The Biography of Steve Jobs

Steven Paul Jobs was born on February 24th 1955 in San Francisco, California. His biological mother was Joanne Schieble and his biological father was Abdulfattah Jandali, a native Syrian. Joanne’s father, who Abdulfattah Jandali has described in interviews as a “tyrant”, refused to allow Joanne to marry Abdulfattah, due to him being Syrian. Joanne decided […]

Sam Walton BioGraphy

Sam Walton was the founder of two American retailers, Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club. He was the patriarch of the Walton family, one of the richest families in the world. Sam Walton was born on 29th March 1918 near Kingfisher, Oklahoma to Thomas and Nancy Walton. At this time the Walton’s lived on a farm up […]

Wendi Deng Murdoch Biography

Wendi Deng Murdoch was born on December 8, 1968 in Jinan, Shandong. Her birth name was Deng Weng Ge, which she changed in her early teens. It is reported that Wendi changed her name from Deng Weng Ge, which means “Cultural Revolution Deng” (as was her parent’s political obligation) to Wendi Deng in lieu of […]

Henry Ford Biography

Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863 on his parent’s farm in Greenfield Township, Michigan a small town near Dearborn, Michigan. Henry Ford’s father, William Ford was from Ireland and his mother Mary Ford was born in Michigan, the daughter of Belgian immigrants who died while she was still young, Mary was adopted and […]

Jeff Bezos Biography

Jeffrey P. Bezos was born on January 12, 1964, in Albuquerque, New Mexico to his teenage mother, Jacklyn (Jackie) and Ted Jorgenson. Jackie’s marriage to his father lasted a little over a year. When Jeffrey was four years old, Jackie met and married Mike Bezos, who was born in Cuba. Mike Bezos escaped Cuba to […]

Benjamin Graham Biography

Benjamin Graham was born Benjamin Grossbaum on May 8, 1894. He was born in London England to Jewish Parents. His father, Isaac M. Grossbaum, was an importer and moved the family to America when Graham was 1 year old, opening an fledgling importation business. The business did not do very well, with Graham’s father dying […]

Richard Branson Biography

Richard Branson was born on July 18, 1950 in Blackheath, London. His father, Edward James Branson, was a barrister and his mother, Eve Huntley Branson was employed as an airline stewardess at the time of his birth, and was at one time a ballet dancer before Richard’s birth. His Paternal Grandfather was the Right Honorable […]

Lakshmi Narayan Mittal Biography

Born on 15th June 1950, Lakshmi Narayan Mittal is one of the richest men in the world. As per the information available, he stands at the sixth spot in the list of the world’s richest persons. He is the chairman as well as CEO of Mittal Steel Company operating in 14 different countries. Mittal Steel […]

Martha Stewart Biography

Martha Stewart was born Martha Kostyra in Jersey City, New Jersey, August 3, 1941 to middle-class polish immigrant parents, Edward “Eddie” Kostyra and Martka Ruszkowski Kostyra. Martha’s mother taught her the common chores of cooking and sewing, while her father taught her about gardening, which was his great passion. Martha’s grandparents had a farm in […]

Mark Cuban Biography

Mark Cuban was born on July 31, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Shirley and Norton Cuban. Norton Cuban was an automobile upholsterer and his grandfather Morris Chobanisky, emigrated from Russia and changed the family name from “Chobanisky” to “Cuban” after landing on Ellis Island. Morris made his living by selling merchandise out of the back […]