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List of famous American entrepreneurs with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Ask an entrepreneur who had the guts to cast off corporate shackles and kick start his own business, and he will tell you that it is the most fulfilling and perhaps the most nerve-racking thing that he has ever tried. For those with entrepreneurial minds, nothing beats the sense of freedom that comes with breaking away from the routine job and becoming one's own boss. But such freedom always comes with a price. Nearly all accomplished entrepreneurs will amuse you with long, inspiring stories long nights, lean times and near-catastrophes. Becoming an entrepreneur warrants diving in all the way, because you cannot just waddle into it half-heartedly and do well. Entrepreneurial success is not always about business as much as it is about one's ability to innovate and create value. America, the land of opportunities, where hard work and intelligence never goes in vain, has borne scores of entrepreneurial heroes, who have contributed heavily in the wealth building of the country. Explore all about the timeline, trivia, and interesting facts about American entrepreneurs in their biographies here.
A. Alfred TaubmanA. Alfred Taubman

31 January 1924

17 April 2015

Pontiac

Aquarius

Alexander Turney StewartAlexander Turney Stewart

12 October 1803

10 April 1876

Lisburn

Libra

Alfred SloanAlfred P. Sloan

23 May 1875

17 February 1966

New Haven

Gemini

Amar BoseAmar Bose

02 November 1929

12 July 2013

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,

Scorpio

Andrew MellonAndrew William Mellon

24 March 1855

27 August 1937

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Aries

Bill FordBill Ford

03 May 1957

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Taurus

Bill GatesBill Gates

28 October 1955

Seattle

Scorpio

Bobby FlayBobby Flay

10 December 1964

New York City, New York, U.S

Sagittarius

Bruce JennerBruce Jenner

28 October 1949

Mt. Kisco, New York, U.S.

Scorpio

Carly FiorinaCarly Fiorina

06 September 1954

Austin

Virgo

Charles F. KetteringCharles F. Kettering

29 August 1876

25 November 1958

Loudonville, Ohio

Virgo

Charles KochCharles Koch

01 November 1935

Wichita

Scorpio

Charles M. SchwabCharles M. Schwab

18 February 1862

18 October 1939

Williamsburg, Pennsylvania

Aquarius

Chris GardnerChris Gardner

09 February 1954

Milwaukee

Aquarius

Colonel SandersColonel Sanders

09 September 1890

16 December 1980

Henryville

Virgo

Conrad HiltonConrad Hilton

25 December 1887

03 January 1979

San Antonio, New Mexico Territory, United States of America

Capricorn

Cornelius VanderbiltCornelius Vanderbilt

27 May 1794

04 January 1877

Staten Island

Gemini

Cyrus McCormickCyrus McCormick

15 February 1809

13 May 1884

Shenandoah Valley

Aquarius

Dave ThomasDave Thomas

02 July 1932

08 January 2002

Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

Cancer

David H. KochDavid H. Koch

03 May 1940

Wichita

Taurus

David RockefellerDavid Rockefeller

12 June 1915

New York City

Gemini

Donald TrumpDonald Trump

14 June 1946

New York City, New York, U.S.

Gemini

Dr. DreDr. Dre

18 February 1965

Compton

Aquarius

Eli BroadEli Broad

06 June 1933

Detroit

Gemini

Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt

27 April 1955

Washington, D.C.

Taurus

Estee LauderEstee Lauder

01 July 1906

24 April 2004

Corona, Queens, New York

Cancer

Evan SpiegelEvan Spiegel

04 June 1990

Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Gemini

Fernando EspuelasFernando Espuelas

06 August 1966

Montevideo

Leo

Francis LewisFrancis Lewis

21 March 1713

31 December 1802

Llandaff

Aries

George EastmanGeorge Eastman

12 July 1854

14 March 1932

Waterville

Cancer

George PeabodyGeorge Peabody

18 February 1795

04 November 1869

Danvers

Aquarius

Gordon MooreGordon Moore

03 January 1929

San Francisco

Capricorn

H. L. HuntH. L. Hunt

17 February 1889

29 November 1974

Illinois

Aquarius

Henry FordHenry Ford

30 July 1863

07 April 1947

Greenfield Township, Michigan, U.S.

Leo

Howard HughesHoward Hughes

24 December 1905

05 April 1976

Humble, Texas, US

Capricorn

Howard SchultzHoward Schultz

19 July 1953

Brooklyn

Cancer

Hugh HefnerHugh Hefner

09 April 1926

Chicago

Aries

Indra NooyiIndra Nooyi

28 October 1955

Chennai

Scorpio

J. P. MorganJ. P. Morgan

17 April 1837

31 March 1913

Hartford

Aries

J. P. Morgan, Jr.J. P. Morgan, Jr.

07 September 1867

13 March 1943

New York City

Virgo

Jack DorseyJack Dorsey

19 November 1976

St. Louis

Scorpio

Jack WelchJack Welch

19 November 1935

Peabody, Massachusetts, U.S

Scorpio

James Gordon Bennett, Sr.James Gordon Bennett, Sr.

