Richard Branson, Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, was born on July 18, 1950 and is a British businessman, investor, author, and philanthropist. He is the founder of the Virgin Group founded in the 1970s which now controls more than 400 companies in different fields. In 2000, he was knighted at Buckingham Palace for his services to entrepreneurship. In 2007, he was listed in Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. The Virgin brand includes Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Galactic. Alaska Air acquired his Virgin America airline in 2016. As of 2020, Richard Branson has a net worth of $5.2 billion USD.
Richard Branson has a height of 5’11” (1.80 m).