First Jobs of Billionaires

First Jobs of Billionaires

By SiliconIndia   |   Monday, 30 January 2012, 12:04 Hrs   |    1 Comments
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Bangalore: The famous billionaires were not born with a silver spoon; they had their share of hardships. But what is common among all of them? They all dream big and their dreams changed their fortunes.

Each of them started from the scratch by working at entry-level jobs, for instance, parking cars, delivering newspapers etc. Do you ever wonder how these riches started off with their careers? Listed below are the first jobs of famous billionaires. Have a look!

Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett

The billionaire with a net worth of $47 billion, use to deliver newspaper in his early days. He started off with his first job at the age of 13, and ran a newspaper delivery running business. Born with a businessman view, he used his bicycle for his paper route. Studying in high school, he started off with pinball-machine business. Buffett and a friend spent $25 to purchase a used pinball machine, which they placed in the local barber shop. In a matter of time, they owned several machines in different barber shops. While in high school he invested in a business owned by his father and bought a farm worked by a tenant farmer. By the time he finished college, Buffett had hoarded more than $90,000 in savings measured in 2009. Digging for business opportunities all the time, Buffet had had $10,000 from his business ventures when he graduated from college. At present, with a net worth is estimated at $47 billion people up to look to him for investment advice.

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1: Disappointed for not even a single person from India in this list...
Posted by:Ashok - 31 Jan, 2012