It is always good to learn from the ones who are successful. Most young entrepreneurs lack proper support and guidance. Hence, hence they either give up or waste their valuable time by wandering in the wrong direction. If this sounds like you, you’ll be glad to learn that approximately 1,146,000 adults became millionaires in 2019, says a report by BusinessInsider. Take a look at some of the upcoming decamillionaires in 2020. By the way, decamillionaires refers to people who are worth more than $10 million.
These Are the 5 Up-And-Coming Decamillionaires You Need to Watch for
1) Blake Ross
Blake Ross is a computer engineer who created Mozilla Firefox, a popular internet browser used all over the world. He is worth $150 million. Blake was born and raised in Florida and created his first website at the age of 10. The website was called AmericaOnline (also known as AOL). Later in his teenage years, Blake also worked for software giants like Netscape–which he later invested heavily in.
2) Peter Cashmore
Pete Cashmore is the founder of the popular tech blog Mashable. He created this blog at the age of 19–when he was in his native country Scotland. Later in his life, he was recognized by major media organizations like INC and Forbes as an innovator and one of the youngest entrepreneurs in the world. Peter’s estimated net worth is around $25 million.
3) Matthew Mickiewicz
Matthew Mickiewicz is a Polish entrepreneur who founded the popular web development blog SitePoint. SitePoint is one of the best resources for young software developers who cannot afford to invest money in courses or boot camps. Matthew has also co-founded ventures like Flippa, 99designs, and Hired. His net worth is estimated to be $100 million.
4) Andrew Mason
Andrew Mason is a Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania-based decamillionaire who founded the popular coupon company Groupon. Currently, Andrew is working with firms like Y Combinator, Descript, and Detour. As a techie working in a firm called InnerWorkings, Andrew came up with The Point, his first web application. Although the concept was quite successful, the investors had to change the name to Groupon. Groupon’s annual revenue is more than a billion dollars. Andrew himself is worth $250 million.
5) Matthew Mullenweg
Matthew Mullenweg is a former software developer who developed a free and open-source web software known as WordPress. Billions of websites today run on WordPress. In fact, WordPress is one of the reasons behind the uprisal of blogs. To build a stunning website, you don’t need to know computer programming. You don’t even need to be a tech-savvy person. Matthews’s net worth is estimated to be around $450 million.
These are the five up-and-coming decamillionaires you can learn a lot from. It is always inspiring to know that with grit and determination, even a nobody like Matthew Mullenweg or Blake Ross can reach great heights. You don’t have to aim to earn millions of dollars, just find ways to gradually raise your income. With time, you will reach your financial goals.