30 Richest Millennial Entrepreneurs

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20. Palmer Luckey
> Net worth: $730 million
> Company: Oculus
> Birth year: 25 years old

One of the youngest people to ever make a big splash in Silicon Valley, Palmer Luckey sold his virtual reality company Oculus VR to Facebook for $2 billion. Though alleged political donations to anti-Hillary Clinton sites seem to have gotten him blackballed from the tech world, Luckey is working on a new startup relating to military defense technology.

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19. Peter Szulczewski
> Net worth: $920 million
> Company: Wish
> Birth year: 36 years old

Peter Szulczewski has proven to be successful at anything he tries. After working as an engineer at Google, he founded online ad company ContextLogic, then really struck it big when he founded online shopping site Wish. Wish is reportedly valued at more than $4.5 billion.

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18. Evan Sharp
> Net worth: $1.04 billion
> Company: Pinterest
> Birth year: 35 years old

Evan Sharp, Paul Sciarra, and Ben Silbermann first founded a company Cold Brew Labs before coming up with the idea for Pinterest. The site’s popularity has grown dramatically, and Sharp still is chief creative officer at the company valued at $11 billion.

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17. Patrick Collison
> Net worth: $1 billion
> Company: Stripe
> Birth year: 29 years old

As small businesses have emerged in recent years, they also needed a way to accept online payments from their customers. Thanks to Stripe, founded by Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison, there is now another online payment platform. Though both have an equal fortune from Stripe, older brother Patrick is CEO.

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16. John Collison
> Net worth: $1 billion
> Company: Stripe
> Birth year: 27 years old

John Collison and his brother Patrick have worked to improve online money transactions for years. The two founded Auctomatic, which facilitated purchases on eBay and Amazon, and sold it in 2008. Then, while on vacation, they came up with the idea for online payment service Stripe, which made them even richer.