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2 NRIs In Richest American Entrepreneurs

Indians have always played prominent role in American business. In the Frobes Magazine list of 100 richest entrepreneurs of America under 40, not only did two NRIs find their place but stood with in the top 50. One of them is a south Indian too. The top three also are well know to the world with the social networking app and site.

Vivek Ramaswamy, a 30 year old young man was the 33 richest in the list of 100 with a net worth of 500 million USD. His source of income was sited to be investments by the Forbes. 40 richest was 29 year old Apoorva Mehta, CEO of Instacart a web based grocery delivery service with a net worth of 400 million USD

The top on the list was ofcource the Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zukerberg (31) with a net worth of 47.1 Billion USD. Second in line was his friend from college and Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz  with four times less the net worth of Zukerberg. Third was Jan Koum , who entered the US at 16. He started watspp in 2009 and later sold it to facebook  for $22 billion USD in 2014.