How rich is Richard Branson?
Richard Branson Net Worth:
Richard Branson Net Worth:
Richard Branson Net Worth $4.2 Billion
He’s best known as the creator of Virgin Group, which consists of more than 400 businesses. In 1970, he set up a mail order record company. In 1972, he started a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, afterwards known as Virgin Megastores. Branson’s Virgin brand grew quickly during the 1980s, as he set up Virgin Atlantic and enlarged the Virgin Records music label. In line with the Forbes 2012 list of billionaires, Branson is the sixth most affluent citizen of Great Britain, having an estimated net worth of US$4.6 billion.
Some scientists after reasoned that serious structural damage to aircraft may have happened if passenger airplanes had continued to fly. Four commercial customers have contracted for launchings and two firms are developing standardized satellite buses optimized to the plan of Launcher One, in anticipation of business opportunities developed by the new small sat launcher. The contract was given to FirstGroup after a competitive bid procedure managed by the Department for Transport. Branson had expressed his worries regarding the bid procedure and challenged the validity of the business plan submitted by FirstGroup. In October, after an investigation to the bid procedure, the deal was trashed. The Transport Secretary declared there were “major technical defects” in the procedure and errors was made by transportation staff. Virgin Rail continue to run the West Coast line. We post several posts daily emphasizing various luxury things all over the world. Most of the time the items is cool.
|Birth date:||July 18, 1950|
|Birth place:||Blackheath, London, United Kingdom|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.791 m)|
|Profession:||Businessperson, Actor, Film Producer, Entrepreneur, Investor, Television producer|
|Education:||Scaitcliffe School, Cliff View House School|
|Spouse:||Joan Templeman (m. 1989), Kristen Tomassi (m. 1972–1979)|
|Children:||Holly Branson, Sam Branson, Clare Sarah Branson|
|Parents:||Edward James Branson, Eve Branson|
|Siblings:||Vanessa Branson, Lindy Branson, Andrea Branson, Tom Branson|
|Awards:||Tony Jannus Award (2000), United Nations Correspondents Association Citizen of the World Award for his support for environmental and humanitarian causes (2007), 100 Most Influential British Entrepreneurs (2015), German Media Prize, ISTA Prize, Business for Peace Award, International Crisis Group Chairman's Award (2015)|
|Nominations:||Sunday Times "Rich List 2006", Knight Bachelor (New Years Honours list (New Years Honours list), 1999), "100 Greatest Britons" (2002), National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences' President's Merit Award (2012)|
|Movies:||“Birds of Feather”, “Friends”, “Baywatch”, “The Day Today”, “Superman Returns”, “Casino Royale”, “Around the World in 80 Days”|
|TV shows:||The Rebel Billionaire: Branson's Quest for the Best, Piers Morgan's Life Stories, Oh So Cosmo|