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The Most Successful Entrepreneurs In The World

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List of world famous entrepreneurs from an early age. These are the profiles of the most popular entrepreneurs that are worth emulating according to The Little Entrepreneur. These business leaders are from diverse domains and at top of their fields and are great role models.

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. 

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    Sam Walton
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    Walmart founder and the richest person in America for most of the '80s.

    Samuel Moore "Sam" Walton was an American businessman and entrepreneur best known for founding the retailers Walmart and Sam's Club.more

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    • Age: Died at 74 (1918-1992)
    • Birthplace: Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur
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    Ingvar Kamprad
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    Founder of IKEA thought to be worth over $43 billion.

    Ingvar Feodor Kamprad is a Swedish-German business magnate. He is the founder of IKEA, a Swedish retail company specialising in furniture and is one of the richest people in the world.more

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    • Age: age 89
    • Birthplace: Sweden, Eurasia, Ljungby Municipality, Euroregion Baltic, Småland, + more
    • Profession: Entrepreneur
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    Rapper turned media mogul and clothing entrepreneur.

    Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969),[1] currently known by his stage name Diddy, is an American record producer, rapper, actor, and men's fashion designer. He won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards, and his clothing line earned a Council of Fashion Designers of America award.more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Songwriter, Television producer, Musician, + more
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    Internet mogul who founded Paypal, SpaceX and Tesla Motors.

    Elon Reeve Musk is a South African-born, Canadian-American entrepreneur, engineer, inventor and investor. He is the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and chief product architect of Tesla Motors, and chairman of SolarCity. He is the founder of SpaceX and a cofounder of Paypal, Inc., Tesla Motors, and Zip2. He ...more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
    • Profession: Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Inventor, + more
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    Telecommunications and Internet billioinare who became media figure.

    Mark Cuban is an American businessman, investor, and owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV cable network AXS TV. He is also a "shark" investor on the television series Shark Tank. In 2011, Cuban wrote an e-book, How to Win at the ...more

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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Investor, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, + more
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    Spanish fashion and commerce billioinair

    Amancio Ortega Gaona is a Spanish fashion executive and founding chairman of the Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories retail shops. In March 2015, he was ranked as the fourth richest person in the world by Forbes with a net worth of USD $62.6 billion. The ...more

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    • Age: age 79
    • Birthplace: Province of León, Spain
    • Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur
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