Richard Branson Net Worth : $6 Billion
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is a British billionaire, business magnate, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Virgin Group which was founded in 1970 and controls more than 400 companies in various fields. He becomes an entrepreneur at the young age of 16 he started his mail-order record business. Later, he opened a chain of stores, Virgin records which were later known as Virgin Megastores. In 1980, the Branson Virgin brand grew rapidly and then he started his airline business. Know more about Richard Branson net worth, career, cars, and more.
Richard Branson Net Worth
Branson has a number of businesses and he earns from various sources. His net worth is mainly derived from the corporation. Branson’s firm Virgin Group has worth $5 to $5.5 billion. In 1992 the brand has been sold for $1 billion which was successfully sued by British Airways for libel.
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Later, Branson increased his investment in a variety of businesses which includes airlines, wireless communications, radio stations, hotels, nightclub heaven, renewable technology, a formula one team, and so on. The combined income of Richard Branson net worth is $6 billion.
|Net Worth||$6 Billion|
|Annual Income & Salary||$10 Million|
|Monthly Income & Salary||$0.83 Million|
|Money factors||Business Magnate, Entrepreneur, Investor, Author|
Richard Branson Car Collection
Branson has a number of a car collection that includes a few vintage cars such as a 1968 Morris Mini-Minor, Saab 9-5 BioPower, Humber Super Snipe, and so on. Apart from this, Branson has a luxurious Range Rover Astronaut Edition which starts from $183,150 onwards.
|1968 Morris Mini-Minor||$589|
|Saab 9-5 BioPower||$13950|
|Humber Super Snipe||
$3,200 – $5,060 onwards
|Range Rover Astronaut Edition||
Richard Branson Private Jet
Branson has a private jet that can take him to places quickly. The private jet costs $8.8-$9.0 Million.
|Falcon 900EX||$8.8-$9.0 Million|
Richard Branson Private Yacht
Branson loves kitesurfing which is his favorite hobby and he is the oldest person to kitesurf at the age of 61. He was spotted with former US President Barack Obama kite surfing the English Channel. His private yacht costs £5.3 Million.
|Necker Belle||£5.3 Million|
Richard Branson Biography (Career)
Richard Branson is a school dropout student in 1966. He launched The Student Magazine after his dropout. The magazine grew and he interviewed some celebrities.
After a span, he decided to promote popular recordings in the magazine. He found the name Virgin for the first time and it was the first form of promotion.
As Branson’s business grew he opened a store in Oxford, London, and so on. In 1981 he founded Virgin video and within two years his business expanded and more than 50 companies have included which generated a sale of $17 million.
In 1984, he launched Virgin Atlantic Airways which is the most profitable venture. In 2004, he announced a space exploration company called Virgin Galatic. He has more than 400 companies in the Virgin Group.
Apart from the successful business Branon has also been involved in failed business ventures. Branson holds an optimistic view of failure in companies such as Virgin Cola, Virgin Cars, Virgin Publishing, Virgin Clothing, and Virgin Brides.
With a good view Branson has written “I suppose the secret to bouncing back is not only to be unafraid of failures but to use them as motivational and learning tools… There’s nothing wrong with making mistakes as long as you don’t make the same ones over and over again.”
Richard Branson Family Details
|Father||Edward James Branson|
|Siblings||Vanessa Branson, Lindy Branson|
|Wife||Kristen Tomassi (Ex), Joan Templeman|
|Children’s||Clare Sarah Branson, Holly Branson, and Sam Branson|
Richard Branson Biography/Personal Details
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson
|Born||18 July 1950|
Shamley Green, Surrey, London, England
Attended Stowe School, 1964–1967
Business Magnate, Entrepreneur, Investor, Author
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