From Rags To Riches: These 20 People Went From Broke To Rich

2 – Howard Schultz

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Being brought up in Brooklyn public housing by under-achieving parents, it is hard to imagine that this man ended up buying Starbucks for a whopping $3.8 million in 1987 only two years after starting working for the famous chain of coffee shops. He is now worth an estimated $2.2 billion, showing that hard work and determination can indeed pay off.

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