Cancer Entrepreneurs

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 1 Elon Musk

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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Engineer, Inventor
Birthdate: June 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa

Entrepreneur, engineer and industrial designer, Elon Musk, is famous as founder of the electronic payment firm PayPal, and the SpaceX spacecraft company. He is also the CEO of Tesla Motors. Elon Musk has plans to revolutionize transportation on earth as well as to space through futuristic technology.

 2 P. T. Barnum

P. T.  Barnum.
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Famous As: American politician
Birthdate: July 5, 1810
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bethel
Died: April 7, 1891

P. T. Barnum was an American politician, showman, and businessman. He is credited with founding the famous Barnum & Bailey Circus, which ran for 146 years. He is also credited with co-founding the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, which is one of the oldest American ferry companies. His life and work have inspired many films, including The Greatest Showman.

 3 Sundar Pichai

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Famous As: CEO of Google Inc
Birthdate: July 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Sundar Pichai is the CEO of Google and its parent company Alphabet Inc. An alumnus of IIT, Stanford and Wharton, Pichai has come a long way, from innovating Google’s products such as Chrome, Google Drive and Google Apps to leading the software giant and being one of the most sought-after names in the tech industry.

 4 Richard Branson

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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Blackheath London

Richard Branson is an English business magnate. The founder of Virgin Group Ltd., which controls over 400 companies, Branson was named on Time magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People in The World. Branson has also had a major impact as a philanthropist; he set up a charitable organization called Branson School of Entrepreneurship to provide entrepreneurial training to youngsters.

 5 John D. Rockefeller

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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 8, 1839
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richford, New York, United States
Died: May 23, 1937

Widely regarded as the richest person in modern history and the wealthiest American ever, John D. Rockefeller was a business magnate who founded the Standard Oil Company. He was America’s first billionaire. He also defined the structure of modern philanthropy as the foundations created by him had a major effect on scientific research, medicine, and education.

 6 Tom Steyer

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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: June 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York

 7 Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Abilene, Texas, United States

Jessica Simpson is an American singer, fashion designer, and actress. Her journey from being a teen idol to a sex symbol has been quite inspirational so far. Also a well-known philanthropist, Jessica Simpson has worked with several nonprofit organizations, such as Make-A-Wish Foundation. She has also performed at many benefit concerts.

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 8 Kevin O’Leary

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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montreal
Canadian business magnate Kevin O'Leary founded SoftKey, which was later acquired by Mattel and renamed The Learning Company. He also appeared on Shark Tank, Dragons’ Den, and The Lang and O'Leary Exchange. He was in the run for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada but dropped out later.

 9 Ross Perot

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Famous As: Independent U.S. Presidential Candidate
Birthdate: June 27, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Texarkana, Texas
Died: July 9, 2019

Ross Perot was the founder and CEO of Electronic Data Systems and Perot Systems. He received the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award and developed the Naval Academy’s honor system. He ran for president as an independent candidate and then established the Reform Party. He sold Perot to Dell for $3.9 billion.

 10 Susan Wojcicki

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Famous As: CEO of YouTube
Birthdate: July 6, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Clara County, California, United States

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has been the longest-tenured CEO of the organization. She has earlier contributed to the formation of Google and has served them as their VP of product management. The Harvard alumnus was ranked 16 on Forbes’s list of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women in 2011.

 11 Rob Dyrdek

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Famous As: Skateboarder, Actor, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: June 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kettering, Ohio, United States

Rob Dyrdek is an American actor, producer, television personality, entrepreneur, and former professional skateboarder. He is credited with creating the popular animated TV series Wild Grinders where he voiced Lil Rob, the series' main character. A prominent skateboarder during his skateboarding career, Dyrdek was named by FoxWeekly in its list of the most influential skateboarders of all-time in 2014.

 12 Christina Anstead

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Famous As: Real Estate Investor
Birthdate: July 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, United States

Christina Anstead is a real estate investor and TV personality, who  is best known for starring in HGTV's show Flip or Flop. She once ran a real estate agency with her ex-husband, Tarek. Following their divorce, she married English TV presenter Ant Anstead. Currently, she hosts her own HGTV show Christina on the Coast.

