Oddly enough, some of the world's most wealthy individuals launched successful careers the moment they kissed their teachers goodbye. You'll be surprised to learn just who's listed in Biography.com's group of Famous Dropouts, including media magnate William Randolph Hearst, casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, musicians Kanye West and Madonna, and billionaires Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs.
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profile name: Steve Jobs profile occupation: Entrepreneur
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profile name: Bill Gates profile occupation: Entrepreneur
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profile name: Mark Zuckerberg profile occupation: Entrepreneur, Computer Programmer, Philanthropist
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profile name: Madonna profile occupation: Film Actress, Singer
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profile name: Bob Dylan profile occupation: Songwriter, Singer
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