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How Old These 21 Entrepreneur Superstars Were When They Made Their First Million and First Billion (Interactive Infographic)

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is the entrepreneurial ideal. He was a millionaire by 22, a billionaire a year after, and he wears a hooded sweatshirt every day.

REUTERS | Fred Prouser

But for a lot of entrepreneurs, the path to riches takes a lot longer and is a bit more complicated. For even the most supremely successful entrepreneurs, getting to that coveted millionaire mark takes a while.

Hedge-fund investor didn’t become a millionaire until he was 47. entrepreneur also didn't become a millionaire until he was 47.

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And for others, the time between becoming a millionaire and becoming a billionaire was a lot longer. Alan Sugar, the founder of British electronics company Armstrad, was a millionaire at 24 but didn’t reach the elite billionaire’s club until he was 68.

This is all according to a nifty interactive infographic generated by U.K. lending company Fleximize. We have embedded it below. It’s fun to have a look and remember that everybody sets their own pace on the path into this elite club.

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(via Fleximize).

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