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Warren Buffett
(Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway)
Warren Buffett
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Birthdate: August 30, 1930
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

American investor, business tycoon and philanthropist Warren Buffett is considered one of the most successful investors in the world by the media. The chairman and largest shareholder of the firm, Berkshire Hathaway, he is often called as the ‘Oracle’ or ‘Sage’ of Omaha. Notably, he has pledged to give away a sizable portion of his wealth to philanthropic causes.

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Colonel Sanders
(Founder of the Fast Food Chicken Restaurant ‘Kentucky Fried Chicken’ (KFC))
Colonel Sanders
16
Birthdate: September 9, 1890
Birthplace: Henryville, Indiana, United States
Died: December 16, 1980

Colonel Sanders is the man who revolutionized the American fast food industry by founding the restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). Establishing a style trademark by wearing a white suit and black string tie, Sanders went on to become a symbol of the KFC brand. Such is the popularity of the brand, the symbol is recognized all over the world.

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Jack Ma
(Co-founder and Former Executive Chairman of 'Alibaba Group')
Jack Ma
43
Birthdate: September 10, 1964
Birthplace: Hangzhou, China
Jack Ma’s journey from being a tourist guide to establishing the Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba is inspirational. Initially rejected by various companies, he is the second-wealthiest person in China as of 2020. After quitting his post of executive chairman of Alibaba in 2019, he focused on philanthropy and environmental causes. 
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Sheryl Sandberg
(Business Executive, Philanthropist and Chief Operating Officer of ‘Facebook’)
Sheryl Sandberg
11
Birthdate: August 28, 1969
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and has served as the VP of global sales and operations at Google. She also founded LeanIn.Org and was the first woman to be on the board of Facebook. Named to Time 100, she has also written books and owns a charitable foundation.
 5 
Karl Lagerfeld
(Famous as the Creative Director of the French Fashion House 'Chanel')
Karl Lagerfeld
4
Birthdate: September 10, 1933
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: February 19, 2019
German fashion magnate Karl Lagerfeld, son of businessman Otto Lagerfeld, had served as the creative director of Chanel and Fendi. He was also a talented photographer and caricaturist, and had a penchant for collecting books. He was known for his signature sunglasses, white hair, fingerless gloves, and detachable collars.  
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Kimbal Musk
(The Founder of 'The Kitchen Restaurant Group' and Co-Founder of 'Big Green' a 501 non profit organization)
Kimbal Musk
4
Birthdate: September 20, 1972
Birthplace: Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
Kimbal Musk, the younger brother of business tycoon and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, owns the community restaurant chain known as The Kitchen Restaurant Group. He also co-founded the non-profit Big Green, which builds outdoor classrooms, and Square Roots, which specializes in urban farming. He is also a prime Tesla shareholder.
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Robert Herjavec
(Investor & Founder of ‘The Herjavec Group’, One of the Largest IT & Computer Security Companies in Canada)
Robert Herjavec
11
Birthdate: September 14, 1962
Birthplace: Varaždin, Croatia
Investor Robert Herjavec founded the internet security software BRAK Systems, which he later sold to AT&T. He also established the Herjavec Group and turned it into one of Canada’s biggest IT security firms. He has also appeared in Dragons' Den and Shark Tank, and has authored several business books.
 8 
Carly Fiorina
(CEO of ‘Hewlett-Packard’, the First Woman to Lead a Fortune Top-20 Company)
Carly Fiorina
5
Birthdate: September 6, 1954
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States

Carly Fiorina made history by becoming the first female head of a Dow Jones-listed company when she became the CEO of HP. The daughter of a law professor father, she had initially joined law school but then dropped out to study management. She has also been Ted Cruz’s vice-presidential running mate.

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Lisa Vanderpump
(Actress, Restaurateur)
Lisa Vanderpump
5
Birthdate: September 15, 1960
Birthplace: London, England

Lisa Vanderpump is a British restaurateur, actress, and television personality. Vanderpump has owned 36 restaurants, clubs, and bars in Los Angeles and London along with her husband Ken Todd. Also a well-known philanthropist, Lisa Vanderpump supports charity organizations, such as Keep Memory Alive, which was established to create awareness about neurological disorders like Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.

