1) The world's youngest billionaire, Dustin Moskovitz(USA), was Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard roommate and Facebook's third employee. He is just eight days younger than his friend. The two dropped out of Harvard and moved to California to work for the social networking firm full time; he was its first chief technology officer and then vice president of engineering. He left in 2008 to start Asana, a software company.
Dustin Moskovitz Age:26.Net Worth:$ 2.7 Billion
2) Mark Zuckerberg's (USA)Facebook was a key spark in the spread and organization of the recent revolts in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen and Libya.This Harvard dropout has been instrumental in making Facebook the most successful networking site of the present time. He is the CEO of Facebook at present US President Obama praised Facebook as an example of American innovation Over the last year the 26-year-old's fortune surged 238% to $13.5 billion as investments from firms like Goldman Sachs boosted Facebook's valuation to $50 billion. Mark Zuckerberg Age:26.Net Worth:$ 13.5 Billion
3)Albert Von Thurn und Taxis(Germany),a German prince and socialite first appeared in Forbes' ranks at age 8, but officially inherited fortune in June 2001, on his 18th birthday. Went to high school in Rome; in June 2008 received an M.A. in economics and theology from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Assets include real estate, art and a tech company, plus 30,000 hectares of woodland in Germany, one of the largest forest holdings in Europe. Despite local opposition is apparently going ahead with plans to build one of the world's largest solar farms in Bavaria, southern Germany, to sell electricity. Lives in family castle, Schloss Emmeram.
Albert Von Thurn und Taxis Age:27.Net Worth:$ 2 Billion
4) Scot Duncan,Son of the late Dan Duncan assumed partial control of his $12.4 billion pipeline empire after father's death in March 2010 at age 77. Houston's richest man at the time of his death, Dan Duncan grew up poor, starting energy company Enterprise Products with two trucks in 1968. Today it owns more than 49,000 miles of pipelines.
Scot Duncan Age:28.Net Worth:$ 3.1 Billion.Image of Scott Duncan was not available.
5)Eduardo Saverin(USA) together with former best bud Mark Zuckerberg, started Facebook at Harvard and received a 30% stake in the company. Relationship soured when Facebook sued Saverin for allegedly interfering with business and insisting on keeping 30% stake; Saverin countersued. The parties settled, with Saverin apparently getting a 5% stake and a cofounder bio on Facebook's site
Eduardo Saverin Age:29.Net Worth:$ 1.6 Billion
6) Yang Huiyan(China) is the main shareholder in Country Garden Holdings of Guangzhou, one of China's largest property developers. The company's chairman is Yang's father, Yeung Kwok Keung, who transferred his holding to her before the company went public in Hong Kong in 2007. Wealth is up this year amid strong sales in 2010, owing to the company's large land bank. Yang graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in marketing and logistics.
Yang Huiyan Age:29.Net Worth:$ 4.1 Billion
7) Fahd Hariri(Lebanon) is the youngest son of slain Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri inherited stake in his father's construction, telecom and real estate conglomerate Saudi Oger after his death in 2005. Serves on the board of family's Future TV, a satellite and terrestrial television network covering the Middle East. Lives in Paris.Fahd Hariri Age:30.Net Worth:$ 1.5 Billion
8) Sean Parker(USA)is a Silicon Valley strategist and former Facebook president debuts as a billionaire based on the surging value the social networking site. His reported stake: just under 3%. At 19 cofounded Napster, music sharing service that brought free music to the masses and helped trigger the record industry's precipitous decline. Made famous after being played by Justin Timberlake in movie The Social Network. Now managing partner at Founders Fund, a venture capital firm that invests in tech companies. Put money into Spotify, popular European music subscription service hoping to launch in the U.S. sometime this year.
Sean Parker Age:30.Net Worth:$ 1.6 Billion
9) Ayman Hariri(Lebanon) is the Son of slain Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, who left behind a fortune now shared by his five children. Ayman sits on the board of Saudi Oger, a construction, telecom and real estate conglomerate. Oversees group's construction division, which is behind mega projects such as Princess Noura Bint Abdulrahman University for Women and King Abdullah Financial District. Sits on the board of 3C Telecommunications, a South African mobile operator which is majority-owned by Saudi Oger
Ayman Hariri Age:32.Net Worth:$ 1.5 Billion
10) Yoshikazu Tanaka(Japan) is the founder of Gree, Japan's largest social networking site, may be facing off with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg soon; setting up shop in California. On global expansion kick--working with Tencent, largest Internet service portal in China. Stock up 35% in past year. Started out at Sony; worked for fellow billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani at online shopping site Rakuten. Left in 2004 to set up Gree at a tech incubator; company name inspired by American social psychologist Stanley Milgram's concept of "six degrees of separation." Transitioned site into mobile gaming to better compete with rivals.
Yoshikazu Tanaka Age:34.Net Worth:$ 2.2 Billion
11) Yusaku Maezawa(Japan) founded online retailer of apparel and accessories; widely popular Zozotown caters to young fashionistas. Website is structured like actual mall where stores are set up; sells on consignment. Sales have grown on average 50% annually over the past five years. Company announced 300-for-1 stock split in December. Maezawa, an avid customer, owns 59% of the firm. Plans to branch out to older customers in alliance with Yahoo Japan.
Yusaku Maezawa Age:35.Net Worth:$ 1 Billion
12) Oleg Bakhmatyuk(Ukraine) is the founder and head of egg producer Avangardco joins the billionaires list after floating a 20% stake in the company in June 2010. Stock price up 35% since going public. Sister Nataliya is CEO. Bakhmatyuk previously worked in state oil and gas company Naftogaz Ukraine.
Oleg Bakhmatyuk Age:36.Net Worth:$ 1 Billion
13) Andrey Verveskiy (Ukraine) took agribusiness conglomerate Kernel Holding public on Warsaw stock exchange in 2007. Stock price has doubled over the past year. On acquisition hunt. Parliamentary deputy adroitly switched parties from Yulia Tymoshenko's bloc to new president Victor Yanukovich's bloc when the political winds shifted.
Andrey Verveskiy Age:36.Net Worth:$ 1.1 Billion
14) John Arnold(USA) is the head of hedge fund Centaurus Advisors suffered his first losing year in 2010, rumored to be down 8%. Started trading oil at Enron in 1995; is said to have earned $750 million for company in 2001. When the energy outfit famously collapsed a year later, he went into business for himself, founding Centaurus, a hedge fund focusing mostly on natural gas and energy trading.
John Arnold Age:37.Net Worth:$ 3.3 Billion