Richard Branson

English business magnate, investor and philanthropist

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950 in Blackheath, London, England) is a British businessman. He is the chairman of the Virgin Group, a group of companies including Virgin Atlantic Airways and Virgin Records. Branson started Virgin people, a private company that is trying to get people in space. According to Forbes, Branson was the 245th richest person in the world in 2008.[1]

Branson in May 2010

Branson has been diagnosed with Dyslexia and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.[2] He lives on an island called Necker, he owns this island in the Caribbean.

His mother was activist Eve Branson.

For more facts about Richard Branson: