Rags To Riches – Lakshmi Niwas Mittal


Lakshmi Niwas Mittal was born on June 15, 1950 in Sadalpur town in Rajasthan to a traditional Marwari business family. He is the chairman and CEO of Arcelor Mittal, the world’s largest steelmaking company. Called the Steel Baron of India or sometimes Carnegie of Calcutta, he is an Indian born who is settled in United… continue reading »

Rags To Riches – Phil Knight

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“Play by the rules, but be ferocious” Born on February 24, 1938 in Portland, Oregon, Phil Knight is the founder of Nike. His success story is not exactly a typical rags to riches story. His father, Bill Knight was a publisher of Oregon journal and earned decent amount to raise his family providing all the… continue reading »

Rags To Riches – Andrew Carnegie

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“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspire your hopes” – Andrew Carnegie Born on November 25, 1835 in Scotland, Andrew Carnegie is a true example of rags to riches story that inspires everybody. He was born to a poor hand-loom weaver, who with sheer… continue reading »

Rags To Riches – Oprah Winfrey

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She is often called ‘Queen of all media’ and has been ranked as the richest African-American of 20th century, Oprah Winfrey is one great example of people who defy all adversities in their journey from rags to riches. As she famously said, “Turn your wounds into wisdom” Early Life Oprah was born on January 29, 1954 in Mississippi,… continue reading »

Rags To Riches – Dhirubhai Ambani

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Born to a school teacher, he was third of five siblings, Dhirajlal Hirachand Ambani or Dhirubhai Ambani, as he is popularly called, is the shiniest example of the Indian heroes who rose from obscurity and very humble backgrounds and went on to create one of the largest Indian company featured on Fortune 500 companies list. Early… continue reading »

Rags To Riches – Sam Walton

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Their life is the story of rise from streets to the corridors of power, from scarcity to abundance, from a nobody to height of fame, these are the people who have defied all odds to reach the pinnacle of success. We share today the inspiring story of rise from rags to riches of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton. “Swim… continue reading »