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With living costs hitting the roof and college education  becoming more expensive than ever, young people often start out their adult lives laden with student debts. If this does not appeal to you, take inspiration from billionaires of this world who gave the college campus a miss and instead depended on their own entrepreneurial skills to give them a head start in life. Here are thus five billionaires who never went to college but made good in life.

Like other Scandinavian countries, Sweden scores high on human development index; its people enjoy a high quality of life and the society has ingrained progressive values. The Swedish economy is characterized by a large, knowledge-intensive and export-oriented manufacturing sector as well as a large public service sector. Here are some of its citizens who have made the best of opportunities provided by the Swedish economy and are among the richest men in the country.

When discussing insurance, the things which immediately come to mind are cars, homes and businesses. However the staid world of insurance has a most interesting sub-category – body part insurance. This is done mostly by film stars, singers and sportspersons invest huge sums of money to get body parts insured because it is considered an additional risk management measure.

With a long history of enterprise and exploration, Spain continues to be one of the most significant economies in the Euro region. And even though the Spanish economy may seem to have received some hard knocks from the current Euro crisis, still many of its citizens figure among the richest in the world. Here are some of the richest men in Spain and how much they are worth.

Time was when a person died in the same religion as he/she was born to – or at the most, became a passive practitioner. However with greater awareness of the plurality of cultures and knowledge systems from different parts of the world and the increasing individualism of modern ethos, religion is fast becoming a personal choice rather than communal identity. As a result many celebrities have converted to religions other they were born to. Here are ten Hollywood celebrities who have changed their, whether for personal or spiritual reasons.

Officially known as the Republic of Korea, South Korea is among the richest countries in Asia. Globally too, South Korea is the twelfth largest economy in terms of purchasing power parity. Citizens of the country enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the continent. Here are some of the richest men in the country and a bit about their fortunes.

Lee Hun Hee

One of the earliest places in the world to have a highly developed civilization, Egypt is also blessed with wide-ranging natural resources. Little wonder then that many Egyptians have utilized the business opportunities in their land and are now among the billionaires of the world. Here is a brief account of the richest men in Egypt.$MM-DATING3-OPTIN$

Nassef Sawaris

Naturally endowed with natural resources and minerals, it is no wonder that Norway is among the wealthiest nations of the world. However what is incredible is the high quality of life enjoyed by the vast majority of its citizens. Indeed Norway has always figured among the top nations on the human development index scale. Here are some of the richest men in Norway who made best use of their social and economic opportunities to figure among the world’s billionaires1.$MM-DATING3-OPTIN$

Olav Thon

Though one of the relatively newer countries of the world, New Zealand already has a strong economy. This is in large part due to foreign investment which has been steadily moving to this country promising highly skilled work force and still-new agricultural and tourism prospects.

Like many European countries, Netherlands is limited in size but boasts of a strong economy as well as global influence. Its per capita income is among the ten highest in the world and it is home to many world institutions, chief of which is The Hague. However its main asset seems to be a high quality of life and a high degree of social tolerance. Little wonder then that the richest Dutch individual is a woman, Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken, heiress to the beer giant with a net worth of $7.7 billion.

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