December-born Biggies who made it REALLY Big!

December-born Biggies who made it REALLY Big!

Some moguls who started small but made it really big with their dedication and determination. Have a look!


Dec born biggies

People gear up! Even though it sometimes feel like you will never be successful in life, don’t let it rain down on you! These immensely successful people were all at your place once, wearing your shoes. Here’s a proof that dedication and hard work always pays off.

1. Walt Disney

Walt Disney First Job: Newspaper Boy

Now: His legacy, The Walt Disney company is now valued at more than $85 billion and includes production studios, theatres, TV, digital presence and theme parks

Did you know ?

Mickey Mouse’s daddy is 115 years old today.

In the entertainment industry, there is hardly anyone as influential as Disney’s eponymous founder. Having won 22 Academy Awards, Walter Elias “Walt” Disney was a Paperboy for nearly 6 years! The working-class boy turned artist when he drew a neighbour’s house as a child.

During the World War, he tried to forge his way into the army, though could only go as far as an ambulance driver in France. Later, after stints as a commercial artist, he went on to lay the foundation of his new self-named company.

Today, the company’s net worth is around $85 billion.

2. Tyra Banks

Tyra BanksFirst job: Model for seventeen magazine

Now: A famous American television personality, producer, businesswoman, actress, author and winners of Emmy Awards (twice)

Did you know?

Tyra Banks was rejected by 4 modelling agencies before getting an opportunity with L.A. Models.

Now, a well-known American television personality, producer, businesswoman, actress, author, former model and occasional singer who turned 42 today has a net worth of $90 million. And…

She is the first African-American woman to be featured on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

3. Jay Z

Jay ZFrom: Selling CDs out of his car

To: One of the most financially successful hip hop artists in America.

Did you know?

Jay Z whose net worth is $550 million turned to rap at a young age as an escape from the drugs, violence and poverty that surrounded him in the Marcy Projects where he lived. He is now one of the richest American rapper, businessman and investor.

4. Shekhar Kapur

Shekhar KapurFrom: Accountant

To: A well known Indian film director, actor and producer.

Did you know?

Shekhar Kapur was discouraged from getting into films by his father hence he spent several years as an accountant and management consultant.

5. Dharmendra

DharmendraFirst job: Plumber

Now: One of the richest Indian film actor and businessman

Did you know?

In his initial days struggling to make a name in the industry, Dharmendra faced days when he didn’t even have a morsel of food to feed himself. He worked as a plumber to make ends meet. And…..

Today, his net worth is more than $70 million.




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