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Thursday, October 13, 2011

There Are Other Paths Besides College

The School of Life

Richard Branson was a dropout at 16
He's worth 6.8 billion

Carl Lindner was a highschool dropout
He bought United Fruit (Now Chiquita Brand)
He's worth 1.7 billion

Francois Pinault quit highschool
He's the third richest man in France
He owns Gucci and Christie's Auctioneers, Samsonite, and Puma
He's worth 8.7 billion

Kirk Kerkorian was another highschool dropout in 8th grade
He's a mega-resort tycoon worth 3.1 billion

Amancio Ortega quit school at 14
He owns Indetex Zara and Mossimo Dutti
He's the richest man in Spain and worth 31 billion