Guy Laliberte

Guy Laliberte is a Canadian businessman, philanthropist, space tourist and renowned poker player. He is the co-founder and the current Chief Executive Officer of Cirque du Soleil, a circus company whose shows have been viewed by over 90 million people globally. He has an estimated net worth of $2.1 billion and he is currently ranked as one of top 30 wealthiest people in Canada.

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Laliberte started out as an accordion player, fire-eater and stilt-walker. It was in 1984 that he founded Cirque du Soleil. Since then, he has been actively involved in the development and creation of each and every Cirque du Soleil show. In the year 2006, he was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Besides being a successful businessman, Laliberte is also an active philanthropist, supporting numerous charities throughout Canada. 

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