Young Rich List 2019: Australias Wealthiest People Under 40 | Men's Health Magazine Australia

Meet Australia’s Wealthiest People Under 40

The Young Rich List of 2019, courtesy of The Australian Financial Review, is in with the co-founders of Aussie tech unicorn Atlassian taking the top spots. 

Mike Cannon-Brookes narrowly pipped his business partner Scott Farquhar as the wealthiest Aussie under 40 with a net worth of $13,499. The Atlassian pair topped the list for the eighth consecutive year. 

The 39-year-olds are well ahead of their competition. Coming in at third are the brains behind graphic design website Canva, Melanie Perkins and Cliff Obrecht. They amassed a net worth of $1.4 billion.

Meanwhile fitness entrepreneurs Kayla Itsines and Tobi Pearce (just 28 and 27-years-old respectively) are the youngest to be included on the list. They ranked 10th with a combined worth of $486 million, courtesy of their workout app ‘Sweat’.

Here’s the full list of the top 10 below. 

  1. Mike Cannon Brookes – $13.499 billion
  2. Scot Farquhar – $13.215 bullion
  3. Melanie Perkins and Cliff Obreacht – $1.350 billion
  4. Collis and Cyan Ta-eed -$799 million
  5. Ori Allon – $747 million
  6. Peter Greensill – $745 million
  7. Shangin ‘Jin’ Lin – $659 million
  8. Tim Gurner – $608 million
  9. Nicholas Molnar – $564 million
  10. Kayla Itsines and Tobi Pearce – $486 million

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