Top 3 youngest billionaires in the world

Youngest billionaires in the world: Forget the dusty image of a billionaire as a gray-haired tycoon in a pinstripe suit. The world of wealth is getting younger, and these 3 whiz kids are proof!

From tech wizards to fashion heirs, these young billionaires are shaking up industries and making headlines with their impressive fortunes. Buckle up, because we’re diving into the world of the ultra-rich, under-30 edition.

Meet the Top 3 youngest billionaires in the world (Update 2024!)

1. Clemente Del Vecchio (19 years old, net worth: $4.1 billion) 1st youngest billionaires in the world

youngest billionaires in the world
Age19
ParentsLeonardo Del Vecchio
Net worth4.1 billion USD (2024) 
CountryItaly
Income SourceEye Glasses
Companies InvestedEssilorLuxottica, Generali, Banks Mediobanca, UniCredit & Covivio.
Forbes Ranking #724 (2023)
Clemente Del Vecchio youngest billionaire in the world

Born into luxury eyewear royalty, Clemente Del Vecchio, son of the late titan Leonardo Del Vecchio, inherited a hefty 12.5% of his father’s Luxembourg-based empire at just 18. This golden windfall, including the world’s largest eyewear company EssilorLuxottica, along with banks, a real estate developer, and more, catapulted him to instant billionaire status, making him the youngest in the world. Sharing this vast wealth with his stepmother and five siblings, Clemente steps into the future, his young hand now holding a powerful legacy.

2. Kevin David Lehmann (21 years old, net worth: $2.5 billion)

Kevin David Lehmann
Age21
ParentsGünther Lehmann
Net worth2.5 billion USD (2024) 
CountryGermany
Income SourceDrugstore
Companies InvestedDrogerie markt
Forbes Ranking #1251 (2023)
Kevin David Lehmann 2nd youngest billionaire in the world
Drogerie Markt

Germany’s drugstore king, Kevin David Lehmann, reigns over a retail empire at the tender age of 22. His crown jewel: a 50% stake in dm (drogerie markt), the country’s leading drugstore chain boasting over $14 billion in annual revenue and a staggering 3,700 stores!

3. Luca De Vecchio (22, Net Worth: $4.1 billion)

Luca De Vecchio
Age22
ParentsLeonardo Del Vecchio
SiblingsClemente Del Vecchio
Net worth4.1 billion USD (2024) 
CountryItaly
Income SourceEye Glasses
Companies InvestedEssilorLuxottica, Generali, Banks Mediobanca, UniCredit & Covivio.
Forbes Ranking #724 (2023)
Clemente Del Vecchio youngest billionaire in the world

This Italian teenager inherited a luxury eyewear empire when his father. Luca now owns a hefty chunk of Delfin, a holding company with stakes in Ray-Ban, EssilorLuxottica, and other bigwigs. Talk about starting young!

Top 10 Billionaires in the world

As per the Forbes real-time billionaires list, the top 10 richest people in the world are-

  1. Bernard Arnault & Family ($207.6 billion)
  2. Elon Musk ($204.7 billion)
  3. Jeff Bezos ($181.3 billion)
  4. Larry Ellison ($142.2 billion)
  5. Mark Zuckerberg (139.1 billion)
  6. Warren Buffett ($127.2 billion)
  7. Larry Page ($127.1 billion)
  8. Bill Gates ($122.9 billion)
  9. Sergey Brin ($121.7 billion)
  10. Steve Ballmer (118.8 billion).

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Top 10 Billionaires from India as per Forbes

RANKNAMENET WORTHAGESOURCE
11Mukesh Ambani$104.4 B66Diversified
16Gautam Adani$75.7 B61Infrastructure, commodities
42Shiv Nadar$34.8 B78Software services
57Savitri Jindal & family$28.5 B73Steel
66Cyrus Poonawalla$25.2 B82Vaccines
82Dilip Shanghvi$22.9 B68Pharmaceuticals
96Kumar Birla$19.3 B56Commodities
103Kushal Pal Singh$17.2 B92Real estate
104Lakshmi Mittal$16.9 B73Steel
107Radhakishan Damani$16.6 B69Retail, investments
Top 10 Billionaires from India

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