13 Billionaires Who Were Once Very Poor

” Behind every successful man there’s a lot of unsuccessful years.” – Bob Brown.

Not all billionaires are born rich. Some started from scratch. Just pure hardwork, dedication, determination and some luck. Yes, luck, we all need it. But what we didn’t see is how much hard work, heartaches and struggles these self-made men experience to attain their current status. The difference between rich people with old money and self made men is that, the later know how it feels to have nothing. I’m always in awe and respect people who work their way up from the bottom.

Check out these once ordinary people who have worked harder than most of us and became one of the richest men in the world:

13. Howard Schultz, Net worth $2 billion

Schultz family was poor. He was able to go to college (first in the family) thru a scholarship. Today, he is the successful CEO of Starbucks coffee with over 16,000 outlets all over the world.

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