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Henry Ford II
(Business Person)
Henry Ford II
4
Birthdate: September 4, 1917
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: September 29, 1987
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Joe Bastianich
(Restaurateur & Winemaker Who Co-owns 30 Restaurants in Four Countries)
Joe Bastianich
4
Birthdate: September 17, 1968
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Restaurateur and winemaker Joe Bastianich co-owns 30 restaurants across four countries, with his mother, Lidia Bastianich. His ventures include the Michelin-star-rated Babbo and the Pizzeria brand of eateries in Los Angeles. He has been a judge on the MasterChef franchise and has also authored several cookbooks and a bestselling autobiography.
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Lloyd Blankfein
(Former Chairman and CEO of 'Goldman Sachs')
Lloyd Blankfein
6
Birthdate: September 20, 1954
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

A reputed investment banker, Lloyd Blankfein, who began his career as a tax lawyer, later served as the chairman and CEO of the American multinational company Goldman Sachs. However, he was also criticized for drawing a huge salary and for making controversial comments such as he was “doing God’s work.”

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Brian Epstein
(Businessperson, Impresario, Talent agent, Talent manager)
Brian Epstein
5
Birthdate: September 19, 1934
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: August 27, 1967
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Chamath Palihapitiya
(Founder and CEO of Venture Capital Firm 'Social Capital')
Chamath Palihapitiya
5
Birthdate: September 3, 1976
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
Chamath Palihapitiya went from being a Sri Lankan refugee in Canada to a successful venture capitalist. He founded Social Capital and has also worked at Facebook. He was the youngest vice-president of AOL. He co-owns the Golden State Warriors basketball team and has invested in Palantir, Pure Storage, and Playdom.
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Steve Chen
(One of the Co-Founders of the Video-Sharing Website ‘YouTube’)
Steve Chen
3
Birthdate: August 25, 1978
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan
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.
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Joan Kroc
(Businessperson)
Joan Kroc
6
Birthdate: August 27, 1928
Birthplace: West Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: October 12, 2003
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Andrew McCollum
(Co-founder of Facebook)
Andrew McCollum
3
Birthdate: September 4, 1983
Birthplace: California
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David Bale
(Entrepreneur)
David Bale
3
Birthdate: September 2, 1941
Birthplace: South Africa
Died: December 30, 2003

David Bale was an English entrepreneur and animal rights activist. He worked closely with The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, which aims at protecting endangered mountain gorillas, and served as one of its board members. Apart from his work as an activist for animal rights and environmental causes, David Bale is also known as the father of actor Christian Bale.

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Brian Chesky
(Co-Founder and CEO of ‘Airbnb’)
Brian Chesky
5
Birthdate: August 29, 1981
Birthplace: Niskayuna, New York, United States
Business magnate and industrial designer Brian Chesky is the co-founder and CEO of Airbnb. Named to Time 100 in 2015, he was also made an Ambassador of Global Entrepreneurship by Barack Obama. He is also part of The Giving Pledge and has been featured on the Youngest Forbes 400 list.
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Milton S. Hershey
(Chocolatier & Businessman)
Milton S. Hershey
5
Birthdate: September 13, 1857
Birthplace: Derry Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 13, 1945
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Mike Ashley
(Entrepreneur)
Mike Ashley
3
Birthdate: September 9, 1964
Birthplace: Burnham
British retail magnate Mike Ashley is the CEO of the sports retailer Sports Direct and owns the department store group House of Fraser. He also owns the football club Newcastle United and once owned stakes in Rangers International. He is media shy and is known for his signature white shirts.
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David Tepper
(Investor)
David Tepper
3
Birthdate: September 11, 1957
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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Jim Rohn
(Motivational speaker, Entrepreneur, Writer)
Jim Rohn
4
Birthdate: September 17, 1930
Birthplace: Yakima
Died: December 5, 2009
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Chumlee Russell
(Businessman and TV Personality Known for His Show ‘Pawn Stars’)
Chumlee Russell
5
Birthdate: September 8, 1982
Birthplace: Henderson, Nevada, United States

A businessman and reality TV personality, Chumlee Russell is best known for appearing in the History Channel show Pawn Stars. In the show, he is often portrayed as the comic foil. He emerged as the breakout cast member and didn’t take long to become a fan favorite. He has been involved in several legal issues.

