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

Instagram: @grantcardone

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

Instagram: @tailopez

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.

– Keala Kanae

 Instagram: @kealakanae

Keala Kanae went from working for minimum wage, to scaling his business to 8 figures in one year, this entrepreneur is making a name for himself in the digital marketing space. Keala wanted the freedom to decide how much he made. After researching digital marketing for hours on end, within 7 months Keala left his 9-5, and was making 5 figures a month as an affiliate marketer. Shortly after, his business reached 7 figures and has not stopped there. While it hasn’t always been easy running a business, Keala always makes it work; he even rebranded his company a few years ago, and when covid hit, he was fast to make changes to his company. In the last 3 and a half years, Keala has far exceeded $60 million in sales, and has helped many clients grow their businesses to 7 and 8 figure online businesses. In 2021, Keala is doubling down on investing in his team and their professional growth as he builds the team that builds his companies.

– Eno Eka

Instagram: @misspragmatic

Eno Eka is the founder of the Business Analysis School, an EdTech learning academy that she founded in 2018 to help non-tech professionals pivot into the tech industry through business analysis, product and project management. The school hosts a Business Analysis Accelerator Program through which she helps professionals start careers in business analysis without a tech degree. With Business Analysis School, she has helped over 5,000 people in just three years. Besides this, Eno also runs the consulting firm Eny Consulting Inc., which offers a bouquet of services such as business analysis and agile project management, certification, coaching, and more.

– Yamilah Nguyen

Instagram: @yamilahn_

Yamilah Nguyen is a 24 year old serial entrepreneur, investor, author and coach. She is also a YouTuber with more than 145,000 subscribers and over 15 million views, which led to her YouTube Mentorship Program called “The Complete Guide To YouTube Success” through which she helps others grow their YouTube channels. Besides this, Yamilah also teaches people how to multiply their income through trading in the foreign exchange market and by investing in cryptocurrencies. In addition, she helps others set up successful home businesses that create weekly residual income. Overall, she has helped close to a hundred people improve their lives.

– Vitaly Tennant

Instagram: @vitalytennant

Vitaly Tennant, or as you may know him the Crypto Entrepreneur, is a crypto businessman who is helping people understand and use their crypto currency for their benefit. Vitaly got involved in the crypto world in 2012 and was absolutely hooked on the industry. He sold his blog that, at the time, had almost 400,000 views a day to follow his passion for crypto. His next big project is to offer lifetime memberships for his customers where they can be in direct contact with Vitaly and gain his expertise in the business. Vitaly hopes to help you see the possibility that crypto can offer by helping with groceries, rent, and much more! Check him out on instagram here.

– Michael Ashabi

Instagram: @mikeashabi

Michael Ashabi is a serial entrepreneur and a top level life and business coach that works with a variety of entrepreneurs, business owners, and start ups to help them build strategies for sustainability and scaling. His company, True Life Ventures, focuses on making clients increase business growth by 40% month after month, and as a result, allow them to achieve financial freedom. Michael is a very results driven person and aspires to keep helping clients around the world to succeed.

– Seth Kniep

Instagram: @sethkniep

Living the death-by-paycheck cycle, tired of his corporate job and $24,000 in debt, Seth Kniep walked the streets with a single dime, dead set on doubling it 20 times into over $100,000, to create freedom for him and his family. Today, Seth’s team manages over 100 million in annual revenue for name brands and silent investors on the Amazon platform. The co-founder of Just One Dime, Seth and his team have trained over 10,000 entrepreneurs in over 150 countries, 27 of whom are multi-millionaires today. Seth’s team grows the Amazon store for one of the sharks from the Shark Tank TV show, runs a sourcing team in China and multiple fulfillment centers across the US, and was requested by two countries to train their top businesses. Headquartered in Austin, TX, Seth is raising an army of investors and entrepreneurs who leverage innovation, capital, and vision to help the human race for future generations. To learn more about Seth and stay up to date with what he’s doing check out his Instagram and Just One Dime.

– Pascal Bachmann

Instagram:@pascalbachmann_official Website:

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

Instagram: @adamjablin

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.