Leo Entrepreneurs

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 1 Henry Ford

Henry Ford.
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Famous As: Industrialist
Birthdate: July 30, 1863
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenfield Township, Michigan, United States
Died: April 7, 1947

Business magnate and founder of the Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford is credited to have made the automobile an accessible conveyance for Americans in the 20th century. Following the success of his company, he became one of the richest and best-known people in the world. He also became known for his pacifism during the first years of World War I.

 2 Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak.
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Famous As: Co-founder of Apple Computer (Apple Inc.)
Birthdate: August 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States

Widely recognized as one of the two important pioneers of the personal computer revolution, Steve Wozniak is credited with co-founding Apple Inc. along with Steve Jobs. Not surprisingly, he has been described as one of the men that changed the course of history through technology. Apart from being a programmer and technology entrepreneur, Steve Wozniak is also a well-known philanthropist.

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 3 Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella.
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Famous As: Chairman & CEO of Microsoft
Birthdate: August 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hyderabad

Satya Nadella is an Indian-American business executive, currently serving as the chief executive officer of Microsoft. Since he became CEO, the company has seen a 27% annual growth rate. Born in India to a Telugu-speaking family, Nadella serves as an inspiration to millions of Indians who nurse 'The American Dream'.

 4 Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison.
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Famous As: Founder of Oracle
Birthdate: August 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York
Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison was Forbes’s sixth-wealthiest person in the world in 2019. He has been associated with Apple and Tesla, too. He once owned the world’s 12th-largest yacht. He is a certified pilot and also owns a tennis facility. A devoted philanthropist, he has taken The Giving Pledge.
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 5 Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin.
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Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: August 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow
Google co-founder Sergey Brin also served as the president of Alphabet Inc. The seventh-richest person in the world as of 2020, Brin earlier dropped his PhD plans at Stanford, following which he and Larry Page launched Google in a garage. He is a devoted philanthropist and a Democratic Party donor.

 6 N. R. Narayana Murthy

N. R. Narayana Murthy.
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Famous As: Founder of Infosys
Birthdate: August 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mysore

N. R. Narayana Murthy is an Indian businessman who is credited with co-founding one of the most popular and successful Indian multinational corporations, Infosys. While Fortune magazine named him as one of the 12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time, Time magazine called him the father of the Indian IT sector. Murthy serves as an inspiration to aspiring businessmen in India.

 7 Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart.
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: August 3, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

The founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Martha Stewart has found success with several business ventures. She is also the publisher of a magazine called Martha Stewart Living and has written many bestselling books. Although she was convicted of charges pertaining to the ImClone stock trading case, she made a comeback and became chairwoman of her company.

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 8 Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel.
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Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: August 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saumur, France
Died: January 10, 1971

Coco Chanel was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand. She is credited with replacing the corseted silhouette as the feminine standard of style with a sporty, casual chic. Her work as a designer redefined the fashionable woman in the era post World War I. She also played a vital role in revolutionizing jewelry, handbags, and fragrance.

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 9 Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman.
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Famous As: CEO of NewTV
Birthdate: August 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huntington, New York
Meg Whitman has previously been the CEO of HP and eBay. She has also been associated with companies such as The Walt Disney Company and P&G. She was part of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaigns and also ran for California’s governor in 2010. She later supported Joe Biden’s presidential run.

 10 Salt Bae

Salt Bae
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Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: August 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Erzurum, Turkey

 11 Karlie Kloss

Karlie Kloss.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: August 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Former Victoria's Secret Angel Karlie Kloss was declared one of the top 30 models of the 2000s by Vogue Paris. Known as “the panther,” for her signature style of catwalk, Kloss has also hosted Project Runway. She supports STEM education through Kode with Klossy and also aids underprivileged children.

 12 Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban.
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Entrepreneur, television personality and media proprietor Mark Cuban is a prolific inventor. He is a named inventor of 11 patent families. He displayed an entrepreneurial spirit from a young age and started many business ventures while still in college. A sports fan, he is the owner of the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Dallas Mavericks.

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 13 Dana White

Dana White
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manchester, Connecticut, United States

 14 Jennifer Flavin

Jennifer Flavin.
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Wife of Sylvester Stallone
Birthdate: August 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Jennifer Flavin is a former American model and wife of famous actor Sylvester Stallone. A successful model during the late-80s and early-90s, Jennifer Flavin took her popularity to another level after marrying Stallone. She now co-owns a company called Serious Skin Care where she plays an influential role.

 15 Azim Premji

Azim Premji.
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Famous As: Business Tycoon
Birthdate: July 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karachi

Business magnate Azim Premji revolutionized the Indian software industry with Wipro Limited. Twice listed to Time 100, he transformed his vegetable oil and soap manufacturing company to a leading IT solutions brand, through marked diversification. He owns a non-profit foundation and is the first Indian to join The Giving Pledge.

