Three Famous People That Succeeded Later in Life

Do you feel like it’s too late to achieve a significant amount of success? Many of the most successful people did start at a young age.

It can be disheartening for the late bloomers among us but many of the most successful people you know didn’t get started until much later in life.

If you think you missed the boat because you’re middle-aged, you couldn’t be more wrong—you’re wrong even if you’re 80.

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Samuel L. Jackson didn’t get his first big role until the age of 43. Prior to that he was a struggling actor with little future. Now he’s known by people all over the world for his acting.

Sam Walton founded Wal-Mart at the age of 44. He had been successful in the retail environment in his younger years, but nothing out of the ordinary.

Wal-Mart went on to become one of the biggest companies in the world, and Walton became one of the world’s richest.

Charles Darwin wrote On the Origin of Species at the age of 50. No book has had a greater effect on the theory of evolution than Charles Darwin’s iconic book.

It’s never too late to leave your mark on the world! But time is constantly passing, so it’s time to start making it happen.

Spend the later portion of your life pursuing something you love — there’s still time to do something amazing!