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Who are some famous eccentric people?

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Some famous eccentric people are Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos. Dennis Rodman is another famous eccentric person best known for his professional basketball career and colorfully dyed hair.

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Despite his financial success, Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook, prefers to dress youthfully and casually. In one post on his own social media site, Zuckerberg reported killing a pig and a goat. Zuckerberg also stated that he would not eat meat without killing the animal himself.

Branson owns approximately 360 companies, with Virgin being the most famous of them. Branson's business ventures include soda, condoms, cellphone providers and music. Branson's interests include space travel, and he hopes to one day create a space resort that offers space tourism for a fee.

Another famous eccentric person with an interest in space travel is Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos. Bezos created the company Blue Origin to develop technology and opportunities for human space flight. His company also recovered Apollo 11's engines from the ocean floor. Bezos put a portion of his billion-dollar fortune toward the Clock of the Long Now project. The purpose of the clock is to measure time for 10,000 years.

In addition to his dyed hair, Rodman's eccentricities include showcasing public romances with other celebrities and receiving multiple fines for violent play during his professional basketball career. Rodman appeared on "Celebrity Rehab" and traveled to North Korea to watch basketball with Kim Jong-un. Rodman also briefly engaged in professional wrestling.

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