Billionaire College Dropouts

A businessman Steve Jobs was 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. Zucker berg dropped out of Harvard University and moved to Palo Alto with Dustin Moskovitz to officially start Facebook.Net Worth: $14.19 billion.

Ranked as the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, Moskovitz attended Harvard University as an economics major for two years and dropped out to work full time on Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg.Net worth: $3.5 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.

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.

A business tycoon, computer programmer and philanthropist, Bill Gates is the Chairman of Microsoft and was ranked as the wealthiest man in 2011. He dropped out of Harvard to join Paul Allen at Honeywell in 1974.Net worth: $62 billion.

Paul Allen is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft. He also owns two professional sports teams; one of the National Football League and the other of the National Basketball Association. Paul dropped out of Washington State University to work as a programmer for Honeywell in Boston.Net worth: $14.2 billion.

Billionaire College Drop Out


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