Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are among some of the most famous billionaires in the world, due to their outspoken personalities and successful start ups. To discover a few interesting facts about each billionaire, simply continue reading.
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Richard Branson is a British businessman who has founded a wide variety of businesses. Examples of which include a record company named Virgin Records and an airline named Virgin Airlines. As of January, 2021 Branson is estimated to have an impressive net worth of around 4.1 billion dollars. Branson even has his own private island, Necker Island. Where he regularly hosts his famous friends. In fact, Oscar winning actress Kate Winslet was staying at Necker Island when a serious fire raged through the island. Through this harrowing event Winslet started dating Branson’s nephew Ned, who she later married.
As well as being a famous businessman, Branson is also known for his love of adventure and has written numerous books about his adventures, which include dining on top of a hot air balloon and crashing a hot air balloon into the ocean. At one point in time Branson even had a reality TV show, much like the apprentice, where Branson tried to find a mentee by putting hopefuls through challenging business tasks as well as crazy stunts such as standing on the wings of a moving plane.
Elon Musk has just stolen the title of the world’s richest individual from Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos. Musk is one of the world’s most famous celebrities due to his outspoken personality and inventive ideas as well as the successful businesses which he has launched. Some of which include the digital finance platform PayPal, the electric car company Tesla and his own aerospace company SpaceX.
As well as being a shrewd businessman who can command attention, Musk has also dated a few female celebrities. Some examples of which include his ex actress Amber Heard and his current partner, the Canadian musician Grimes. Although most of Musk’s ideas take off, he has spoken out in the media about a few polarising ideas such as his goal of creating human, cat hybrids.
Jeff Bezos who was formally the richest man in the world, before losing his title to Elon Musk, first founded his e-commerce business Amazon in 1994. At the time Bezos ran his start up from his garage. Today Amazon is worth over a trillion dollars and was actually the very first company to be valued over a trillion dollars. One of the reasons why Amazon is so successful is that Amazon has mega warehouse around the world, which allows Amazon to quickly ship a wide variety of brand name products to customers around the world.
Today Amazon has multiple revenue streams and also operates a streaming platform to rival Netflix and Disney+ which is named Amazon Prime. Amazon Prime even has in house movies and TV shows which feature A list actors, just like Netflix.
Hopefully after reading the profiles listed above, you now are aware of the some of the key reasons why Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson are some of the most famous business celebrities in the world!