FAMOUS STREET SMART LEADERS


Abraham Lincoln Lawyer, U.S. president
Alfred Taubman Founder, Taubman Centers (Shopping malls)
Amadeo Peter Giannini Multimillionaire founder of Bank of America
Amancio Ortega Spain’s richest man at $14.8 billion
Amancio Ortega Gaona President, Inditex Group
Andrew Carnegie Industrialist, one of the first mega-billionaires
Andrew Jackson U.S. President, General, attorney, Judge, Congressman
Andrew Johnson U.S. President, Vice-President
Andrew Perlman Co-founder of GreatPoint, Cignal Global Comm.
Anne Beiler Multimillionaire co-founder of Auntie Anne’s Pretzels
Ansel Adams World-famous photographer
Ashley Qualls Founder of Whateverlife.com
Barbara Lynch Owner of restaurants, worth over $10 million
Barry Diller Billionaire,founder Fox Broadcasting, chairman IAC
Barry Goldwater U.S. Senator and Presidential Candidate
Ben Kaufman 21-year-old serial entrepreneur, founder of Kluster
Benjamin Franklin Inventor, scientist, author, entrepreneur
Bill Gates Founder of Microsoft; billionaire
Billy Joe (Red) McCombs Billionaire, founder of Clear Channel media
Bob Proctor Motivational speaker, bestselling author
Bobby Fischer Grandmaster chess player
Bram Cohen BitTorrent developer
Bruce Catton Historian, editor of American Heritage, author
Carl Bernstein Watergate reporter, Washington Post
Carl Lindner Billionaire investor, founder of United Dairy Farmers
Charles Culpeper Owner and CEO of Coca Cola
Charles Lindbergh Aviator, 1st person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
Christopher Columbus Explorer, discoverer of new lands
Coco Chanel Founder of fashion brand Chanel
Colonel Harlan Sanders Founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)
Cornelius Vanderbilt Railroad magnate. wealthiest Americans of mid-1800s
Craig McCaw Billionaire founder of McCaw Cellular
Dave Thomas Billionaire founder of Wendy’s
David Geffen Billionaire founder of Geffen Records & DreamWorks
David Green Billionaire founder of Hobby Lobby
David Karp Founder of Tumblr
David Murdock Billionaire investor, real estate, Dole Foods
David Neeleman Founder of JetBlue airlines
David Ogilvy Advertising executive and copywriter
David Oreck Multimillionaire founder of The Oreck Corporation
Dean Kamen Founder and Chairman, Segway
Debbi Fields Founder of Mrs. Fields Chocolate Chippery
Dennis Albaugh Chairman, Albaugh Pesticides
DeWitt Wallace Founder and publisher of Reader’s Digest
Dhirubhai Ambani Billionaire Indian businessman
Dov Charney Founder of American Apparel
Dustin Moskovitz Multimillionaire co-founder of Facebook
Emile Zola French novelist
Eric Hoffer Longshoreman, philosopher, and author
Felix Dennis Founder and chairman, Alpha Media Group
Frank Lloyd Wright Most influential architect of the twentieth century
Frederick “Freddy” Laker Billionaire airline entrepreneur
Frederick Henry Royce Auto designer,co-founder of Rolls-Royce.
Gautam Adani Commodities billionaire from India
George Eastman Multimillionaire inventor, Kodak founder
George Naddaff Founder of UFood Grill and Boston Chicken
George Orwell Author of Animal Farm and 1984
George Washington U.S. President, General
Gurbaksh Chahal Multimillionaire founder of BlueLithium & Click Again
H. Wayne Huizenga Founder of WMX garbage company, Blockbuster
Henry Ford Billionaire founder of Ford Motor Company
Henry J. Kaiser Multimillionaire & founder of Kaiser Aluminum
Hyman Golden Co-founder of Snapple
Ingvar Kamprad Founder of IKEA,one of the richest people in the world
Isaac Merrit Singer Sewing machine inventor, founder of Singer
J. Paul Getty Billionaire oilman, once the richest man in the world
J.K. Rowling Novelist (Harry Potter series), first billionaire author
Jack Crawford Taylor Founder of Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Jack London Bestselling novelist
Jake Nickell Co-founder and CEO of Threadless.com
James Cameron Oscar-winning director, screenwriter, and producer
Jay Van Andel Billionaire co-founder of Amway
Jeffrey Kalmikoff Co-founder & chief creative officer of Threadless.com
Jerry Yang Co-founder of Yahoo!
