The NEW richest teenager in the world after Clemente Del Vecchio turns 20

Imagine having enough money as a teenager that you never have to work a day in your life.

As reported by the South African website, the Italian newspaper Clemente Del Vecchio used to claim to be the richest teenager in the world.

However, that is no longer the case after Del Vecchio celebrated his 20th birthday on Tuesday this week.

Inherited his father’s fortune

Del Vecchio is one of six children Leonard Del Vecchiothe late president of EssilorLuxotticathe largest eyewear company in the world.

He inherited a 12.5% ​​stake in the Luxembourg holding company Delfin from his father after his death, along with his stepmother and six siblings.

In addition to EssilorLuxottica, Delfin also holds shares in the insurer Generali, the banks Mediobanca and UniCredit and the real estate developer Covivio.

He is one of two children Del Vecchio had with Sabina Grossi, Luxottica’s former head of investor relations, and his brother Luca.

After inheriting his share of his father’s fortune in 2022, Clemente became the world’s youngest billionaire at age 18.

Clemente Del Vecchio remains discreet and would not engage directly in his father’s businesses.

According to the Forbes Real Time Billionaires website, Clemente Del Vecchio is the 658th richest person in the world with a net worth of $4.8 billion (at the time of publication).

His title of “richest young man under 20 in the world” has now been inherited by the Brazilian. Livia Voigt.

Livia Voigt is one of the largest individual shareholders of WEG, the largest electric motor manufacturer in Latin America.

The company was co-founded by his grandfather Werner Ricardo Voigt with the late Eggon billionaires Joao da Silva and Geraldo Werninghaus.

A publicly traded multinational with factories in more than 10 countries, WEG had revenues of approximately $6 billion in 2022.

Livia does not serve on the board of directors or in any management position at WEG. She is currently attending university.

It is unclear when Voigt will celebrate his 20th birthday.

Voigt is currently the 2,623rd richest person in the world with a personal fortune of $1.1 billion.

She is the only teenage billionaire in the world according to Forbes.

Personal statistics of Clemente Del Vecchio

Born – May 14, 2004

Age – 19

Source of wealth – Glasses

Residence – Milan, Italy

Citizenship – Italy

Meanwhile, as reported by the South African website, the French founder, chairman and CEO of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton, Bernard Arnault, remains the richest man in the world.

The 75-year-old leads the way ahead of the American founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos and born in South Africa Elon Musk.

After Musk in the top 10, we find, in order, Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Ellison, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer.

Aside from Arnault, the rest of the top 10 are all American citizens.


Correct as of May 16, 2024 at 3:30 p.m. SA time