What age is success coming my way?
“The most frustrated man on earth is a man who success keeps waiting.”
Everyone yearn to be successful, to achieve our personal goals and fulfill our destiny.
But it hurts that success keeps most of us waiting and at the course of waiting some give up on achieving their personal goals, fulfilling their purpose and destiny, thinking age has cheated them from success.
Below is the list of successful people and the age they became global success.
Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman became a global success at the age of 42.
Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman maybe know to you Severus Snape (the role he played in Harry Potter) was born into a working-class family in Acton, west London on 21 February 1946. He was the son of a Welsh mother, Margaret Doreen Rose (née Bartlett), a housewife, and Bernard William Rickman, a factory worker, house painter and decorator, and former World War II aircraft fitter.
Actor Alan Rickman started his career in a completely different field. Before his days as a famous actor, he pursued a career in graphic design. Rickman even opened a graphic design studio called “Graphiti”.
At the age of 26, Rickman decided to become an actor and attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. His talents were recognized only after starring in “Die Hard’ in 1988 when he was 42 years old.
His fame skyrocketed when he portrayed Severus Snape in the first movie of the Harry Potter Series in 2001 when he was 55.
Stanley Martin Lieber became a global success at the age of 39.
Stanley Martin Lieber the marvel comics godfather was born on December 28, 1922, in Manhattan, New York City, in the apartment of his Romanian-born Jewish immigrant parents, Celia (née Solomon) and Jack Lieber, at the corner of West 98th Street and West End Avenue in Manhattan.
He co-created numerous popular fictional characters, including superheroes Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, Black Widow, the Fantastic Four, Black Panther, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, Scarlet Witch and Ant-Man.
This iconic comic book writer Stan Lee joined the industry when he was only 17 years old. Back then he began working as an assistant in the comic book department for the company called Timely Publications.
However, even after he was promoted from filling inkwells and erasing pencil marks to running the department it took him some time to become a successful person. Stan Lee published his first comic book hit only in 1961 when he was almost 39 years old.
Samuel Leroy Jackson became a global success at the age of 46.
Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American actor and producer. Widely regarded as one of the most popular actors of his generation, the films in which he has appeared have collectively grossed over $27 billion worldwide, making him the highest-grossing actor of all time (when cameo appearances are excluded).
But do you that this superstar took interest in drama back in his early 20’s he appeared as a thief who attacked the restaurant where Prince Hakeem worked in Coming to America a 1988 American romantic comedy film directed by John Landis, however he only became world famous when he was 46, for his outstanding role in film Pulp Fiction.
Morgan Freeman became a global success at the age of 50.
Morgan Freeman (born June 1, 1937) is an American actor, director and narrator. He is particularly known for his distinctive deep voice, and has appeared in a range of film genres portraying character roles. Freeman is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
He his one of the show business’ most respected stars, the genius in the movie Wanted, Morgan Freeman loved acting since he was a child, however upon graduating high school he chose to join Air Force to become a fighter pilot. The actor eventually left Air Force to establish himself as an actor, but it took him a while to do so. He was 50 years old when he landed his first big break in a movie Street Smart.
Colonel Harland David Sanders became a global success at the age of 62.
Colonel Harland David Sanders (September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980) was an American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (also known as KFC) and later acting as the company’s brand ambassador and symbol. His name and image are still symbols of the company.
This man behind one of the worlds most famous fried chicken chain, KFC, had a hard time holding down a job. As a result, he had many different jobs. At some point he was a fireman, stem engine stoker, insurance salesman, he even practiced law and was fired quite a few times. However, the man found his place and his purpose when he began selling fried chicken in his roadside restaurant in the 1930s. Sanders perfected his secret fried chicken recipe and in 1952 the first KFC franchise was opened when Sanders was 62 years old.
Liam Neeson became a global success at the age of 40.
He has been nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and three Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama
When Liam Neeson was fresh out of university he had a variety of casual jobs, such as forklift operator and a truck driver. After getting his first acting role at the age of 25.
Neeson had to wait until he was 40 years old to receive his first big break in the movie Schindler’s List.
J.K. Rowling became a global success at the age of 32.
But before J.K. Rowling wrote Harry Potter, the best-selling book series in history, she has struggled with depression, poverty, tried to recover after a bad divorce and was looking for a way to provide for her child. During this tough time, Rowling began writing Harry Potter. The first book of the series was published in 1997 when she was 32 and kickstarted her astonishing career as a writer
“EVERYONE WAIT FOR SUCCESS TO COME, BUT FOR SUCCESS TO COME WE MUST TAKE A STEP CLOSER TO SUCCESS EVERYDAY”.