Fitness entrepreneur Kayla Itsines is the top female coming in at joint #5 and #6 with her fiancé Tobi Pearce.
The couple have joint wealth of $486 million and are the wealthiest self-made 20-somethings in Australia after enjoying enormous success with their fitness app Sweat.
Meanwhile, for a record seventh year, Atlassian co-founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar (joint #1 & #2) top the combined 2018 Financial Review Young Rich List with a record $14.2 billion.
The Top 5 women are:
- Kayla Itsines - $486 million (5, 6) *
- Cyan Ta’eed - $428 million (8, 9) *
- Melanie Perkins - $177 million (17, 18) *
- Miranda Kerr - $52 million (52)
- Emily Skye - $36 million (67, 68) *
*shared wealth with their partner.
Rich List editor, Julie-anne Sprague said it’s been an illuminating experience finding out who got the top spot.
“I’ve enjoyed learning about some clever ideas that have made young entrepreneurs wealthy. It’s been fascinating to see what happens behind the scenes, especially the attempts made by some Young Rich Listers to get off the list.’
Other big names on the list include Chris Hemsworth (coming is at 49) and sporting stars like Harry Kewell (48), Tim Cahill (63) and Steve Smith (95).