In Pictures: Tech's 10 most famous college dropouts

Who says you need a college degree to be successful? Here's a look at 10 tech titans who dropped out and made it big...really big.

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2. Dell: Michael Dell

In 1984, 19-year-old pre-med student Michael Dell dropped out of the University of Texas at Austin and founded "PCs Limited" with just $1,000. Operating out of a condo that year, the business sold between $50,000 and $80,000 in upgraded PCs, kits and add-on components. Later, the company would be renamed Dell.

Twenty-eight years later, Michael Dell is worth $15.9 billion, according to this year's Forbes billionaires list.

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