At an age of 16 he had his first Company, today his imperium of Virgin companies makes a total turnover of more than 24 billions US Dollars.
The inspiring Sir Richard Branson offers his humorous way and applies to insiders as an excellent motivator . He is lovingly called ” old beardie ” . He was born in 1950 in London and is now 65 years old. But he has still a lot of visions and plans. His fortune is estimated at $ 5 billion.
His impressive biography can be read on Wikipedia.
Highly recommended is also his personal blog.
Personally, I think it’s great that he is socially heavily involved. Considered critically it applies its offshore companies in the British Virgin Islands.