The youngest person on the list is Snapchat chief executive Evan Spiegel, who at the age of 25 has already amassed a personal fortune of US$1.9 billion.
Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg took the top spot on a Wealth-X list of the wealthiest individuals under the age of 35 released today.
Zuckerberg (who boasts a personal fortune of US$41.6 billion) is joined on the list by fellow Facebook co-founders Dustin Moskovitz (who claimed second place on the list with an estimated net worth of US$9.3 billion) and Eduardo Saverin (who ranks fourth with an estimated net worth of US$5.3 billion).
Eleven of the world’s top 20 wealthiest individuals under the age of 35 are from the US, while three are from China (including Hong Kong) and another three are from Switzerland.
The top 20 list features six women. Huiyan Yang, the 34-year-old vice chairman of Chinese real estate developer Country Garden Holdings, is the richest woman on the list, taking the third spot with an estimated net worth of US$5.9 billion.
See the full list below. Click on the infographic to enlarge.