100 Dyslexics in 150 Words or Less. Richard Branson. Born on 07/18/1950, in England. He struggled at school because of dyslexia until 16, when he dropped out to start “Student,” a publication for young people covering news from pop culture to the Vietnam War.
He started a mail-order record business. In 1970, Virgin Records with groups like Sex Pistols, Genesis, and The Rolling Stones.