30 Billionaires With Only High School Degrees

Est. Net Worth: Over $80 billion
Source of Fortune: Microsoft
Education: Dropped out of Harvard

1. Ralph Lauren

Est. Net Worth: $56 billion
Source of Fortune: Oracle Corporation
Education: Dropped out of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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2. Mark Zuckerberg

Est. Net Worth: $28 billion
Source of Fortune: Hotels and Casinos (Venetian Hotel, Sands Hotel)
Education: Dropped out of City College of New York

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3. Bill Gates

Est. Net Worth: $500 million
Source of Fortune: Entertainment - American Idol, The X Factor
Education: Dropped out of Dover College

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4. Larry Ellison

Est. Net Worth: $9.3 billion
Source of Fortune: Oil (Shale Oil)
Education: Graduated high school

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5. Sheldon Adelson

Est. Net Worth: $19 billion
Source of Fortune: Microsoft
Education: Dropped out of Washington State University

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6. Simon Cowell

Est. Net Worth: $6 billion
Source of Fortune: Media & Entertainment - Geffen Records, Dreamworks
Education: Dropped out of Brooklyn College

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7. Harold Hamm

Est. Net Worth: $3.1 billion
Source of Fortune: Paul Mitchell Hair Products
Education: Graduated high school

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8. Paul Allen

Est. Net Worth: $5.8 billion
Source of Fortune: Hobby Lobby Stores
Education: Graduated high school

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9. David Geffen

Est. Net Worth: $2.6 billion
Source of Fortune: Digital Media (IAC Corporation)
Education: Graduated high school

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10. John Paul DeJoria

Est. Net Worth: $1.1 billion
Source of Fortune: Tumblr (Sold to Yahoo)
Education: Dropped out of high school (Bronx High School of Science)

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11. David Green

Est. Net Worth: $100 million
Source of Fortune: Whole Foods
Education: Dropped out of University of Texas at Austin

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12. Barry Diller

Est. Net Worth: $5.2 billion
Source of Fortune: Retail (U.K. Corporation Arcadia Group)
Education: Dropped out of boarding school at age 15

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13. David Karp

Est. Net Worth: $5 billion
Source of Fortune: Virgin Group (Virgin Records, Virgin Airways)
Education: Graduated high school

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14. John Mackey

Est. Net Worth: $100 million
Source of Fortune: Co-Founder of Apple Computer
Education: Dropped out of The University of California at Berkeley

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15. Phillip Green

Est. Net Worth: $7.8 billion
Source of Fortune: Oil and Mining, Investments
Education: Didn't complete high school (joined Russian army)

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16. Richard Branson

Est. Net Worth: $78.6 billion
Source of Fortune: Apparel (Zara, Inditex)
Education: Didn't graduate high school

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17. Steve Wozniak

Est. Net Worth: $13.7 billion
Source of Fortune: Luxury Products and Services - Vail Ski Resort, Christie's Auction House, Formerly owned Gucci
Education: Completed secondary school

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18. Roman Abramovich

Est. Net Worth: $8.6 billion
Source of Fortune: Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Education: Dropped out of Washington University in St. Louis

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19. Amancio Ortega Gaona

Est. Net Worth: $7.2 billion
Source of Fortune: Carnival Cruise Lines
Education: Dropped out of University of Miami

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20. Francois Pinault

Est. Net Worth: $7.2 billion
Source of Fortune: Apparel - The Limited Stores
Education: Dropped out of Ohio State University

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21. Jack Taylor

Est. Net Worth: $3 billion
Source of Fortune: Saban Entertainment
Education: Expelled from high school

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22. Micky Arison

Est. Net Worth: $100 million
Source of Fortune: Mrs. Fields Cookies
Education: Dropped out of Foothill College in California

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23. Les Wexner

Est. Net Worth: $43.2 billion
Source of Fortune: Founder of IKEA Furniture
Education: Graduated secondary school

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24. Haim Saban

Est. Net Worth: $2.2 billion
Source of Fortune: Turner Broadcasting, CNN
Education: Expelled from Brown University (for having a female student in his dorm room)

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25. Debbi Fields

Est. Net Worth: $400 million
Source of Fortune: Jenny Craig Weight Loss
Education: Graduated high school

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26. Invar Kamprad

Est. Net Worth: $1.9 billion
Source of Fortune: Wireless Communications
Education: Dropped out of Stanford

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27. Ted Turner

Est. Net Worth: $300 million
Source of Fortune: Inventor (Segway Scooter, Medical Devices)
Education: Dropped out of Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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28. Jenny Craig

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29. Craig McCaw

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30. Dean Kamen

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