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How young rich-lister Sam Prince built the Zambrero fast-food empire

April 26th, 2017

In the past two years, Zambrero has more than doubled its reach from 71 to 164 stores, boosting his wealth as the sole owner of the franchise company. But it’s not just money that drives him; Dr Prince decided early on that he wanted to build philanthropy into his business model.

SAM Prince is one of Australia’s richest Gen Y-ers, but you wouldn't know it if you saw him walking down the street. 

The 33-year-old founder of Zambrero, Australia’s largest Mexican chain, is as relaxed and down-to-earth as they come — but he is a man on a mission.

Ranked 10th in last year’s BRW Young Rich List, which placed his net worth at $294 million, Dr Prince has been on a relentless campaign to grow the business he founded as a 21-year-old medical student in 2005 with just $17,000.

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