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Alisher Usmanov
(Russian Businessman and Oligarch)
Alisher Usmanov
6
Birthdate: September 9, 1953
Birthplace: Chust, Uzbekistan
Russian business tycoon Alisher Usmanov made headlines with his massive investments in companies such as Alibaba, Facebook, and Twitter. The owner of Russia’s second-largest telephone operator, MegaFon, bought molecular biologist Dr. James Watson's Nobel Prize medal for $4.8m at an auction and then returned the medal to Watson.
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Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
(Business person)
Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
7
Birthdate: September 6, 1888
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 18, 1969
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Mario Batali
(American Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur)
Mario Batali
0
Birthdate: September 19, 1960
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Mario Batali is an American chef, restaurateur, writer, and media personality. He started hogging the limelight after appearing on some of Food Network's shows, such as Iron Chef America and Molto Mario. Also a well-known philanthropist and social activist, Batali established the Mario Batali Foundation in 2008, which funds pediatric disease research and various children's educational programs.

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Uğur Şahin
(He is the CEO of BioNTech, which developed one of the major vaccines against COVID-19)
Uğur Şahin
1
Birthdate: September 19, 1965
Birthplace: İskenderun, Hatay Province, Turkey
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Evelyn Robert de Rothschild
(Banker, Polo player)
Evelyn Robert de Rothschild
2
Birthdate: August 29, 1931
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Peter Sunde
(Co-Founder of ‘The Pirate Bay’ a BitTorrent Search Engine)
Peter Sunde
5
Birthdate: September 13, 1978
Birthplace: Uddevalla, Sweden

Swedish entrepreneur Peter Sunde, also known as brokep, co-founded The Pirate Bay, a BitTorrent search engine. While he supports online trolling as a form of activism, he was arrested and jailed for copyright offenses. He is also a member of the Pirate Party of Finland.

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Cooper Hefner
(Businessman)
Cooper Hefner
3
Birthdate: September 4, 1991
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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James Packer
(Billionaire Businessman and Son of Media Mogul Kerry Packer)
James Packer
5
Birthdate: September 8, 1967
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Australian business magnate James Packer, son of media mogul Kerry Packer, inherited Consolidated Press Holdings Limited. He has led Publishing and Broadcasting Limited, Consolidated Media Holdings, and Crown Resorts, as an executive chairman. In 2017, Forbes named him the ninth-richest Australian. He also owns two philanthropic foundations.
 33 
Charlie Trotter
(American Chef and Restaurateur)
Charlie Trotter
2
Birthdate: September 8, 1959
Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, United States
Died: November 5, 2013
 34 
Vincent McMahon
(Owner, Chairman and CEO of the WWE (1982 - 2002))
Vincent McMahon
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Birthdate: August 24, 1945
Birthplace: Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States

Vincent Kennedy McMahon is a professional wrestling promoter, currently serving as WWE's chairman and CEO. Often regarded as the most influential person in the history of professional wrestling, McMahon is credited with popularizing WWE. Also a well-known philanthropist, McMahon donated more than $8 million in 2008, giving grants to the Sacred Heart University, Fishburne Military School, and East Carolina University.

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J. P. Morgan Jr.
(American Finance Executive, Banker and Philanthropist)
J. P. Morgan Jr.
4
Birthdate: September 7, 1867
Birthplace: Irvington, New York, United States
Died: March 13, 1943

J. P. Morgan Jr. was an American finance executive, banker, and philanthropist. He became the head of the investment banking institution, J.P. Morgan & Co., after his father J. P. Morgan's demise in 1913. J. P. Morgan Jr. was also an important philanthropist, who donated his London residence to the U.S. government in 1920.

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Les Wexner
(Businessman)
Les Wexner
4
Birthdate: September 8, 1937
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
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John W. Henry
(American Businessman and Primary Owner of Sports Teams 'Liverpool FC', 'Boston Red Sox' and 'The Boston Globe')
John W. Henry
4
Birthdate: September 13, 1949
Birthplace: Quincy, Illinois, United States

Businessman John W. Henry initially acquired immense wealth from his trading firm J.W. Henry & Co. and later built a huge sports empire. He now owns several sports-related businesses, including the Liverpool Football Club and the baseball team Boston Red Sox. He also owns the Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper The Boston Globe.

