9 People That Made Their Fortunes After 40

Franny Martin

Here are some others who have made it big later in life.

(7) Franny Martin, Cookies on Call

One day, Martin woke up and took a long hard look at her life. She had spent a career making marketing successes for companies such as McDonalds and Dominoes. At the age of 56, she left her corporate success and took up a lifelong love: baking cookies. Someone who thought that her cookies were the best to bake full time challenged Martin. Soon thereafter, Martin’s customers started asking her if she would ship their cookies. Today, Cookies on Call grosses in the millions and Martin ships her cookies all over the world.

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