Creating a World Without Limit. Dropouts Who Became Billionaires. Many of the world's richest people have left education early and gone on to make billions of dollars. Hanry Ford Ford Motor Company, he drop outs at the ago of 16.
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Dropouts Who Became
Many of the world's richest people have left education early and gone on to make billions of dollars.
ATLANTA - Michael Dell is a college dropout. He also runs one of the country's most successful and fastest growing computer companies. The 33-year-old CEO of Dell Computer Corp. -- and the richest man in Texas -- said his vision of a direct sales computer company came to him when he was a freshman at the University of Texas in Austin in 1983, where he was a biology major
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Larry Ellison, Oracle co-founder, attended the University of Illinois but left at the end of his second year, as he skipped the exams following the death of his adoptive mother. He then went to the University of Chicago, but didn’t stay beyond a term.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange attended the University of Melbourne, majoring in physics and mathematics. He received only a minimum grade for math and left the university soon to start his own venture.
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Hollywood director Steven Spielberg was not known for his academic excellence. Interestingly, he even failed to get admission into a film-making institute
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English business magnate, Sir Richard Branson, best known for his Virgin Group, had a difficult time in school because of his dyslexia. He left school when he was only 16.
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Fashion designer Ralph Lauren, the founder of Polo, left the City College of New York business school to design ties for Beau Brummel. He launched Polo later that same year.
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Former American Idol judge Simon Cowell dropped out of school at age 16 and landed a job in the mailroom at EMI. At 23 he left to start his own record label, Fanfare.
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