There are many million-dollar ideas, but those that turn into billions are more complicated to find. It is true that thanks to the technological progress of the last 20 years, reaching these numbers is much easier for companies and owners in this sector, because they are pioneers and do not have much competition.
But that doesn’t mean they didn’t work hard to get there. Some of them took a large part of their lives to rise to this select group, while others, thanks to their innovative ideas, were able to say that they were billionaires soon. All fortunes are now calculated by Forbes.
The youngest CEO or founder to achieve the title of billionaire is the creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, at just 23 years old, when Microsoft decided to buy shares in his company in 2007, his fortune was worth $108 billion.
At just 25 years old, Spiegel has risen to the elite group of billionaires, known as the founder of Snapchat. This company earned him this honor in 2015, currently his fortune is worth 2.5 billion dollars.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin
As if it could not be otherwise, the two co-founders of Google, Larry Page (30) and Serger Brin (31) are next on this list with a current fortune estimated at 112,000 million and 107,000 million dollars. each one.
Among the most famous technology magnates, Bill Gates is one of them, but at the same time he is one of the youngest to reach these stratospheric figures. In his case, the founder of Microsoft reached this mark at the age of 31 and now it is estimated that his fortune is 108 billion dollars.
The owner and founder of the American giant Amazon managed to surpass the figure of 1,000 million at the age of 35, and now it is 152,000 million dollars.
It took the richest man in the world more than anyone else to reach that amount, because it wasn’t until he turned 41, 11 years ago, that he reached that number. Currently, it is estimated that his wealth exceeds $250 billion.
The COO of Meta, and of Facebook at its inception, is the first woman on this list and the youngest to achieve the title of billionaire at the age of 44. She currently continues to hold the same position and has a fortune of 1.8 billion dollars.
The first on this list, who is not a US citizen, is Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba, who reached this position at the age of 45. Currently his fortune is worth more than 2.5 billion dollars.
To finish this list, we met the founder of Oracle, who at the age of 49 managed to overcome the barrier of 1,000 million fortune. Currently, it is estimated that he has a net worth of $135 billion.