01 September 1795

01 June 1872

Keith

Virgo

James Harris SimonsJames Harris Simons

1938 AD

Newton

James RooseveltJames Roosevelt

23 December 1907

13 August 1991

New York City, New York

Capricorn

Jan KoumJan Koum

24 February 1976

Kiev, Ukraine

Pisces

Jay GouldJay Gould

27 May 1836

02 December 1892

Roxbury, New York

Gemini

Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos

12 January 1964

Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S

Capricorn

Jerry GreenfieldJerry Greenfield

14 March 1951

Brooklyn

Pisces

Jerry JonesJerry Jones

13 October 1942

Los Angeles, California

Libra

Jerry Yang Jerry Yang

06 November 1968

Taipei

Scorpio

Jim CramerJim Cramer

10 February 1955

Wyndmoor

Aquarius

Jim RogersJim Rogers

19 October 1942

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Libra

John D. RockefellerJohn D. Rockefeller

08 July 1839

23 May 1937

Richford, New York, U.S.

Cancer

John D. Rockefeller Jr.John D. Rockefeller Jr.

29 January 1874

11 May 1960

Cleveland, Ohio

Aquarius

John H. JohnsonJohn H. Johnson

19 January 1918

08 August 2005

Arkansas City, Arkansas, USA

Capricorn

John Jacob Astor IVJohn Jacob Astor IV

13 July 1864

15 April 1912

Rhinebeck

Cancer

Johns HopkinsJohns Hopkins

19 May 1795

24 December 1873

Anne Arundel County

Taurus

Jolie GaborJolie Gabor

29 September 1896

01 April 1997

Budapest

Libra

Kathy IrelandKathy Ireland

20 March 1963

Glendale

Pisces

Kemmons WilsonKemmons Wilson

05 January 1913

12 February 2003

Osceola

Capricorn

Kevin SystromKevin Systrom

30 December 1983

Holliston

Capricorn

Kim KardashianKim Kardashian

21 October 1980

Los Angeles

Libra

Lady Bird JohnsonLady Bird Johnson

22 December 1912

11 July 2007

Karnack, Texas, U.S.

Sagittarius

Larry EllisonLarry Ellison

17 August 1944

Manhattan, New York

Leo

Larry FlyntLarry Flynt

01 November 1942

Magoffin County, Kentucky, USA

Scorpio

Larry PageLarry Page

26 March 1973

Lansing, Michigan, U.S.

Aries

Laurance RockefellerLaurance Rockefeller

26 May 1910

11 July 2004

New York City

Gemini

Lee IacoccaLee Iacocca

15 October 1924

Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Libra

Leo BurnettLeo Burnett

21 October 1891

07 June 1971

St. Johns, Michigan U.S.

Libra

Madam C. J. WalkerMadam C. J. Walker

23 December 1867

25 May 1919

Delta

Capricorn

Mark CubanMark Cuban

31 July 1958

Pittsburgh

Leo

Mark KennedyMark Kennedy

11 April 1955

Benson, Minnesota, U.S

Aries

Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg

14 May 1984

White Plains

Taurus

Martha StewartMartha Stewart

03 August 1941

New Jersey

Leo

Mary Kay AshMary Kay Ash

12 May 1918

22 November 2001

Cypress

Taurus

Michael BloombergMichael Bloomberg

14 February 1942

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Aquarius

Michael S. DellMichael S. Dell

23 February 1965

Houston

Pisces

Milton S. HersheyMilton S. Hershey

13 September 1857

13 October 1945

Derry Township

Virgo

Nolan BushnellNolan Bushnell

05 February 1943

Clearfield

Aquarius

P. T.  BarnumP. T. Barnum

05 July 1810

07 April 1891

Bethel

Cancer

Paris HiltonParis Hilton

17 February 1981

New York City

Aquarius

Pat RobertsonPat Robertson

22 March 1930

Lexington city

Aries

Paul AllenPaul Allen

21 January 1953

Seattle

Aquarius

Peter CooperPeter Cooper

12 February 1791

04 April 1883

New York City

Aquarius

Peter DruckerPeter Drucker

19 November 1909

11 November 2005

Kaasgraben, Vienna, Austria-Hungary

Scorpio

Phil KnightPhil Knight

24 February 1938

Portland

Pisces

Pierre OmidyarPierre Omidyar

21 June 1967

Paris

Gemini

Priscilla PresleyPriscilla Presley

24 May 1945

Brooklyn

Gemini

Ray KrocRay Kroc

05 October 1902

14 January 1984

Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.

Libra

Reed HastingsReed Hastings

08 October 1960

Boston

Libra

Reid HoffmanReid Hoffman

05 August 1967

Stanford

Leo

Richard ParsonsRichard Parsons

04 April 1948

Brooklyn

Aries

Robert KiyosakiRobert Kiyosaki

08 April 1947

Hilo, Hawaii, United States

Aries

Robert KraftRobert Kraft

05 June 1941

Brookline

Gemini

Robert NoyceRobert Noyce

12 December 1927

03 June 1990

Burlington

Sagittarius

Ronald LauderRonald Lauder

26 February 1944

New York City

Pisces

Ross PerotRoss Perot

27 June 1930

Texarkana, Texas

Cancer

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