In 1994, Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com in a Seattle garage. Immediately after resigning from.
Bernard Arnault of France is chair and CEO of LVMH, the world's largest luxury goods company. LVMH owns brands including Louis Vuitton, Hennessy, Mark Jacobs and Sephora.
While at Harvard University in 1975, Bill Gates went to work with his childhood friend Paul Allen to create new software for the original microcomputers.
The most famous living value investor, Warren Buffett, filed his first tax return in 1944 at the age of 14, declaring earnings from the paper roots of his childhood.
Like many of the tech billionaires on the list, Larry Page embarked on a journey to fame and fortune in a college dormitory.
Sergei Brin was born in Moscow, Russia, and moved to the United States with his family in 1979 at the age of six.
Steve Ballmer joined Microsoft in 1980 when Bill Gates persuaded him to drop out of Stanford University's MBA program. He was the 30th employee of Microsoft
Larry Ellison was born in New York City to a 19-year-old single mother.
Adani Group founder Gautam Adani surpasses Mukesh Ambani as Asia's richest man in March 2022