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World's youngest self-made billionaires!

These people have not only dared to dream but they also have the courage to turn them into reality. Their hard work and shear determination has made them world's youngest self-made billionaires.

Drew Houston

Drew Houston is an American Internet entrepreneur who is best known for being the founder and CEO of Dropbox, an online backup and storage service. According to Forbes magazine, his net worth is $1.39 billion.

Evan Sharp

Evan Sharp is an Internet entrepreneur based in America. He is most popular for being the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer at Pinterest. Evan was an architecture student when he started Pinterest as a side project along with two more friends in 2009. Today, it is one of the biggest social networks over the Internet, only after Twitter and Facebook.

Flipkart Success Story

Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, who were working for Amazon.com had an idea to start an e-commerce company in India. Both of them are alumni of IIT, Delhi and are native of Chandigarh, India. They left their jobs in Amazon to start their own business. One can easily call that a risky move. In a country where people have various tastes and preferences, an ecommerce start-up will always have enormous challenges. In India, people often prefer to shop in person and buy goods they see and like. Today, thanks to Flipkart, e-commerce has become one of the fastest growing sectors in India.

Robert Pera

Robert J. Pera is the founder of Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. a global communications technology company that Pera took public in 2011. In October 2012, Pera also became the owner of the Memphis Grizzlies, when he purchased the National Basketball Association franchise from Michael Heisley. At the age of 36, Pera earned a spot on Forbes’ list of 10 youngest billionaires in the world.

Frank Wang

Unlike its fellow Chinese businesses, DJI [short from Dajiang Innovation Technology] is on its way to become the first Chinese company to lead its industry. Last year, DJI posted sales of roughly US$500 million and the company is currently valued at US$10 billion following an April investment round. Its founder and CEO, Frank Wang, 34, has a fortune of US$3.4 billion, according to Forbes.

Evan Spiegel

The man behind the creation of the popular mobile application, Snapchat, is an American entrepreneur and is the CEO and Co-founder of the app. Evan Thomas Speigel, commonly known by the name Evan Spiegel, has led a luxurious life with both parents, John W. Spiegel and Melissa Ann Thomas, as lawyers. However, Snapchat was not his first project, but it followed several failures and developments that paved his way towards success.

Bobby Murphy

The Second youngest billionaire, Bobby Murphy, is the co-founder of the popular photo messaging app, Snapchat and is succeeded on the list by its co-founder, Evan Spiegel, the youngest billionaire. When Bobby entered into his career line, he wasn’t backed with such a huge financial support, but he did it all by himself through a series of efforts alongside Spiegel. The app also didn’t take off with the idea when it started and was on the verge of another failure by the duo, but both worked over the issues and tackled them to make it worth $19 billion valuation.

Garrett Camp

Garrett Camp is a Canadian based businessman who is best known to be the co-founder of StumbleUpon, a platform for online discovery. He is the chairman for StumbleUpon, as well as for Uber, a mobile application for car service. In 2013, he created Expa, an innovative platform for future companies. Camp’s net worth is currently estimated at US $ 5.3 billion, and he has been awarded several honors at a young age. Camp started his innovation while still at graduate school, and he constantly comes up with new products and concepts.

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook grew into a public service that anyone could access, whether to network with friends and family, to play games, or to meet past colleagues.Of course, given the immense size of the website and its incredible popularity – Facebook now has over seven-hundred million users and makes up a huge portion of overall web traffic – its attracted a reasonable amount of controversy.