You might be wondering what it takes to be a famous entrepreneurs. Well, you can take inspiration from these famous entrepreneurs who have been through it all before you. All of them are now household names and are admired for their success in business and innovation.
Elon Musk is a genius entrepreneur who founded PayPal, Tesla and SpaceX. He helped start a revolution in electric cars when he created the Tesla. His company SpaceX is known for manufacturing rockets that are capable of transporting huge amounts of cargo into space.
Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon. He started the company in his garage in 1994. Within two years, he was earning $20,000 per week from the company. Over time, Amazon grew to have a market capitalization of over $430 billion—and Bezos is worth an estimated $160 billion.
Richard Branson is a British billionaire and founder of the Virgin Group. He’s best known for his Virgin Atlantic Airways, which has become one of the largest airlines in the world. He also bought Virgin Records in 1972, which has now become a worldwide brand. In more recent years, he invested in the likes of mobile phone company Virgin Mobile and music service provider V2 Music.
Mark Zuckerberg is most well-known for founding Facebook, the world’s largest social media website. He was only 19 when he started the company in 2004 and just two years later, it had over 500 million users.
Steve Jobs was the co-founder of Apple Inc. and is widely regarded as one of the most iconic figures in modern American entrepreneurship. Jobs was born to two university students on February 24, 1955, making him a Pisces. He attended Reed College but dropped out after one semester and then travelled for 18 months before returning to Silicon Valley and starting Apple Computer with Steve Wozniak in 1976. Jobs had a net worth of $11 billion at the time of his death in 2011.