 13 Khloé Kardashian

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Famous As: Media personality
Birthdate: June 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Best known for playing a key role in the popular TV series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Khloé Kardashian is one of the most popular American celebrities on the internet. Having launched many clothing collections, she is also involved in the fashion industry. After suffering a traumatic brain injury, Khloé had a long-term memory loss but has recovered since.

 14 La La Anthony

La La Anthony
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: June 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

 15 Steve Eisman

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Famous As: Investor
Birthdate: July 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
Steven Eisman is best known for betting against collateralized debt obligations at the Morgan Stanley unit FrontPoint Partners LLC. He thus gained from the collapse of the 2007–2008 American housing bubble. He has worked with Neuberger Berman, had founded the now-defunct Emrys Partners, and has campaigned against for-profit colleges.

 16 Cecil John Rhodes

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Famous As: Former Prime Minister of the Cape Colony
Birthdate: July 5, 1853
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Died: March 26, 1902
English mining entrepreneur Cecil Rhodes founded the South African territory of Rhodesia, which now consists of the countries Zimbabwe and Zambia. He had been the prime minister of Cape Colony and the chairman of De Beers. He also founded the Rhodes University and launched the Rhodes Scholarship.

 17 Howard Schultz

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Famous As: Chairman & CEO of Starbucks
Birthdate: July 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Businessman Howard Schultz has served as the chairman and CEO of the Starbucks Coffee Company and as the owner of the basketball team Seattle SuperSonics. He has written several books on business, including the NYT bestseller From the Ground Up. He has also launched the Schultz Family Foundation.

 18 Arianna Huffington

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Famous As: American-Greek author
Birthdate: July 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Arianna Huffington is a Greek-American author, businesswoman, and syndicated columnist. She is credited with co-founding the popular news aggregator and blog, The Huffington Post. She is also the founder of Thrive Global, for which she also serves as the CEO. She has been featured on lists, such as Time magazine's 100 most influential people and Forbes magazine's Most Powerful Women.

 19 Roy O. Disney

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Famous As: Co-Founder of Walt Disney Company
Birthdate: June 24, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: December 20, 1971

Roy Oliver Disney, older brother of Walt Disney, co-founded The Walt Disney Company and was its first CEO. He had also served in the U.S. Navy and had been a banker. He postponed his retirement plans following the death of Walt Disney and supervised the completion of Walt Disney World.

 20 Vera Wang

Vera Wang
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Famous As: Designer, Figure skater, Fashion designer
Birthdate: June 27, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

 21 Shahid Khan

Shahid Khan
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Famous As: Business person
Birthdate: July 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan Punjab, Pakistan

 22 Neil Morrissey

Neil Morrissey
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK

Best known for his role of Tony in Men Behaving Badly, English actor Neil Anthony Morrissey developed a love for acting while in school. He has played significant roles in various films and televise series like The Bounty, Bob the Builder, Waterloo Road, Line of Duty, and Boon. Also a successful businessperson, he now owns a chain of pubs in Staffordshire.

 23 Wolfgang Puck

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Famous As: Chef, Restaurateur
Birthdate: July 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria

Wolfgang Puck is an Austrian-American restaurateur. In 1973, Puck moved to the US and opened a restaurant named Spago in 1982. He then established himself as a respected restaurateur by opening several other restaurants. In 2013, he was inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame. Also an actor, Puck has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 24 Tilman Fertitta

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Famous As: CEO of Landry's Inc
Birthdate: June 25, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
Entrepreneur Tilman Fertitta is the CEO and owner of Landry's, Inc., one of the largest hospitality brands in the U.S., which owns multiple restaurants, casinos, and hotels. He is also the owner of the NBA team Houston Rockets and has his own reality series, Billion Dollar Buyer.

 25 Claudia Wells

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 26 Nelson Peltz

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Famous As: Businessman & Investor
Birthdate: June 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York

A successful activist investor, Nelson Peltz is the co-founder of Trian Fund Management, an alternative investment company. He also serves as the non-executive chairman of Wendy's Company, and director of Legg Mason, P&G, Sysco and The Madison Square Garden Company. A college dropout, he initially ran his family business. Later, he acquired many companies and became a successful businessman.

 27 Tim Ferriss

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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Hampton, New York, United States

Tim Ferriss is an American podcaster, investor, author, and entrepreneur. He is credited with founding BodyQUICK, a nutritional supplements business, which is now known as BrainQUICKEN. Over the years, Ferriss has been an advisor and angel investor to several startups, such as StumbleUpon, Daily Burn, Shopify, and Evernote. Tim Ferriss has also donated money and raised funds for psychedelic research.

