Richard Branson

Richard Branson


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in Blackheath, South London, England, The United Kingdom
July 18, 1950

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Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English business magnate, best known for his Virgin brand of over 360 companies. Branson's first successful business venture was at age 16, when he published a magazine called Student. He then set up a record mail-order business in 1970. In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores and rebranded as zavvi in late 2007. With his flamboyant and competitive style, Branson's Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s - as he set up Virgin Atlantic Airways and expanded the Virgin Records music label. Richard Branson is the 236th richest person according to Forbes' 2008 list of billionaires as he has an estimated net worth of approximately $7.9 billion USD.

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Screw It, Let's Do It: Less...

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The Virgin Way: Everything ...

3.97 avg rating — 3,970 ratings — published 2014 — 27 editions
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Business Stripped Bare: Adv...

3.84 avg rating — 1,952 ratings — published 2008 — 31 editions
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Like a Virgin: Secrets They...

3.79 avg rating — 2,039 ratings — published 2012 — 17 editions
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Screw Business As Usual

3.66 avg rating — 1,186 ratings — published 2011 — 19 editions
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Sir Richard Branson: The Au...

4.11 avg rating — 694 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Finding My Virginity: The N...

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Reach for the Skies: Balloo...

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The Adventure of Business

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