The Rich, Young, and Famous Greek Tycoon Descendants

Do you know the world's youngest born billionaires? They have dated many of Hollywood's hottest celebrities and own countless estates and private islands around the world. Many of us can only dream of this lavish lifestyle of riches. This is the life of three young multi-billionaires Athina Onassis Miranda, Paris Latsis and Stavros Niarchos III.

Let's start off with Athina Onassis Miranda: Grand-daughter of Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis. She has been named 'the world's richest girl'. However, the world's richest girl has also been involved in plenty of turmoil.

Her mother Christina Onassis, never trusted Athina's father Thierry Roussel and arranged a Board of Administrators to have control over the money. The "four Greeks" since her childhood have had to approve all spending made on her behalf by her father from the Onassis inheritance which led her father to threaten constantly to move back to Paris, France with the family, where income taxes would cost the estate a "small fortune a year".

Born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, Athina is the only child of Christina Onassis (1950–1988) and her fourth  husband, Thierry Roussel, a French pharmaceutical heir. Her legal name was Athina Roussel before her marriage in December 2005. Now married to Alvaro Alfonso de Miranda Neto, she goes by "Athina Onassis Miranda."

Athina is worth billions and owns the Olympic Tower Building in New York City and the Greek Island of Skorpios. On her 18th birthday, she legally took control of half of her inheritance. At 21, she did not take control of the other half or become the president of the Onassis Foundation, with assets in excess of US$2.1 billion. The Foundation's has no interest in turning over control to Athina, who they say has no real qualifications to take on the role. They are not happy with Athina's lack of Greek culture and visits to Greece.

In 1999 at 13 years of age she said in court documents she felt "great aversion to anything Greek", even though her mother was Greek.

The next two billionaires are in the Hollywood spotlight and have both dated Paris Hilton. They are both also much wealthier than her and the Hiltons.

Our next billionaire is Paris Latsis, a 32 year old Greek shipping heir and socialite. He is the grandson of Yiannis "John S." Latsis. When his grandfather died in 2003, his fortune was estimated as the 101st largest in the world. Eventually the Latsis family expanded into banking, oil refining and real estate.  Forbes magazine recently estimated the Latsis family fortune at US $7.5 billion – placing them at No. 54 on the magazine's list of the world's richest people. He is also the former boyfriend of American socialite Paris Hilton.

Last, but not least is Stavros Niarchos III Part of a legendary Greek shipping family, his namesake grandfather Stavros "Golden Greek" Niarchos was a rival to legendary Aristotle Onassis.

This third-generation Niarchos, however, appears to have very different interests than his tycoon grandfather, having attended USC Film School where he graduated in May 2007, intending on a career in film.

However, he is best known for his relationships with Lindsay Lohan, Mary-Kate Olsen and most notably his on-again, off-again relationship with Paris Hilton.

By Staff Writer: Telis Lianos