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Henry Luce

Henry Luce About Magazine publisher who founded Time, Fortune, Life, and Sports Illustrated. Life Before Becoming Famous He was born in China where his parents were working as missionaries. Other Informations He started his magazines because he felt the American public was uninformed. Family Life He married his wife Clare Boothe Luce in 1935, and […]

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Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas About Became known as the famed founder and chief executive officer of the fast food restaurant chain, Wendy’s. He became the television spokesperson for the company in 1989 and appeared in over 800 commercials for the popular restaurant. Life Before Becoming Famous He opened the first Wendy’s in Columbus, Ohio, on November 15, […]

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Bel Pesce

Bel Pesce About Brazilian entrepreneur and public speaker who founded the FazINOVA school and gave a widely-praised TED Talk in 2014. She is the author of several best-selling books, including Superheroes: WANTED and The Brazilian Girl from Silicon Valley. Life Before Becoming Famous She graduated from high school in Brazil in 2006. She studied Computer […]

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Ayan Birimzhan

Ayan Birimzhan About Kazakh entrepreneur who has gained notoriety for having founded the Health Project food delivery system. He has been featured in Forbes for his success, and gained popularity to his self-titled Instagram account for his lifestyle photos.  Life Before Becoming Famous He earned his bachelor’s degree from Nazarbayev University. Other Informations He has […]

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Jonah Lupton

Jonah Lupton About Prolific entrepreneur who is known for his various start-up companies. He has gained particular renown for beginning Lupton Media, SoundGuard, and Nutraspire. Life Before Becoming Famous He earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in business management from Salve Regina University in 2002. He also attended the University of New Hampshire for a […]

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Brooke Ence

Brooke Ence About Athlete and coach famous for her motivational social media presence and active participation in annual CrossFit games since 2010. Life Before Becoming Famous She studied modern dance at the University of Utah. Other Informations She launched her own personal brand of shoes, NOBULL Trainers, on the eve of the 2015 CrossFit Games. […]

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George Steinbrenner

George Steinbrenner About Irascible owner of the New York Yankees from 1973 until his passing. He was known for his winning record and for developing such greats as Reggie Jackson. Life Before Becoming Famous He was in band and a member of both the track and football teams while a student at Williams College. Other […]

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Micky Jagtiani

Micky Jagtiani About Indian businessman known for being the CEO and Chairman of the Landmark retail stores group. He was inducted into the Forbes billionaire list in 2008 and was the sixteenth richest man in India at that time. Life Before Becoming Famous He dropped out of a London accounting firm and drove a taxi […]

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William Clay Ford Sr.

William Clay Ford Sr. About Former CEO of Ford Motor Company and owner of the Detroit Lions. Life Before Becoming Famous He served in the United States Navy Air Corps during World War II. Other Informations He was the last living grandchild of Henry Ford. Family Life He married Martha Firestone, the granddaughter of entrepeneur […]

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Krystina Monet

Krystina Monet About Entrepreneur who has worked as CEO of Locs To Lashes Salon & Spa, Levels Consignment, Tiny Pup Stuff, Snatched Waist Cinchers, and Kandles By Krystina. Life Before Becoming Famous Her first modeling jobs were at the age of 17 through Harmon Agency in Pennsylvania. Other Informations She was named Miss Slim-Thick through UMAS in 2015. […]

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Aditya Vikram Birla

Aditya Vikram Birla About Indian businessman best known as the former Chairman of Aditya Birla Group, known for its ventures into telecommunications and textiles among other things. Life Before Becoming Famous He received his degree in chemical engineering from the the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Other Informations He was known for his philanthropic work, resulting […]

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Julio June Acosta

Julio June Acosta About Travel executive who rose to fame after getting promoted to the position of International Marketing Director for WorldVentures. He shares his adventures and motivational wisdom on social media, and he’s got over 40,000 followers on his eponymous Instagram.  Life Before Becoming Famous He grew up in Brooklyn in a neighborhood with high […]

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Levin De Grazia

Levin De Grazia About Restaurant entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Bocas Grill and Bocas House restaurants. He would own half-a-dozen establishments in Florida. Life Before Becoming Famous He began working in kitchens at the age of seven, and worked at the cash register for his father’s restaurant. Other Informations He managed the operations of his cousins […]

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can uysal

can uysal About Turkish entrepreneur, academic, and teacher who is best recognized for having founded the Biltes College. He is also known for his work as founding secretary general of Nisantasi Education and Culture foundation as well as Nisantasi University.  Life Before Becoming Famous He graduated with his degree in Economics from Ege University in […]

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Herbert Henry Dow

Herbert Henry Dow About Founder of the Dow Chemical Company. He made a fortune with a novel method to extract bromine. Life Before Becoming Famous He found a way to greatly improve the process of distilling bromine. Other Informations He found a market for his large magnesium stores in the creation of lightweight car and […]