Today I’m sharing a list featuring the top five personal brands from the business world. Based on these entrepreneurs net worth, number of followers, and published articles, I have created this list.
Personal Brands and Business Brands aren’t the same things. More than their businesses, people talk about these entrepreneurs personal brand. These entrepreneurs are the most discussed and famous because of their expertise, innovative, forward-thinking mindset, ideas and creations that have a lasting impact on the world.
1. ELON MUSK
Elon Musk is a South African-born American industrial engineer and entrepreneur who co-founded Paypal and founded SpaceX aerospace transportation services company. He is also one of the early investors in Tesla, an electric car company, and now the firm’s Chief Executive Officer.
Networth: $202.1 billion
Twitter Followers: 66.9m
Article Published: 340,957*
Elon Musk Personal Branding Quote
I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.Elon Musk
2. JEFF BEZOS
Jeff Bezos is the founder and former chief executive officer of global e-commerce giant Amazon. He is an investor, media proprietor, commercial astronaut, and also the founder of aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company Blue Origin, LLC.
Networth: $191 .7 billion
Twitter Followers: 3.3m
Article Published: 142,862*
Jeff Bezos Personal Branding Quote
Your brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room.Jeff Bezos
3. BILL GATES
Bill Gates is a technologist, business leader, and philanthropist who co-founded Microsoft Corporation, the world’s largest personal-computer software company. Today, Bill co-chairs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with Melinda French Gates, where he works to give his wealth back to society.
Networth: $131 billion
Twitter Followers: 56.4m
Article Published: 84,262*
Bill Gates Personal Branding Quote
Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world… if you do so, you are insulting yourself.Bill Gates
4. MARK ZUCKERBERG
Mark Zuckerberg is a media magnate, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding Meta Platforms Inc. (formerly named Facebook Inc.) and serves as its chairman and chief executive officer. Mark is also a co-founder of the solar sail spacecraft development project Breakthrough Starshot and serves as its board member.
Networth: $118.1 billion
Facebook Followers: 119,206,103
Article Published: 39,047*
Mark Zuckerberg Personal Branding Quote
The question I ask myself like almost every day is, ‘Am I doing the most important thing I could be doing?’Mark Zuckerberg
5. WARREN BUFFETT
Warren Buffet is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist who is seen as one of the most successful investors of all times. Buffett has been the chairman and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway since 1970 and is popularly known as the Oracle of Omaha.
Networth: $103.1 billion
Twitter Followers: 1.7m
Article Published: 45,168*
Warren Buffett Personal Branding Quote
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minuted to ruin it. If you think about that you’ll do things differently.Warren Buffet
ENTREPRENEUR PERSONAL BRANDING TOP TIP & CONCLUSION
- Stakeholders want reasons to believe in your brand, and it happens when people behind the business have a solid personal brand. Brand engagement gets boosted when personal branding for entrepreneurs is focused on showcasing the business owner expertise, vision and mission.
- Personal branding gives the business brand a soul, and if this soul is communicated clearly, you get patronage and sustainable business growth.