The latest Hurun Global Rich List reveals that 1,453 people worldwide can boast a personal wealth of US$1 billion or more as of January 17, 2013.
The billionaires on the list share an average age of 63. 28-year-old Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in the world, with a personal wealth of US$17 billion, ranking 42nd on the global rich list. He is followed by his business partner, 29-year-old Dustin Moskovitz and 30-year-old German real estate tycoon Albert von Thurn und Taxis. All three are self-made billionaires.
According to the China-based wealth magazine, the age of the top 10 youngest billionaires ranges from 28 to 34. Half of them are self-made business people and the other half inherited their wealth from the previous generations.
Mark Zuckerberg (File Photo)
Top 1: Mark Zuckerberg
2013 Wealth: US$17 billion
Source of wealth: Self-made
Country of residence: U.S.
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