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.
Donald TrumpDonald Trump

14 June 1946

Jeff BezosJeff Bezos

12 January 1964

Elon MuskElon Musk

28 June 1971

Robert KraftRobert Kraft

05 June 1941

Kim KardashianKim Kardashian

21 October 1980

Steve JobsSteve Jobs

24 February 1955

Bill GatesBill Gates

28 October 1955

Walt DisneyWalt Disney

05 December 1901

Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg

14 May 1984

Warren BuffettWarren Buffett

30 August 1930

Sundar PichaiSundar Pichai

12 July 1972

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Howard SchultzHoward Schultz

19 July 1953

Khloé KardashianKhloé Kardashian

27 June 1984

Kourtney KardashianKourtney Kardashian

18 April 1979

Ivanka TrumpIvanka Trump

30 October 1981

Dr. DreDr. Dre

18 February 1965

Paris HiltonParis Hilton

17 February 1981

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Thomas EdisonThomas Edison

11 February 1847

Howard HughesHoward Hughes

24 December 1905

Sean CombsSean Combs

04 November 1969

Jared KushnerJared Kushner

10 January 1981

George SorosGeorge Soros

12 August 1930

Jessica SimpsonJessica Simpson

10 July 1980

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Donald Trump Jr.Donald Trump Jr.

31 December 1977

Mark CubanMark Cuban

31 July 1958

Ray KrocRay Kroc

05 October 1902

Fred TrumpFred Trump

11 October 1905

Ivana TrumpIvana Trump

20 February 1949

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Mary-Kate OlsenMary-Kate Olsen

13 June 1986

Kate SpadeKate Spade

24 December 1962

Stan KroenkeStan Kroenke

29 July 1947

Henry FordHenry Ford

30 July 1863

Rupert MurdochRupert Murdoch

11 March 1931

Michael BloombergMichael Bloomberg

14 February 1942

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Larry PageLarry Page

26 March 1973

Tim CookTim Cook

01 November 1960

Jack DorseyJack Dorsey

19 November 1976

Paul PelosiPaul Pelosi

15 April 1940

Kat Von DKat Von D

08 March 1982

Guy FieriGuy Fieri

22 January 1968

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Martha StewartMartha Stewart

03 August 1941

J. Paul GettyJ. Paul Getty

15 December 1892

Karlie KlossKarlie Kloss

03 August 1992

Shane McMahonShane McMahon

15 January 1970

Colonel SandersColonel Sanders

09 September 1890

Christie BrinkleyChristie Brinkley

02 February 1954

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Ted TurnerTed Turner

19 November 1938

Hugh HefnerHugh Hefner

09 April 1926

Andrew CarnegieAndrew Carnegie

25 November 1835

Steve WozniakSteve Wozniak

11 August 1950

Sergey BrinSergey Brin

21 August 1973

Satya NadellaSatya Nadella

19 August 1967

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Paul AllenPaul Allen

21 January 1953

Patrick WhitesellPatrick Whitesell

04 February 1965

Jenna JamesonJenna Jameson

09 April 1974

Bobby FlayBobby Flay

10 December 1964

Larry EllisonLarry Ellison

17 August 1944

Betsy DeVosBetsy DeVos

08 January 1958

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Madam C. J. WalkerMadam C. J. Walker

23 December 1867

Evan SpiegelEvan Spiegel

04 June 1990

Jerry JonesJerry Jones

13 October 1942

Rob DyrdekRob Dyrdek

28 June 1974

J. P. MorganJ. P. Morgan

17 April 1837

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Shannon LeeShannon Lee

19 April 1969

LaVar BallLaVar Ball

23 October 1967

Gary VaynerchukGary Vaynerchuk

14 November 1975

Peter ThielPeter Thiel

11 October 1967

Bethenny FrankelBethenny Frankel

04 November 1970

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Ross PerotRoss Perot

27 June 1930

Aaron SwartzAaron Swartz

08 November 1986

Tom SteyerTom Steyer

27 June 1957

Robert KiyosakiRobert Kiyosaki

08 April 1947

Sheryl SandbergSheryl Sandberg

28 August 1969

Chris GardnerChris Gardner

09 February 1954

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Melinda GatesMelinda Gates

15 August 1964

Steve BallmerSteve Ballmer

24 March 1956

Indra NooyiIndra Nooyi

28 October 1955