Rags To Success Stories That Will Inspire You

Richard Desmond

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Imagine spending most of your early teens in poverty living in a garage with your divorced single mother. This is what this man had to go through, working as a coat checker from the age of 14 to help pay bills. Richard Desmond always had a passion for music, and his little savings eventually enabled him to open his own record shop, which overtime became several shops.

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He eventually published the “International Musician” and “Recording world” magazines, which lead to him owning Express Newspapers and founding Northern & Shell, which publish OK! Magazine, the Daily Star and the Daily Express. Hard work and his passion for music paid off.

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