Here are 5 success stories of how normal people became famous worldwide
We all fail everyday, at school, at work, with our relationships, and even within our family. Instead of giving up, sit for a second and think about people who went through the same situation or worse.
Failure is the opportunity to start again,but this time with more knowledge.
Here are 5 famous celebrities who managed to make their name known worldwide.
1-Howard Schultz, Former CEO of Starbucks Net worth: $ 3.8 billion
Howard D. Schultz was born on July 19, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York, to a family of a former US Army soldier, Fred Schultz. The family had three children so they had difficulties providing for them economically , but the parents worked very hard to give their children a good future. They couldn’t even imagine that one day , their son would become one of the richest businessmen in the United States.
Howard’s dream of becoming successful was stronger than anything. After three Seattle coffee fans left their business for decent a reward, Howard Schultz became the sole owner and manager at Starbucks
After a few years, Howard went to Italy for the second time. He brought home not only photos and menus, but also videotapes documenting the baristas in action. He wanted to learn and practice a lot for himself and his staff. This is how Starbucks became a succes.
2-Oprah Winfrey- Nashville’s first African-American television correspondent Net worth: $ 2.5 billion
At the age of 9, she was abused by people close to her , but she never let that define her, she turned her life around and now she is one of the most influential woman in the US. Oprah Winfrey is a US media owner, show host, actress, producer and philanthropist. She become known for her story show “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, which was the highest rated television program of its kind nationally hosted from 1986 to 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Her story is both tragic and hopeful to anyone going through the same hardships.
She was awarded by President Barack Obama with the Presidencial Medal Of Freedom.
3- Roman Abramovich- CEO of Chelsea Net worth: $ 13.3 billion
He was born into a middle-class jewish family so he had a fair start in life . But his life changed when his mother died and then within a few months he also lost his father. He became an orphan at only 18 months old.
In 1974 he was drafted for military service so he ended his academic pursuit.
He didn’t think the military was worth pursuing so instead he invested in business’s by conducting an unauthorised gasoline sale to his officials. The success of his toy company made him open his first Oil Bussines in Omsk. It marked the first illegal schemes that later would attribute to his success
4- François Pinault- French businessman Net worth: $ 35 billion.
He is a Businessman and art collector who created a retail empire, noted especially for its luxury goods.
As a little boy during the Occupation of France, Francois Pinault used to carry food to Allied airmen hidden near the family home in Brittany. While he was returning home one day, a German patrol grabbed him and beat his father savagely with a riding crop in effort to make one of the two talk.
Neither of them did, and apparently Francois never even blinked
At the age of seven, legend has it, that he was already cultivating determination, recklessness and contempt for authority and over half a century later, the grind he had , made him France’s richest man, and its most successful corporate raider. So with determination and strong will you can conquer anything.
5- John Paul DeJoria- Entrepreneur Net worth: $ 2.6 billion.
Today John Paul DeJoria has a fortune of $ 2.6 billion thanks to tequila company Patrón Spirits Co and hair care line Paul Mitchell Systems.
During an interview he said: “ I remember one time when my brother told me : You know we only have 27 cents and we have no food in the fridge. But we have our own little garden behind the house and we’re happy, so we’re rich”
He is know for his charites and in 2017 he took the title as “Variety Philanthropist of the Year”