Profession: Entrepreneur and Founder of Oracle
Why Famous: The founder of Oracle Corporation, Ellison is regularly listed as one of the wealthiest people in the world with a fortune around $60 billion.
After resigning as CEO of Oracle, Ellison is now focusing on philanthropic endeavors, but remains the CTO and Executive Chairman of the corporation.
- 2003-12-18 Founder of Oracle Larry Ellison (59) weds romance novelist Melanie Craft in Woodside, California
- 2010-09-28 Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (66) divorces romance novelist Melanie Craft after six years of marriage
- 1977-06-16 Oracle Corporation is incorporated in Redwood Shores, California, as Software Development Laboratories (SDL) by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates