Who are the most successful businessmen in the world? All of these world famous entrepreneurs are unique in that they believed in themselves mostly since they were kids and worked towards that goal to success and fame.
Microsoft founder Gates is the richest person in the world, with a net worth of over $77 billion - virtually all of which he intends to give away.
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 ...more
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Profession: Programmer, Software Architect, Businessperson, Investor Entrepreneur
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Mexican telecommunicatons giant previously believed to be the richest man in the world.
Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world. Known as the "Warren Buffett of Mexico", Slim derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his ...more
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Financier
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Billionaire and founder of Virgin Group, comprising over 400 companies.
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English businessman and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies. At the age of sixteen his first business venture was a magazine called Student. In 1970, he set up a mail-order record business. In ...more
Birthplace: England, London
Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Investor, Entrepreneur Film Producer, + more
#90 on Celebrity Death Pool 2017
#21 on Famous People Named Ricksee more on Richard Branson
Founder and CEO of Dell Computers, worth $24 billion.
Michael Saul Dell is an American businessman and entrepreneur. Michael, founder and CEO of Dell, Inc. is listed as one of 2009 Forbes Billionaires. ...more
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America
Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur
#44 on The Top 100 Billionaires
#49 on The Top Billionaires 2013
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Oracle founder and CEO, now a full-time philanthropist.
Lawrence Joseph "Larry" Ellison is an American programmer, internet entrepreneur, adventurer, businessman and philanthropist. He was the Chief Executive Officer of the software company Oracle Corporation between its foundation in 1977 and 2014. In 2014, he was listed by Forbes as the ...more
Birthplace: Lower East Side, New York City, New York, United States of America
Profession: Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur
#5 on The Top 100 Billionairessee more on Larry Ellison
Google co-founder listed as the 21st wealthiest person in the world.
Sergey Brin, a native of Moscow, received a bachelor of science degree with honors in mathematics and computer science from the University of Maryland at College Park. He is currently on leave from the Ph.D. program in computer science at Stanford University, where he received his master's degree. ...more
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Profession: Executive Management, Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist Internet Entrepreneur
#107 on Famous American Inventors List
#25 on The Top 100 Billionairessee more on Sergey Brin
Co-founder of computer giant Hewlett Packard. Gave Bill Gates his first job.
Facebook founder worth over $47 billion. Takes a salary of one dollar.
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, ...more
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States of America
Profession: Programmer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur
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