I just came across this quick look at 15 billionaires who are bona fide rags to riches stories.

Howard Schultz

Howard Schultz

Here’s Starbucks founder Howard Schultz:

In an interview with British tabloid Mirror, Schultz says: “Growing up I always felt like I was living on the other side of the tracks. I knew the people on the other side had more resources, more money, happier families. And for some reason, I don’t know why or how, I wanted to climb over that fence and achieve something beyond what people were saying was possible. I may have a suit and tie on now but I know where I’m from and I know what it’s like.”

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15 Billionaires Who Were Once Dirt Poor







3 Responses to 15 Billionaires Who Were Once Dirt Poor

  • Great share.

    My kind of stories. My favorite kind of billionaires are those that you don’t hear much about. They’re quietly creating massive wealth and running the world.

  • Thank you Peter for sharing this article, inspiring!!

  • I knew of a handful of these billionaires and some of their stories. It was informative and inspiring to hear of the others.

    Thanks, Peter. A great 2014 to you and all readers!

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