People become successful entrepreneurs at any stage of their lives. Some people take so many years to become successful while others start their own companies as their first job. While many entrepreneurs become successful after many years of real-world experiences and then establish their own companies but very few who become successful before 30. Here are some of these amazing and passionating young entrepreneurs who become successful entrepreneurs in their 20s and are the inspiration for the whole world.
13 SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS IN THEIR 20s
Time magazine named Mark Zuckerberg among the 100 most successful and influential entrepreneurs globally. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, born on May 14, 1984, in New York. He is an American programmer and an internet entrepreneur. Zuckerberg is the co-founder of famous social networking website Facebook. He is the chairman and executive of Facebook. Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellows at Harvard University launched Facebook from dormitory rooms of Harvard University and then introduced it worldwide. In a very short period of time, at the age of 23, Zuckerberg became a billionaire as a result of Facebook’s success. Now there are billion and trillions of Facebook users in the world.
Steven Paul Jobs was an American businessman who was born on February 24, 1955. He was among the entrepreneurs who become successful in their 20’s. He was the pioneer of the personal computer revolution with Steve Wozniak. He started Apple with Steve Wozniak when he was only 21. Jobs was also a board member of The Walt Disney Company and Apple Inc. He died on October 5, 2011. The net worth of Steve Jobs was almost $11 Billion before his death and of Apple was $132 Billion that was greater than Microsoft’s.
David Karp, an American web developer, and entrepreneur was born on July 6, 1986. He founded the short-form blogging site Tumblr and is the CEO of this popular blogging site. The net worth of Kerp exceeds $200 million and Tumblr is valued $800 million. Tumblr hosts over billions of blogs. Karp was named as Best young successful entrepreneur by BusinessWeek. He was also named as one of the top 35 pioneer globally in their 20’s. Karp started his career as an intern at the animation company where he made his first blogging platform. He also worked for online parenting forum Urban Baby. After that, he started his own software consulting company where he worked with Marco Arment on projects for their clients. During a break between contracts, both of them worked on microblogging website which was founded as Tumblr.
Matt Mullenweg, an American online social media entrepreneur, web developer and musician was born on January 11, 1984, in Texas, United States. Mullenweg was listed among the 50 most important people on the web by PC world and was the youngest in the list. He is living in San Francisco and is best known for developing the most famous software, WordPress, which is managed by The Word Press Foundation. After dropping from college and working at CNET Networking, Mullenweg left that job and formed Automattic, the business behind WordPress.com, Intense Debate, Akismet, Polldaddy and many more.He got success in his 20’s which is a point to ponder.
Blake Ross was nominated for top Rave Award in Wired magazine and was also on the hot list of Rolling Stone magazine. He becomes a very successful entrepreneur in his 20’s. Black Aaron Ross is an American Software engineer who was born on June 12, 1985. He created Mozilla Firefox browser with Dave Hyatta. Mozilla Firefox grabbed market’s share with 100 million downloads in few months. He also worked for Facebook as director and wrote a fan fiction play for the HBO comedy series which gained so much attention.
Larry Page, an American Computer scientist and an internet entrepreneur was born on March 26, 1973. He is the co-founder of Google Inc with Sergey Brin. Larry Page is the inventor of Page Rank which is the Google’s best-known search. Google has more than 55,600 employees and it operates in more than 40 countries. He is also a broad member of the XPRIZE foundation and was elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Larry Page got the Marconic Prize. Google was listed among the top websites by PC magazine. He has the net worth of $34.2 billion and is among the most successful entrepreneurs.
7. ELIZABETH HOLMES
Elizabeth Holmes is an American entrepreneur who was born on February 3, 1984. She is the CEO of a blood test company, Theranos which she founded at the age of 19. There are always great sufferings who makes up great people. For Elizabeth Holmes, it was the death of her uncle who got her to work for humanity. Elizabeth makes up a device through which diseases can be detected before they fully develop. This device saves the lives of many people. She is one of the youngest billionaires who got this great success in her 20’s. Her net worth is $4.6 Billion.
8. PEW DIE PIE
Pew Die Pie is a Swedish who was born on 24 October 1989. He is the web-based comedian and producer and is well known for his vlogs on Youtube and Let’s play commentaries. Pie Die Pie also released his video game on iOS and Android and became a billionaire at very young age. His Youtube channel has over 39 million subscribers and has been the most subscribed channel on Youtube. He received so many awards including Star Count Social Star Award, Shorty and Streamy Awards etc. His net worth is about $12, Million.
Jonathan Koon is an American-Chinese entrepreneur, designer and an artist who became a millionaire at the age of 16. He started his business by launching Extreme Performance motorsports, the company that import car tuning accessories from Asia. Later, he started patented car accessories like cell phone holders, air ionizers etc that became successful.After getting success in that, he established Koon Enterprises. Koon is the owner of Haculla Street Wear Brand, Private Stock and partnered with designer Domenico Vacca. He is also partnered with The Faberge Big Egg Hunt which is in New York. Jonathan Koon net worth is about $80, Million.
Bruce Lee, a Hong Kong American was born on November 27, 1940. He was an action filmmaker, martial artist, instructor, Philosopher and the founder of Jeet Kune Do. He is considered to be the most influential martial artist of all the time. His films elevated the traditional Hong Kong martial arts films to the next level of popularity. Bruce Lee was well known for his five feature length films. He was named as one of the most influential people in the 20th century by Time Magazine. His net worth was $10 Million before his death. Bruce Lee was also awarded the Prestigious Founders Award. He is also featured in games. He was among the top entrepreneurs who got successful at their young age before 30.
Daniel EK is ranked on 395th on the British rich list with the net worth of $400 Million. He is a Swedish young 28 years old entrepreneur and a technologist. He is the co-founder and CEO of Spotify, the music streaming service, a business that is worth around $1.1 Billion founded his first company at the age of 14, In 1997. Daniel has also been a part of the Nordic Auction Company Tradera and Evertigo. He was previously the CEO of utorrent. He was also inducted into Swedish Hall of Fame.
Carly Ward is a successful entrepreneur in her young age and is the CEO of YES Education and YES Network which is the multi Award winning society. She is among the most influential and successful woman in business globally.At the age of 19, In 2009, Carly Ward founded the ‘Young Entrepreneurs Society’ and a program 12 steps to be successful. YES is the only society for young entrepreneurs to get social, learn on a suitable platform.
At the early age, she was unemployed and wanted to start her own business but there was no proper guide and help for her except her elder brother. She was passionate and decided to create a programme with his brother David Cook for young entrepreneurs where they can guide and teach them the basic rules about business and how to become successful. She contacted some of the successful entrepreneurs and interviewed them.
13. SEAN BELNICK
Sean Belnick is among the entrepreneurs who became successful in their 20’s. He is an avatar and Founder of Bizchair.com, also its CEO. Bizchair.com was started when he was just 14 and now he is among the most successful men in the world. Bizchair.com has more than 165 employees presently and operates in 700,000 square feet of space. This company sells products all over the world with more than 40,000 products available on their website. Sean Belnick has the net worth of about $42 Million.