 38 
John McAfee
(Computer Programmer and Businessman Who Wrote the First Commercial Anti-Virus Software)
John McAfee
2
Birthdate: September 18, 1945
Birthplace: Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England
Died: June 23, 2021

John McAfee is an English-American businessman and computer programmer. He is credited with founding one of the most popular software companies of all time, McAfee Associates, which specializes in producing enterprise security software. After leaving the company, which is now owned by TPG Capital and Intel, John McAfee went on to found other companies like Tribal Voice and Future Tense Central.

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Bob Corker
(Politician)
Bob Corker
3
Birthdate: August 24, 1952
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Iris Apfel
(Businesswoman)
Iris Apfel
4
Birthdate: August 29, 1921
Birthplace: Astoria, Queens, New York (state) New York, U.S.
 41 
Todd Palin
(American Oil Field Production Operator and First Gentleman of Alaska (2006 - 2009))
Todd Palin
4
Birthdate: September 6, 1964
Birthplace: Dillingham, Alaska, United States
Oil production operator and commercial salmon fisherman Todd Palin made headlines for his relationship with former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin. Todd and Sarah eloped in high school and were married from 1988 to 2020. Todd is also a snowmobile racer who has won the Tesoro Iron Dog competition multiple times.
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Raj Kundra
Raj Kundra
8
Birthdate: September 9, 1975
Birthplace: London
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 43 
Gary Cohn
(American Business Leader Who Served as the Director of the National Economic Council from 2017 to 2018)
Gary Cohn
2
Birthdate: August 27, 1960
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Gary Cohn is an American business leader best known for his service as the Director of the National Economic Council from 2017 to 2018. Prior to his service in the White House, Cohn was the COO and president of Goldman Sachs. Gary Cohn is also a well-known philanthropist and has donated money to various organizations.

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Nathan Meyer Rothschild
(English-German Businessman, Banker, and Financier)
Nathan Meyer Rothschild
3
Birthdate: September 16, 1777
Birthplace: Free City of Frankfurt Frankfurt, Holy Roman Empire
Died: July 28, 1836
 45 
Bae Yong-joon
(South Korean Businessman and Former Actor)
Bae Yong-joon
3
Birthdate: August 29, 1972
Birthplace: Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Bae Yong-joon is a South Korean former actor best known for his portrayal of Kang Joon-sang/Lee Min-hyeong in the TV drama series Winter Sonata, which became a huge success in more than 20 countries. His performance in the series earned him several awards, including KBS Drama Awards. An active businessman, Bae is credited with founding a management agency called KeyEast.

 46 
Michael Armand Hammer
(Known for his ties to Occidental Petroleum)
Michael Armand Hammer
1
Birthdate: September 8, 1955
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Keith Raniere
(Founder of NXIVM)
Keith Raniere
15
Birthdate: August 26, 1960
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York

Keith Raniere is the founder of a multi-level marketing company called NXIVM. The company recruited many celebrities and socialites through its personal development seminars. However, it faced sexual abuse accusations and Keith was convicted of federal crimes in 2019. He is characterized as a cult leader and has been accused of branding women with a hot cauterizing pen.

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Amelia Warren Tyagi
(American Businesswoman, Management Consultant and Co-Founded of the Placement Firm ‘Business Talent Group’)
Amelia Warren Tyagi
3
Birthdate: September 2, 1971
Birthplace: New Jersey, United states
 49 
Jeffrey Lurie
(Producer)
Jeffrey Lurie
3
Birthdate: September 8, 1951
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
 50 
Matthew Boulton
(English Businessperson and Engineer)
Matthew Boulton
4
Birthdate: September 3, 1728
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: August 17, 1809

British manufacturer and engineer Matthew Boulton is best remembered as the financier of Scottish engineer James Watt’s pathbreaking steam engine. His Soho Manufactory initially produced metal parts, and he later stepped into John Roebuck’s shoes to partner with Watt, after Roebuck went bankrupt. He also established the Soho Mint.