Everyone wants to be rich, right?
Whether it’s because you want to become a philanthropist, want to be free to pursue your passions without worrying about your next paycheck, or are just a really big fan of yachts, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who’d say, “I just won the lottery? No thanks.”
But we all know it’s near-impossible to win the lottery, and unless you’re an heir to your family empire, the only way to get rich is to work really, really hard — and sometimes that’s not even enough.
If your long-term goals include financial independence (and then some), check out the infographic below fromthat details the first jobs and career paths of eight multibillionaires who took their net worths from $0 to much, much more.