An Influential person is usually defined by three determining factors, the power the person wields on a larger population, his financial soundness, and the area where his power is centred.
Achieving such a level of power early in life is remarkable and noteworthy. 2015 has a few such influential people below the age of 50, and some of them are listed below.
Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg at the age of 30 has the whole world hooked onto social media networks. With a networth of $33.3 billion and 8000 employees working for him, he is definitely the most influential.
The dictatorial leader of North Korea took his late father’s place in 2011 at the age of 28. He is highly influential wielding power over 25 million citizens and having around US$14 billion.
Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin
At 41 years, Google’s second brain of the pair is the director of Google X and Special Projects spearheading technological advances. His networth of $28.7 billion makes him highly influential.
The second brain behind Google and CEO of Google at only the age of 41 has a networth of $29.2 billion and leads a team of 55,000 people in 40 nations.
An inspirational entrepreneur, Elon Musk, is the brain behind Zip2- an internet city guide for newspapers, PayPal, Space X- for developing space vehicles and Tesla motors. His networth is $8.4 billion.
China’s largest search engine, Baidu, was founded by Robin Li at the age of 30. His company now offers Baidu Encyclopedia, Baidu Image Search, Baidu Legal and Patent Search, Baidu Video Search and Vaidu Love and his networth of US $ 15.7 makes him highly influential.
Microsoft’s CEO since Feb 2014, Satya Nadella at the age of 48 oversees the operations and execution of the world’s largest software company. Satya apart from his influential position takes home a salary of $84 million.