For those of you who don’t know, Richard Branson is the sole owner of the Virgin Group of companies that has plenty of business concerns under its umbrella. He’s been in business since before 1970 and he’s know as one of the most successful entrepreneurs today. In fact his success is so “public” that Branson isn’t just considered a businessman. He’s a well known celebrity to boot. So we decided to do a little digging into the life of Sir Richard to see what we could find that you might be interested in. Here are 15 fun facts about Richard Branson. We’d like to thank Virgin, CNN, and Astounde for help with these facts.