Richard Branson Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Richard Branson (Richard Charles Nicholas Branson)

Last Updated: 18 Jul, 2023 | Views: 281

Age: 73

Profession: Business Men

Other Profession(s): Author, Entrepreneur, Business magnate

Famous For: Founder of the Virgin Group

Net Worth: $2.9 Billion Approx.

Richard Branson Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
18 Jul, 1950 (73 Years 10 Months 2 Days)

Birth Country
United Kingdom

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Richard Branson Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is a well-known businessman. He was born on 18 July 1950. In addition to being a business magnate, Richard is a commercial astronaut and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Virgin Group. Branson expressed an interest in becoming an entrepreneur at an early age. As early as 1970, he established a mail-order record business. Virgin Records - later known as Virgin Megastores - was his record store chain. In the 1980s, Branson expanded the Virgin Records label and Virgin Atlantic airline under his Virgin brand.
Richard Branson Career:
• 1966: Branson started his first business venture, a student magazine called "Student," which he used to fund his other ventures.
• 1970: Branson established the Virgin Mail Order Record Company, which later became Virgin Records. The label signed successful artists such as the Sex Pistols, Culture Club, and the Rolling Stones.
• 1992: Branson expanded his business empire with the establishment of Virgin Holidays, a company offering vacation packages and travel services.
• 1996: Branson entered the railway industry by launching Virgin Trains, which operated rail services in the United Kingdom.
• 1999: Branson expanded his presence in the mobile telecommunications sector by establishing Virgin Mobile, a virtual network operator.
• 2004: Branson founded Virgin Galactic, a space tourism company aiming to offer suborbital spaceflights to private individuals.
• 2007: Branson expanded into the financial sector by launching Virgin Money, a retail banking and financial services company.
• 2020: Branson's Virgin Orbit, a company focused on small satellite launch services, successfully conducted its first successful orbital launch.
Richard Branson Awards:
• 1992: Golden Plate Award by the American Academy of Achievement
• 1993: Doctor of Technology Honorary degree from Loughborough University
• 2013: Doctor Honoris Causa honorary degree from Kaunas Technology University
• 2014: Business for Peace Award
• 2018: Hollywood Walk of Fame
Richard Branson Unknown facts:
• Record-breaking Balloon Journey: In 1991, Branson embarked on a record-breaking journey by crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a hot air balloon. 
• Necker Island: Branson owns a private island called Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. 
• Virgin Galactic: Branson founded Virgin Galactic, a company dedicated to commercial space travel. 

Richard Branson Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 179 cm
In Meters 1.79 m
In feet & Inches 5'10"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs

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Richard Branson Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Edward James Branson

Mother's Name
Eve Branson

Joan Templeman, Kristen Tomassi


Vanessa Branson, Lindy Branson

Sam Branson

Holly Branson, Clare Sarah Branson

Richard Branson Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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