I'm sorry if they're not in proper order,these are just the spring to minds of mine when people mention the word successful. :)
The Top Ten
1Bill GatesWilliam Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, and programmer.
With a personal a net worth of $79,000,000,000 (seventy nine BILLION), Gates is the richest man alive. Starting from a garage, he revolutionized and essentially created the personal computer with windows, and Microsoft continues to lead the computer market to this day. If you look up the word "successful", chances are you will see Gates next to it.
I'm using his WINDOWS!
3Michael JacksonMichael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.
In my opinion,he's the most successful person if you're talking about music. - SamuiNeko
5Walt DisneyWalter Elias "Walt" Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons.
It's a shame that he died,if he was still alive,he'd replace frozen with better movies. - SamuiNeko
6Nelson MandelaNelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.
7J.R.R. TolkienJohn Ronald Reuel Tolkien (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973), known by his pen name J. R. R. Tolkien, was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.
8Paul McCartneySir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .
10Pope FrancisPope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and Sovereign of the Vatican City.V 1 Comment
11Alfred HitchcockSir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, was an English-American film director and producer, at times referred to as "The Master of Suspense".
12John D. Rockefeller
I'd like to know someone who hasn't ever heard the Mario theme. - drdevil
14Charlie ChaplinSir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the silent era.
15Jesus ChristJesus Christ was born in Bethlehem, Palestine. He was born to Mary, as the bible says "she was found with child of the Holy Ghost" (Matthew 1:18). He was both man and God (John 20:28). According to the bible He is God alone (Deuteronomy 6:4). ...read more.
16Alex HirschAlexander Robert "Alex" Hirsch is an American animator, storyboard artist, voice actor, and television producer. He is best known as the creator of the Disney XD animated television series Gravity Falls, where he voices some of the characters.
17Dr. DreAndre Romelle Young, better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics.
18Arnold SchwarzeneggerArnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American actor, filmmaker, businessman, investor, author, philanthropist, activist, former professional bodybuilder and former politician.
19Michael JordanMichael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player.