First Jobs: Small Beginnings to Grand Innings

First Jobs: Small Beginnings to Grand Innings

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


People heads up! Even though it sometimes feel like you will never be successful in life, never fear! These immensely successful and renowned people were all at your place once, wearing your shoes. Here’s a proof that dedication and hard work always pays off.

1. Donald Trump:

Donald Trump's first job

Donald John Trump whose net worth is about 3.7 billion USD is one of the best-known business and television personalities and currently the President-elect of the United States who is all set to take office as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017. This billionaire real estate mogul is an excellent example of a charismatic and confident leader. At a very young age, Trump became one of the Manhattan’s best-known developer and also opened the Grand Hyatt, which earned him worldwide fame.

But, did you know how he started his career?

This great American businessman went with his father to the construction sites and collected soda bottles to make some cash.

2. Barack Obama:Barack Obama

A man who does not need any introduction. In November 2008 the American politics saw a tremendous change when the first African-American was selected as the U.S president. Obama through his message of hope and a strong drive for social change has created a special place in the hearts of millions of people. Obama has a net worth of around 7 million USD.

Did you know about his first job?

President Obama scooped ice-creams at Baskin-Robins in Honolulu, where he lived with his grandparents as a teenager.

3. Michael Bloomberg:Michael Bloomber

With a fortune of 42.5 billion USD and a three-term mayor of the New York city, Michael Bloomberg is one of the most successful businessmen of America.

His first job?

Michael Bloomberg worked as a parking lot attendant in order to pay his loans for tuition.

4. Lloyd Blankfein:Llyod Blankfein

Lloyd Blankfein, the CEO and chairman of Goldman is among the most successful people in finance. He’s been the chief executive and chairman of a global investment bank for 10 years. His net worth is 1.1 billion USD.

His journey wasn’t a piece of cake. Want to know about his first job?

A concession vendor at Yankee Stadium IN Brooklyn!

5. Warren Buffet:

Warren Buffet's first job

An American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is considered to be one of the most successful investors in the world. Buffet is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, and is consistently ranked among the world’s wealthiest people with the net worth of about 70.8 billion USD.

And, let me tell you about his first job

A paperboy!At the age of 13, Buffet was running his own business as a paperboy and selling his own horseracing tip sheet.

So, don’t you worry, if your job is small and your rewards are few. Remember the mighty oak was once a nut like you!




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