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Man Busted Myths About Famous Billionaires Starting Out ‘Poor’

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Man Busted Myths About Famous Billionaires Starting Out ‘Poor’

The stories of these billionaires are romanticized to make it seem like they worked hard!


We’ve heard of this story many times. Bill Gates dropped out of college and founded Microsoft. Someone stopped his 9-to-5 job to do something they love and finally become successful and happy. Sure, the part where you feel happier to do something you love is almost a given. But the stories of these billionaires are romanticized to make it seem like they worked hard.

Sure, they worked hard, but that wasn’t the sole reason these people become successful.

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He also tells the real backstory of Bill Gates a lot of people don’t talk about: his mother was the first female president of United Way.

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Next up: Warren Buffet who appears to have *gasp* rich, investor dad who deserve more of a story than his son.

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Mark Zuckeberg who dropped out of a college that a lot of us struggle to stay in order for a ‘better future’.

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Everyone’s story of being a billionaire has a small print that comes with the privilege for a head start.

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It’s true that these people had a streak of entrepreneurship because one can also receive $250,000 and spend it overnight without making any penny out of it. But the fact that he had access to $250,000 without having to risk, say, his home or entire family savings is a privilege a lot of couldn’t dream about.

Success stories need to stop romanticizing the fact that not all of us even have a garage. Who else is struggling with paying off their student loan?



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