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, Inventor
profile id: 9307520
profile name: Bill Gates profile occupation: Entrepreneur
profile id: 507402
profile name: Mark Zuckerberg profile occupation: Entrepreneur, Computer Programmer, Philanthropist
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profile name: Marilyn Monroe profile occupation: Film Actress, Pin-up
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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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