Synopsis by Sally Barber
Tycoons is a 13-part series chronicling the achievements of some of the most ambitious and driven entrepreneurs of the modern world. The biographies provide a personal look at the moguls at work and play, and interacting with their families and friends. The program Wolfgang Joop presents the success story of this internationally known German designer and founder of Joop!, the company bearing his name. Born in Potsdam, East Germany, Joop launched his fashion career in 1970 and has since become known for his highly innovative style and creativity. Other programs in the series include Robert and Georgette Mosbacher, Phillip Knight, Richard Branson, Gordon Wu, Niki Lauda, Dr. Stanley Ho, and more.