The richest person in the world today from each generation

Using data from Wealth-X and Bloomberg, Bankrate has charted the richest person in each age group – from a 20-something billionaire, to an aged stalwart in her 90s.

According to to the data, Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel, at the tender age of 25, is the richest man in his age group, with a net worth of $2 billion.

Principal shareholder of L’Oreal, Liliane Bettencourt, is not only the oldest billionaire at 93 years, but also the world’s richest woman in the world, with a net worth of over $33 billion.

Evan Spiegel (25)
Evan Spiegel (25)
Liliane Bettencourt (93)
Liliane Bettencourt (93)

At the age of 60, the world’s richest man, Bill Gates, stepped away from being the richest person in their 50s to being the richest person in their 60s.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, at age 51, is now the richest person in their 50s.

Here’s the full table, courtesy of Bankrate.

Age group Name Age Source Wealth
20s Evan Spiegel 25 Snapchat $2 billion
30s Mark Zuckerberg 31 Facebook $46 billion
40s Larry Page 42 Google $39 billion
50s Jeff Bezos 51 Amazon $58 billion
60s Bill Gates 60 Microsoft $82 billion
70s Amancio Ortega 79 Inditex $73 billion
80s Warren Buffet 85 Berkshire Hathaway $62 billion
90s Liliane Bettencourt 93 L’Oreal $33 billion

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