Famous People Who Made It From Poor To Rich


Kenny Troutt – no fishy story, this

Kenny grew up poor in Southern Illinois but was determined from an early age that he was not going to be held back by circumstances. If not having money meant anything at all, it gave him the overriding drive to succeed!

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He started a phone company and later amalgamated his company with that of another communication giant, Teleglobe. The deal was worth $3.5-million. His net worth: $1.5-billion