Biography

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English business magnate and investor, best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies.   At the age of sixteen his first business venture was a magazine called Student.  In 1970, he set up a mail-order record business. In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores.  Branson's Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s, as he set up Virgin Atlantic and expanded the Virgin Records music label. According to the Forbes 2012 list of billionaires, Branson is the sixth richest citizen of the United Kingdom, with an estimated net worth of US$4.6 billion.

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Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English business magnate and investor, best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies.   At the age of sixteen his first business venture was a magazine called Student.  In 1970, he set up a mail-order record business. In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores.  Branson's Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s, as he set up Virgin Atlantic and expanded the Virgin Records music label. According to the Forbes 2012 list of billionaires, Branson is the sixth richest citizen of the United Kingdom, with an estimated net worth of US$4.6 billion.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 39

Birthday 1950-07-18

Place of Birth Blackheath, London, England, United Kingdom

Official Site http://www.virgin.com/richard-branson

Also Known As

  • Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson
  • Sir Richard Branson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Two Sevens Clash: Dread Meets Punk Rockers as Himself
2017 Matthews as Himself
2017 The 21st Century Race For Space as Himself
2016 Chapter One: The Kiteboard Legacy Begins as Himself - Rider
2016 Don't Look Down as Himself
2014 We Are Many as Himself
2013 Tubular Bells: The Mike Oldfield Story as Himself
2013 Miracle Rising: South Africa as Himself
2013 When Albums Ruled the World as Himself
2012 The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia as Himself
2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball as Himself
2012 Choice Point as Himself
2011 A Man's Story as Himself
2009 The Secret Caribbean with Trevor McDonald(1 episode)
2009 Piers Morgan's Life Stories(1 episode)
2008 Fuel as Himself - Founder, Virgin Group
2008 Oh So Cosmo(1 episode)
2006 Casino Royale as Man at Airport Security (uncredited)
2006 Rabbit Fever as Himself
2006 Rabbit Fever as Himselft
2005 The Colbert Report(1 episode)
2005 The X Factor(1 episode)
2004 The Rebel Billionaire: Branson's Quest for the Best(12 episodes)
2004 Around the World in 80 Days as Balloon Man
2004 Open Access(1 episode)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2001 Richard & Judy(1 episode)
2001 Good Day Live(2 episodes)
2000 FBi(1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2 episodes)
1996 Fox News Sunday(2 episodes)
1994 Friends(2 episodes) as The Vendor
1991 Only Fools and Horses - Miami Twice as Himself
1990 Condom
1980 Russell Harty(1 episode)
1979 Derek and Clive Get the Horn as Man with a Beard
1974 Horizon(1 episode)
1955 This Is Your Life(1 episode)

Production

1984 Electric DreamsExecutive Producer
1980 The Space MovieProducer

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