Arguably the world's most popular modern saxophonist, Grammy winner, hair icon, and toilet paper sellout Kenny G might also be the creator of the world's most popular calorie-packed brain freeze.
Kenny G's history with the company goes back over 20 years, when his uncle reportedly became "the very first guy that gave [chairman and CEO] Howard Schultz money to get Starbucks growing."
As an investor, Kenny made his opinion known. The self-proclaimed “sweet guy” let his tastes dictate his suggestions. "At the beginning, Starbucks didn’t have anything but coffee,” he explained, harkening back to a time most of us would find unimaginable.
Watch Kenny discuss his love of golf, his immense popularity in China, and his opinion on Starbucks' success here.