What 19 of the most successful people in the world were doing in their teens and early 20s
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- When thinking about extremely successful people, it can be hard to imagine what they were doing when they were younger.
- By their 20s, many of the most successful people in the world were on the road to their future careers.
- Others, however, were just as lost as any other 20-something just starting out.
- We rounded up what 19 of the world's most successful entrepreneurs, TV stars, politicians, and more were doing in their teenage years and early 20s.
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It's easy to look at the most successful people in the world and wonder how on earth they got there.
However, while some famous icons knew what they wanted to do and achieved success early on, others took a longer, more twisted journey to get to that point.
They may be rich, famous, or powerful now, but at the age of 20, things - for most - looked a little different.
Scroll down to see how 19 highly successful people got to where they are now, and what life looked for them in their late teenage years and early 20s. You might find you relate to some of their journeys.
This is an updated version of an article that originally ran on Business Insider UK.
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