Famous People Who Once Failed !

6 time NBA champion , 5 time NBA MVP , 4 time NBA All-star

Micheal Jordan said i missed more than 9,000 shots in my career.I have lost 300 games i’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot & i missed. And after being cut from high school basketball team, He went home, locked himself in room and cried .

Theoretical physicist , Noble prize winner

Albert Einstein wasn’t able to speak until he was almost 5 years old and he could not read until he was seven and his parents thought he’s mentally handicapped. And his teachers said ” he’ll never amount too much ”

Host of multiple-award-winning talk show & The most influential woman in the world

Oprah Winfrey was demoted from her job as a news anchor because they said ” she wasn’t fit for television ” but she now is the most influential woman in the world.

Creator of Mickey mouse and winner of 22 academy awards

Walt Disney was fired from a news paper for ‘ lacking imagination ‘ and having No original ideas. After that he started a small number of business that didn’t last too long and ended with bankruptcy. And his Net worth was 5 Billion Dollars.

3 time FIFA World player of the year

Lionel Messi at the age of 11 was cut from his team after being diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency which made him smaller in stature than most kids his age . Now he’s worth 350 Millions USD.

Co-Founder of apple Inc. & Co-founder of Pixar animation studios

Steve jobs dropped out of college and at 30 years age he was left devastated after being removed from the company he started.

13 time Grammy award winner & sold over 90 million albums

Eminem was a highschool dropout whose personal struggles with poverty and drugs culminated in a failed suicide attempt. Now he’s worth 190 million USD.

Inventor of the Incandescent light bulb

Thomas Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America’s greatest inventor. A teacher told his mother ” He’s too stupid to learn anything ” and should go into a field where he might succeed by virtue of his pleasant personality.

Best selling children’s author in history

Dr.Seuss his first book was rejected by 27 publishers. But later on he became the best selling artist known for authoring children’s books.

” If you’ve never failed , you’ve never tried anything new “


11 thoughts on “Famous People Who Once Failed !

  1. Michael Jordan needs someone to fill his glass half full, sit him down and encourage him to list everything he has done right… He persevered for a start *thinks*… perseverence is the one thing they all had in common. If at first you don’t succeed try try again (as grandmother used to say) as half the world says to their children. Successes maketh the man, self belief and perseverance.

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