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Are you looking for role models in modern age? Here are the world’s best entrepreneurs to take inspiration from.

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is an American entrepreneur, the world’s richest investor, and philanthropist. On July 5, 1994, Jeff launched Amazon.com. He started with selling books in the US and other 45 countries on Amazon. Later, he expanded his delivery services to include CDs, DVDs, clothing, electronics, toys, and more.

Amazon is currently the biggest online retailer in the world with a net value of $1169.5 billion as of 2022. In a flash, it transformed from a “bookstore” to a “everything shop.” Jeff has an estimated net worth of $151 billion.

Bill Gates

Bill Gates is an American businessman, philanthropist and investor. He is the founder of Microsoft, a multinational technology corporation, which he launched along with Paul Allen in 1975. He is one of the richest entrepreneurs  in the world with a net worth of $114 billion.

Bill Gates had that passion for computers at the age of 13. He dropped out of Harvard that is what enabled him to found Microsoft and enjoy enormous success in the years that followed. A philosophy which Gates lived through was to be your own boss. Moreover, he is renowned for his charitable endeavours as well, including the Melinda Foundation.

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is the founder of Facebook, the most popular social networking platform in the world. His estimated net worth is $36.4 billion making him the 29th richest entrepreneurs in the world. At age 23, he became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire.

Mark founded FaceMash with his fellow Harvard University students from his dorm room which later turned into Facebook in February 2004. Mark is now the Chairman and CEO of Meta Platforms Inc. and the company owns Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook.

Larry Page

Larry Page is an American internet entrepreneur and computer scientist who co-founded Google search engine with Sergey Brin in 1997. Page is currently the CEO of Alphabet (Google’s parent company). He is the seventh richest man on Earth, with an estimated net worth of $91.1 billion.

While pursuing their PhDs at Stanford University in California, Larry Page and Sergey Brin started Google in January 1996 as a research project. Right now, Google is the most popular search engine with over 80% of the search market share.

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was an American entrepreneur and investor. He was also the chairman, CEO, and co-founder of Apple Inc which is now worth over 2 trillion dollars. Along with Amazon, Google, and Facebook, Apple is regarded as one of the “Big Four” of technology.

In addition, Steve Jobs served as Pixar’s chairman and major shareholder. Pixar is an American computer animation film studio that was established in 1986. Steve Jobs became so successful because he wanted to leave a dent in the universe which he did so.

Elon Musk

Elon Musk is the richest man on Earth with an estimated net worth of $223.2 billion. He is an all-rounder entrepreneur who was the co-founder of PayPal. Currently, he is the founder of SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla.

In 2002, PayPal was acquired by eBay of which Musk received $180 million as he was the largest shareholder. He invested $100 million in SpaceX, 70 million in Tesla and $10 million in Solar City. He took this risk to become a billionaire.

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