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The 17 Youngest Billionaires in the World

Plus, how they made their fortunes.
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Forbes recently released its latest list of the world's billionaires. Here are the richest people under 40 on that list—along with how they made their fortunes.

1. MARK ZUCKERBERG


Net Worth: $71 Billion

Source of Wealth: Facebook Co-Founder and CEO

2. YANG HUIYAN


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Net Worth: $21.9 Billion

Source of Wealth: Largest Shareholder of Real-Estate Developer Country Garden Holdings

3. LUKAS WALTON


Net Worth: $15.9 Billion

Source of Wealth: Inherited stake in Walmart, founded by his grandfather Sam Walton

4. DUSTIN MOSKOVITZ


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Net Worth: $14 Billion

Source of Wealth: Facebook Co-Founder

5. EDUARDO SAVERIN


Net Worth: $10.1 Billion

Source of Wealth: Facebook Co-Founder

6 (TIE). SCOTT DUNCAN


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Net Worth: $5.5 Billion

Source of Wealth: Inherited Stake in Enterprise Products Partners pipeline firm

6 (TIE). ZHANG BANGXIN


Net Worth: $5.5 Billion

Source of Wealth: Founder of TAL Education

8. MARIE BESNIER BEAUVALOT


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Net Worth: $5.4 Billion

Source of Wealth: Inherited stake in French dairy company Lactalis

9. GARRETT CAMP


Net Worth: $4.8 Billion

Source of Wealth: Uber Co-Founder

10 (TIE). ROBERT PERA


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Net Worth: $4.3 Billion

Source of Wealth: Founder of Ubiquiti, a wireless equipment company

10 (TIE). ANDRES SANTO DOMINGO


Net Worth: $4.3 Billion

Source of Wealth: Inherited stake in SABMiller beer company

12. BOBBY MURPHY


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Net Worth: $4.2 Billion

Source of Wealth: Snapchat Co-Founder and CTO

13. EVAN SPIEGEL


Net Worth: $4.1 Billion

Source of Wealth: Snapchat Co-Founder and CEO

14. ZHANG YIMING


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Net Worth: Toutiao Founder and CEO

Source of Wealth: $4 Billion

15 (TIE). NATHAN BLECHARCZYK (AIRBNB CO-FOUNDER)


Net Worth: $3.8 Billion

Source of Wealth: Airbnb Co-Founder

15 (TIE). BRIAN CHESKY (AIRBNB CO-FOUNDER)


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Net Worth: $3.8 Billion

Source of Wealth: Airbnb Co-Founder

15 (TIE). JOE GEBBIA


Net Worth: $3.8 Billion

Source of Wealth: Airbnb Co-Founder

*This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com
*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

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