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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.

Use this list of renowned American entrepreneurs to discover some new entrepreneurs that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (1000 items)
Lindsay Lohan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from the United States
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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

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Age: 30

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Model Designer, + more

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Kim Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from the United States
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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 ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur Model, + more

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Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from the United States
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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

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Age: 47

Birthplace: Castle Hill, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson Songwriter, + more

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#97 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#38 on The Best Current Female Singers

#61 on The Female Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

#70 on The Greatest Women in Music, 1980s to Today

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Paris Hilton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from the United States
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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 ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur Film Producer, + more

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#8 on The Most Immature Adult Celebs

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from the United States
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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

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Age: 58

Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

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#11 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#55 on The Best Singers of All Time

#22 on The Best Current Female Singers

#24 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

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Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from the United States
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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 ...more

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Age: 70

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from the United States
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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

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Age: 69

Birthplace: Thal, Austria

Profession: Bodybuilder, Television director, Businessperson, Politician Investor, + more

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Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from the United States
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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

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Age: 47

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Entrepreneur Film Producer, + more

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#6 on The Greatest Rappers of All Time

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