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Teenage Horse Rider Became The World's Youngest Billionaire

03 March 2016
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As soon as graduating from high-school, the 19 year old Alexandra Andresen of Norway has been named as the "World's Youngest Billionaire" by Forbes ranking with the estimation of $ 1.2 billion (or 862 million euro).

Alexandra Andresen is a professional dressage competitor with the rank of 1475th richest people in the world. Her sister Katharina, aged 20 have also appeared on the list. This professional horse rider, accumulated her fortune from her father Johan F. Andreson holdings in 2007. Her family made the fortune from the tobacco industry and her great, great ancestor grandfather was the one who founded the Norway's biggest cigarette manufacturer in 1849. But in 2005, Andersen sold the company for some reason for $ 500 million.

Despite her incredible personal wealth, Miss Andresen appears to be more at home with her horses and lives in Germany with her boyfriend - Joachim Tollefsen, 24, Norwegian professional athlete, master of sport of mixed martial arts. For the first time she sat on the horse, or rather a tiny pony, at age three, and in 2013, she won a bronze medal at the European Junior Championships and in 2014 she surpassed itself and won silver.

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