5 Successful People Who Became Millionaires After 40 – You have heard many times that – ‘Age is just a number’. But there are some people who actually proved by their huge success that age is just a number. Today, I am sharing with you the list of 5 successful people who became millionaires after 40. Yes, you are reading it right. They are the people who created success for themselves after the age 40. They proved – ‘You are never too late’.
Alan Rickman (Age – 42):
Alan Rickman was an actor. He quit his successful graphic design career in his mid-20s for pursuing his interest that is acting. He has worked in theatre for many years but was not getting any big offers. He got his first big offer at the age of 42 that changes his life forever. He was offered the role of Hans Gruber in the Hollywood movie named Die Hard. He was estimated to be worth $16 million when he died in 2016.
2. Samuel L. Jackson (Age – 43):
Samuel Leroy Jackson, popularly known as Samuel L. Jackson, was born on December 21, 1948. He is an American actor and film producer. He is in Hollywood film industry for many years. But he got his biggest break at the age of 43 and that was an acting role in the Spike Lee’s movie named Jungle Fever and he quickly rose to fame because of that award-winning role and he became a millionaire with an estimated $200 million.
3. Henry Ford (Age – 45):
Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863. He was an American captain of industry and the founder of the Ford Motor Company and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Henry Ford began his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 45. Ford company is a multi-billion-dollar territory and Henry’s net worth was around $200 billion when he died in 1947.
4. Ray Kroc (Age – 52):
Raymond Albert, known as Ray Kroc, was born on October 5, 1902. He was an American businessman. He was the former salesman for milkshake devices. At the age of 52, Ray Kroc began working for McDonald’s in 1954 as a franchising agent. He bought out the owners in 1961. Now McDonald’s is the world’s biggest fast-food chain. Ray Kroc was estimated to be worth around $500 million at the time of his death.
5. Wally Blume (Age – 57):
Wally Blume spent 20 years in the dairy industry before starting his own company. At the age of 57, he started his own ice cream company named Denali Flavors. The net worth of Blume is not known. But the company reported the revenue of an impressive $80 million in 2009.
Hope the above list of millionaires inspired you. If you are the one who is above 40 or more and want to start a business or want to shift your career, go ahead and try to achieve what you want because you are never too late.