Have you ever wondered what the most successful people of our times were doing when they were young? What were their first jobs? Did they have to hustle the same way as you do today?
It is interesting to note that some of the wealthiest people in the world were not born with a silver spoon in their mouths. Self-made millionaires and billionaires come from humble beginnings. Let’s see what odd jobs seven of the most famous billionaires of our time had long before they were on the rich people list.
Net Worth – 20 billion USD
Long before building spaceships and electric cars, the real-life Iron Man worked as a cleaner of a boiler room of a lumber mill.
Net Worth – 93.7 billion USD
Before deciding to start selling books on the Internet in his teenage years Bezos worked as a cashier at McDonald’s.
Net Worth – 2.3 billion USD
The co-founder and CEO of Netflix surely wasn’t the tech guru that he is today when he was young – back then he was making a living selling vacuum cleaners.
Net Worth – 23.4 billion USD
Long before founding DELL Technologies, Michael Dell has the humble job as a dishwasher at a Chinese restaurant.
John Paul DeJoria
Net Worth – 3.2 billion USD
John Paul DeJoria is a self-made billionaire best known as a co-founder of the Paul Mitchell line of hair products and The Patrón Spirits Company. From a young age, he valued the opportunity to have a job and make some extra dollars to help his mother, so he was building flower boxes that cost him 25 cents and sold them for 50 cents.
Net Worth – 3.3 billion USD
The famous entrepreneur and outspoken owner of NBA’s Dallas Mavericks used to sell garbage bags door-to-door long when he was young.
Net Worth – 5.1 billion USD
Richard Branson is famous for his tireless entrepreneurial spirit, which he expressed from a young age when he was breeding budgerigars. Well, buggies were popular among the kids in his school, so he just embraced the opportunity!
So, wherever you are today, don’t give up. Keep hustling and one day you may also be among the wealthiest people in the world!