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.
Founder of Vera Wang Fashions, one of the most successful designers in history.
Vera Ellen Wang is an American fashion designer based in New York City and former figure skater. She is known for her wide range of haute couture bridesmaid gowns and wedding gown collections, as well as for her clientele of elite lady figure skaters, designing dresses for competitions and ...more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
Profession: Fashion designer, Designer
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Founder and CEO of Apple who revolutionized mobile computing.
Steven Paul Jobs was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the cofounder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic and design-driven pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential career in the computer and ...more
Age: Died at 56 (1955-2011)
Birthplace: California, United States of America
Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor, Designer
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Media billionaire and founder of TBS.
Robert Edward "Ted" Turner III is an American media mogul and philanthropist. As a businessman, he is known as founder of the Cable News Network more popularly known as CNN, the first 24-hour cable news channel. In addition, he founded WTBS, which pioneered the superstation concept in cable ...more
Birthplace: USA, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Basketball star who founded Magic Johnson Enterprises, investing in media and real estate.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player who played point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association for 13 seasons. After winning championships in high school and college, Johnson was selected first overall in the 1979 NBA draft by ...more
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
Profession: Talk show host, Basketball Coach, Basketball player, Television producer Entrepreneur, + more
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Yahoo! co-founder who has since helped fund over 50 startups.
Jerry Yang is a Taiwanese-born American internet entrepreneur, engineer, the co-founder and former CEO of Yahoo! Inc. ...more
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneursee more on Jerry Yang
High Tech Burrito / Jaded Toad BBQ & Grill
Birthplace: New York, United States of America
Profession: Entrepreneur, CEO, Restauranteur, Businessperson Inventor
Google co-founder and current CEO, worth $40 billion.
Larry Page was Google's founding CEO and grew the company to more than 200 employees and profitability before moving into his role as president of products in April 2001. He continues to share responsibility for Google's day-to-day operations with Eric Schmidt and Sergey Brin. The son ...more
Birthplace: East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist, Internet Entrepreneur
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Little Caesars Pizza founder, owns two professional sports teams, worth $5.4 billion.
Michael "Mike" Ilitch, Sr. is an American entrepreneur, founder and owner of the international fast food franchise Little Caesars Pizza. He owns the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League and Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball. Ilitch has been at the center of Detroit's downtown ...more
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
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