The world is full of amazing people who will do everything just to get their goal, and it is always a good idea to learn and be inspired by them.
These stories help spark something inside of us to do better in our lives for ourselves and the people we love. So to help you achieve your goals, here’s a list of 27 Rags To Riches Stories That Will Inspire you:
1.) Howard SchultzGrowing up in a low-income family didn’t let Howard Schultz shy away from wanting something more in his life. He was able to graduate college through sports. He was a football scholar in college where he graduated with a bachelors in communication.
His first job was at Xerox, and it was during that time he discovered Starbucks. He left his work at Xerox and started being the CEO of Starbucks in 1987. Now, his net worth is $1.5 billion.
2.) Olajumoke OrisagunaOlajumoke Orisaguna discovered her success by accident when she was accidentally filmed by Nigerian photography as she was selling bread.
Social media created a huge part of her success as she was trending all around the world. From bread vendor to model real quick.
3.) Li Ka-ShingWhen his father died of tuberculosis, Li Ka-Shing had to quit school and worked for his family to survive. He was a factory worker who did 16-hour shifts to make ends meet.
After, saving up money through his small endeavors, he founded Cheung Kong industries in the year 1950. He manufactures plastics but then ventured into real estate. Now he is considered as the 9th wealthiest people on earth.
4.) Dr. Mengi PortaloDr. Mengi Portalo’s first memories was that of living in a mud hut where he shared space with the livestock. It was a challenge for him to get education especially in a world where you’re doing great in life if you eat once a day and wears slippers.
He later on studied accounting in the UK and went back to his country, Tanzania. He started working for Coopers & Lybrand Tanzania where he became one of the company’s chairmen.
5.) Leonardo Del VecchioBefore being considered as Italy’s 2nd richest man with a net worth of $11.5 billion, Leonardo Del Vecchio started his Luxottica empire at the age of 23.
When he was a child, he was sent to the orphanage because his mom couldn’t support five of her children. He eventually worked for a factory that creates molds for auto-parts and eyeglasses.
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