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5 Self Made Billionaires That Started from Nothing

This article was last updated on January 26, 2022

Self Made Billionaires That Started from Nothing

When it’s spoken about billionaires in today’s world, what most of us think is that they were rich before they became billionaires, that they were lucky and had a good education, but that’s not really the case, 80 % of the billionaires are self-made – I will show you – 5 self-made billionaires that started from nothing, and build empires without having a solid background to depend on.

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J.K. Rowling

The author of Harry Potter at the moment isn’t a billionaire due to charity, but she made it to be a billionaire while having many problems, she was divorced, on the edge of poverty, having to take care of her daughter with just 100 pounds per week. Since childhood, she had dreamed of being a creative success in literature or any other art form, but her life was neither creative nor successful. After the divorce, J.K. Rowling started thinking of herself as a failure which led to depression. But Rowling acknowledges that depression and lack of success made success all the more important for her. With nothing more to lose, she decided to chase her dreams, and started writing the manuscript for Harry Potter and even then she got rejected by 9 publishers until Bloomsbury Children’s Books decided to publish it and the rest is history.

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