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Famous Entrepreneurs from the United States

List of notable or famous entrepreneurs from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top entrepreneurs born in the United States and even some popular entrepreneurs who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American entrepreneurs then this list is the perfect resource for you. These entrepreneurs are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known entrepreneur from the United States is included when available.

List features people like Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan.

This historic entrepreneurs from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American entrepreneurs of note?" and "Who are the most famous entrepreneurs from the United States?" These prominent entrepreneurs of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American entrepreneurs.

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    Lindsay Dee Lohan (born 2 July 1986) is an American actress, model and pop music singer. Lohan started in show business as a child fashion model for magazine advertisement and television commercials. At age 10, she began her acting career in a soap opera; at 11, she made her motion picture debut by ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 29
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Model, Designer + 3 more
    • Credits: Mean Girls, Freaky Friday, The Parent Trap, Machete, Ugly Betty + 21 more
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    Kimberly "Kim" Kardashian West is an American television and social media personality, socialite, and model. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Kardashian first gained media attention through her friendship with Paris Hilton, but she received wider notice after a 2003 sex tape with her former ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Model + 2 more
    • Credits: Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Disaster Movie, Dancing with the Stars, K and K Take, Kourtney & Kim Take Miami + 5 more
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    Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), also known as J. Lo, is an American actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, and singer. She became interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry following a minor role in the 1986 film My Little Girl, to the dismay of her Puerto ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Castle Hill, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter + 13 more
    • Credits: Antz, Ice Age: Continental Drift, American Idol, Out of Sight, Anaconda + 42 more
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    Paris Whitney Hilton is an American socialite, television personality, model, actress and singer. She is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. Born in New York City and raised there and in Beverly Hills, California, Hilton began her modeling career as a teenager when ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer + 6 more
    • Credits: Zoolander, House of Wax, Repo! The Genetic Opera, Wonderland, The Cat in the Hat + 30 more
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    Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Madonna is known for reinventing both her music and ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Screenwriter + 5 more
    • Credits: A League of Their Own, Dick Tracy, Die Another Day, Vision Quest, Evita + 23 more
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    Donald John Trump Sr. is an American business magnate, investor, television personality and author. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. Trump's extravagant lifestyle, outspoken manner, and role on the NBC reality show The Apprentice ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 69
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Investor, Entrepreneur, Real estate entrepreneur + 5 more
    • Credits: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Zoolander, The Apprentice, Eddie, The Little Rascals + 13 more
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    Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American actor, model, producer, director, activist, businessman, investor, writer, philanthropist, former professional bodybuilder, and politician. Schwarzenegger served two terms as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011. Schwarzenegger ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 68
    • Birthplace: Thal, Austria
    • Profession: Bodybuilder, Television director, Businessperson, Politician, Investor + 4 more
    • Credits: Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The Terminator, Predator, Batman & Robin, Total Recall + 51 more
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    Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name Jay Z, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. In 2014, Forbes estimated Jay Z's net worth at nearly $520 million. He is one of the world's ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Film Producer + 2 more
    • Credits: Paid in Full, Annie, State Property, Streets Is Watching, The Love We Make + 3 more
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    William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. Gates originally established his reputation as the co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest PC software company, with Paul Allen. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    • Profession: Programmer, Software Architect, Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur
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    Christopher Ashton Kutcher is an American actor, producer, investor and former model. Kutcher began his career as a model. He began his acting career portraying Michael Kelso in the Fox sitcom That '70s Show, which aired for eight seasons. He made his film debut in the romantic comedy Coming Soon and ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America
    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Model + 4 more
    • Credits: Two and a Half Men, That '70s Show, The Butterfly Effect, Valentine's Day, Robot Chicken + 47 more
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    Kourtney Mary Kardashian is an American television personality and model. In 2007, she and her family were commissioned to star in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its success led to the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami and Kourtney and Kim Take ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Socialite, Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Model + 1 more
    • Credits: Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Late Show with David Letterman, One Life to Live, K and K Take, Kourtney & Kim Take Miami + 3 more
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    Khloé Kardashian Odom is an American television personality. In 2007, she and her family were commissioned to star in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its success has led to the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami and Khloe & Lamar. In September ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Model, Author + 3 more
    • Credits: Keeping Up with the Kardashians, The Apprentice, K and K Take, The X Factor (U.S.), Khloe & Lamar + 3 more
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    Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, professional racing driver, auto racing team owner, environmentalist, social activist and philanthropist. He won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for best actor for his performance in the 1986 Martin Scorsese film The ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 83 (1925-2008)
    • Birthplace: Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Activist, Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Racing driver + 4 more
    • Credits: The Sting, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Cars, Road to Perdition, Cool Hand Luke + 83 more
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    Jenna Jameson is an American entrepreneur, webcam model and former pornographic film actress, who has been called the world's most famous adult-entertainment performer and "The Queen of Porn". She started acting in erotic videos in 1993 after having worked as a stripper and glamor model. By 1996, she ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America
    • Profession: Pornographic actor, Stripper, Nude Glamour Model, Entrepreneur, Film Producer + 2 more
    • Credits: Private Parts, Zombie Strippers, Evil Breed: The Legend of Samhain, ECW Hardcore TV, How to Make Love to a Woman + 40 more
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    Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook. Zuckerberg was made the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, Inc. in April 2013. and his personal wealth, as of March 2015, is ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Programmer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur
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    Kathleen Marie "Kathy" Ireland is an American model, actress, author and entrepreneur. Ireland was a supermodel in the 1980s and 1990s, best known for appearing in 13 consecutive Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues. In 1993, she founded a brand marketing company, "kathy ireland Worldwide", which has made ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 52
    • Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Editor, Entrepreneur, Model, Designer, Author + 1 more
    • Credits: Necessary Roughness, Dancing with the Stars, Once Upon a Christmas, Mr. Destiny, Loaded Weapon 1 + 11 more
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    Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, singer, entrepreneur investor and actor from New York City. Born in the South Jamaica neighborhood of the borough of Queens, Jackson began selling drugs at age twelve during the 1980s crack epidemic. Although he ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: South Jamaica, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Rapper, Investor, Entrepreneur, Film Producer + 2 more
    • Credits: Get Rich or Die Tryin', Escape Plan, Righteous Kill, Morning Glory, Odd Thomas + 49 more
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    Jacquelyn Ellen "Jaclyn" Smith is an American actress and businesswoman. She is best known as Kelly Garrett in the television series Charlie's Angels, and was the only original female lead to remain with the series for its complete run. Beginning in the 1980s, she began developing and marketing her own ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 70
    • Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Model, Actor
    • Credits: Charlie's Angels, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, The Night They Saved Christmas, The Bourne Identity, Shear Genius + 28 more
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    Cher is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model, fashion designer, television host, comedian, dancer, businesswoman, philanthropist, author, film producer, director, and record producer. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 69
    • Birthplace: El Centro, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Songwriter, Film Producer, Actor + 8 more
    • Credits: Moonstruck, The Witches of Eastwick, Stuck on You, Silkwood, Zookeeper + 21 more
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    Gene Simmons is an Israeli-born American rock bass guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, and television personality. Known by his stage persona The Demon, he is the bass guitarist/co-lead vocalist of Kiss, the rock band he co-founded in the early 1970s. With Kiss, Simmons ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: Tirat Carmel, Israel
    • Profession: Bassist, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Television producer + 8 more
    • Credits: Be Cool, Detroit Rock City, The Apprentice, The Runaway, The New Guy + 37 more
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