Multibillionaire and co-founder and chairman of the famous shoe company, Nike.
His father refused to employ nepotism and give him a summer job at the Oregon Journal, which his father owned; he then went to work for his father's competitor, the Oregonian, in the sports section.
His great product, shoes, was found on famous athletes like Michael Jordan.
He fathered three children with his wife, Penny.
He co-founded Nike with Bill Bowerman, for whom he ran track at the University of Oregon.
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