REVEALED: Australia’s richest celebrities for 2021 as Chris Hemsworth and Margot Robbie star in the annual Young Rich List
The Australian Financial Review’s annual Young Rich List comes out for 2021, with some familiar faces appearing on the list this year.
The list of the richest self-made Australians under 40 has been on the list since 2003, and for the first time Canva co-founders Melanie Perkins and Clive Obrecht are ahead with a fortune of 16.5 billion US dollars.
The list also featured a range of entertainment and public figures, including model and beauty entrepreneur Miranda Kerr, actor Chris Hemsworth, model Jennifer Hawkins, and actress Margot Robbie.
No wonder they made it into the top 100 this year as they were on the list last year too.
Miranda landed at number 52 on the overall list of 100 with an estimated net worth of $ 124 million (up from $ 120 million) in manufacturing and retailing.
Chris Hemsworth left and Miranda Kerr. Photo credit: James D. Morgan / David M. Benett/GETTY
Chris followed closely in 56th place with $ 105 million on his name, up from $ 90 million in the arts last year.
Jennifer ranked 68th in production and retail and Margot ranked 72nd in the arts, at an estimated $ 72 million (up from $ 60 million) and $ 62 million (up from $ 55 million), respectively.
This year’s list also marks the first time since 2007 that Atlassian co-founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar, both of whom are too old to qualify as AFR grades.
The median age of the Young Rich List is 35, with the youngest members of the list, both aged 25, being basketball player Ben Simmons valued at $ 105 million (# 57) and Ash Barty valued at $ 37 million ( versus $ 28 million last year).
Australia’s richest young-rich sports star is Andrew Bogut, who despite his retirement is worth $ 116 million (54th place), closely followed by Daniel Ricciardo (55th place) worth $ 110 million.
The boom in health and wellness spending also led blogger Jessica Sepel, JSHealth Vitamins, and husband Dean Steingold to develop its vitamin line, making its debut on the Young Rich List with a fortune of $ 426 million 24 and 25).
Melanie was at the top of the list. Photo credit: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile for Web Summit over Ge
Kayla Itsines, founder of fitness app Sweat, is valued at $ 164 million and ranks 39th, and influencer Tammy Hembrow, who is behind fitness app Tammy Fit, is valued at $ 38 million (96th).
Stephanie Miller, better known as Steph Claire Smith, is worth an estimated net worth of $ 36 million (# 100) thanks to the success of Keep It Cleaner, which she co-founded.
Keep scrolling to find out who are the 10 richest self-made Australians under 40 for 2021, according to the AFR’s Young Rich List 2021.
TOP 10 (worth a total of 26.98 billion US dollars)
1 & 2. Melanie Perkins and Cliff Obrecht, 34 & 35, $ 16.5 billion (up from $ 3.43 billion) – Canva
3. Nicholas Molnar, 31, $ 2.78 billion (up from $ 2.22 billion) postpayment
4. Laurence Escalante, $ 40, $ 2.68 billion (up from $ 919 million) – Virtual Gaming Worlds
5. Sam Prince, 38, $ 1.1 billion (up from $ 381 million) – Zambrero Mexican Restaurant & Healthcare
6. Mushroom Lam, $ 40, $ 1.02 billion (up from $ 273 million) – online retail
7. Cain Warwick, $ 40.879 million (Debutant) – Synthetix & Cryptocurrency
8. Owen Kerr, $ 37.728 million (up from $ 617 million) – Pepperstone Financial Services
9. Cyan Ta’eed, $ 40.664 million (up from $ 566 million) – Envato & Technology
10 & 11. Tah-nee & Simon Beard, 33 & 37, $ 626 million (debutant) – Culture Kings
The entire Financial Review Young Rich List is available here.