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 1 
Jeff Bezos
(The Founder & Executive Chairman of Amazon)
Jeff Bezos
85
Birthdate: January 12, 1964
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

The founder and CEO of the multi-national technology company Amazon, Jeff Bezos is the wealthiest man in the world. Jeff, who left his lucrative job at an investment firm to fulfil his entrepreneurial ambition, also owns the newspaper, The Washington Post, and its affiliate publications along with a spaceflight company, Blue Origin.

 2 
Ratan Tata
(Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons)
Ratan Tata
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Birthdate: December 28, 1937
Birthplace: Surat

Ratan Tata is a well-known Indian industrialist and the former charman of Indian multinational conglomerate Tata Sons. His reign as chairman was marked by acquisitions of iconic global brands, such as Tetley, Jaguar Land Rover and Corus by the Tata Group. Ratan Tata was instrumental in turning Tata Group from a largely India-centrist group into a global business.

 3 
Madam C. J. Walker
(Entrepreneur)
Madam C. J. Walker
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Birthdate: December 23, 1867
Birthplace: Delta, Louisiana, United States
Died: May 25, 1919
Madam C.J. Walker is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the first female self-made American millionaire. She manufactured and promoted a cosmetic-and-hair-care line catering to black women, through the Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company. She was also the richest African-American businesswoman when she died.
 4 
Dhirubhai Ambani
(Indian Business Tycoon Who Founded Reliance Industries)
Dhirubhai Ambani
7
Birthdate: December 28, 1932
Birthplace: Junagadh
Died: July 6, 2002

Dhirubhai Ambani was an Indian business tycoon. He is credited with founding Reliance Industries, which is currently the largest company in the country in terms of revenue. Dhirubhai Ambani's life and career inspired the 2007 drama film Guru, in which his character was portrayed by Abhishek Bachchan.

 5 
Howard Hughes
(Film Producer and an Important Figure in the Aviation Industry Who Became Known for His Ecentric Behavior)
Howard Hughes
5
Birthdate: December 24, 1905
Birthplace: Humble, Texas, United States
Died: April 5, 1976

A multi-talented personality, Howard Hughes was one of the richest person of his time. A business tycoon, he made big investments in films and aviation industry. Passionate about flying, he set numerous flying records, and also risked his own life in process. Howard Hughes who inherited his family business and became millionaire at the age of 18, was later on troubled with mental illness and turned recluse.

 6 
Kate Spade
(Fashion Designer, Founder and Co-Owner of the Designer Brand ‘Kate Spade New York’)
Kate Spade
11
Birthdate: December 24, 1962
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: June 5, 2018

Kate Spade was an American entrepreneur and fashion designer. Spade is credited with founding Kate Spade New York, a popular luxury fashion design house, which competes with the likes of Michael Kors. Kate Spade is also credited with creating stylish and affordable handbags that caused quite a revolution in the fashion world.

 7 
Kate Moss
(British Supermodel)
Kate Moss
4
Birthdate: January 16, 1974
Birthplace: Croydon, England

Kate Moss, one of the highest-paid supermodels of the 1990s, was one of the pioneers of the “heroin chic” trend. Featured on TIME 100, she was known for her collaboration with Calvin Klein and her size-zero figure. She owns a clothing range and is a fashion editor for British Vogue.

 8 
Davy Jones
(Musician)
Davy Jones
4
Birthdate: December 30, 1945
Birthplace: Openshaw, Manchester, England
Died: February 29, 2012
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 9 
Conrad Hilton
(American Businessman and Founder of the ‘Hilton Hotels’ Chain)
Conrad Hilton
7
Birthdate: December 25, 1887
Birthplace: San Antonio, New Mexico, United States
Died: January 3, 1979

Conrad Hilton was an American politician and businessman credited with founding the popular multinational hospitality company, Hilton Hotels Corporation. He is also the founder of a non-profit charitable organization called Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, which aims at ending human suffering worldwide. In 1996, the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize was created by the foundation in the memory of Conrad Hilton.

