Ken Hendricks

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Birthday
8, 1941
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Dec 21, 2007 (66)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1941
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Dec 21, 2007 (66)

About

High school dropout who took an unassuming Wisconsin construction business and turned it into a multibillion-dollar company.

Before Fame

He worked for several companies after quitting school at grade 11, eventually opening up his own roofing business and dabbling in real estate.

Trivia

He built up his roofing business to a multistate operation, then quit the company to open his ABC Supply wholesalers.

Family Life

His wife Diane helped him run his businesses. The two had seven children.

Associated With

He and Richard Branson were both high-school dropouts who turned into billionaire businessmen.