10 People Who Became Millionaire In The most Unexpected Way possible!
Baseball is a passionate game. Fans can do anything for it! The 1998 Major League Baseball was historic. In that game, a single season home run record was shattered!
When McGwire ended up setting a new record at 70 home runs which still stands today, 26-year-old Philip Mazursky was attending this historic game and McGwire's record-setting 70th home run ball came flying at him! He caught that! Auction house currency held an auction the next year during which an anonymous buyer picked up Mazursky's lucky catch for three million dollars! must be one heck of a Baseball fan!
Declaration of Independence
The last place you expect to become a millionaire is a garage sale. This man in Adamstown, Pennsylvania got the surprise of his life after buying a simple painting of a country scene found at a garage sale. What happened next is nothing short of amazing!
Upon removing the painting from its damaged frame, he found what appeared to be a copy of the Declaration of Independence in fantastic condition hidden behind the canvas of his $4 purchase. The document was sold to the President of a Fine Arts investment firm for a whopping two million four hundred twenty thousand dollars. Crazy, right?
This woman was rejected by multiple publishers. Finally she decided to publish the novels she was writing on Kindle. Within six months, she sold 150,000 copies earning $20,000 and 1.5 million copies in 20 months earning $2.5 million. This world can be surprising sometimes!
Upon realising how much Irish-Americans love the dirt of their country, a businessman named Alan Jenkins began selling bags of imported dirt to them and became a millionaire!
Cincinnati's Horseshoe Casino was in the middle of a summer promotion in August 2013 when a random customer's name was drawn for a 1 million dollar giveaway. The winner was Kevin Lewis. They gave him his million dollar cheque. Sadly, they gave the prize to wrong Kevin Lewis. Later, the company decoded to award both the Kevins with a million Dollar each! Wow!
A Huge Finding!
Now notice how people get extremely lucky sometimes! In 1992, this retiree was looking for his lost hammer with a metal detector! Rather, what did he discover? A huge cache of Roman treasure containing 15,234 coins.
British government paid him 1.75 million pounds for that!
Glenda just wanted to show her husband how futile is buying the lottery tickets. She won a million dollar off it!
Thanks to Coca Cola
A smart banker, during the great depression, convinced people from a small town in Florida to buy shares of Coca Cola. Rest they say is history! The town became the single richest town per capita in the US and now has at least 67 millionaires.
This couple found crude oil right below their house where they stayed for over 7 decades! They became millionaire over night!
By Selling Rocks
This man that you see is Gary Dahl. Back in 1975, he sold rocks to people as pets and became a Millionaire! Strange but True!
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