10 Inspiring Immigrants Who’ve Achieved Career Success

by Joel Talbot | September 20, 2017

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10 Inspiring Immigrants Who’ve Achieved Career Success

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1. Elon Musk

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Musk emigrated from South Africa and has become one of the world’s leading entrepreneurs thanks to his involvement with PayPal, Tesla and SpaceX. In 1995, after leaving university, Musk and his brother started a web software company with $28,000 of their father’s money which was subsequently acquired by Compaq for $307 million. This gave him the platform to pursue other aspirations associated with the internet, renewable energy and outer space. He was ranked 21st on the Forbes list of the “World’s Most Powerful People” in December 2016 and as of July 2017, he is estimated to have a net worth of $16.1 billion. Don’t undervalue even the smallest startup as they can grow huge!

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Leaving your home nation to go and live in another country is never going to be simple. But these inspiring individuals have managed to prove that being an immigrant doesn’t have to mean that you give up on your dreams.

Joel is a content writer at Sense PR. He writes articles mainly on behalf of clients, which can range from technology companies to charities. He received a BA (Hons) in English and Creative Writing in 2016 from Manchester Metropolitan University. In his spare time he enjoys going to watch his favourite soccer team, Liverpool FC. 

Filed Under: Technology

Tags: career advice | career success | entrepreneurs | immigrant success story | inspirational stories

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