5 Forever or Forgotten: The Legacy of Today's VIPs - Part 1

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller: we're all familiar with the 19th and 20th century moguls who laid the foundation for our third millennium brand of capitalism. Vivid personal histories, transformational innovations, on-going philanthropies -- not to mention right-place-at-the-right-time good luck -- all ensured their place in business history.

This raises an interesting and obvious question -- which of our modern Midases will be remembered a hundred years hence and which will join the rest of us in the legions of the long forgotten?

Destiny or dustbin? Flash in the pan, or member of the pantheon; the following slide show posits some predictions from the fields of entertainment, investing, real estate and technology. Agree, disagree -- post your comments below.

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