Richard Branson has experienced quite a lot in his 62 years. The founder of Virgin Group, Branson — in fact, Sir Richard Branson — founded his company in 1971 as a simple record shop in London. Over the years, he transformed it into a multinational corporation with interests in media, air travel and space tourism. He is now worth, by the estimation of Forbes, $4.2 billion.
At the beginning of the year, Branson stunned the world again when he decided to give his wealth away. The outspoken Brit signed the Giving Pledge, the initiative founded by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates to convince the world's richest people to donate at least half their wealth to charity.
* All figures in USD.
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