Rags to Riches Peoples. There are very few fortunate people who are born with a golden spoon in their mouth. They have to struggle very hard to achieve success in life. The difficult time produces strong peoples and these strong peoples change the whole world with their hard work and determination.
Rags to Riches Top 10 People
Here are the inspirational stories of top 10 billionaires who went from rags to riches.
1. JK Rowling:
Title: A story from a depressed and financially unstable mother to first billionaire author of the world
In your childhood you must have watched the “Harry Potter” series which was the best movie series of all time and guess what it was written by JK Rowling. JK Rowling was the woman who was struggling to pay the rent of her house as her husband left him with her baby child and she was struggling to feed her. Her passion was writing so whenever her child sleeps she writes. After completing her book “Harry Potter” she went to many publishers but everyone denied publishing her book. At least Bloomsbury publishers accepted her book and after that there remained no difficulty for her. Her Harry Potter book series made records worldwide and earned her $7.7 billion. This all amount was except movies from where she earned billions.
2. Roman Abramovich
Title: Story of an orphan child living in poverty and selling plastic toys to owning one of the largest football clubs, Chelsea.
Roman Abramovich belongs to Russia and his father left him when he was just 2. Then while studying he started a small company of plastic toys and then somewhat he was connected to an oil company and then he became the owner of one of the largest oil companies in the world. Later he sold that and bought one of the largest football clubs, Chelsea.
3. Larry Ellison
Title: Story of an Orphan dropped from college to founder of Oracle Company
Larry Ellison was born in New York and was raised by his uncle and aunt but his aunt died and he was also dropped from college. Then he started doing different odd jobs for 8 years and then found a company named Oracle. Oracle at that time made extraordinary progress and is one of the largest technology companies of this world.
4. Steve jobs
Title: Story of a college drop boy who has to go through many ups and downs until he became a Billionaire
A Steve job was also one who was dropped from his collage and he was raised from lower class. His father used to work with machinery so Steve jobs was also interested in it. He founded many Microsoft products and became rich but due to some of the reasons CEO of Microsoft and other teammates don’t want him to continue with the company and wanted him to retire but he sold out his other companies and got the position of CEO again in his company. Then with his innovative ideas and products he became a billionaire. He died in 2011.
5. Shahid khan
Title: Story of a Pakistani washing plates in America to owning one of the biggest private companies in the United States
Shahid khan was a Pakistani who came to America to find a job and study so he found a job of dishwashing. But he doesn’t limit himself and now he is the owner of one of the biggest private companies of the United States, Flex-n-Gate. Moreover he also owns a team in the NFL.
6. Leonardo Del Vecchio
Title: Story of a orphan boy working in factory to building biggest fashion and eye care brands Ray-Ban and Oakley
Leonardo Del Vecchio’s mother can’t feed him and his other four siblings so he was sent to an orphan home and there he started working in a factory where he molds the eye glasses frames and auto parts. Then he started his own company of making molds and built a huge empire of fashion and eye care where he is the owner of world famous eyeglasses brand Ray-Ban and Oakley.
7. Oprah Winfrey
Title: Story of a raped child who left the home when she was just 14 and then become first African billionaire women
Oprah Winfrey mother left her and then her Grandmother too and she was also sexually raped by her family members so she left the house when she was just 14. She also had a baby at that time that died but she started her education in high school and then carries on with her good performance in college. She started co hosting radio and TV shows. This gave her a great boost and now she has her own famous show name The Oprah Winfrey Show. She often talks about her stories and raises her voice.
8. Lakshmi Mittal
Title: Story of a boy from Rajasthan, India to the biggest steel tycoon of the world
Lakshmi Mittal was born in Rajasthan, India in a small village and in a very poor family. But by his hard work and strategies, he started doing business of steel and then he became the largest steel tycoon of the world. He is a multi-billionaire.
9. Sheldon Adelson
Title: Story of a boy who slept on floor as he has no money to owning e largest casino company in the world
Sheldon Adelson’s father was a taxi driver and he started selling newspapers at the age of just 12. He makes a machine for the advertisements of the small businesses in the city where he advertises for them. He earned a lot from it and now he is the owner of the largest casino company in the world.
10. Do Won Chang
Title: The story of a Korean boy working 3 jobs at the same time to build the Forever 21 brand
Do Won Chang left Korea for job and employment and came to America where he worked as a coffee boy in a restaurant and then at a gas station and then at night he did the cleaning of restaurants. At the gas station he saw most of the rich people that came to him belonging to textile mills so he left the job and went to textile mills and started working there. Then he with his partner started the Forever 21 brand and then just doing the right decisions at the right time they started earning big. Now he is a billionaire.
All these peoples were rag before they became rich and billionaire which requires determination, patience and hard work. All these examples motivate us to work hard and we can change the fortune of not only us but also the whole world. These are the prime examples of the peoples which were not born with a golden spoon in their mouth but their Child’s will. Check Also: Tech Titans Richest Tech Billionaires Made Their Fortunes