Top 10 Richest Bachelors In The World
Successful, intelligent, classy, and super-rich are some words that best describe the top 10 richest bachelors globally.
If you wonder who the world’s most prosperous bachelor is, you are in luck, as I would be listing these eligible men, who are also some of the richest in the single market.
While some are born into wealth, being heirs to business empires, others are self-made billionaires; read on to find out how some of the wealthiest bachelors in the world made their wealth.
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- Sergei Gordeev
Age: 49 years
Net Worth: $1.9 Billion
At number ten is Sergei Gordeev, a real estate developer. He got his wealth from buying industrial corporations, which he renovated into modern office complexes and sold off.
Sergei is currently the CEO and primary owner of PIK Group, a real estate development company with annual revenue of $900 million, based in Moscow.
The 49-year-old Russian entrepreneur is also well known for buying Melnikov House and converting it into an architectural museum.
- Drew Houston
Net Worth: $2.2 Billion
Drew Houston is the online storage service “Dropbox” co-founder alongside Arash Ferdowsi.
He is the ninth wealthiest bachelor globally, with a net worth of $2.2 Billion.
At the age of 24, the famous entrepreneur created the cloud storage service in 2007 and now owns about 25% stake. Dropbox currently has over half-billion users across the world.
Before Dropbox, Drew worked at HubSpot and Bit9; subsequently, he was invited to replace Reed Hastings as the Facebook board of directors.
- Gustav Magnar Witzoe
Age: 28 years
Net Worth: $4.3 Billion
Known as one of the youngest billionaires in the world, Gustav Magnar Witzøe is next on the list, with a net worth of $4.3 billion.
The Norwegian entrepreneur owns a 49% stake at Salmar ASA, a leading global salmon producer.
His father created the company and decided to pass the majority of the stake to his son.
As a result, Gustav Magnar became a billionaire from quite a young age.
He is quite an entrepreneur himself with heavy investments in tech startups.
Aside from business, Gustav is also involved in modeling, signed under Teams Models and Next Models.
Top 10 Richest Bachelors In The World
- Garrett Camp
Age 43 years
Net Worth: $4.6 Billion
Garret Camp is the face behind “Uber .”The Canadian innovator and businessman co-founded the ride-hailing application alongside Travis Kalanick in 2009.
Uber is quite popular across the world today; although Garret now owns only 5% of the company, he is still quite famous and wealthy.
With a net worth of $4.6 billion, he is one of the richest bachelors in the world.
He co-founded StumbleUpon, a web discovery service he sold to eBay for about $75 million.
In addition, he is the owner of the startup studio, “Expa,” and the cryptocurrency “Eco.”
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- Jan Koum
Age: 45 Years
Net Worth: $10.4 Billion
Next on the list is Ukrainian American billionaire, businessman, and computer programmer, Jan Koum, the co-founder of WhatsApp.
The former CEO of the mobile messaging application “WhatsApp” is currently one of the most prosperous bachelors with a net worth of $10.4 billion.
He met Brian Acton at Ernest & Young, and the two co-founded WhatsApp, which was later acquired in 2014 by Facebook Inc for $22 billion.
- Patrick Collison
Age: 33 years
Net Worth: $11.4 Billion
Patrick Collison is an Irish billionaire entrepreneur famous for being the co-founder and CEO of Stripe.
He, alongside his younger brother John Collision in 2010, created the online payment processor while in college. Stripe is now valued at over $20.25 billion.
Before, Stripe, Patrick co-founded “Automatic” a software brand he later sold for $5 million in 2008.
He is currently one of the most prosperous bachelors globally, with a net worth of $11.4 billion.
- John Collison
Age: 31 years
Net Worth: $11.4 Billion
At number four is John Collison, one of the youngest self-made billionaires.
The Irish billionaire and entrepreneur is the co-founder and President of Stripe.
He is the younger brother of Patrick Collision, with whom he founded Stripe in 2010.
Currently ranked as the fourth wealthiest bachelor globally, John has a net worth estimated at $11.4 billion.
In addition to being a programmer and inventor, the young billionaire is also a certified pilot.
- Mikhail Prokhorov
Age: 56 years
Net Worth: $14.0 Billion
The third world’s most prosperous bachelor is Mikhail Dmitrievitch Prokhorov, a self-made Russian billionaire politician known for being the former owner of the Brooklyn Nets.
Until 2018, Mikhail Prokhorov was the owner of the NBA Brooklyn Nets, with a 49% stake, which he later sold for $2.3 billion to Joseph Tsai.
The billionaire worth $14 million is said to be still single, although he is over 50 years old.
He is known to be a lady’s man, with no intention of settling down anytime soon.
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- Pavel Durov
Age: 37 years
Net Worth: $17.2 Billion
Pavel Durov is a Russian entrepreneur who rose to fame for the social chat application “Telegram Messenger.”
The social networking site currently has over 300 million users, and Pavel holds the majority of the company’s stake.
Before Telegram, the young inventor, alongside his brother Nikolai, created the social network Vkontakte (V.K.) in 2015.
After selling his hold in V.K for $300 million, Pavel left Russia and created Telegram.
In 2018, he, alongside his brother, got $1.7 billion from several investors to develop a Telegram-based blockchain, TON.
Pavel is a father of two although, he isn’t married.
- Robert Pera
Age: 43 years
Net Worth: $18.1 Billion
The most prosperous bachelor in the world is Robert Pera, the man behind Ubiquity Networks Inc., a global communications technology company.
Following the company going public in 2011, the 43-year-old entrepreneur succeeded in increasing the value of his company.
Although the Ubiquity Networks faced several challenges, Robert has been able to triple the value of his company, which in turn has increased his net worth, making him the most prosperous bachelor in the world with a net worth of $18.1 billion.
In addition to business, Robert also runs a charity foundation known as the “Grizzlies Foundation.”