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Jenson Button and his ex-wife Jessica Michibata.

F1 driver Jenson Button recalls the time a ‘very, very drunk’ Richard Branson made his ex-wife ‘uncomfortable’

The Virgin Group founder later apologised and quit drinking, according to the former 2009 Formula One world champion.
Richard Branson.

‘Straight out of a James Bond film’: Richard Branson says he nearly lost $5 million to a conman posing as the British defence secretary

The Virgin founder said his friend also lost $2 million to a conman pretending to Branson trying to raise money for Hurricane Irma rehabilitation efforts.
Richard Branson (center) stands in front of the Hyperloop at Hyperloop One's test site in Nevada.

Virgin Group just invested in Hyperloop One — and Richard Branson now sits on the board

Hyperloop One has rebranded itself Virgin Hyperloop following the investment. Richard Branson will now sit on the board of directors.

Richard Branson won a bet with a rival CEO that involves ‘a knee in the groin’ — and he’s ready to collect

Richard Branson and IAG CEO Willie Walsh made a bet in 2012; loser gets kneed in the groin.
Donald Trump with his future wife Melanie and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson attend a Virgin event in 2002.

Trump wrote Richard Branson a scathing letter in 2004, bashing him for his ‘terrible business’ and suggesting he would go ‘down in flames’ like Mark Cuban

Richard Branson revealed the vicious letter Donald Trump wrote him in 2004 after the flop of his competitor to Trump's show "The Apprentice."

Tour Richard Branson’s private island where he and his team rode out Hurricane Irma

Richard Branson decided to stay on Necker Island during Hurricane Irma. Here's what the resort looked like in less stormy times.

Richard Branson is having a big sleepover party on his private island as Hurricane Irma approaches

Sir Richard Branson will ride out Hurricane Irma in his wine cellar. He doesn't expect there to be much wine left when the storm is over.

Richard Branson refuses to leave his private island amid ‘potentially catastrophic’ Hurricane Irma

Richard Branson will stay on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands during Hurricane Irma.

The CEO of PayPal started his career making $14,000 a year — here’s how he rose through the ranks and took 3 companies public

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman weathered the dot-com bust and has taken three companies public. Here's how he built a high-powered career, on "Success How I Did It."

8 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson shares a number of his favorite books, many of them centering around becoming a better leader.