Princes are so passé. Why settle for a title when you can get billions?
Marrying a prince is so overrated. After all, who needs a royal title when you’ve got the big bucks? Here, we singled out 8 of the most eligible billionaires for your daydreaming pleasure. You’re welcome.
The List Of Most Eligible Billionaire Under 40:
8. John Collison, 27
Net worth: $1 billion
Entrepreneur John is the world’s youngest self-made billionaire. He started Stripe, an online payments platform, with his older brother Patrick (see below) when he was just 19. John left the small Irish village he grew up in to study physics in Harvard, but dropped out after a year to go to Silicon Valley and start Stripe.
7. Patrick Collison, 29
Net worth: $1 billion
Of course, we can’t talk about John without mentioning his brother Patrick, who isn’t just a billionaire, but also a Domnhall Gleeson lookalike. Like his younger brother, Patrick attended college (MIT) for a time before dropping out. Now, he’s the CEO of Stripe.
6. Drew Houston, 34
Net worth: $1.04 billion
When Dropbox founder and CEO Drew isn’t working, he could be found singing, playing video games, and hanging out with his long-time girlfriend Cece Cheng. But even though things with Cece look pretty serious, a girl can dream, right?
5. Carl Erik Hagen
Net worth: $1.2 billion
Carl’s family owns, a Norwegian investment company that focuses on manufacturing, consumer goods, retail, and real estate. He’s also on the board of e-commerce firm Komplett. From what we’ve found on social media, we’ve learned that Carl’s quite a photographer. Sadly, it also looks like he has a serious girlfriend. Drats.
4. Tom Persson, 32
Net worth: $1.75 billion
Swedish billionaire businessman Tom Persson is an heir of retail giant H&M, which was founded by his grandfather. A graduate of Met Film School in London, he now works in film production.
3. Gustav Magnar Witzoe, 23
Net worth: $1.79 billion
For his 20th birthday, Gustav’s father gifted him 47% of Salmar ASA’s equity. Salmar ASA is one of the world’s largest Norwegian salmon producers, so his father’s birthday present basically set him up for life.
And did we mention that he’s ridiculously good-looking too? I mean, look at that jawline!
2. Frank Wang Tao, 37
Net worth: $3.2 billion
The founder and CEO of DJI, a Chines drone-manufacturing company, Frank Wang is Asia’s youngest tech billionaire. He founded his company while he was studying in Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, and today, DJI is leading in the drone market.
1. Robert Pera, 39
Net worth: $4.5 billion
The founder and CEO of wireless equipment manufacturer Ubiquiti, Robert started his first company when he was just in high school. A huge basketball fan, he is also the owner of the NBA team Memphis Grizzlies.
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