Michael Dell is an American business man and a billionaire who is famous as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the biggest PC and laptop makers in the world – Dell Inc.
Michael Dell was born in the year of 1965 and his date of birth was 23rd February. He studied primarily in his home town of Huston in Texas. But he was curious towards business and entrepreneurship since his teenage days. Thus, during his holidays he used to invest some small amounts in stocks had started his ventures at a very young age.
He even used to sell subscriptions of Huston Post daily newspaper. He studied that newly married couples used to subscribe more than other folks. So he made a list of people getting married in Huston and, guess what, that summer he made $18,000 for himself
He was enrolled as a student in University of Texas in Austin. But he wasn’t much serious towards studies. Business was all he thought about and money was the only thing which attracted him. He started another small business of upgrading computers from a dormitory while at college. It was such a hit off that he eventually got it licensed and did it on a bigger scale.
In 1984, he thought that rather than assembling PC components and upgrading them, it would be a lot more beneficial and cost effective if they themselves manufactured the PCs themselves and thus in May 1984 Dell incorporation was born. That year, Dell Corporation made PCs for more than $80,000. From that year onwards Dell had no stopping. He progressed by leaps and bounds.
He was crowned as, ‘the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company’ in 1992. He was 24 years old then. The thing which made Dell Inc. the biggest PC maker was that in 1996 they started selling computers and laptops and even servers online on its website. In no time they reported over $1 million sales from online customers. Dell Corporation progressed limitless in the first decade of the new millennium.
Today Michael Dell is still the CEO of Dell Inc and is worth more than $14 billion. He stays in Austin, Texas with his wife and two children. He has been awarded several awards for best CEO by several firms and institutions.
Why is Michael Dell famous?
Michael Dell is famous as the founder and CEO of PC and laptop maker Dell Inc. He is 30th on the list of richest people in the world presently.
Why do we love Michael Dell?
Michael Dell, being a millionaire, has donated millions of dollars for philanthropic work. He has also redefined the PC and laptop industry. That is the major fact why we love him.
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