Billionaire college dropouts!

In an Interview Bill Gates talked about the common things between him and facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. 

“We both dropped out of Harvard.”, Mr. Gates said. “I actually even gave a lecture at Harvard that said, if you have a great idea, don’t worry about dropping out and he attended that lecture. So it is a funny connection there.”

Lets take a look at 5 college dropouts who are billionaire now 🙂 

A businessman, designer and inventor. Steve Jobs is best known as the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Apple.Net worth at the time of his death: $8.3 billion

Mark Zuckerberg wrote a program called Facemash in his dorm room at Harvard, that went on to be known as Facebook, the world’s largest and most popular social networking site today. Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard University and moved to Palo Alto with Dustin Moskovitz to officially start Facebook.Net Worth: $17.5 billion

Chairman and CEO of Dell, Michael Dell became the youngest CEO at the age of 27 to have his company ranked in the Fortune 500 list.Net worth: $15.9 billion

Larry Ellison dropped out of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign due to the demise of his adoptive mother. He is the co-founder and CEO of Oracle.Net worth: $36 billion

Azim Premji was voted among the twenty most powerful men in the world by Asiaweek. Forbes lists him as the third richest Indian and the 41st richest in the world.Net worth: $15.9 billion

So, it’s least concern that what higher education you do have,important thing is how strong your desire is.


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