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Famous Entrepreneurs from the United States

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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.

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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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    Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (; born May 14, 1984) is an American technology entrepreneur and...  more

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    Howard D. Schultz (born July 19, 1953) is an American businessman and multi-billionaire. He...  more

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    Jeff Bezos

    Age: 56
    Jeffrey Preston Bezos (; né Jorgensen; January 12, 1964) is an American technology...  more

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    George Westinghouse

    Dec. at 68 (1846-1914)
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    Larry Page

    Age: 47
    Lawrence Edward Page (born March 26, 1973) is an American computer scientist and Internet...  more

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    #1044 of 2,753 The Most Influential People of All Time#12 of 54 The Most Influential CEOs of All Time

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    Henry Ford

    Dec. at 84 (1863-1947)
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    George Soros, Hon (born Schwartz György; August 12, 1930) is a Hungarian-American investor...  more

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    Ralph Lauren, KBE (né Lifshitz; born October 14, 1939) is an American fashion designer,...  more

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    Paul Newman

    Dec. at 83 (1925-2008)
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    Kathleen Marie Ireland (born March 20, 1963) is an American model and actress, turned author...  more

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    Kenneth Ray Rogers (August 21, 1938 – March 20, 2020) was a retired American singer,...  more

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    George Walton Lucas Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American filmmaker and entrepreneur. Lucas...  more

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    Bethenny Frankel (born November 4, 1970) is an American reality television personality,...  more

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    Orville Redenbacher

    Dec. at 88 (1907-1995)
    Orville Clarence Redenbacher (July 16, 1907 – September 19, 1995) was an American businessman...  more
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    Jimmy Dean

    Dec. at 82 (1928-2010)
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    Lindsay Dee Lohan (; born July 2, 1986) is an American actress, singer-songwriter,...  more

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    Andrew Breitbart

    Dec. at 43 (1969-2012)
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    Kimberly Noel Kardashian West (born October 21, 1980) is an American media personality,...  more

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    Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), nicknamed "J-Lo", is an American actress, singer,...  more

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    Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an American media personality, businesswoman,...  more

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    Age: 62
    Madonna Louise Ciccone (, Italian: [tʃikˈkoːne]; born August 16, 1958) is an American singer,...  more

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    Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 45th...  more

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    Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (; German: [ˈaɐ̯nɔlt ˈʃvaɐ̯tsn̩ˌʔɛɡɐ]; born July 30, 1947) is an...  more

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    Age: 50
    Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized as JAY-Z),...  more

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    Bill Gates

    Age: 64
    William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor,...  more

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