 10 
John DeLorean
(Engineer Known for His Work at 'General Motors' & Founder of the 'DeLorean Motor Company')
John DeLorean
6
Birthdate: January 6, 1925
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: March 19, 2005

John DeLorean was an American inventor and engineer. Highly regarded for his work at General Motors, John DeLorean was an influential figure in the US automobile industry. He is credited with founding the popular American automobile manufacturer, The DeLorean Motor Company. DeLorean’s life inspired a couple of documentary films, including Framing John DeLorean where he was played by Alec Baldwin.

 11 
Kevin Systrom
(Computer Programmer, Entrepreneur and Co-Founded of ‘Instagram’)
Kevin Systrom
4
Birthdate: December 30, 1983
Birthplace: Holliston, Massachusetts, United States

Computer programmer and entrepreneur Kevin Systrom is one of the co-founders of the photo-sharing app Instagram. He resigned as the Instagram CEO in 2018. He was named to Forbes’s 30 under 30 list in 2014 and was one of the U.S’s richest entrepreneurs below 40 in 2016.

 12 
Kristin Cavallari
(Best Known as the Cast Member of the MTV Reality TV Series, 'Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County')
Kristin Cavallari
4
Birthdate: January 5, 1987
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States

Known for her “valley girl’ accent, Kristin Cavallari gained fame with the MTV reality series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. Apart from gracing the cover of Seventeen, she has also been featured in Rolling Stone. She is now a fashion designer with her own brands Uncommon James and Little James.

 13 
Jonah Peretti
(Businessperson)
Jonah Peretti
3
Birthdate: January 1, 1974
Birthplace: Contra Costa County, California, United States
 14 
Charlie Munger
(Investor, Businessman and Vice Chairman of ‘Berkshire Hathaway’)
Charlie Munger
4
Birthdate: January 1, 1924
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: November 28, 2023

Charlie Munger is an American businessman, investor, architectural designer, and former real estate attorney. Over the years, he has played an important role as the vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. A well-known philanthropist, Charlie Munger has donated millions of dollars to universities and schools.

 15 
Mary Barra
(Business woman)
Mary Barra
4
Birthdate: December 24, 1961
Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, US
 16 
Heather Mills
(Former Model, Businesswoman and Ex-Wife of Paul McCartney)
Heather Mills
4
Birthdate: January 12, 1968
Birthplace: Aldershot, Hampshire, England
Model Heather Mills lost her left leg in an accident but continued to model using a prosthetic leg. She was previously married to singer Paul McCartney. An avid animal rights activist, she is associated with organizations such as Viva! She has appeared on reality shows like Dancing with The Stars.
 17 
Susan Lucci
(Actress)
Susan Lucci
4
Birthdate: December 23, 1946
Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York, USA
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 18 
Anthony Scaramucci
(Former White House Communications Director)
Anthony Scaramucci
5
Birthdate: January 6, 1964
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States

Anthony Scaramucci was the White House communications director from July 21 to July 31, 2017. He was dismissed at Donald Trump’s recommendation, after he was found criticizing the Trump cabinet in a TV interview. He has previously worked with Goldman Sachs and owns the investment firm SkyBridge Capital.

 19 
Jay Chou
(Singer-Songwriter)
Jay Chou
5
Birthdate: January 18, 1979
Birthplace: Linkou, Taipei County, Taiwan
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 20 
Vybz Kartel
(Songwriter)
Vybz Kartel
4
Birthdate: January 7, 1976
Birthplace: Kingston

Jamaican reggae/dancehall musician Vybz Kartel, also known as Worl' Boss, soared to fame with hits such as Romping Shop and Summer Time. In 2014, he was convicted of the murder of his associate Clive "Lizard" Williams and received a life sentence. However, he continues to release music from prison.

