This is the time and age where one needn’t have rich parents to be rich and elite. A brilliant mind can go on to lead an inspiring life and become part of the exclusive club. Each person who plans to start his own venture is an entrepreneur in his own right. So it is only natural that people who once were plain startup founders now end up being big shots.

Elon Musk

He learned how to code at the age of 9 and by the age of 28 he already had sold his first startup then and at 30 he found PayPal while at the age of 32 he started Tesla Motors. He is 47 now and he has made a claim that SpaceX which he has set up through which he is going to colonize Mars in the near future.

Bill Gates

A Young Bill Gates didn’t taste much success in school — while in college, he didn’t attend all his classes and was removed after his second year. But he still loved programming. While he loved it so much that at the age of 21, his friend Paul Allen and him founded their own company, Microsoft.

Kris Jenner

Even though she has been criticized all her life there is no denying the fact that this woman made her own career. But she has always been a really organized person. She made a reality show about her 7 children who all have careers thanks to their mom.

Google Founders

Back in 1995, there were 2 talented guys in the photo who met each other at a tour in Standford University. Both discussed computer technology and became friends. Later they decided to start a research project which soon (in 1998) turned into one of the most powerful companies of today, Google Inc.

Mark Zuckerberg

Many don’t know the story of the 19-year-old student from the psychology department of Harvard University who created Facebook. According to Forbes. He is the youngest billionaire in history and he is in the 13th position of the most influential people.

Tim Cook

A brilliant mind from Alabama University found his first mojo in the biggest computer manufacturing company, IBM after serving in some managerial positions in Intelligent Electronics, Compaq and then Apple, he took over the company post-Jobs’ reign.

Richard Branson

Richard Branson is one of the most controversial personalities. On the day he graduated from school, the headmaster told him he would either go to jail or become a millionaire, and he was bang on with his prediction. Today, Sir Richard Branson is one of the most famous people, a co-founder of the multi transnational corporation Virgin Group, a billionaire, and an all-around funny guy.

Susan Wojcicki

Susan Wojcicki is one of the prime examples of women who made a great career in IT. She was the first marketing manager for Google and she was the one who suggested Google buy YouTube. She has been its CEO since 2014.

Steve Wozniak

Once Steve had designed and made a system of communication for 6 children’s bedrooms in the neighboring houses in order to talk to his friends without leaving the house. Post 20 years, this person was the one who made the first Apple computers together with Steve Jobs.

Marissa Mayer

Marissa a graduate of Stanford University is a long-time executive, usability leader, and key spokeswoman for Google. A key person who lead Yahoo to now being a key personality in Google she has come a long way.

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