Millionaires and billionaires are celebrated around the world. People are always on the lookout for the next millionaire or billionaire who made it to the list as well as for the current millionaires or billionaires who have been eliminated from the list. People look up to these millionaires and billionaires for inspiration because gaining these titles are by no means an easy feat. While some may have inherited the fortunes from their families, some have worked really hard to be where they are. Often, the spotlight is on male millionaires and billionaires. Now, we are turning the spotlight onto the youngest female billionaires.
Below are the stories of some of the youngest female billionaires in the world and how they made so much money at such young ages.
Elizabeth Holmes is 31 years old and she is worth $4.6 billion. She funded a blood testing company known as Theranos after dropping out of Stanford. She used her education fund to start her company. Her company is worth around $9 billion with her having 50% stake. Theranos uses a painless way to draw blood from patients. The painless prick they use is said to cost less than commercial labs.