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Top 11 Richest Entrepreneurs in 2020 & Success Lists

Successful Entrepreneurs Think Differently and Learning Life lessons from failure to success journey. The Top 11 Greatest Entrepreneurs in the world lists are given below:

Posted: Nov. 18, 2019

From old companies such as Ford Motor Company, Standard Oil and Carnegie Steel Company, to present or currently successful companies such as Facebook and Google, American entrepreneurs have reshaped how the world operates.

The following are the top 11 most successful Entrepreneurs in 2020 lists.

10.JEFF BEZOS

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Jeff Bezos - CEO of Amazon

Description: Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American internet and aerospace entrepreneur, media proprietor, and investor. He is best known as the founder, CEO, and president of Amazon.com, Inc. Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and raised in Houston, Texas.

Net worth: 108.6 billion USD (2019) Trending

Born: January 12, 1964 (age 55 years), Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Height: 1.71 m

Children: 4

Spouse: MacKenzie Bezos (m. 1993; div. 2019)

Education:

  • Princeton University (1986),
  • River Oaks Elementary School,
  • Miami Palmetto Senior High School,
  • University of Florida

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9. LARRY ELISON

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The life and rise of billionaire Oracle founder and international playboy Larry Ellison, who dropped out of college twice and has a $68 billion fortune.

Lawrence Joseph Ellison (born August 17, 1944) is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is a co-founder and the executive chairman and chief technology officer (CTO) of Oracle Corporation. As of October 2019, he was listed by Forbes magazine as the fourth-wealthiest person in the United States and as the sixth-wealthiest in the world, with a fortune of $69.1 billion, increased from $54.5 billion in 2018.

8. Mark Zuckerberg

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Mark Zuckerberg - Chief Executive Officer of Facebook

Description: Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American internet entrepreneur and philanthropist. Zuckerberg is known for co-founding and leading Facebook as its chairman and chief executive officer. He also co-founded and is a board member of the solar sail spacecraft development project Breakthrough Starshot. Wikipedia

Born: May 14, 1984 (age 35 years), White Plains, New York, United States

Net worth: 72.3 billion USD (2019)

Spouse: Priscilla Chan (m. 2012)

Salary: One-dollar salary

Education: Harvard University (2002–2004), MORE

Children: Maxima Chan Zuckerberg, August Chan Zuckerberg

7. Michael Bloomberg

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Founder of Bloomberg LP & Bloomberg Philanthropies, and 108th Mayor of New York City

Michael R. Bloomberg is an entrepreneur and three-term Mayor of New York City whose innovations in government and philanthropy have made him a global leader on climate change, public health, education, and other critical issues facing America and the world.

Born in Boston on February 14, 1942 and raised in a middle class home in Medford, Massachusetts, Michael Bloomberg attended Johns Hopkins University, where he paid his tuition by taking out loans and working as a parking lot attendant. After college, he attended Harvard Business School and in 1966 was hired by a Wall Street firm, Salomon Brothers, for an entry-level job.

Bloomberg quickly rose through the ranks at Salomon, overseeing equity trading and sales before heading up the firm’s information systems. When Salomon was acquired in 1981, he was let go from the firm. With a vision of an information technology company that would bring transparency and efficiency to the buying and selling of financial securities, he launched a small startup in a one room office. Today, Bloomberg LP is a global company that employs nearly 20,000 people in 176 locations in 120 countries.

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6. Larry Page

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Lawrence Edward Page is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur. He is best known for being one of the co-founders of Google along with Sergey Brin. Page is the chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc.

Born: March 26, 1973 (age 46 years), East Lansing, Michigan, United States

Net worth: 60.5 billion USD (2019)

Spouse: Lucinda Southworth (m. 2007)

Salary: One-dollar salary

Education: East Lansing High School (1987–1991), MORE

Quotes

  • If you're changing the world, you're working on important things. You're excited to get up in the morning.
  • You never lose a dream. It just incubates as a hobby.

5. Warren Buffet

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Warren Buffett - CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

Description: Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist, who is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and has a net worth of US$82 billion as of July 18, 2019, making him the third-wealthiest person in the world.

