There are many paths to success. The following 15 businessmen have faced poverty, abuse, homelessness and discrimination to become some of the wealthiest people in the world. Either finding prosperity earlier in life or exploring many different fields before succeeding, these men’s stories can be used as an inspiration for those of you who are struggling in your way to fortune.
#1/15 Chris Gardner
Chris Gardner is a businessmen with certainly a very inspirational story. His journey to success was not easy. Abuse and homelessness were challenges he had to overcome before passing his licensing exam and being hired by Bear Sterns. His life was the inspiration for the Oscar nominated movie “The Pursuit of Happiness”.