Success Stories,  Inspiring Tales
of People Who Made It Happen 

Never think you can't. Yes you can! These success stories of people who made it big in business and in life will inspire you to achieve your dreams.

How Warren Buffett Made $63 Billion & Became The Greatest Investor On Earth


How Instagram Became A Billion Dollar Company : Secrets To Their Success


How Celine Dion Made $400 Million And 
Achieved Success As A Singer


Michael Jackson, The Celebrity Who Earned
$160 Million
Even After Death


How Angelina Jolie Rose From Her Dark Past To Become The Highest Earning Actress May 15 2014

How Michael Jordan Became The
Greatest Basketball Player In History


Muhammad Ali's Success Story


Daniel Radcliffe’s Magical Rise To Super Stardom 


How Steven Spielberg Became A Famous Director And A Multi-Billionaire!


No Wonder Will Smith Is Smiling. He Is Worth $215 Million! This Is His Life Story


Dr Seuss: This Man Was Rejected 27 Times But Went On To Become One Of The World’s Most Successful Children’s Authors


David Copperfield, How He Became The Richest Magician In The World 


Michael Phelps, The Story Of The Best Performing Olympian In History


Meet The Greatest Business Manager In The World - Lessons From GE's Former CEO 

His performance is legendary. He is ruthless but he produces results. When he retired, he received the largest severance payment of any executive at that time, a staggering sum of over $400 Million.

Usain Bolt, The Fastest Man On The Planet Is Getting Rich Fast Too!

‘The fastest man on earth’, that is the title that 27 year-old Jamaican Usain Bolt aka Lightning Bolt is answering to nowadays. Why, because he actually holds the fastest time in the history of 100m races at 9.58 seconds.

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Lin Dan : The Story of The Greatest Badminton Player In History

While Badminton may not be as lucrative as other sports such as tennis, it is nevertheless one of the most exciting sports in the world. Meet Lin Dan, the greatest badminton player in the history of the sports.

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How Johnny Depp Became One Of The Richest And Most Successful Actor In The World

On June 9th 1963, Betty Sue and John Christopher Depp Senior welcomed the last of their four children, a bouncing baby boy whom they promptly named after his father. The world would come to know him as Johnny Depp, an actor with note worthy good looks...

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Floyd Mayweather, How This Boxer Became One of The Highest Paid Athlete In The World

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Let’s talk about Floyd Mayweather Jr aka Money. Now, here is one man you do not want to mess with. Seriously, he currently holds 3 World Boxing Council titles, and all for using his fists. And that’s not all; Pretty Boy (as he is popularly known) holds another, a very lucrative title...

How Mary Kay Ash Created A Multi-Million Dollar Cosmetics Company

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Mary Kay Ash has been touted as one of the most innovative women entrepreneurs of all time. Her novel and unique ideas have left an indelible mark in the business world. She dreamed of creating a place for women in a male-dominated corporate world.

The Walt Disney Story, How One Man Made Dreams Come True

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For decades, The Walt Disney Company has been preeminent in the field of entertainment. But not much is known about the man who co-founded the company and re-invented animation to an art form.

The Story Of Steve Jobs, How Apple Conquered The World

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Jobs gave us Mac, the iPod, iTunes, iPhone and iPad. Over a career spanning more than 35 years, Jobs earned his place among the world’s billionaires with a net worth of 10.2 billion.

How Martha Stewart Build A Multi-Million Dollar Business Empire Catering To Women's Interests April 18 2014

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Martha Stewart is a household name as far as daytime TV goes. The talented businesswoman has been on television since 1993, wowing her adoring fans with various appearances...

Arnold Schwarzenegger : From Braun To Brains. The Success Story of The "Governator"

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Arnold Schwarzenegger was just once a struggling first generation immigrant with a limited English vocabulary and a dream. Today, the "Governator" is worth $400 Million. This is his story.

Carlos Slim, How Mexico’s Richest Man (and 2nd Richest Man In The World) Built A Multi-Billion Dollar Empire

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Carlos slim has made great strides as an entrepreneur and telecom tycoon. With a net worth of $69.67 Billion, the Mexican tycoon is certainly someone we can emulate and learn from.

How John D Rockefeller Built His Fortune - A Man Who Wanted To Control Everything 

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John D Rockefeller was one of the most powerful businessmen of his time—if not the most powerful. His riches, he believed, was given to him by God's endorsement. 

The Story of Jeff Bezos, From Wall Street to Internet Billionaire

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Jeff Bezos certainly made a daring decision when he left Wall Street to start his own online company. Well, as history tells us, it was worth it.

How Paul Allen Became One Of The Richest Men On Earth

Paul Allen can be allowed to say that he has done it all. He and Bill Gates created Microsoft Corporation in 1975. But he did not stop at this.

How Richard Branson Build Virgin Group Into A Multi-Billion Dollar Empire 

Sir Richard Branson was born on 18th July, 1950 to Edward and Eve Branson in England. He is the founder of the Virgin Group, the mother company to Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Galactic and Virgin Mobile among hundreds of other Virgin companies.

How Amancio Ortega Became The Richest Fashion King In The World

Amancio Ortega is a world class fashion designer and entrepreneur who has built himself an impressive resume through the years. He is the founder and chair of Inditex, the mother company of several chain stores including the mega clothing line Zara. 

How Bill Gates Became The Richest Man In The World 

Anybody with a personal computer knows who Bill Gates is. In just three decades, Gates has revolutionized how the computer is used through his multibillion dollar Microsoft company. 

How Marc Benioff Built Salesforce.com into A Multi-Billion Dollar Global Cloud Computing Company

No one outside the tech world would know who Marc Benioff is. But one thing we’ve learned from the technology industry is this: Their billionaires are often unknown and can come from the humblest of beginnings.

The Success Story of Zappos - How Delivering Happiness Made Them Richer

Tony Hsieh of Zappos believes in delivering happiness. As CEO of this company, he has always lived by the mantra of delivering the right size, color, width and brand of shoes to a customer is happiness indeed.

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References:

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