Born: August 30, 1930 (age 89 years),

Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Net worth: 86.6 billion USD (2019)

Spouse:

  • Astrid Menks (m. 2006),
  • Susan Buffett (m. 1952–2004)

Education: Columbia Business School (1950–1951), MORE

Quotes:

  • We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.
  • Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

4. Bill Gates

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Bill Gates - American business magnate

Description: William Henry Gates III is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. Wikipedia

Born: October 28, 1955 (age 64 years), Seattle, Washington, United States

Net worth: 107.4 billion USD (2019)

Spouse: Melinda Gates (m. 1994)

Children: Phoebe Adele Gates, Rory John Gates, Jennifer Katharine Gates

Education: Harvard College (1973–1975), Lakeside School (1967–1973)

3. Elon Musk

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Elon Musk - CEO of SpaceX

Description: Elon Reeve Musk FRS is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and engineer. He holds South African, Canadian, and U.S. citizenship and is the founder, CEO, and chief engineer/designer of SpaceX; co-founder of Neuralink; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI; and co-founder of PayPal. In December 2016, he was ranked 21st on the Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People, and was ranked (co-)first on the Forbes list of the Most Innovative Leaders of 2019. He has a net worth of $22.8 billion and is listed by Forbes as the 40th-richest person in the world.

Born: June 28, 1971 (age 48 years),

Pretoria, South Africa

Net worth: 24.2 billion USD (2019)

Spouse:

  • Talulah Riley (m. 2013–2016),
  • Talulah Riley (m. 2010–2012),
  • Justine Musk (m. 2000–2008)

Education: University of Pennsylvania (1997)

Children:

  • Nevada Alexander Musk,
  • Kai Musk, Griffin Musk,
  • Xavier Musk, Saxon Musk,
  • Damian Musk

Did you know: Elon Reeve Musk is the most wealthiest South African billionaire by net worth (world rank: 40).

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2. Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson

British entrepreneur Richard Branson launched Virgin Records in the early 1970s, eventually building his business into the multinational Virgin Group.

Richard Branson - Business magnate

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Description: Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is a British business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group in the 1970s, which controls more than 400 companies in various fields. Branson expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a young age.

Born: July 18, 1950 (age 69 years), Blackheath, London, United Kingdom

Net worth: 4 billion USD (2019)

Spouse: Joan Templeman (m. 1989), Kristen Tomassi (m. 1972–1979)

Did you know: Richard Branson ranks eighth among wealthiest British billionaires by net worth (world rank: 324).

Quotes

  • You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.
  • Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.
  • Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.

1. Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin - President of Alphabet

Description: Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur. Together with Larry Page, he co-founded Google. Brin is the president of Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. As of October 2019, Brin is the 10th-richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$53.8 billion.

Born: August 21, 1973 (age 46 years),

Moscow, Russia

Net worth: 58.3 billion USD (2019)

Spouse: Anne Wojcicki (m. 2007–2015)

Citizenship: United States (since 1979); Soviet Union (1973–1979)

Education: Stanford University (1993–1995),

Children: Chloe Wojin, Benji Wojin

11. Patrick Collison

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Patrick Collison - CEO of Stripe

Description: Patrick Collison is an Irish entrepreneur from County Tipperary. He is the co-founder and CEO of Stripe, which he started with his younger brother, John, in 2010. He won the 41st Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in 2005 at the age of sixteen. Collison currently lives in San Francisco, California.

Born: September 9, 1988 (age 31 years),

Dromineer, Ireland

Net worth: 2.1 billion USD (2019)

Award: Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

Education: Castletroy College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Siblings: John Collison, Tommy Collison

Did you know: Patrick Collison is the ninth-richest Irish people by net worth (1.9 billion USD).

He lives in San Francisco and work at Stripe. I grew up in Ireland and previously studied math at MIT. I am on the boards of Stripe and the Long Now Foundation. (The long-term is underrated!)

The brothers were worth at least $2.1 billion each after San Francisco-based Stripe raised $150 million from CapitalG, an investment division of Google parent company Alphabet, and General Catalyst Partners. In September 2019, it was announced that Stripe had raised an addition $250 million at a valuation of $35 billion.

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