Young black people who became millionaires before turning 18

Mildred Europa Taylor Feb 7, 2020 at 03:00pm

February 07, 2020 at 03:00 pm | Money Moves, Success Story

Mildred Europa Taylor

Mildred Europa Taylor | Associate Editor

February 07, 2020 at 03:00 pm | Money Moves, Success Story

Now 17, Moziah Bridges started his Memphis-based tie company, Mo’s Bows, when he was nine. Photo: Alternative News - Alternative Facts

Black people continue to own well-to-do businesses across the world despite the unfair political attacks they tend to face in many jurisdictions.

In the U.S., the more than 40 million black population is doing the same and in effect, generating revenue and creating jobs. This is in spite of challenges such as access to capital due to years of racial and economic discrimination.

It is now even more amazing that black children are learning from their parents and setting up their own businesses. At such young ages, they realize the value of entrepreneurship and have created successful businesses that have earned them a fortune.

The following young entrepreneurs made millions from their businesses before they were adults:

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