 21 
Robert Ellis Silberstein
(Music Executive)
Robert Ellis Silberstein
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Birthdate: January 5, 1946
Birthplace: Elberon, Long Branch, New Jersey
Businessman and music executive Robert Ellis Silberstein, or Bob Ellis, is best remembered as the manager of popular music artists such as Diana Ross, Status Quo, Meat Loaf, and Billy Preston. He was also married to Diana Ross for a while. He taught before he joined the music industry.
 22 
Theo Epstein
(American baseball executive)
Theo Epstein
4
Birthdate: December 29, 1973
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 23 
Dina Merrill
(Actress, Socialite, Philanthropist)
Dina Merrill
3
Birthdate: December 29, 1923
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: May 22, 2017
Socialite/actor Dina Merrill was the only child of Post Cereals owner Marjorie Merriweather Post and stockbroker and financier Edward Francis Hutton. Dina served RKO Pictures as their vice chairperson. She also appeared in movies such as The Sundowners and Butterfield 8, and was on the boards of various charitable trusts.
 24 
Roy E. Disney
(Producer)
Roy E. Disney
3
Birthdate: January 10, 1930
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: December 16, 2009
 25 
Christian Louboutin
(French Fashion Designer)
Christian Louboutin
4
Birthdate: January 7, 1963
Birthplace: Paris, France

When French-Egyptian fashion designer Christian Louboutin entered the fashion scene in Paris, he designed women’s shoes but eventually also launched a men’s collection, too. He is known for his signature stilettoes with red soles. He later also ventured into leather goods and bags. He is openly homosexual.

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Harry Gordon Selfridge
(business magnate)
Harry Gordon Selfridge
4
Birthdate: January 11, 1856
Birthplace: Ripon
Died: May 8, 1947
 27 
René Angélil
(Manager and Husband of Singer Celine Dion)
René Angélil
5
Birthdate: January 16, 1942
Birthplace: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Died: January 14, 2016

René Angélil is best remembered as singer Céline Dion’s manager and, later, husband. Born to Syrian immigrants in Canada, he grew up to be a talent manager and music producer. He met Dion when she was 12 and he was 38, and began dating her when she was 20.

 28 
Marillyn Hewson
(CEO of Lockheed Martin (2013-2020))
Marillyn Hewson
3
Birthdate: December 27, 1953
Birthplace: Junction City, Kansas, United States
 29 
Martin Cooper
(Inventor of First Cellular Mobile Phone)
Martin Cooper
4
Birthdate: December 26, 1928
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Electrical engineer Martin Cooper had initially served the U.S. Navy in the Korean War. He later joined Motorola and pioneered many inventions in wireless communications. The Charles Stark Draper Prize winner also invented the world’s first mobile phone and made the first cell phone call.
 30 
Alexander Wang
(Fashion designer)
Alexander Wang
3
Birthdate: December 26, 1983
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
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Tina Knowles
(Businesswoman & Founder of the Fashion Brand ''House of Deréon')
Tina Knowles
4
Birthdate: January 4, 1954
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States

Tina Knowles is an American fashion designer and businesswoman. In 2004, she launched House of Deréon, a now-defunct ready-to-wear fashion line. While her fashion brands, such as Miss Tina and House of Deréon, have been generally regarded as one of her most important contributions, her biggest contribution to the society is letting her daughters, Beyoncé and Solange ,follow their passion.

 32 
Eric Trump
(Son of Donald Trump & Executive V.P. of The Trump Organization)
Eric Trump
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Birthdate: January 6, 1984
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 33 
Yvette Mimieux
(Actress)
Yvette Mimieux
3
Birthdate: January 8, 1942
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 34 
Shane McMahon
(American Professional Wrestler, Founder and Executive Chairman of 'Ideanomics')
Shane McMahon
1
Birthdate: January 15, 1970
Birthplace: Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Entrepreneur and wrestler Shane McMahon is the son of WWE CEO Vince McMahon and wrestling performer and politician Linda McMahon. Shane heads Ideanomics as its vice-chairman and is a minority owner of WWE. He was previously the CEO of YOU On Demand. He has won several titles as a wrestler.
 35 
Andrew Yang
(Entrepreneur - A Candidate in the 2020 Democratic Party Presidential Primaries)
Andrew Yang
9
Birthdate: January 13, 1975
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
 36 
Jared Kushner
(Son-in-Law of Donald Trump, Entrepreneur)
Jared Kushner
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Birthdate: January 10, 1981
Birthplace: Livingston, New Jersey, United States

