Pitbull: Warren Buffett Is My Business Hero (Video)

The music mogul also rates Mark Cuban as someone he looks up to: "His last name is Cuban, and I'm Cuban. So it all works out."

Pitbull has much more than a collection of top 10 singles to boast about.

The rapper also has his hand in a growing number of business ventures, and counts three titans of industry as inspirations. Among his business heroes are Mark Cuban, Warren Buffett, and Mexico's Slim family.

He describes Buffett as "a very powerful man, but very humble," and says of Cuban, "He has fun."

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"He enjoys the wealth he has worked very hard for and created, and on top of that his last name is Cuban, and I'm Cuban. So it all works out," says Pitbull.

The music industry power player graces the cover of the April 4 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. He was photographed by Miller Mobley on NW 12th Ave. in Little Havana, Miami, around the corner from the Sports Leadership and Management Academy.

Read the complete profile here, where he reveals his ambition to be at the center of a a billion-dollar enterprise.