9 People That Made Their Fortunes After 40

Stan Lee


Many professionals in their 30s probably ask themselves the following question: “How do I make it big in my 40s?” We have found 9 successful people that made their fortunes after they turned 40. These people come from all walks of life and have one common thread: they found the drive to make a fortune later in life.

(1) Stan Lee

Many people think of Stan Lee as being an instant success. However, Stan Lee didn’t deliver his first successful comic until he turned 39. “The Fantastic 4” was an instant overnight success. During the next several years, he launched the Marvel Revolution. Stan Lee’s creations, including Spider-Man and the X-Men became major cultural icons, long after Stan Lee had reached the age of 40.

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