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Only Business: Billionaires Who Have Never Been Married 

There exists a select group of super wealthy individuals whose lives defy the conventional trajectory of marriage and family. These billionaires have charted their course in business, influence and success without the shackles of marital bonds. 

WoK takes a look at ten billionaires (dead and alive) who stayed away from marriage.

Elon Musk

He is one of the most notable billionaires in the world. He is the owner of X (formerly Twitter), Tesla, SpaceX among others. The father of 11 is not married.

Michael Bloomberg

He is the founder of Bloomberg LP and ex-Mayor of New York City. Michael has never been married as he primarily focuses on his business and political career.

Oprah Winfrey

She is one of the most influential media personalities in the world. Despite being in a long-term relationship with Stedman Graham, she has never been married.

Diane Hendricks

She is the chairperson and owner of ABC Supply, one of the largest wholesale distributors of roofing, siding, and windows in the United States. Diane has never been married and only focuses on her business endeavours.

Andreas von Bechtolsheim

The billionaire is the co-founder of Sun Microsystems and an early investor in Google. He has remained single throughout his successful career.

Pierre Omidyar

The founder of eBay is well known for his philanthropic efforts. Despite his immense wealth and success, he has never tied the knot.

Jack Dorsey

He is the co-founder and former CEO of Twitter now X and a prominent figure in the tech world. Jack Dorsey has never been married and dedicates his time to his various tech ventures.

Daniel Gilbert

Daniel Gilbert is the founder of Quicken Loans and owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team. The billionaire entrepreneur is focused on his business and sports interests.

Jan Koum

The co-founder of WhatsApp has never been married. He sold WhatsApp to Facebook for billions but has kept his personal life relatively private.

David Geffen

A prominent figure in the entertainment industry, David Geffen is the co-founder of DreamWorks SKG and the founder of Geffen Records. He has never married and has been known for his philanthropy and business acumen.

Chris Kirubi

The late Kenyan billionaire equated marriage to enslavement. One of the richest man in Kenya was qouted by a local daily saying,

“Marriage is enslavement and you have to be careful. You have to agree to go into slavery and into ‘jail,’” he shared.

He was a father to three.