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The inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, this billionaire is ______?
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An industrial designer, James Dyson has long been an inventor. He helped design a high-speed water vessel know as the sea-truck as well as the ball barrow (a wheelbarrow with a ball for a wheel). It was his bagless vacuum cleaner, however, that was his greatest invention and saw him go on to form Dyson Ltd. Dyson is said to be worth around $12 billion.

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Can You Name The Richest People In The World?

Quiz Updated: Sep 19, 2019

Let's be honest. There's some truth to the old phrase 'money makes the world go around.'

We work for money. We spend money on things we love and need. We trade money for convenience, time, holidays, and more. Without money, there would be no incentive for grocery stores to continue serving us food, for the mailman to deliver our post, for the internet company to provide us internet, or for entrepreneurs to build companies that transform the world.

The richest people in the world didn't get there by sitting back and doing nothing. Many started iconic companies that served the masses. What would Apple be without Steve Jobs, Microsoft without Bill Gates, or Facebook without Mark Zuckerburg?

Many of the world's richest are celebrity icons known to the masses. Other billionaires are relatively unknown but still the masterminds behind some of the biggest companies known to man today. Some are investors, some are entertainment wizards, and some are legendary entrepreneurs. All of them are interesting people with a great story to tell!

So, test your knowledge and see how many billionaires you can identify with this quiz all about the richest people on the planet!

(Note, net worth figures for these billionaires are estimates as of August 2019).


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