You Are Never Too Old -11 Famous People Who Succeeded Later In Life

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Worried you might be too old to succeed? Well you are never too old! Here are 11 famous people who succeeded much later in life.

 

 

Have you ever felt like it’s too late to achieve a significant amount of success?

Like you are simply “too old”?

If that is the case, here’s what you need to know.

Many of the most successful people did not achieve their success until much later in life.

Yes it’s true!

 

If you think you missed the boat because you’re middle-aged, please don’t be discouraged.

 

you couldn’t be more wrong. Even if you are 80, there is still so much you can do in this world!

 

Here are 11 examples of success that wasn’t achieved until later in life. They prove that you are never too old:

 

 

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD

EXAMPLE # 1 – Samuel L. Jackson didn’t get his first big role until the age of 43.

 

Prior to that he was a struggling actor with little future.

Now he’s known by people all over the world for his acting.

How many movies, TV shows, and video games has he been in since that first big role in Jungle Fever? 140!

 

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD

EXAMPLE # 2 – Sam Walton founded Wal-Mart at the age of 44.

 

He had been successful in the retail environment in his younger years, but nothing out of the ordinary.

Wal-Mart went on to become one the biggest companies in the world, and Walton become one of the world’s richest people.

 

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD

EXAMPLE # 3 – Stan Lee.

 

Known to everyone as the creator of Spiderman and the X-Men, Stan Lee didn’t experience success until the age of 39.

And his most well-known work didn’t occur until several years after that. Who says it’s too late to do something incredible with your life?

 

 

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD

EXAMPLE # 4 – Ronald Reagan never held a political office until the age of 55!

 

He went on to become one of the most popular presidents in modern history.

 

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD

EXAMPLE # 5 – Colonel Sanders didn’t invent his famous chicken recipe until he was 50.

 

His famous chain of restaurants is still doing well today.

His likeness has been used to market KFC since the very beginning.

 

 

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD

EXAMPLE # 6 – College students everywhere owe a debt of thanks to Momofuku Ando.

 

At the age of 48, he created those Ramen noodles that poor students rely on for life itself.

How many times have you had Ramen noodles in your life?

 

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD

EXAMPLE # 7 – Charles Darwin wrote On the Origin of Species at the age of 50.

 

No book has had a greater effect on the theory of evolution than Charles Darwin’s iconic book.

 

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD

EXAMPLE # 8 – Taikichiro Mori became a real estate investor at the age of 55.

 

He was a professor before that.

He was the richest man in the world in 1992 with a net worth $13 billion.

He inherited his first building from his father.

The rest he accomplished on his own.

 

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD

EXAMPLE # 9 – Grandma Moses started painting at the age of 78.

 

If you have the gumption, you can still make an impact after 70.

One of her paintings sold for over a million dollars.

 

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD

EXAMPLE # 10 – Laura Ingalls Wilder didn’t publish her first novel until she was 65-years old.

 

She wrote an additional 12 novels after that.

A successful television series was built around her series of books.

Older children still read her books today.

 

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD

EXAMPLE # 11 – Peter Roget created the first thesaurus when he was 73-years old.

 

He was trained as a medical doctor but had an obsession with words, especially words that had the same meaning.

He quit his medical career to focus on the creation of the first thesaurus.

The most popular thesaurus in the world still bears his name.

So please know, no matter what financial or business goal you set, it’s never too late to leave your mark on the world!

 

But time is constantly passing. If you want to achieve a goal, that dream won’t just fall into your lap. It’s up to you to start making it happen.

 

REMEMBER YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD!

 

Your time is now my friend.

Don’t let age stop you from pursuing something you love.

There’s still time to do something amazing!

So go ahead and following your heart.

It is never too later to succeed…never, ever!

 

 

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