1. Nick Woodman, 39

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  • Title: CEO
  • Cash compensation: $2.7 million
  • Stock and options: $74.7 million

First published December 23, 2015: 6:05 PM ET
Source: Equilar
Total compensation is calculated as the sum of base salary, discretionary and performance-based cash bonuses, the grant-date fair value for stock and option awards during the fiscal year, and other compensation like benefits and perks. Equilar, an executive compensation data firm, looked at executives under age 40 at companies with at least $1 billion in market capitalization that filed proxy statements by November 4, 2015. Executives' ages are as of date of latest proxy. Pay data based on companies' fiscal year end of Dec. 2014 unless otherwise noted.