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Think You're Too Young To Start A Business? Think Again As Here Is A List Of The World's Youngest And Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Published Fri Jun 21 2019 By Dibas Pratap Basnet
Think You're Too Young To Start A Business? Think Again As Here Is A List Of The World's Youngest And Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is one of the trendiest jobs in the world and millions of people from all over the world have joined this field to make it big. People from all over the world take chances and become entrepreneurs.

This field has an element of risk taking which most people tend to shy away from they want to establish themselves and minimize them before starting a business. Similarly, they also require capital to set up a business which needs a lot of time to accumulate this is why most of the people involved in business were older.     

However, the trend is changing and younger people are also trying their hand in business. In fact, some of the best business people in the world were inclined to starting a business when they were young. We have compiled a list of the youngest entrepreneurs in the world below.

Top 10 Young Entrepreneurs In The World

1. Fraser Doherty

When most kids are playing or mingling with others at the age of 14, Fraser Doherty had already started his business. He learned how to make jam in his Grandmother’s kitchen in Scotland and used his skills to start a business.

Dohetry started a jam company
Dohetry started a jam company 

He became the youngest ever supplier to a major supermarket after his brand SuperJam pitched a supplying deal to the supermarket chain Waitrose. His net worth is estimated to be around $4 to $10 million.

2. Ashley Qualls

American entrepreneur Ashley Qualls reached millionaire status even before she hit 20. She started whateverlife.com in 2004 which specialized in and started earning $70,000 from ad revenue from its very first month.

Qualls is worth $8 million
Qualls is worth $8 million

An interesting fact about the $8 million worth entrepreneur took an $8 loan from her mother and earned 8750 times the borrowed amount in its first month.  

3. Cameron Johnson

Self-made millionaire Cameron Johnson was a millionaire before he was an adult. The multi-talented businessman has established various startups and is estimated to be worth millions as of June 2019. He started his career when he was just 9 years old creating a greeting card business.

Johnson is a multimillionaire
Johnson is a multimillionaire 

He is now one of the most well-respected figures in business. Some of his popular ventures are Surfingprizes.com, Tears Web Site. His reported monthly earnings are reported to be around $300,000-$400,000 per month.  

4. Juliette Brindak

Self-made millionaire Juliette Brindak had earned millions of dollars when she was just 16 years old. She started a business online by setting up the website Miss O and Friends which was a communication platform to communicate for pre-adolescent teens.

Brindak is worth $15 million
Brindak is worth $15 million 

She is worth around $15 million as of June 2019 according to the various online source.

5. Sean Belnick

Online chair selling mogul, Sean Belnick started a business when he was just 14 years old by selling chairs via his website BizChair.com, by the age of 20 he had already become a multimillionaire.  

Belnick is worth $42 million
Belnick is worth $42 million 

As of June 2019, he is worth around $42 million according to Quicken and he amassed it all by himself.

6. Adam Horwitz

Mobile Monopoly creator and YouTuber Adam Horwitz was developing software for mobile phones at the age of 15. After his creation Mobile Monopoly launched in the market it earned him $1.5 million in 3 days.

Horwitz made $1.5 million in 3 days
Horwitz made $1.5 million in 3 days 

His skills as a developer made him an almost instant millionaire. His net worth is sure to be somewhere in the millions.

7. Tyler Dikman

Owner, founder, and CEO of CoolTronics Tyler Dikman made a name for himself right from an early age and by 17 he was a millionaire. The small startup idea would blossom into a giant company worth millions by the time it was 2 years old.

Dikman is worth millions
Dikman is worth millions 

In fact, his company went on to earn more than $3.5 million. He started selling lemonade at stands in his yard when he was 5 years old and also charged $25 dollars for a minute of performing magic in front of family and friends when he was young.   

8. Nick D' Aloisio

The creator of the app Trimit (later changed to Summly) Nick D' Aloisio made himself a multimillionaire at the age of 18 by selling his app to Yahoo for around $30 million.  

D' Aloisio earned $30 million by selling his app to Yahoo
D' Aloisio earned $30 million by selling his app to Yahoo

He also worked as the product manager at Yahoo!, and is still open to new business ideas. In fact, he opened another new AI company In Stealth.   

9. Philip Hartman

The Young Inventor Of The Year of 2008, Philip Hartman invented a device that could defrost a windshield in 15 seconds. He was just 15 years old when he invented the device and he may earn a very decent amount from its sales. 

Hartman won Young Inventor Of The Year in 2008
Hartman won Young Inventor Of The Year in 2008

Similarly, he may also be worth millions, in an interview, he also encouraged other aspiring entrepreneurs to follow their dreams.

10. Savannah Britt

At the age of 15, Britt started her own magazine called Girlpez and set the record for being the youngest magazine publisher in the world. 

Britt started her own magazine at the age of 15
Britt started her own magazine at the age of 15

The magazine focuses on a variety of content that ranges from coverage of events to interviews and fashion content. 

Were you inspired by these entrepreneurs, we have listed a few ways in which you can start your own business with minimal capital here.