 28 Leona Helmsley

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Famous As: Business Woman
Birthdate: July 4, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 20, 2007
Dubbed as the Queen of Mean, Leona Helmsley was a hotel magnate and a convicted felon. Seen as the symbol of arrogance, she first hogged the limelight for marrying entrepreneur Harry Helmsley. Her fall from grace occured when she was named for tax evasion. In 1989, she was convicted of federal income tax evasion and other crimes.

 29 Uwe Boll

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Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: June 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wermelskirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany
German filmmaker Uwe Boll has faced a lot of backlash for his supposedly poor-quality films, many of which have been crowdfunded. The Golden Raspberry Award-winning director has now moved on to the restaurant business and has also inspired the documentary F*** You All: The Uwe Boll Story

 30 Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf.
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: June 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States

 31 Marc Andreessen

Marc Andreessen
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States

 32 Hugo Boss

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Famous As: Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 8, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Metzingen, Germany
Died: August 9, 1948

Hugo Boss was a German businessman and fashion designer. He is credited with founding one of the most popular fashion houses in the world, Hugo Boss AG. Apart from maintaining his business endeavors, Hugo Boss was also a member of the Nazi Party and remained loyal to the ideology of Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany.

 33 John Jacob Astor

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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 17, 1763
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Walldorf
Died: March 29, 1848

 34 Mike Lindell

Mike Lindell
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: June 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mankato, Minnesota, U.S.

 35 John Jacob Astor IV

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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 13, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rhinebeck
Died: April 15, 1912
Business tycoon, real-estate developer, and writer John Jacob "Jack" Astor IV had also served in the Spanish–American War. He belonged to the famed Astor family of New York. Astor died in the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912 and was the richest passenger aboard the liner.

 36 Louis B. Mayer

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Famous As: Film Producer
Birthdate: July 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dymer, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire [now Vyshhorod Raion, Kiev Oblast, Ukraine]
Died: October 29, 1957

 37 Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas.
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Famous As: American businessman
Birthdate: July 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Died: January 8, 2002

 38 Mike Ilitch

Mike Ilitch
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bitola
Died: February 10, 2017

 39 Ryan Serhant

Ryan Serhant
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Famous As: Real Estate Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

 40 Vincent J. McMahon

Vincent J. McMahon
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States
Died: May 24, 1984

 41 Jason Mesnick

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

 42 Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: June 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow

Mikhail Khodorkovsky is a Russian businessman and philanthropist. Currently, he is in exile and lives in London. In 2003, he was believed to be the wealthiest man in Russia. The same year, he was arrested by Russian authorities and charged with fraud. President Vladimir Putin pardoned him in 2013, following which he left on his exile. 

 43 Estee Lauder

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Famous As: Founder of the Estée Lauder Companies
Birthdate: July 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Corona, New York City, New York, United States
Died: April 24, 2004

 44 Samuel Colt

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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: July 19, 1814
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: January 10, 1862

 45 Mary Maxwell Gates

Mary Maxwell Gates.
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: July 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington
Died: June 10, 1994

 46 Gautam Adani

Gautam Adani.
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Famous As: Founder of Adani Group
Birthdate: June 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ahmedabad

Gautam Adani, the second-richest man in India, as of 2019, is the chairman of the Adani Group, which he established in 1988. The group specializes in port development and later diversified into logistics, agriculture, energy, and other areas. Adani and his wife, Priti, lead the non-profit Adani Foundation.

 47 George Eastman

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Famous As: Inventor of Roll Film
Birthdate: July 12, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Waterville
Died: March 14, 1932

 48 Cyrus Pallonji Mistry

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Famous As: Ex Chairman of Tata Group
Birthdate: July 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer

Indian-born businessman Cyrus Pallonji Mistry, son of billionaire Pallonji Mistry of the Shapoorji Pallonji group and an influential member of Mumbai’s Parsi community, chaired the Tata Group briefly. He was, however, voted out of his chairmanship over disagreements with the Tata family. Mistry is an Irish citizen through his Irish-born mother.

 49 Whitney Wolfe Herd

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Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: July 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

 50 Seth Godin

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Birthdate: July 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York