Capricorn Entrepreneurs

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 1 Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos
Famous As: Founder of
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

Ratan Tata
Famous As: Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons
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

Madam C. J. Walker
Famous As: Entrepreneur
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.
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 4 Dhirubhai Ambani

Dhirubhai Ambani
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

Howard Hughes
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Investor
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

Kate Spade
Famous As: Fashion designer
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 Carroll Shelby

Carroll Shelby
Famous As: Designer of high-performance versions of the Ford Mustang
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.

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 8 Kate Moss

Kate Moss
Famous As: Supermodel
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.

 9 Shane McMahon

Shane McMahon
Famous As: Entrepreneur
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.

 10 John DeLorean

John DeLorean
Famous As: Inventor, Engineer
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 Conrad Hilton

Conrad Hilton
Famous As: Founder of the Hilton Hotels
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.

 12 Davy Jones

Davy Jones
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 30, 1945
Birthplace: Openshaw, Manchester, England
Died: February 29, 2012

 13 Kevin Systrom

Kevin Systrom
Famous As: Co‑founder of Instagram
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.

 14 Jonah Peretti

Jonah Peretti
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: January 1, 1974
Birthplace: Contra Costa County, California, United States

 15 Toto Wolff

Toto Wolff
Famous As: Motorsport Executive, Race car driver
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.

 16 Tracey Ullman

Tracey Ullman
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 30, 1959
Birthplace: Slough, Berkshire, England, UK

British-American actor Tracey Ullman began her career with sketch-comedy shows such as Three of a Kind and later had her own Fox show, The Tracey Ullman Show, which featured 30-second segments of The Simpsons in between, making the latter a hit, too. She rose to become the third-richest comedian from Britain.

 17 Mary Barra

Mary Barra
Famous As: Business woman
Birthdate: December 24, 1961
Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, US

 18 Heather Mills

Heather Mills
Famous As: Model
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.

 19 Jay Chou

Jay Chou
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: January 18, 1979
Birthplace: Linkou, Taipei County, Taiwan

 20 Charlie Munger

Charlie Munger
Famous As: Investor
Birthdate: January 1, 1924
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

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.

 21 Susan Lucci

Susan Lucci
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 23, 1946
Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York, USA

 22 Vybz Kartel

Vybz Kartel
Famous As: Songwriter
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.

 23 Jim Ross

Jim Ross
Famous As: Commentator
Birthdate: January 3, 1952
Birthplace: Fort Bragg, California, United States

 24 Theo Epstein

Theo Epstein
Famous As: American baseball executive
Birthdate: December 29, 1973
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

 25 Rick Stein

Rick Stein
Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: January 4, 1947
Birthplace: Churchill, Oxfordshire, England

Celebrity chef Rick Stein has managed the U.K.’s Stein Hotel and Restaurant with his first wife, Jill Stein. He later became the head chef and co-owner of Rick Stein at Bannisters in Australia, with his second wife, Sarah. He has authored cookbooks and presented culinary shows such as Seafood Odyssey.

 26 Robert Ellis Silberstein

Robert Ellis Silberstein
Famous As: Music Executive
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.

 27 Roy E. Disney

Roy E. Disney
Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: January 10, 1930
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: December 16, 2009

 28 Dina Merrill

Dina Merrill
Famous As: Actress, Socialite, Philanthropist
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.

 29 Harry Gordon Selfridge

Harry Gordon Selfridge
Famous As: business magnate
Birthdate: January 11, 1856
Birthplace: Ripon
Died: May 8, 1947

 30 Marillyn Hewson

Marillyn Hewson
Famous As: CEO of Lockheed Martin (2013-2020)
Birthdate: December 27, 1953
Birthplace: Junction City, Kansas, United States

 31 Anthony Scaramucci

Anthony Scaramucci
Famous As: Former White House Communications Director
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.

 32 Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos
Famous As: 11th United States Secretary of Education (2017-2021)
Birthdate: January 8, 1958
Birthplace: Holland, Michigan, United States

Betsy DeVos, the current United States Secretary of Education, is famous for her support for school voucher programs, school choice, and charter schools. Also known for her philanthropy and activism, Betsy DeVos launched the Dick & Betsy DeVos Family Foundation in 1989. The foundation donates to hospitals, arts organizations, health research, Christian schools, etc.

 33 Graham Elliot

Graham Elliot
Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: January 4, 1977
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

 34 Eric Trump

Eric Trump
Famous As: Son of Donald Trump & Executive V.P. of The Trump Organization
Birthdate: January 6, 1984
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

 35 Martin Cooper

Martin Cooper
Famous As: Engineer
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.

 36 Tina Knowles

Tina Knowles
Famous As: Businesswoman
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.

 37 J. B. Pritzker

J. B. Pritzker
Famous As: 43rd Governor of Illinois
Birthdate: January 19, 1965
Birthplace: Atherton, California, United States

 38 Jared Kushner

Jared Kushner
Famous As: Son-in-Law of Donald Trump, Entrepreneur
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.

 39 Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: January 13, 1975
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, USA

 40 Yvette Mimieux

Yvette Mimieux
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 8, 1942
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

 41 Mark V. Hurd

Mark V. Hurd
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: January 1, 1957
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died: October 18, 2019

 42 Lorenzo Fertitta

Lorenzo Fertitta
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: January 3, 1969
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

 43 Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom
Famous As: Internet entrepreneur
Birthdate: January 1, 1974
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany

Kim Dotcom is a German-Finnish internet entrepreneur and political activist. He first gained fame in the 1990s as an internet entrepreneur. He is the founder of the now-defunct file hosting service Megaupload. He is a controversial person and was once convicted on charges of computer fraud. He loves music and has released one album and a few singles. 

 44 Jorge Mendes

Jorge Mendes
Famous As: Sports agent
Birthdate: January 7, 1966
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

 45 Mimi Faust

Mimi Faust
Famous As: Reality Star
Birthdate: January 3, 1972
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia

 46 Joe Lacob

Joe Lacob
Famous As: Business Executive
Birthdate: January 10, 1956
Birthplace: New Bedford, Massachusetts

 47 Gordon Moore

Gordon Moore
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: January 3, 1929
Birthplace: San Francisco

 48 Mathew Knowles

Mathew Knowles
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: January 9, 1952
Birthplace: Gadsden, Alabama, United States

 49 Jacob Schiff

Jacob Schiff
Famous As: Banker, Financier
Birthdate: January 10, 1847
Birthplace: Frankfurt
Died: September 25, 1920

 50 Christine Lagarde

Christine Lagarde
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 1, 1956
Birthplace: Paris, France

Christine Lagarde is a French politician, businessperson, and lawyer. She is the current president of the European Central Bank (ECB), a position she has been holding since 1 November 2019. Prior to this, she was the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She is the first woman to head both the ECB and the IMF.