The Richest Self-Made Billionaires in the World

Elon Musk

There are plenty of people out there in the world who have inherited their wealth thanks in large part to their family’s success. Not all of them are billionaires, but wealth is often generational. 

However, there are many billionaires around the world who have come from very humble beginnings. Though these self-made billionaires come from a number of countries and backgrounds, there is a common denominator that seems to unite them all — they were interested in business at a very young age. 

From major real estate investors to groundbreaking tech minds, here are the richest self-made billionaires in the world.