George A. Hormel

Name George A. Hormel
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1860-12-04
Place of Birth New York
Age 85 yrs
Death Date 1946-06-05
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About George A. Hormel

Founder of the Hormel Foods Corporation, makers of canned meats and the ever-popular SPAM.

Early Life of George A. Hormel

He worked a variety of odd jobs throughout the Midwest.

Trivia

His company started out in the meatpacking business.

Family Life

He had a son Jay with his wife Lillian.

Associated With

He followed Henry Ford’s example and insisted on paying his employees well and giving them good benefits.

Jeno Paulucci

Name Jeno Paulucci
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1918-07-05
Place of Birth Aurora, MN
Age 93 yrs
Death Date 2011-11-24
Birth Sign Cancer

About Jeno Paulucci

Founder of Chun King canned Chinese food products. He created a market for ready-made ethnic food.

Early Life of Jeno Paulucci

He worked for his family’s small grocery store during the Great Depression and noticed a rising demand for prepared Chinese dishes.

Trivia

He borrowed $2,500 and started canning chow mein, selling them one truckload at a time until he got a whole plant running.

Family Life

He was born in Aurora, Minnesota, the son of Italian immigrants, his father first working in the iron mines of the state and then starting his own grocery business. He was married to Lois Mae Paulucci and he had three children.

Associated With

He and George Hormel, the maker of SPAM canned meats, both changed what Americans ate out of a can.

Nicky Hilton

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Name Nicky Hilton
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1983-10-05
Place of Birth New York City, NY
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Birth Sign Libra

About Nicky Hilton

Socialite, hotel heiress, and celebutante who started her own designer-fashion lines.

Early Life of Nicky Hilton

She graduated from the private all-girls school Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York in 2001. She then studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology and Parsons The New School for Design.

Trivia

Her first clothing line debuted in 2004, while her pricier second clothing line Nicholai was unveiled in 2007.

Family Life

She annulled her marriage to Todd Andrew Meister in 2004. She then married James Amschel Victor Rothschild of the powerful Rothschild clan in 2015. The couple welcomed a daughter named Lily in 2016. In December 2017, they welcomed a second daughter named Teddy.

Associated With

She is Paris Hilton’s younger sister and the great-granddaughter of Hilton Hotels founder Conrad Hilton.

Noel Mack

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Name Noel Mack
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1989-11-18
Place of Birth England
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Birth Sign Scorpio

About Noel Mack

Entrepreneur who is behind The Noel Mack Films. His company creates both photography and cinematography. He has more than 30,000 followers on his noelmack_ Instagram account.

Early Life of Noel Mack

He studied Creative Music Production at University.

Trivia

He has worked as the Brand Director for Gym Shark.

Family Life

He is from England. 

Associated With

He and Elias Kaskinen both studied music production in college.

Norman Joseph Woodland

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Name Norman Joseph Woodland
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1921-09-06
Place of Birth New Jersey
Age 91 yrs
Death Date 2012-12-09
Birth Sign Virgo

About Norman Joseph Woodland

New Jersey-born man known for being one of the co-inventors of the barcode. His innovations earned him numerous honors, including an induction into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Early Life of Norman Joseph Woodland

He graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1947.

Trivia

He worked on the infamous Manhattan Project during World War II.

Family Life

He married Jacqueline Blumberg in 1951. He had daughters named Susan and Betsy.

Associated With

He received the National Medal of Technology from George H.W. Bush in 1992.

Norman Chandler

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Name Norman Chandler
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1899-09-14
Place of Birth California
Age 74 yrs
Death Date 1973-10-20
Birth Sign Virgo

About Norman Chandler

Took his father’s Los Angeles Times from a local conservative paper to a nationally recognized publication.

Early Life of Norman Chandler

He joined his father in running the Times in 1922 after finishing Stanford and took it over in 1941 when it was still losing money.

Trivia

He invested in the paper, attracting Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and establishing for the workers pension and medical insurance.

Family Life

His son Otis Chandler continued to transform the L.A. Times into an influential newspaper.

Associated With

His wife Dorothy Buffum Chandler became a major financier of Los Angeles’ performing-arts institutions.

Naomi Simson

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Name Naomi Simson
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1964-02-22
Place of Birth Australia
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Birth Sign Pisces

About Naomi Simson

Australian businesswoman who founded the experience gift retailer RedBalloon in 2001. She is known to Australian television audiences as a “shark” on Shark Tank and is the author of several books, including I Want What She’s Having.

Early Life of Naomi Simson

She graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1984. Before founding RedBalloon, she worked for a number of notable tech companies, including IBM and Apple Computer Australia.

Trivia

She received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2011.

Family Life

She was previously married to Peter Simson.

Associated With

She has appeared alongside fellow “shark” Janine Allis on Shark Tank.

Nico Bolzico

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Name Nico Bolzico
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1983-10-03
Place of Birth Santa Fe,
Argentina
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Birth Sign Libra

About Nico Bolzico

Founder of the agriculture friendly organization LM10 and Siembra Directa Corp who perhaps became better known as an Instagram phenomenon on his personal account, and the account of his wife.

Early Life of Nico Bolzico

He was born in Esperanza, Santa Fe, Argentina.

Trivia

His self-titled Instagram account has earned 1.4 million followers.

Family Life

He married host, actress and singer Solenn Heussaff in May 2016.

Associated With

His wife Solenn starred in Temptation Island alongside Marian Rivera.

Heather Lindsey

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Name Heather Lindsey
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1982-09-18
Place of Birth Michigan
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Birth Sign Virgo

About Heather Lindsey

As founder of The Pinky Promise, an organization that promotes honoring God, she challenges teens, young adults, and women to rise above cultural pressures regardless of circumstances.

Early Life of Heather Lindsey

She founded the organization in January of 2012 and has grown the Pinky Promise community to more than 50,000 women in almost 4 years.

Trivia

She is an international speaker and bestselling author. She previously worked at Universal Music Group – IDJ and on Wall Street. She also served as a host on MTV’s TRL.

Family Life

Born in Dearborn, Michigan, she and her husband Cornelius live in Atlanta, Georgia where they are the pastors of The Gathering Oasis Church. She has a son named Logan and a daughter named Taylor.

Associated With

She and Christine O’Donnell both became known through their promotion of abstinence.

Heather Sanders

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Name Heather Sanders
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1990-02-02
Place of Birth Fort Worth, TX
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Birth Sign Aquarius

About Heather Sanders

Became the CEO of Sorella Boutique, an online clothing outlet that caters to teens and women. She has over 1.5 million Instagram followers.

Early Life of Heather Sanders

Before moving to Los Angeles from Dallas, Texas, she was completely behind in all things fashion related.

Trivia

She became friends with Kylie Jenner of Keeping Up with the Kardashians fame.

Family Life

She and rapper King T-rell have a daughter named Zoe and a son named Zane.

Associated With

She was friends with Blac Chyna until the two got into a highly publicized Snapchat fight in December 2015.