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10 Richest Businessmen Who Were University Drop Out

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Billionaires are common people just like us. A person does not need to be so educated to become the richest person on the world. Sometimes, your intelligence and talent leads you to your success that has never been encountered before.

The college degrees or university graduates are not the reason, a person can be the most successful. The world is a different place. You have to be hardworking, talented and skilled enough to use your imagination and intelligence. There are various people on earth who are the richest ones but they do not hold any college degrees. They were not successful in studying. But they were college dropouts as well.

Here are some of the richest businessman who were university dropouts:

10. Richard Branson

A business man like him cannot be found on earth. The intelligence is being filled in this like no one else. His career started from the year sixteen. He owned the magazine called student. Branson is an investor of all times. He is an entrepreneur and the businessman who has achieved most in his life. Richard has been suffering from a condition called, dyslexia, so he has been very poor to perform while his academic year. He was in school and his teachers were not so positive about him. They imagined him as prisoner or a billionaire. But Richard was successful enough to enter the world of businesses with the support of his family. His last school was Stowe School and he now owns the brand – Virgin Group.

9. Li Ka Shing

Li Ka Shing

This man is a philanthropist and as considered to be the Asia’s second richest man. He was college dropout. At the age of sixteen, he was removed from his school because of his poor performances. At a very young age, he started selling the watch bands that lead him to being a billionaire today. He is the owner of the Hutchinson Whampoa. And he was capable of using his intelligence and entrepreneurship to create the Hong Kong’s largest conglomerates. He is a business with net worth of billions of dollars.

8. Marc Rich

Marc Rich

Marc Rich, a college dropout was called as being a trader. He is a financier of all times that has businesses and international commodities. And he is the hedge fund manager. He has been capable of showing his talent in the field of finance. This field has been marked tough enough as well as not being so stable. But this man marked himself to be a billionaire. His hard work paid him off. New York University did not accepted him as their student but still he managed to make his way to the top.

7. Eike Batista

Eike Batista

A business magnate, who is running to prove his luck and fortune in Brazil. He has been found to be a true business man with a mind of entrepreneur. You cannot believe him to be college dropout. He was studying engineering and was college dropout. And he sold the insurance policies to people at their doors. He earned life experience and then entered the world of mining. His gas exploration business was marked to be destined but he faced some loss. He is now the owner of the EBX group.

6. Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

Lawrence Ellsion, the world knows him. He was a college drop out. Not once but twice. First he was removed from university of Illinios and second from Chicago University. But his firm grip on his nerves made him to strive more. He worked day and night to become the billionaire of all times. He was a computer expert and made to create Oracle. The system of databases being used in the world right now. He is the richest man alive on the earth that has still a long way to go in the world of computer innovation.

5. Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani, the famous name of India. He is the face of India. And he took the business of the India to another level. He owned different ventures but was unfortunately a college dropout. And he does not hold any college degree but that was fortunate for him as well. He leaded his life with full confidence and hard work to be one of the best. And he owns the brand Reliance. He entered the list of the top ten richest people on earth.

4. Orji Uzor Kalu

Orji Uzor Kalu

Businessman from Nigeria, a college dropout and a billionaire, being the richest. The complete package but just without holding any college degree. He owns the position of a chairman of SLOK holding. And he owns the newspapers like The Daily Sun and the Telegraph. He is the name of Nigeria and the face. This tells the world about the business in Nigeria. He was the person who was designated to be a governor of Abia state.

3. Mark Zukerberg

Mark Zukerberg

Oh, he is the man that is known to the world, to the youngest people alive and the one getting into old age. He gave the people a new life while introducing Facebook on the internet. His social networking website has made him billionaire in the world when he has a drop out from the Harvard University. Being a dropout and a billionaire is a combination now as you might find several of examples. But this young man entered the list of richest businessman so soon than others.

2. Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Died from cancer, this man changed the mobile technology that was ever existed on earth. He introduced the word, Apple to the mobile users other than being a fruit. He was a college dropout but his work contributed a lot to the innovation of mobiles and cellphones.

1. Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Bill Gates, the creator of Microsoft Windows. The richest person alive. He is the one that introduced the true meaning of computers to the world. That changed the life of billions of people making some of them to be billionaires like him but below him. The college dropout never failed to impress the world by his contribution in the computer world in the name of Microsoft.

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