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Richard Branson

Born: July 18, 1950 (age 65) in Blackheath, London

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Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English businessman and investor.

He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies.

At the age of sixteen his first business venture was a magazine called Student.

In 1970, he set up a mail-order record business.

In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores.

Branson's Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s, as he set up Virgin Atlantic and expanded the Virgin Records music label.

According to the Forbes 2014 list of billionaires, Branson is the seventh richest citizen of the United Kingdom, with an estimated net worth of US$4.9 billion.

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What Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and 22 other successful people ask candidates during job interviews

'What would you do in the event of a zombie apocalypse?'
Independent 21 hours ago

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Videos for Richard Branson

News video: Celebs And Royalty Come Together To Support 'We Day'

Celebs And Royalty Come Together To Support 'We Day'

Richard Branson showed off his famous friends, Royalty and star power who came out to support his launch of 'We Day' for youth empowerment. Stars out supporting included Natalie Imbruglia, Conor..
Source: Rightster - 4 days ago

News video: Sir Richard Branson Wants to Colonize Mars!

Sir Richard Branson Wants to Colonize Mars! 00:50

Virgin Galactic founder and billionaire Sir Richard Branson and SpaceX founder Elon Musk are just two of the many businesspeople that hope to one day travel to Mars. But Branson, for his part, is..
Source: wochit - 3 weeks ago

News video: Richard Branson: Virgin America Nearly Flying 25 Routes

Richard Branson: Virgin America Nearly Flying 25 Routes 05:23

Nov. 2 -- Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson and Virgin America CEO and President David Cush discuss the success of the airline. They speak on "Bloomberg Markets."
Source: Bloomberg - on November 2, 2015

News video: Richard Branson: Treat Drugs as a Health Care Issue

Richard Branson: Treat Drugs as a Health Care Issue 08:12

Oct. 19 -- Sir Richard Branson, founder at Branson Group, talks with Betty Liu about the criminalization of drugs and his release of a report from the United Nations suggesting treating drugs a health..
Source: Bloomberg - on October 19, 2015

News video: Oklahoma Set To Execute Richard Glossip Today

Oklahoma Set To Execute Richard Glossip Today 01:05

Oklahoma is set to execute Richard Glossip on Wednesday for planning the 1997 murder of his former boss, Barry Van Treese, the owner of a motel that Glossip worked at. Van Treese was found beaten to..
Source: wochit - on September 30, 2015

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