Everyone wants to know how successful people are different from the average person, including sleep patterns. Successful people’s work and rest, whether they are more outstanding than the average person? They will not be a workaholic, sleep a little bit every day, or full of sleep, full of energy to work?

Selling home mattresses of the British furniture company Home Arena investigation Bill Gates, Cook, Bezos and other 21 successful people’s rest, of which more than half of the daily sleep 6 to 8 hours.

Take a look at the schedule of these successful people:



As can be seen from the chart, Bill Gates, Cook, Bezos sleep 7 hours, Obama, SpaceX founder Musk (Elon Musk) sleep 6 hours, Virgin Group CEO Brownson (Richard Branson) sleep 5- 6 hours, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer sleep 4-6 hours, talk show host Alan Du Jenny (Ellen DeGeneres) more luxury, will sleep 8 hours

The successful person appeared on the chart, averaging 6.6 hours per night.

“NPR” points out that the average sleep time difference between successful people and the average American is minimal, only 12 minutes less than the average American. According to the 2013 Gallup survey, Americans slept an average of 6.8 hours a day.

“NPR” concludes that successful people’s sleep patterns are nothing special. Gallup points out that the average number of sleep hours for successful people and Americans is less than 7-9 hours (adult) recommended by the expert.

Gallup also has other interesting discoveries such as:

  • The Americans slept a lot less than before. In 1942 they slept an average of 7.9 hours a day, more than an hour more than now.
  • Americans think they need more sleep, 43% think that sleep more feeling will be better.
  • Older Americans sleep most, and over 65 years old, 67% slept more than 7 hours a day
  • families with less than $ 30,000 in income, people with children under the age of 18, and 18 to 29 years of age

According to the Washington Post, Time Use Survey recently found that adults in the United States slept an average of 8 hours and 45 minutes a day, much more than the Gallup survey, but included in “bedtime activities” and doze off, Nap time.