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Meet the world’s youngest billionaire, a 19-year-old horse rider

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Meet the world's youngest billionaire, a 19-year-old horse rider

Alexandra Andresen is the world’s youngest billionaire. Heir to a family fortune built on tobacco, she debuts among the 2016 World’s Billionaires thanks to her stake in investment company Ferd that FORBES values at $1.2 billion.

Fresh out of high school, Alexandra is one of the most promising horseback riders in Norway, collecting trophies from competitions across Europe.

Meet the world's youngest billionaire, a 19-year-old horse rider

Equally wealthy is her sister, 20 year old Katharina, who is enrolled at Amsterdam University College where she is a freshman studying social science.

The sisters each own 42.2 percent of the private company and have for a while.  Ferd is a holding company with diverse interests spanning private equity holdings, real estate, security investments and a hedge fund.

Meet the world's youngest billionaire, a 19-year-old horse rider
 
 
 
Source: Forbes young billionaires