Grant Suneson, 24/7 Wall Street Published 6:00 a.m. ET March 19, 2019 | Updated 7:08 a.m. ET March 19, 2019


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Like many generations before them, millennials are often accused of being lazy or entitled by their elders. Yet many young people have worked hard and innovated to create a new wave of businesses that have disrupted entrenched industries – and made their millennial founders ultra-wealthy in the process.

24/7 Wall St. reviewed media outlets such as Forbes and Bloomberg to determine the wealthiest self-made millennials – those born between 1981 and 1996 – by net worth.

Unsurprisingly, nearly all of the richest millennial entrepreneurs earned their money in tech industries. Ubiquitous