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July 30 04:51

5 self-made billionaires

5 billionaires who crossed the $1 billion milestone before 30
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5 billionaires who crossed the $1 billion milestone before 30
Patrick Collison, 28
Patrick Collison joined the elite ranks of people who become billionaires before turning 30 at age 28 in 2016. Stripe, an online-payments company founded by Collison and his brother John, reached a $9.2 billion valuation after raising $150 million from Alphabet's investment division, pushing both brothers into the billionaire range.
Bobby Murphy, 27
Snapchat cofounder Murphy passed the billionaire mark in 2015 at age 27, according to Forbes.
Dustin Moskovitz, 26
Moskovitz made Forbes' billionaires list for the first time in 2010, at the age of 26. While Moskovitz left Facebook in 2008, after serving as its first chief technology officer, his 6% stake in Facebook was almost entirely responsible for his place on the list.
John Collison, 26
John Collison was two years younger than his brother Patrick when they both became billionaires in 2016.
Evan Spiegel, 25
The Snapchat CEO and cofounder was just 25 when he first earned a spot on Forbes' billionaires list in 2015.