Tech Takeover – Millennials In Tech Taking Over This Year’s Forbes 400 List

Social Media has reached its peak this year, no doubt about it. While the numbers reign in for the 2018 Forbes 400 List, at least 65 of the names on the list are curators in tech, and 5 of the 12 who are under the age 40 are ranking in their fortunes from social apps.

The youngest on the list for the fourth year in a row is 28 year-old Evan Spiegel, the Co-Founder and CEO of Snapchat with a current networth of $2.3B.

  Snapchat co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel at TechCrunch Disrupt
Snapchat co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel at TechCrunch Disrupt

You can find the full Forbes 2018 list here.

Here’s some of the Millennial Billionaires that made the list:

Mark Zuckerberg, Age 34

Source: self-made, Facebook

Net worth: $61 billion

Lukas Walton, Age 32

Source: inherited, Walmart

Net worth: $15.3 billion

Dustin Moskovitz, Age 34

Source: self-made, Facebook

Net worth: $10.9 billion

Nathan Blecharczyk, Age 35

Source: self-made, Airbnb

Net worth: $3.7 billion

Brian Chesky, Age 37

Source: self-made, Airbnb

Net worth: $3.7 billion

Joe Gebbia, Age 37

Source: self-made, Airbnb

Net worth: $3.7 billion

Lynsi Synder, Age 36

Source: inherited, In-N-Out

Net worth: $3 billion

Drew Houston, Age 35

Source: self-made, Dropbox

Net worth: $2.7 billion

Sean Parker, age 38

Source: self-made, Facebook

Net worth: $2.7 billion

Bobby Murphy, Age 30

Source: self-made, Snap

Net worth: $2.3 billion

Evan Spiegel, age 28

Source: self-made, Snap

Net worth: $2.3 billion

List: Courtesy of Forbes 

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Lauren Lacey

Lauren Lacey is a freelance writer, blogger, and self published author from Brooklyn, NY, currently residing in Atlanta, GA. You can follow her on Instagram via @xlaurenlacey

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