Stacey Bendet of Alice & Olivia, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook (above) are among the new crop of young millionaires.
For many, the American dream isn't just to become a millionaire -- it's to become a young millionaire. There's something to be said for coming up with a million-dollar idea relatively early in the game of life.
With original whiz kids like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs paving the way, a new generation of entrepreneurs is putting their own spin on success -- and making a lot of money along the way. How did they do it? While they may have taken slightly different paths, these young millionaires all found a way to turn unique ideas into lucrative ventures. Here's a closer look.