• Charles Thomas Munger
    Charles Thomas Munger was an American billionaire businessman, investor, and philanthropist best
    known for who helping build one of the greatest fortunes in U.S. history. Munger’s professional career
    began in the US Army, where he served during World War II. After the war, he attended the University
    of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, where he earned an undergraduate degree in accounting. He later
    went on to attend Harvard Law School, where he earned his law degree. In the 1960s, Munger co-
    f...  more
  • Chief Alaba Oluwaseun Lawson
    Chief Alaba Oluwaseun Lawson was a highly esteemed Nigerian business magnate and academician,
    best known for serving as the first female president of National Association Of Chambers of Commerce,
    Industry, Mines And Agriculture ( NACCIMA) and chairman of the board of the Governing Council,
    Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ogun State. Lawson's journey began with her pursuit of education. She started her teaching career in 1969 at Children House School, Ibara and whilst in England, before she came b...  more
  • Donald Joseph Laughlin
    Donald Joseph Laughlin was an American gambling entrepreneur, hotelier, and rancher, best known for
    his development of the Laughlin River Run, a popular gaming and entertainment destination in Nevada.
    He was was also the namesake of a Nevada town. Laughlin's career in the gaming industry began in the 1960s, when he purchased the Golden Nugget casino in Las Vegas. He later sold the property and went
    on to develop the Laughlin River Run, which opened in 1982. The resort featured a casino, hotel...  more
  • Charles Francis Feeney
    Charles Francis Feeney was an American businessman and philanthropist, best known for co-founding
    the Duty Free Shoppers Group, a company that revolutionized the retail industry by introducing duty-
    free shopping to international travelers. Feeney was called the "James Bond of Philanthropy" by Forbes magazine for the stealthy and successful manner in which he anonymously donated approximately $8 billion to various charities. Feeney attended Cornell University, where he studied hotel administra...  more
  • Raymond Ackerman
    Raymond Ackerman was a prominent South African businessman best known for his role as the founder of the Pick 'n Pay supermarket group. Ackerman displayed an early passion for business. After completing his education, he joined his father's clothing manufacturing business, where he gained valuable experience in retail operations before establishing his own venture that would revolutionize the South African retail industry. In 1967, Ackerman opened the first Pick 'n Pay store in Cape Town, introd...  more
  • Mohamed Al-Fayed
    Mohamed Al-Fayed, an Egyptian born billionaire businessman, Egypt-born billionaire businessman whose son was killed in a car crash with the United Kingdom’s Princess Diana. He was best known for being the former owner of Harrods department store in London and previous owner of the Fulham Football Club. Al-Fayed's entrepreneurial journey began in the 1950s when he started working in his father's import-export business. In 1956, he moved to the United Kingdom, where he would eventually establish ...  more
  • Keshub Mahindra
    Keshub Mahindra was an Indian Billionaire businessman and the chairman emeritus of the Mahindra Group, one of the largest conglomerates in India best known for building a family steel and automotive business into a vast multinational conglomerate. His reputation was marred by his conviction for negligence in a poison gas leak that killed thousands of people in Bhopal in 1984. Mahindra started his career with Mahindra & Mahindra, the flagship company of the Mahindra Group, in 1947. He played a ke...  more
  • Leon Levine
    Leon Levine was an American businessman and philanthropist best known for being the founder of the Family Dollar chain of discount stores that shaped the daily lives of the nation’s poor. Levine's family owned a family operated store in a small town called The Hub and he took charge of it in his teen years when his brother was deployed to fight in the Korean War. He briefly attended the University of Miami and took classes at but he never graduated. In 1959, at age 22, he opened his first store ...  more
  • Yang Bing-Yi
    Yang Bing-Yi was a Taiwanese businessman best known for being the founder of the restaurant chain Din Tai Fung famous for its signature soup dumplings that attracted crowds around the world and was one of the rare Asian restaurants to win a Michelin star. Yang and his wife, Lai Pen-mei, opened their first shop in 1958 named Din Tai Fung Oil Retail after the closure of the store they worked for. Their business expanded over the years to more than 170 locations across Taiwan, mainland China and ...  more
  • Gordon Earle Moore
    Gordon Earle Moore was an American billionaire businessman, engineer, and the co-founder and emeritus chairman of Intel Corporation best known for coming up with Moore’s Law, which charted a course for the age of high tech. Moore attended present day San José State University, he did his undergraduate studies at the University of California and earned his doctoral degree in chemistry at Caltech. After graduating he joined MIT and Caltech alumnus William Shockley at the Shockley Semiconductor Lab...  more
  • Thomas E. Love
    Thomas E. Love was an American billionaire businessman best known for being the founder, owner, and executive chairman of Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores thats worth $9.7 billion in 2022, according to Forbes. Love attended St. John's University in St. Cloud, Minnesota, but left during the first semester to join the US Marine Corps for three years. After his service he married his wife Judy Love with whom he started his business with. He first owned restaurants and car washes before he disco...  more
  • Jerry Richardson
    Jerome Johnson Richardson Sr. was an American businessman, football player, and owner in the National Football League best known for being the founder and former owner of the Carolina Panthers. He was the first former NFL player to own a team since George Halas. Richardson went to Wofford College where he also played college football and still holds Wofford's single-game record with 241 receiving yards vs. Newberry in 1956. After college he was drafted in the 13th round of the NFL by the Baltim...  more