan

5 Fahd Hariri is 32 and the youngest son of Prime Minister Rafik Hairiri. Whilst he was a student, he set up an interior design studio and sold furniture to his clients.

Fahd Hariri