7 Entrepreneurs Who Weren’t Millionaires Until They Were In Their 40’s

1. Chris Gardner

Most people know Gardner’s story–he was the inspiration for Will Smith’s character in Pursuit of Happyness. He didn’t grow up with many opportunities and famously got by as a homeless man while raising his son. He did all of this while spending an incredible number of hours working his way up from the bottom as a trainee at EF Hutton. He didn’t make his first million until well until his 40s, but it was worth the wait.

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