Married to Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner is a senior advisor to his father-in-law and US President, Donald Trump. This has led to concerns about nepotism and conflicts of interest. His proximity with Russian officials came under scrutiny during a federal investigation regarding Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Jared Kushner is also an investor, real estate developer and newspaper publisher.

 37 
Gordon Moore
(Businessman)
Gordon Moore
5
Birthdate: January 3, 1929
Birthplace: San Francisco
 38 
Jorge Mendes
(Portuguese Football Agent)
Jorge Mendes
3
Birthdate: January 7, 1966
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

Jorge Mendes is a Portuguese football agent who is currently registered with the Portuguese Football Federation. Widely regarded as one of the most influential football agents, Jorge Mendes was adjudged Best Agent of the Year on ten occasions between 2010 and 2020 at the Globe Soccer Awards. Cristiano Ronaldo, James Rodríguez, and Diego Costa are some of his well-known clients.

 39 
Mathew Knowles
(Businessperson)
Mathew Knowles
4
Birthdate: January 9, 1952
Birthplace: Gadsden, Alabama, United States
 40 
Mark V. Hurd
(Businessperson)
Mark V. Hurd
3
Birthdate: January 1, 1957
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died: October 18, 2019
 41 
Joe Lacob
(Business Executive)
Joe Lacob
3
Birthdate: January 10, 1956
Birthplace: New Bedford, Massachusetts
 42 
Carroll Shelby
(Automotive Designer & Racing Driver)
Carroll Shelby
2
Birthdate: January 11, 1923
Birthplace: Leesburg, Texas, United States
Died: May 10, 2012

An automobile designer known for his involvement with the AC Shelby Cobra and Ford Mustang, Carroll Shelby was also a well-known racing driver, and a successful entrepreneur, who established Shelby American after a heart ailment put an end to his racing career.  Meanwhile, he also ran a a high-performance driving school and published a memoir entitled The Carroll Shelby Story.

 43 
Mimi Faust
(Reality Star)
Mimi Faust
3
Birthdate: January 3, 1972
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 44 
Toto Wolff
(Austrian Former Racing Driver, Investor and CEO of ‘Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team’)
Toto Wolff
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Birthdate: January 12, 1972
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Former racing driver Toto Wolff is the CEO and 30% stakeholder of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport Formula One Team. He has been part of the Austrian and German Formula Ford championships. He later established the investment firms Marchfifteen and Marchsixteen. He supports underprivileged children through the Mary Bendet Foundation.
 45 
David Ellison
(Producer)
David Ellison
3
Birthdate: January 9, 1983
Birthplace: Santa Clara County, California, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 46 
Lorenzo Fertitta
(Entrepreneur)
Lorenzo Fertitta
3
Birthdate: January 3, 1969
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 47 
Dan Gilbert
(Businessperson)
Dan Gilbert
3
Birthdate: January 17, 1962
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 48 
James Roosevelt
(United States Congressman, US Military Officer, Businessman)
James Roosevelt
3
Birthdate: December 23, 1907
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: August 13, 1991
 49 
Graham Elliot
(Chef)
Graham Elliot
3
Birthdate: January 4, 1977
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 50 
Lee Kun-hee
(South Korean Entrepreneur and Businessperson)
Lee Kun-hee
3
Birthdate: January 9, 1942
Birthplace: Uiryeong-gun, South Korea
Died: October 25, 2020