Title: Co-founder and former CEO of Nike, Inc $NKE
Net worth: $32.9 billion(2019)
First Job: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
After his father had refused to employ Phil in his daily afternoon newspaper The Oregon Journal, Knight Young went to work as a Certified Public Accountant to their competitor – Coopers & Lybrand.
Title: founder and CEO of Dell Technologies
Net worth: $28.6 billion (September 2018)
First Job: Dishwasher in a Chinese restaurant
Studying in high school, Dell creates a philatelic trade market as his first serious business at that time, earning money for buying postage stamp as a dishwasher at a Chinese restaurant.
Title: Co-founder and former CEO of WhatsApp (now owned be $FB) & Managing Director in Facebook, Inc.
Net worth: $9.4billion (2019)
First Job: Cleaner
The story of Jan Koum became an inspiration for a lot of entrepreneurs who’ve just started. After immigration to the USA, he was helping his mom to fight cancer. At the age of 16, he swept the flour in a grocery shop. Then, he also left college to go to work at Yahoo.
Title: founder, chairman, CEO, and president of Amazon $AMZN
Net worth: $132.7 billion (2019)
First Job: McDonald’s Employee
To begin with, Jeff’s first job was to help his father on their farm. Jeff Bezos has come a long way from his summer job flipping burgers at McDonald’s $MCD. It was there he learned to get down to business and get his hands dirty — literally.
Title: former CEO of Microsoft $MSFT
Net worth: $41.4 billion (January 2019)
First job: Assistant product manager.
The long time before Steven A. Ballmer joined a tiny startup called Microsoft in 1980, he worked as an assistant product manager for Duncan Hines’ Moist & Easy cakes and brownies. That was a reason for mockeries.