Are you tired of the 9-5 life? Thinking about becoming a business owner? With 2021 just starting, what better time to start that business you have always dreamed of starting than NOW?
That being said, people were able to successfully grow their businesses, sustain, and even scale them during the pandemic. Who says you can’t do the same in 2021?
If you are looking to start a business during these uncertain times, here are some entrepreneurs who have certainly defined what being a successful entrepreneur is all about. This year, VIP Media Group put together a list of what they consider to be some of the Top Entrepreneurs you must follow in 2021. So who are they?
– Grant Cardone
Grant Cardone is the bestselling author of The 10X Rule and has been buying real estate for over 30 years. Over those three decades, he has bought over two billion dollars worth of real estate in eight states. Grant currently manages 7,068 units with his private equity firm Cardone Capital. He is such a good real estate investor because of his extreme discipline, specific formulas, and good instinct to know when to exit the property. Throughout his career, Grant has been giving small investors a chance to start small and go big.
– Tai Lopez
Tai Lopez is an investor, partner, and advisor to almost two-dozen multi-million-dollar businesses. Through his popular book club and podcasts, The Tai Lopez Show, Tai shares advice on how to achieve health, wealth, love, and happiness with over 1.4 million people in 40 countries. The Tai Lopez Show gets around 800,000 downloads per month. In addition, Tai also owns the largest book shipping club in the world, Mentor Box, and was voted the Number 1 Social Media Influencer by Entrepreneur Magazine.
– Brother Ben X
Brother Ben X is a successful serial entrepreneur that focuses on impacting people through the teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and his program Digital Real Estate. After successfully building up his social platforms he partnered with his brother Jake Tayler Jacobs and used strategies found in Digital Real Estate, the course, to help build and establish 2 seven figures businesses and one eight-figure business in under a year. It has been so successful that he was able to retire his mother after she worked for decades to make ends meet for Brother Ben X and their family. His plan is to not only show people how to make money but to equip them with the knowledge, wisdom, and understanding to change their lives and become financially free.
– Stefany Jones
Dr. Stefany Jones, also known as The Hustle Mama owns and operates Hustle Mama: The Magazine for Today’s POWERHOUSE Woman, a digital magazine that has been translated to 40 languages and receives 40K unique visitors per month. When it first launched nine years ago, it was one of the first ever digital magazines to use hyper-technology. Since then, Stefany has grown and maintained it without investors. Besides this, Stefany is also a certified coach for women entrepreneurs and a licensed insurance broker in 15 states.
– Johnny Marines
A passion for entrepreneurship was cultivated early in Johnny Marines’ life. His dad was a club owner and Johnny tried to follow in his footsteps and used his success as a music executive to launch himself into the night club scene. To say that he succeeded would be an understatement. Johnny Co-owns Barcode, which is the biggest and most popular nightclub in the tristate area. But that is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what Johnny does. He is a serial entrepreneur who has a role in industries from restaurants to real estate and everything in between. With so much to look forward to in 2021, Johnny is ready to expand his business and make sure that Barcode is ready for the return of full night life through a multimillion dollar expansion that he is conducting. In addition, Johnny is releasing his first video game amongst many other great things. Check out all that Johnny is doing by following him on Instagram here.
– Camila Straschnoy
Camila Straschnoy is a brand strategist, trends researcher, keynote speaker, editor, creative storyteller, and educator in Miami Beach, FL. Her purpose is to help companies break through the noise by developing disruptive strategies to connect them with their brand’s tribe and applying a trend-driven approach to innovation. Studying and working in London, New York, Barcelona, Miami, and Buenos Aires has equipped Camila with a broad range of skills, a global viewpoint, and an expansive collaborator network. In 2021 she launched MATE HOUSE, a consulting agency that develops relevant ideas for a multi-everything world and helps companies become who they want to be in an ever-evolving landscape. Using an innovative way to approach brands, cultures, and teams, she taps into their essence and understands what makes them unique. To learn more about Camila, follow her on Instagram here and her consulting agency here.
– LeFoy Grant
LeFoy Grant is not the owner of just one business, not even two, but multiple businesses. After graduating and getting multiple degrees, AA in IT and BA in Mass Media Arts, he went to work for a local mayor’s office, but knew that he wanted to do more than just work the normal nine to five. That is when he began his journey into self employment, specializing in event marketing and numerous investment ventures. To say it has been successful is an understatement. However, like many of us, LeFoy has had to rethink his business models since the onset of the pandemic. He has come out of it stronger than ever and is looking forward to growing his business in the new year. To find out more about LeFoy, you can follow him on instagram here.
Tammy Torres is a multifaceted serial entrepreneur and has made a name for herself in a vast variety of industries including international business, real estate, and entertainment. With over a decade of experience Tammy has an extensive portfolio of high level contacts. This mogul has been a driving force and has gotten a lot of recognition for her success, from incredible projects such as Niña Cubana which has already gotten recognition in film festivals as well as being CEO and founder of One Play At A Time INC, which helps build confidence in young adolescents with personal and professional development so they can achieve the highest level of success – personally, professionally, and culturally. The sky’s the limit for Tammy, in 2021 she will be rolling out programs to charter schools and academies to increase the amount of kids that she helps annually. To find out more about Tammy, you can visit her instagram here.
– Pascal Bachmann
Pascal Bachmann is a former pro-athlete turned serial entrepreneur. Over the last 25 years, this Swiss native has built 7 businesses which have a combined net worth of over $20 million dollars. His road to success was not an easy one, after going through a $15 million dollar bankruptcy while trying to support his family, he hit rock bottom. He channeled his frustration and worry into the empire he has built today. Along the way, he realized that this bankruptcy that almost destroyed him became a gift in disguise. He is using his story to inspire other entrepreneurs and business owners, that even if you’re going through a hard time, you don’t have to be stuck there. In 2021, with his passion to inspire and empower doers to find their own way and live a healthy life with success, gratitude, and joy, Pascal is on a mission to impact a million lives all over the world.
– Adam Jablin
Adam Jablin is a highly sought-after performance and life coach, Recovery Mentor, corporate consultant, and keynote speaker. Adam has helped thousands of people over the years experience a joy of living even while under pressure or difficulty. His unique positive energy, compassion, and gift to relate to others has influenced people from all walks of life, including leaders in the fields of health, psychology, entertainment, sports, business, and politics as well as helping everyday folks fighting fears, alcoholism and addictions to unleash their hidden Superman. His knowledge from helping to build, run, and sell a multimillion-dollar corporation is invaluable. Equally important is Adam’s sobriety and his experiences as an enthusiastic advocate of recovery. Adam is also the creator of the Hero Project – a high level coaching program where you become the hero of your own life. He also offers a free online program called the HERO 7. In 2021, Adam plans on helping more people break free from their additions and past to improve their quality of life.