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Meet 5 Billionaires In World Who Never Graduated From High School

In this article, I will be sharing with you a brief compilation of the entrepreneurial success stories of self made men and women. who never graduated from high school education.

Actually, there is. Though I do not recommend that anyone drops out of high school and I am a big believer in school, there is hope if you have not been able to complete high school.

1. Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega is the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories shops.

He left school at the age of 14, due to the job of his father, a railway worker. As of October 2021, Ortega had a net worth of $78.9 billion.

2. Francois Pinault

Pinault is a French billionaire businessman, founder of the luxury group Kering and the investment company Artémis. He began is career work for his family's timber business.

He dropped out of school at the age of 16. His wealth is estimated at $49.5 billion, making him one of the richest men in the world.

3. Richard Branson

Richard is one of the world's most recognizabled billionaire, He dropped out of school due to struggles with dyslexia and poor academic performance at age of 15.

Branson has now developed his first business, a mail-order record retailer, into the Virgin Group he oversees today, which controls more than 400 companies. His current net worth today is $4.4 billion.

4. Li Ka Shing

He dropped out of school at the age of 15 and started out by selling watch bands. He is billionaire owner of Hutchinson Whampoa. One of the largest conglomerates in Hong Kong.

The Company has operations that span over fifty countries and more than 220,000 staff worldwide. His is currently worth about $32.6 Billion.

5. Zhou Qunfei

SHe dropped out of high school at 16 to work in a watch lens factory. She is now the CEO of Lens Technology, which manufactures glass for brands such as Apple, Samsung and Tesla.

In 2015, the company went public and Zhou's stake in the business was worth $7.2 billion. The self-made billionaire is currently worth about $6 billion.

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