Jimmy Dean Multimillionaire founder of Jimmy Dean Foods
John Catsimatidis Billionaire oilman and real estate magnate
John D. Rockefeller Sr. Billionaire founder of Standard Oil
John Glenn Astronaut, U.S. senator
John Jacob Astor Businessman. America’s 1st multimillionaire
John Mackey Founder of Whole Foods
John Paul DeJoria Billionaire co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems
Joyce C. Hall Founder of Hallmark
Kemmons Wilson Multimillionaire, founder of Holiday Inn
Kenneth Hendricks Billionaire founder of ABC Supply
Kenny Johnson Founder of Dial-A-Waiter restaurant delivery
Kevin Rose Founder of Digg.com
Kirk Kerkorian Billionaire owner Mandalay Bay, Mirage & MGM Studio
Larry Ellison Billionaire co-founder of Oracle software company
Leandro Rizzuto Billionaire founder of Conair
Leslie Wexner Billionaire founder of a Limited Brands
Li Ka-Shing Asia richest man – net worth of nearly $12 billion
Marc Rich Commodities investor, billionaire
Marcus Loew Multimillionaire founder of Loews theaters
Mark Ecko Founder of Mark Ecko Enterprises
Mark Zuckerberg Billionaire founder of Facebook
Martin Van Buren U.S. President
Mary Kay Ash Founder of Mary Kay Inc
Maverick Carter CEO, LRMR Innovative Marketing & Branding
Michael Dell Billionaire founder of Dell Computers
Michael Rubin Founder of Global Sports
Micky Jagtiani Billionaire retailer, Landmark International
Millard Fillmore U.S. President
Milton Hershey Founder of Hershey’s Milk Chocolate
Patrick Henry Virginia Governor, revolutionary patriot
Paul Allen Founded Microsoft
Pete Cashmore Founder of Mashable.com
Philip Green Topshop billionaire retail mogul
Phillip Ruffin Owner, Treasure Island Casino
Rachael Ray Food Network cooking show star
Ralph Lauren Founder of Ralph Lauren brand
Ray Bradbury Science Fiction author
Ray Kroc Founder of McDonald’s
Richard Branson Billionaire founder of Virgin Records, Virgin Atlantic
Richard DeVos Co-founder of Amway
Richard Schulze Best Buy founder
Rob Kalin Founder of Etsy
Robert Byrd U.S. Senator
Roman Abramovich Rusia’s richest man – $18.2 billion
Ron Popeil Multimillionaire founder of Ronco
Rush Limbaugh Multimillionaire media mogul, radio talk show host
Russell Simmons Co-founder of Def Jam records
S. Daniel Abraham Founder of Slim-Fast, billionaire
Samuel Langhorne Clemens Mark Twain, humorist, bestselling novelist
Scott Carpenter Astronaut
Sean John Combs Entertainer, producer, fashion designer
Sean Parker Billionaire co-creator Napster, pres. Facebook.com
Shawn Fanning Developer of Napster
Sheldon Adelson Real estate and casino owner; billionaire
Simon Cowell TV producer, music judge, American Idol
Steve Jobs Co-founder of Apple Computers; billionaire
Steve Madden Shoe designer
Steve Wozniak Co-founder of Apple, billionaire
Steven Spielberg TV director, producer
Ted Murphy Founder of social media co. Izea Entertainment
Ted Turner Founder of CNN
Theodore Waitt Billionaire founder of Gateway Computers
Thomas Edison Inventor of the lightbulb, phonograph, and more
Tom Anderson Co-founder and “friend” of MySpace
Ty Warner Billionaire developer of Beanie Babies
Vidal Sassoon Founder of Vidal Sassoon, multimillionaire
W. Clement Stone Multimillionaire insurance, author, Success magazine
W.T. Grant Founder of W.T. Grant department stores
Wally “Famous” Amos Multimillionaire entrepreneur
Walt Disney Founder of the Walt Disney Company
William Faulkner Nobel and Pulitzer prize-winning novelist
William Hanna Cartoon producers Hanna-Barbera
Wolfgang Puck Chef, owner of 16 restaurants and 80 bistros
Y.C. Wang Billionaire founder of Formosa Plastics
Zachary Taylor U.S. President, General

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