20 Famous People Who Succeeded Against All Odds

20 incredible success stories from some of the most famous people who turned their failures into extraordinary success against all odds. As you scroll down and read some of these stories, you’ll soon discover that success is possible for anyone despite challenges, circumstances, or age.

Famous people’s success against all odds

succeeded against all odds1 – Marilyn Monroe had a rough upbringing and was placed in several foster homes growing up. Later she was considered a failed model with little hopes for success. Her modeling agents told her she would never make it as a model, and that she should consider being a secretary. Despite being told she was a failure most her life she went on to pursue her dreams and became a national success. Marilyn Monroe’s character as a dumb blonde was an act, that overshadowed her real beauty inside.

She was a diamond in the rough. Underneath all the glamor was a little orphan girl who was lonely, smart, and full of life, that wanted to express who she really was under the makeup. In the end was a tragic death of a women who succeeded against all odds, and needed something money can’t buy. She needed to be loved for who she really was.

“Someone said to me, If fifty percent of the experts in Hollywood said you had no talent and should give up, what would you do? My answer was then and still is, If a hundred percent told me that, all one hundred percent would be wrong”. Marilyn Monroe.

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One Comment

  1. Archie Manley June 25, 2017 at 6:05 pm

    Originally my interest in personal development was generally for business. Over time it became my life passion as things began to change for the better. As a result I felt compelled to write about topics that have helped me along the way. These famous people were not put into this post to suggest they’re good, or bad people. But to demonstrate that success ( however you define success) is very possible even when things seem impossible. Every story is about people that turned their worst failures, setbacks, and circumstances into extraordinary success against all odds.

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