Self-Made Tech Billionaires Who Dropped Out of College


Michael Dell

Michael Dell is the founder of the Dell Computer Corporation. He is one the youngest ever CEO’s of a Fortune 500 company and is worth an estimated 18, 8 billion dollars. Michael had always had an interest in gadgets from a young age and was a young entrepreneur at 12 years of age.


He washed dishes at a local Chinese restaurant to earn money for his stamp collecting hobby. Michael attended the University of Texas majoring in biology, but computers were his true passion. He built and sold computers while he was studying before he dropped out to start the Dell Computer Corporation.