Richard Branson is a British businessman, philanthropist, and author whose name is synonymous with business ventures like Virgin Records, Virgin Mobile, Virgin Atlantic, etc. He has more than 13 million followers on Twitter, more than 5 million followers on Instagram, more than 4 million followers on Facebook, and more than 100k subscribers on YouTube.
Girlfriend / Spouse
Richard has dated –
- Kristen Tomassi (1972-1979)
- Judy Huxtable
- Joan Templeman (1978-Present) – The business tycoon married Joan Templeman on December 20, 1989. They welcomed son Sam Branson on August 12, 1985, and daughter Holly Branson on November 21, 1981. Their baby girl Clare Sarah Branson (b. 1979) sadly passed away 4 days after birth.
His signature goatee
Richard Branson Favorite Things
- Books – Long Walk to Freedom by , An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore, The Revenge of Gaia by James Lovelock
- Hobby – Kitesurfing
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Richard Branson Facts
- His record label Virgin Records is popular for signing the likes of Pistols, The Rolling Stones, , , etc.
- His nephew Ned RocknRoll (aka Edward Abel Smith) got married to Oscar-winning actress in December 2012.
- Richard is dyslexic.
- In 1998, he had a cameo in the season 4 episode of Friends called ‘The One With Ross’s Wedding Part 2’.
- Branson received a knighthood for his services to entrepreneurship at ‘s New Year Honours List in 2000.
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Facts of Richard Charles Nicholas Branson
- Gender Male
- full nameRichard Charles Nicholas Branson
- birthplaceBlackheath, London, England, United Kingdom
- Date of Birth July 18, 1950
- Age 71 years 6 months
- Horoscope Cancer
- Lucky Number 4
- Lucky Stone Moonstone
- Lucky Color Silver
- Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
- ethnicity / ethnic backgroundEnglish and some Scottish, German, Welsh, Indian, and Irish
- net worth$6.1 billion
- professionBusinessman, Philanthropist, Author
- weight74 kg or 163 lbs
- height6 ft or 183 cm
- hair colorBlonde
- eye colorBlue
- body type / buildSlim
- motherEve Branson
- fatherEdward Branson
- sistersLindy Branson, Vanessa Branson
- favorite booksLong Walk to Freedom by , An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore, The Revenge of Gaia by James Lovelock