 16 Stan Kroenke

Stan Kroenke.
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbia, Missouri

Stan Kroenke is an American businessman. Kroenke has been playing a key role in the sporting world as he owns Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, the holding company of several sporting clubs, such as Arsenal Football Club, The Denver Nuggets, The Los Angeles Rams, The Colorado Avalanche, The Colorado Mammoth, and The Colorado Rapids.

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 17 Travis Kalanick

Travis Kalanick.
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Famous As: CEO of Uber
Birthdate: August 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Travis Kalanick is an American businessman. He is credited with founding Red Swoosh, a content delivery network, and Uber, a technology company. He resigned as the CEO of Uber in 2017 when the company was criticized for several unethical practices, including sexual harassment.

 18 Debi Mazar

Debi Mazar.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jamaica, New York, United States
Debi Mazar is known for films such as Goodfellas and Little Man Tate and series such as L.A. Law and Civil Wars. She has also appeared in several videos by Madonna. She is married to Italian celebrity chef Gabriele Corcos and co-hosts the show Extra Virgin with him.
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 19 Jimmy Wales

Jimmy Wales.
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Famous As: Co-founder of Wikipedia
Birthdate: August 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Internet entrepreneur Jimmy Wales is widely known as the co-founder of the not-for-profit online encyclopedia Wikipedia, though he has claimed to be its sole founder. Wikipedia had its roots in Nupedia, a free encyclopedia that was funded by Wales’s portal Bomis. Wales also co-founded Wikia, or Fandom, a web-hosting service.

 20 Michael Kors

Michael Kors.
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Famous As: Fashion Designer
Birthdate: August 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Island, New York
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 21 J. R. D. Tata

J. R. D. Tata.
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Famous As: French-Indian aviator
Birthdate: July 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 29, 1993
An aviation pioneer, J. R. D. Tata channeled the Tata Group for over five decades, leading to the expansion of India's largest industrial empire. He was honoured with the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan, two of India's highest civillian awards. He was also honored with French Legion of Honour twice. 

 22 Stanley A McChrystal

Stanley A McChrystal.
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Famous As: Retired Armed Force Officer
Birthdate: August 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, United States

Retired United States Army general, Stanley A McChrysta,l is best known for his command of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) during the 2000s. He was described as "perhaps the finest warrior and leader of men in combat I ever met" by Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates. Following his retirement, he began teaching courses in international relations at Yale University.

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 23 Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio.
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Famous As: Investor
Birthdate: August 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, Queens, New York
Business magnate Ray Dalio founded the hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, which became the world’s largest by 2013. He has also written the bestselling book Principles: Life & Work. Named to Time 100, he has joined the Giving Pledge and often donates to various philanthropic causes, including education and healthcare.

 24 Delta Burke

Delta Burke.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Delta Burke is an American actress, author, and producer. She is best known for playing Suzanne Sugarbaker in the popular TV series Designing Women. Despite struggling with issues, such as eating disorders, depression, and overweight, Delta Burke has managed to establish a successful acting career and serves as an inspiration to people suffering from similar problems.

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 25 Ginni Rometty

Ginni Rometty
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Famous As: Businesswomen
Birthdate: July 29, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Former IBM CEO Ginni Rometty was named to the World's Top 50 Women in Tech by Forbes in 2018. She led IBM through its conversion to a leading data company. The Northwestern University alumna has also earned the Edison Achievement Award. She became part of Time 100 in 2012.

 26 Dave Hester

Dave Hester.
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Famous As: Reality TV Star, Professional Auctioneer
Birthdate: July 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base near Oceanside, California, USA
Dave Hester, or The Mogul, soared to stardom with the A&E reality show Storage Wars. He is known for his signature catchword “Yuuup!” He was initially the owner of the Rags to Riches thrift store and the Newport Consignment Gallery but later closed them down to open an auction house.

 27 Anne Wojcicki

Anne Wojcicki.
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Famous As: Genomics Pioneer
Birthdate: July 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Mateo County, California, U.S.

 28 Linus Sebastian

Linus Sebastian.
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Famous As: CEO of Linus Media Group
Birthdate: August 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Linus Sebastian is a Canadian YouTube personality whose technology channel Linus Tech Tips is ranked highly among Google's most preferred advertising channels for the technology category on YouTube. Also an entrepreneur, Sebastian owns a video sharing platform called Floatplane Media. Sebastian is also credited with founding Linus Media Group for which he has been serving as the CEO since 2013.

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 29 Charlotte McKinney

Charlotte McKinney.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: August 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Orlando. Florida

 30 Spencer Matthews

Spencer Matthews
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: August 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England

 31 Li Ka-shing

Li Ka-shing.
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 29, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chaozhou
Li Ka-shing, also known as Superman, remains Hong Kong’s richest man, in spite of a drop in his net worth due to the Hong Kong riots and the coronavirus pandemic. The business tycoon is known for his association with Hutchison and for his investments in the video-conferencing platform Zoom.

