Top 10 Youngest Achievers of the World in 2016
It’s a matter of proud for 10KeyThings to felicitate the young achievers for excellence in diverse fields from across the world. Here, we introduce you to this year’s 10 young achievers, some of who have already met fame, others who are training hard to do the world proud and still others who work quietly in the service of their nation.
1. YOUNGEST PROFESSIONAL SINGER
The World Record of the youngest professional singer has been achieved by Master Satyam Upadhyay (11 years 07 months) from Gurgaon, Haryana, India. On February 19, 2016, Satyam performed in a live concert at Ambience Mall, Gurgaon. This tiny package of talent has been performing in various stage shows in India as a professional singer for quite a long time now.
2. YOUNGEST WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER
The World Record of the youngest wildlife photographer has been achieved by Master Carlos Pérez Naval (9 years) from Spain. Carlos devotes many hours of unmatched efforts to click unique, precise and professional photographs of wildlife. His photography has also been recognized by the National History Museum, London.
3. YOUNGEST PROFESSIONAL ACCORDION PLAYER
The World Record of the youngest professional accordion player has been achieved by Master Guyland Leday (10 years) from USA. Maestro Guyland has been entertaining audiences with his fast-moving fingers in live concerts since he was 5 years old. He also got featured in HBO’s family documentary ‘The Music in Me’ a while ago.
4. YOUNGEST PERSON TO REACH THE SOUTH POLE
The World Record of the youngest person to reach the South Pole has been achieved by Lewis Clarke (16 years) from Bristol, UK. Lewis trekked the 702-mile route from the Antarctic coast to the South Pole. He spent almost 50 days on ice, skiing for an average of eight hours a day and faced temperatures as low as -50 degrees celsius and winds of 120mph.
5. YOUNGEST COMPUTER EXPERT
The World Record of the youngest computer expert has been achieved by Wasik Farhan Roopkotha (7 years) from Dhaka, Bangladesh. Wasik started showing an aptitude for computers and mathematics since he was a toddler. He mastered many complicated games and was able to install them just after he turned two. Not only this, this wonder kid learned how to build computer programs and download game emulators at the age of four.
6. YOUNGEST TO CLIMB MOUNT EVEREST
The World Record of the youngest to climb Mount Everest has been achieved by Temba Tsheri Sherpa (16 years and 14 days) from Dolkha, Nepal. His treks were sponsored by the Dholka Foundation, Thamserku Trekking, Yeti Domestic Airlines and Siddhartha Vanasthali Institute. Temba Tsheri Sherpa is currently the Managing Director of Dreamers Destination Treks and Expedition.
7. YOUNGEST MAYOR
The World Record of becoming the youngest mayor has been achieved by Robert Bobby Tufts (4 years) from Dorset, Minnesota, USA. Bobby commands a great deal of respect in America and is one of the country’s top law enforcement officer.
8. YOUNGEST TO SPEAK MAXIMUM LANGUAGES
The World record of speaking maximum languages at teen age has been achieved by 16-year-old Timothy Doner from New York, US. Some of the languages that he can speak are French, Latin, Ancient Greek, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew, Farsi, Pashto, Indonesian, Russian, German, Turkish Wolof, Hebrew, Hindi and Swahili. Surprisingly, he has learned all the 23 languages himself.
9. YOUNGEST BUSINESSMAN
The World Record of the youngest businessman has been achieved by Harli Jordean (8 years) from Stoke Newington, London, UK. He is engaged in buying stock, liaising with suppliers and handling orders for his internet marble empire; ‘Marble King’ for quite a long time now. When all other kids are busy in playing computer games and watching cartoons, Harli is busy in cracking business deals.
10. YOUNGEST PERSON TO HAVE A BLACK BELT IN KARATE
Christian Gregrov of St. Petersburg, Russia became the youngest person ever to have earned a black belt in the discipline of Karate, recently. He has been learning ancient martial arts at Alexander Martial Arts Academy since the age of 2. His parents support him in every way possible and that’s why Christian believes that they are the true people behind his success.
Hence, equipped with ambition, passion and grit, we believe there’s nothing stopping today’s youth from achieving their aim and fulfilling their dreams.
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