Chip Wilson started his business in 1979. His first business was named Westbeach Sports, a sportswear company that features surf, skate and snowboarding. He ran Westbeach Sports from 1979 until 1997 as a three way partnership, see success in Vancouver and much stronger success in the Japanese market. The following year in 1998 chip launched Lululemon Athletica in Kitsilano, a trendy beachside neighbourhood of Vancouver, where yoga was picking up as a popular workout. Lululemon clothing is now common for casual wear and other forms or exercise with its form-fitting spandex. His networth is worth $2 billion.