10 Billionaire Bachelors

10 Billionaire Bachelors
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10 Billionaire Bachelors
This year 110 unattached men, including singles, divorcees and widowers, with an average net worth of $4.1 billion, made Forbes' 22nd annual ranking of the World's Billionaires.

From that elite group of men, Forbes selected 10 of the most eligible to profile. Click through our gallery to see their top picks.

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Country: U.S.
Net Worth: $1.2 billion
Age: 40
Status: Single

Thiel co-founded PayPal, which he sold to eBay in 2002 for $1.5 billion. Two years later, he became Facebook's first outside investor, putting in $500,000. A chess prodigy, he was ranked seventh in the U.S. at age 12.
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Country: Lebanon
Net Worth: $2.3 billion
Age: 27
Status: Single

Youngest son of slain Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Al-Hariri, Fahd runs a fledgling design business in Paris where he, his mother and sister Hind live. Older brother Saad is the Lebanese parliamentary majority leader.
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Country: U.S.
Net Worth: $1.5 billion
Age: 23
Status: Single

Tech's newest golden boy is the youngest billionaire on the planet, as well as a bit of a philosopher. He founded social-networking site Facebook in February 2004 from his Harvard dorm room. Favorite band: Green Day.
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Country: U.K.
Net Worth: $1.4 billion
Age: 42
Status: Divorced

Ross co-founded Carphone Warehouse, the European mobile-phone retailer, with school friend Charles Dunstone in 1989. An arts lover, he stages operas at his weekend home in the country. In fact, he built a concert hall on his front lawn for these occasions.
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Country: Russia
Net Worth: $1.2 billion
Age: 35
Status: Single, 2 Children

A former architecture student, Polonsky is now one of the highest-profile real estate developers in Moscow. An extreme-sports lover, he hoped to fly on the International Space Station but was rejected because of his height. At 6 feet 4 inches, he is too tall.
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As part of the release of Forbes' 22nd annual World's Billionaires list, we take a look at some of this year's youngest members.

Click through our gallery for a glimpse of 10 individuals who are wealthy beyond their years. See what they are worth and how they obtained their fortunes.

Gallery: 10 Billionaires 35 and Under
Mad money does not always equal fame. These folks manage to skirt the public eye despite their billions. We're not talking about famous and reclusive. We're talking about being flat-out unknown among the masses.

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