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List of 12 Most Successful and Famous Entrepreneurs of all time

Entrepreneurship is the center of attraction nowadays. In today’s era, people prefer to start their businesses rather than doing a 9 to 5 job. We have numerous names in the entrepreneurship industry that sat examples for people around the globe.

These entrepreneurs started from a zero level and with patience, hard work, and consistency, they became the world’s top entrepreneurs in different industries.

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The best motivation to join this industry is to inspire from the most successful entrepreneurs of all time. In this article, we have listed the most successful, inspirational and hardworking entrepreneurs of all time for you.

List of successful entrepreneurs of all time:

  1. Jeff Bezos
  2. Larry Page
  3. Bill Gates
  4. Walt Disney
  5. Mark Zukerberg
  6. Larry Ellison
  7. Mukesh Ambani
  8. Warren Buffet
  9. Surgery Bin
  10.  Amancio Ortega
  11.  Jack Ma
  12.  Elon Musk

Let’s get to know about these successful entrepreneurs in a bit detail.

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon an e-commerce giant. He comes #1 under the umbrella of successful entrepreneurs. He took the start of his business from his garage in Seattle. He first started Amazon as an online book-store but later on he added many other categories to his e-commerce site Amazon which is the world’s largest online shopping platform.

In 2018 Amazon generated total revenue of $230 billion and a record of $10 billion in net profit. It was almost $3 million up from last year. Bezos also owns an aerospace company known as The Washington Post and Blue Origin that is developing a rocket for commercial use. Jeff Bezos net worth is $131 to $200 billion.

Larry Page

Larry Page is the co-founder of the most recognized search engine called GOOGLE. He is also the CEO of the holding company of Google called “Alphabet Inc.”. Larry Page with his cofounder Bin invented a Google PageRank algorithm. This algorithm powers the Google search engine. Larry Page’s net worth is $48 to $50 billion.

Bill Gates

William Bill Gates is the co-founder of “Microsoft”. It is the world’s largest PC software company. He is famous for taking the technology to another level by developing Microsoft Operating System called ‘MS Windows’.

Bill Gates also runs the Bill and Malinda Foundation with his wife. Bill & Malinda Foundation is the world’s private charity foundation. This foundation works on health and to eradicate polio across the globe. Gate’s net worth is $96 billion which makes him the second richest and successful entrepreneur of all time.

Walt Disney

Walt Disney started his career by working with Kansas City Film Ad Company where he started to learn animations. Later on he started making cartoon characters. One of his famous cartoon characters was “Mickey Mouse”. He is the founder of the most successful entertainment company known as “Disney Corporation”. He won 22 Oscar awards due to his great imaginations and talent in the cartoon industry.

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is the co-founder and CEO of the famous social network “Facebook”. He started Facebook at Harvard in 2004 at the age of 19. Zuckerberg developed Facebook at that time for students to match the student’s names with faces in the class.

Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest entrepreneur with a net worth of $62 billion. His contribution to social networking is appreciable. He and His wife pledged to donate 99% of their wealth to different charities.

Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison is the co-founder of the known software company called “Oracle Corporation”. Oracle is the core of Databases. Larry developed Oracle due to the growing need for Customer Relationship Database Management. To push Oracle into cloud computing, He recently acquired cloud software called NetSuite for $9.3 billion.

Larry Ellison recently launched a wellness startup called Sensei. The first project of Sensei is HydroPonic Farming on the Hawaiian island Lanai. He also joined Tesla by purchasing $3 million Tesla shares.

Larry Ellison net income is $62 billion. According to some sources, Larry is the 4th richest person of the US and the 6th richest person in the world.

Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani is the CEO of the oil and gas giant industries called “Reliance Industries”. Reliance Industries worth $90 billion. Ambani is the only billionaire throughout Asia. His net income id $50 billion which makes him the 13th richest and successful entrepreneur in the world.

Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet is known as the ORACLE OF OMAHA. He is one of the most successful investors of all time. The buffet is the owner of “Berkshire Hathaway”. Berkshire Hathaway owns more than sixty companies which include insurer Geico, Battery Maker Duracell, and the famous restaurant chain Dairy Queen. He is the son of a congressman. He pledged to donate 99% of his wealth to charities. Warren Buffet’s net income is $82 billion.

Sergey Brin

Bin is the president of tech giant Alphabet Inc. which is the parent firm of Google. His net income is $49 billion. Bin and Larry Page launched Google public in 2004 and they changed its company name to Alphabet in 2015. Google is the world’s largest search engine and worth trillion dollars nowadays. Bin studied computer science from Stanford University where he met Larry Page and from there they start working on Google.

Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega is the co-founder of Inditex which is known for its Zara fashion chain. He is the owner of almost 60% of Madrid listed Inditex, which has famous eight brands including Pull & Bear and Massimo Dutti and around 7,500 stores all over the world. Ortega net worth is $62 billion. He is one of the richest men in Europe. Also, he is the most successful and wealthiest retailer in the world.  

Jack Ma

Jack Ma is the cofounder of Alibaba Group. It is one of the best e-commerce businesses. He is considered as a global Chinese ambassador for Chinese business. He is a great investor and a source of motivation for all startups.

Jack Ma is the wealthiest person in China. His net worth is $42.3 billion. He is actively participating in philanthropic work in China. He is also rewarded with the title “Asia 2019 Heroes of Philanthropy” for his numerous work for unprivileged communities in China and Asia.

Elon Musk

Elon Musk is the founder of SpaceX. He is revolutionizing the concept of transportation on Earth as well as in space. He is bringing fully-electric vehicles to the mass market.

SpaceX is now valued more than $20 billion which is a great success for Musk. His net worth is $22 billion. These are some of the biggest examples of successful entrepreneurs. All of them started from a basic level and now they are giant billionaires of the world.

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