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The bedtime routine of some famous high-achievers

 How much sleep are they getting?

Elon Musk CEO of Tesla & SpaceX

In an interview, Elon Musk said "I need about 6 hours of sleep, so 5 hours & 55 minutes on average." The first thing the billionaire does when he wakes up at 7 AM is address what he calls "critical emails' for half an hour. Musk also mentioned that he works about 80-90 hours per week.

Jeff Bezos CEO of Amazon
Bezos has said that getting 8 hours of sleep helps him make the high-level decisions that are necessary for a senior executive. He explained that he spends his mornings reading the newspaper, having a cup of coffee and eating breakfast with his children. 

Oprah Winfrey Talk Show host
Oprah sleeps 5 hours per night, going to bed around 2 AM and waking up naturally between 7:15 and 7:23 AM. 
She begins her mornings with a series of spiritual exercises and meditation, envisioning her goals for the present day. Source: Fast Company

Cristiano Ronaldo Professional Footballer
Ronaldo follows his sleep expert Nick Littlehales' recommendation and takes five 90-minute (7.5 hours) "sleeps" each day.
This is combined with rigorous training in the gym, swimming and pilates.


Bill Gates Co-founder of Microsoft
Gates said he needs to sleep a full 7 hours to feel creative and happy the next day.
His schedule is supposedly broken up into 5-minute intervals and he typically reads The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal every morning.

Dwayne Johnson Actor, Former WWE wrestler
"The Rock" told Variety that he sleeps just 3-5 hours a night. He gets up as early as 3:30 AM everyday to prep for his exercise routine and tries to have at least 2 hours of quiet before everyone else wakes up to plan his day.

Anna Wintour US Editor-in-Chief of Vogue
Anna Wintour leaves functions early for her 10 PM bedtime and wakes at 5 AM for a round of tennis before hitting the Vogue offices at 7 AM, which gets her around 7 hours of sleep

Richard Brangan Founder of Virgin Group
According to his blog, Richard Branson gets 5-6 hours of sleep every nightnight. 
"I find structure to start and finish the day, and achieve the things I need to," he said, adding that he finishes his day reading feedback on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Anamura Huffington Co-founder of The Huffington Post
The media mogul told CNBC that she likes to get 7 hours of sleep as it helps her stay sharp and creative. "I make a point not to answer email right when I wake up, and I avoid the temptation by not keeping my electronic devices charging in my room," she added.


Source: Teen Vogue

Source: GatesNotes The Telegraph

Source: Insider, an.com

Source: Fast Company

Source: Thrive Global


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