Indian-Origin CEO Ranked Among World's Top 10 Wealthiest People Under 40

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New York: Indian-origin billionaire Arun Pudur has been ranked among the world's top ten richest individuals under 40 by Wealth-X, a global wealth intelligence and prospecting company. Malaysia-based Mr Pudur, who is CEO of software firm Celframe Technology Group of Companies, has been ranked at 10th position on the list with a personal fortune of $4 billion.

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has topped the list. Mr Zuckerberg is followed by another Facebook employee Dustin Moskovitz and WhatsApp co-founder and CEO Jan Koum in the second and third position respectively.

"The list is dominated by male technopreneurs, with four of the men deriving their fortunes from their early involvement in Facebook," Wealth-X added.

Zuckerberg, 30, has a networth of $35.1 billion, which is more than 40 per cent of the combined networth of all the other billionaires on the list, said Wealth-X.

Dustin Moskovitz, Facebook's third employee and the youngest individual on the list, has a fortune of $7.7 billion, while Jan Koum's personal wealth stood at $7.7 billion.

Mobile messaging application WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook in 2014 for $19 billion.