 32 Steve Chen

Steve Chen.
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: August 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Taipei
Internet entrepreneur Steve Chen is one of the co-founders of YouTube. He also co-founded AVOS Systems and developed the app MixBit. He later sold YouTube to Google and also joined the investment firm Google Ventures. He was named one of 2011’s "15 Asian Scientists To Watch" by Asian Scientist magazine.

 33 Edmond James de Rothschild

Edmond James de Rothschild
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Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: August 19, 1845
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Died: November 2, 1934

 34 Tom Colicchio

Tom Colicchio
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Famous As: Restaurateur, Chef
Birthdate: August 15, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Elizabeth

 35 John Carmack

John Carmack
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Famous As: Chief technology officer, Aerospace engineer, Programmer, Computer scientist
Birthdate: August 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kansas City

Computer-game developer John Carmack introduced pioneering innovations in the 3-D game arena. He specializes in first-person shooter games, such as Quake and Doom. The id Software founder had spent a year in a juvenile home and had later dropped out of university to become a freelance programmer.

 36 Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son.
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Famous As: Founder of SoftBank
Birthdate: August 11, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tosu, Saga Prefecture, Japan

Masayoshi Son is a Japanese technology entrepreneur, philanthropist, and investor. He is credited with founding SoftBank, a popular Japanese holding company, for which he also serves as the chief executive officer. One of the richest men in Japan, Son has pledged to donate $120 million to support the victims affected by the 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku.

 37 George Soros

George Soros.
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Famous As: Investor, Philanthropist
Birthdate: August 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
A Hungarian-American financier, philanthropist, activist and author, George Soros is the founder of Soros Fund Management and the Open Society Foundations. Amongst the country’s most successful investors, he made a huge profit during the 1992 Black Wednesday crisis and became famous as the man who broke the Bank of England.

 38 Tyler Winklevoss

Tyler Winklevoss.
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Famous As: Rower, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: August 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton (village), New York

Tyler Winklevoss is an American Bitcoin and cryptocurrency investor and entrepreneur. He is credited with founding the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange and Winklevoss Capital Management. He is also credited with co-founding ConnectU, which he claimed inspired Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook. Also a rower, Tyler and his identical twin brother, Cameron, competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where they finished sixth. 

 39 Lamar Hunt

Lamar Hunt.
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: August 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Dorado, Arkansas, United States
Died: December 13, 2006

Businessman Lamar Hunt was a major promoter of American football, soccer, tennis, basketball, and ice hockey in the United States. He was the principal founder of the Major League Soccer (MLS) and American Football League (AFL). He was also the co-founder of World Championship Tennis. In 1982, he was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame. 

 40 Steve Case

Steve Case.
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: August 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Honolulu

 41 Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: August 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Economist Janet Yellen has had an illustrious career as an academic and researcher, and has taught at Harvard University and other reputed institutes. After chairing the Federal Reserve for 4 years, she is now the United States Secretary of the Treasury. She is married to Nobel-winning economist George Akerlof.

 42 Frederick W. Smith

Frederick W. Smith
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Famous As: Business person
Birthdate: August 11, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Marks, Mississippi

 43 Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman.
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Famous As: Co-Founder of LinkedIn
Birthdate: August 5, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stanford
Billionaire businessman Reid Hoffman, co-founder of the professional networking platform LinkedIn, also serves as a partner of the firm Greylock Partners. The Stanford and Oxford alumnus is also a prominent philanthropist and has been a board member of Do Something. He has also worked with PayPal and written several books.

 44 Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner.
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Famous As: Model, Reality Star
Birthdate: August 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
An elite socialite and fashion model, Kylie Jenner is the head of Kylie Cosmetics and creator of the hugely popular line of lipsticks, Kylie Lip Kit. Thrown into the limelight in her teens, courtesy the reality series Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Jenner has since gone on to become a highly successful businesswomen and social media influencer.

 45 Timothy Geithner

Timothy Geithner
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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: August 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

 46 Cheryl Crane

Cheryl Crane
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Famous As: Real estate broker
Birthdate: July 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 47 Henri Fayol

Henri Fayol.
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Famous As: Industrialist, Management Thinker
Birthdate: July 29, 1841
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Died: November 19, 1925

Henri Fayol was a French mining engineer, author, mining executive, and director of mines. He is credited with developing a theory of business administration called Fayolism. Along with Frederick Winslow Taylor, Henri Fayol is credited with founding modern management methods.

 48 William Weld

William Weld
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: July 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Smithtown, New York, U.S.

 49 Mike Holmes

Mike Holmes
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Famous As: Investors
Birthdate: August 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada

 50 Mitzi Shore

Mitzi Shore
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Famous As: CEOs
Birthdate: July 25, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Menominee, Michigan, United States
Died: April 11, 2018