Billionaires 2020 | 10 young people with the greatest fortunes of 2020


Of the 2,095 billionaires in the world registered in the list of Billionaires of Forbes by 2020, only 10 have 30 years or less. The young members of this group, in the aggregate, have a value of 15,700 million dollars (mdd) and are from the united States, Brazil, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland and Norway.

Despite the fact that the world markets fell in response to the pandemic Covid-19, two people under the age of 30 years and entered the list for the first time this year. Pedro de Godoy Bueno, 29 years of age, he inherited the assets of his father, billionaire Edson de Godoy Bueno, who died in 2017. The fortune of Peter increased in the last year to an estimated 1,100 mdd, to measure that tripled the shares of Diagnosticos Da America SA (a brazilian company of laboratory services).

The second newcomer is Lisa Draexlmaier, 29 years, owner and co-executive (together with his father Fritz) Fritz Draexlmaier Co & KG., the holding company of the German manufacturer of auto parts.

Only three members of this elite group are billionaires that have made their fortune by themselves: Evan Spiegel, CEO of Snapchat; John Collison, of the startup, payments, Stripe, and yes, the mogul of make-up Kylie Jenner.

In November, the latter signed an agreement to sell a 51% stake in Kylie Cosmetics the giant of the beauty Coty Inc, 600 mdd. Recently, Jenner has donated 1 million to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, located in Los Angeles (the hospital where she gave birth to her daughter Stormi in 2018) to buy protection equipment like masks and face shields.

Collison, born and raised in Limerick, Ireland, currently lives in San Francisco and is the billionaire richest under 30 years of age, with a fortune of 3.2 billion mdd. The value of your participation in Stripe, which is privately owned, has almost tripled in the last two years thanks to three rounds of financing of nine figures. The most recent, a G-Series 250 billion agreed in September, calculated the valuation of the Stripe in 35,000 mdd.

The other seven people 30 years old or less inherited their wealth. The fortune 1,000 mdd Ludwig Theodor Braun comes from the German company for medical devices, founded by his great, great grandfather in 1839. Alexandra Andresen, 23 years of age, has been a billionaire since he was 19 years old, thanks to his participation in Ferd, the company noriega investment directed by his father.

We present to you the 10 youngest members of the list of Billionaires by 2020, beginning with the oldest age group short. The net worth is calculated using share prices and exchange rates, as of march 18, 2020:

  • Billionaire: Kylie Jenner

Age: 22 years
Fortune: 1,000 mdd
Source of wealth: Cosmetics

Photo: Courtesy Twitter / Kyle Jenner

The celebrity was converted into a magnate’s make-up is the multi-million dollar entrepreneurial world’s youngest. In November, it signed an agreement to sell a 51% stake in Kylie Cosmetics the giant of the beauty Coty Inc., by 600 billion.

  • Billionaire: Alexandra Andresen

Age: 23 years
Fortune: 1,100 mdd
Source of wealth: investment Firm

  • Billionaire: Katharina Andresen

Age: 24 years
Fortune: 1,000 mdd
Source of wealth: investment Firm

In 2007, each of the sisters Norwegian inherited the 42% of the company family investment Ferd. His father Johan still manages the company and controls 70% of the voting rights, through a structure of actions of double class.

  • Billionaire: Gustav Magnar Witzoe

Age: 26 years
Fortune: 2,300 mdd
Source of wealth: Culture of fish

Witzoe holds nearly half of Salmar ASA, one of the producers of salmon largest in the world, his father is still in charge. The heir Norwegian has dabbled in modeling, as well as in the investment in technology and real estate.

  • Billionaire: Jonathan Kwok

Age: 28 years
Fortune: 2,000 mdd
Source of wealth: real estate

Kwok, together with his older brother Geoffrey, inherited the participation of his late father Walter Kwok of Sun Hung Kai Properties, the largest developer in Hong Kong in 2018. The shares of SHKP listed on the Hong Kong have declined almost 18% from the coronavirus outbreak at the beginning of the year.

  • Billionaire: John Collison

Age: 29 years
Fortune: 3,200 mdd
Source of wealth: Payments

Photo: Jamen Toppin / For Forbes

Stripe, the payment company founded by John and his older brother Patrick, raised $ 250 million from investors with a valuation of 35,000 billion in September of 2019. John, born and raised near Limerick, Ireland, currently lives in San Francisco, where Stripe is based.

  • Billionaire: Evan Spiegel

Age: 29 years
Fortune: 1,900 mdd
Source of wealth: Snapchat

Evan Spiegel, cofounder of Snapchat. (Photo: Fundación Telmex.)

The co-founder of Snapchat is one of the CEO more young people of a publicly traded company in the world. After recovering in 2019, the actions of Snapchat have declined by 50% since the beginning of the year. Spiegel, who was born in the united States, stealthily has become a u.s. citizen-French dual in 2018, according to reports in the French press.

  • Billionaire: Pedro De Godoy Bueno

Age: 29 years
Fortune: 1,100 mdd
Source of wealth: diagnostic Services

A newcomer to the rows in the billions is Peter, the son of the late Edson de Godoy Bueno (who passed away in 2017), which in turn was the billionaire richest in health in Brazil. Good is CEO and largest shareholder of the firm of laboratory services Diagnosticos Da America S To, that has tripled its shares over the past year.

  • Billionaire: Lisa Draexlmaier

Age: 29 years
Fortune: 1,000 mdd
Source of wealth: auto Parts

Draexlmaier and his father, Fritz, are co-CEOs Fritz Draexlmaier Holding GmbH, a company of the manufacturer of automotive parts with the same name. Lisa, the sole owner, joins for the first time to the list of billionaires.

  • Billionaire: Ludwig Theodor Braun

Age: 30 years
Fortune: 1,000 mdd
Source of wealth: medical Devices

Braun is the heir of the sixth generation of B. Braun Melsungen (German manufacturer of medical devices) with annual sales of approximately 8,000 mdd. His four older brothers are also billionaires.

By Hayley C. Cuccinello