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Sir Richard Branson Net Worth

Net Worth

$4.9 Billion

  • DOB: 18 July 1950
  • Place of Birth: Blackheath, London, England
  • Profession: Businessman and Investor
  • Star Sign: Cancer
  • His full name is Richard Charles Nicholas Branson
  • He is the founder of Virgin Group which consists of about 400 companies including huge names such as Virgin Records Music Label, Virgin Media and Virgin Atlantic.
  • As of 2015, He is the 7th richest person in the United Kingdom
  • As a teen, He suffered from dyslexia and hence did not have a great academic record.
  • His first business venture was “The Student” magazine. He used this to advertise popular records and publish interviews of famous personalities including Mick Jagger.
  • When he started the business, all his employees were new at what they were doing and hence the name “Virgin” was established.
  • He owns an island called the Necker Island located in the middle of British Virgin Islands. This islands is available to rent for about $42,000 a night for the whole island and $27,000 a night to book a villa.
  • In 2004, He hosted reality TV show “The Rebel Billionaire: Branson’s Quest for the Best”. This got him in the Guinness Book of world Records as the richest presenter of reality television followed by Donald trump and Oprah Winfrey.