Tag Archives: Success Story

Michael Dell

Born    : February 23, 1965 in Houston, Texas, U.S. Education        : University of Texas, Austin, 1983–1984 Occupation      : CEO and founder, Dell, Inc. Net Worth       : Above $12.3 Billion (2009) Religious         : Judaism Spouse(s)         : Susan Dell He’s

Ray Kroc (1902 – 1984)

Sometimes, patience, perseverance and time are the simplest ingredient. Achieve your personal success. If you really think about it, most great achievement weren’t born until a great deal of time, enormous patience (with you) and unwavering perseverance prevail. There are

Mary Kay Ash (1918 – 2001)

Born    :May 12, 1918 in Hot Wells, Harris County, Texas, USA Died    : November 22, 2001 in Dallas, Texas, USA Occupation      : Founder of Mary Kay Children          : Richard Rogers, Marilyn Rogers, and Ben Rogers “You

Sam Walton (1918 – 1992)

Born    : March 29, 1918(1918-03-29) in Kingfisher, Oklahoma, U.S. Died    : April 5, 1992 (aged 74)in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S. Occupation      : Former Chairman, Wal-Mart Net worth        : US$58.6 bn (1992 Forbes 400), $128.0 billion (2008), according to

Sabeer Bhatia (Mr. HotMail)

Considered the Indian jewel in the crown of the information superhighway, Sabeer Bhatia was raised in the southern Indian city of Bangalore. Aged just 19, the gifted computer whiz kid moved to California with $250 in his pocket and a

Soichiro Honda (1906 – 1991)

Born    : November 17, 1906 in Hamamatsu, Japan Died    : August 5, 1991 (aged 84) in Japan Occupation      :  Founder, Honda Motor Company Limited Throughout his life, Soichiro Honda never forgot the day when he ran hopelessly after the

Richard Schulze – Founder of BEST BUY

Richard Schulze has devoted more than half of his life to the consumer electronics industry, awl he was the recipient of the 1999 National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. His wide – ranging career encompasses technical experience,

Stelios Haji-Loannou (Pioneer of Low-Cost Air Travel)

Born    : 14 February 1967 in Athens, Greece Alma Mater     : London School of Economics Occupation      : Entrepreneur Net Worth       : GBP £1.29 billion Stelios is the man who introduced low-cost flying in Britain, and today he is a big guy

Thomas Watson Jr. – Founder of IBM (1914 – 1993)

Born    :January 14, 1914 in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. Died    : December 31, 1993 (aged 79) in Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S. Spouse(s)         :  Olive Cawley Children          :  Thomas John Watson III, Jeanette Watson, Olive F. Watson, Lucinda Watson, Susan Watson,

Larry Joseph Ellison – God of Oracle

Born    : August 17, 1944 in Manhattan, New York, U.S. Occupation      : Co-founder and CEO, Oracle Corporation Salary              : $500.0 million USD (2008) Net Worth       : Below $22.5 billion USD (2009) Spouse(s)         : Adda Quinn (m. 1967–1974), Nancy Wheeler

Tony Fernandes – “Now Everyone Can Fly”

Born    : 30th April 1964 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Occupation      : Group Chief Executive Officer / Director of AirAsia Berhad Net worth        : US$230 million. Though budget airline phenomenon has been around for two decades in the US and

Henry Ford (1863 – 1947)

Born    : July 30, 1863 in Greenfield Township, Dearborn, Michigan, U.S. Died     : April 7, 1947 (aged 83) in Fair Lane, Dearborn, Michigan, U.S. Occupation      : Business, Engineering Net Worth       : above $188.1 billion, according to Wealthy historical figures 2008,

Eldrick “Tiger” Woods – Greatest Golfer

Born    : December 30, 1975 in Cypress, California Height : 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st) Nationality      : United States Residence Windermere, Florida Spouse             : Elin Nordegren Children          : Sam Alexis (2007) & Charlie Axel (2009) Eldrick “Tiger” Woods

William Wrigley, Jr. (1861 – 1932)

Born    : September 30, 1861 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Died    : January 26, 1932 (aged 70) in Phoenix, Arizona, United States Occupation      : Confectionery Magnate Spouse(s)         : Ada Children          : Dorothy, Philip Knight Wrigley Parents           

Katherine Graham (1917 – 2001)

Born    : June 16, 1917 in New York City Died    : July 17, 2001 (age 84) in Idaho Education        : University of Chicago & Vassar College Occupation      : Publisher Spouse(s)         : Philip Graham (1940-1963) Children