20 Successful Late Bloomers Who Prove You Can Still Make It to the Top After 25

If you’re facing a quarter-life crisis, then take heart from the fact that some of the most successful names in business, fashion and the arts had accomplished nothing notable to speak of by the time they were 25. After all, these 20 late bloomers have definitely taken the long way round and yet they’ve still managed to make their mark on the world.

Some made massive mid-life career changes, others worked their way up from nothing, and almost all overcame failures to get where they are today. Every single one of them, though, proves beyond doubt that success doesn’t have an age limit.

20. Dwight Schar
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20. Dwight Schar

Real-estate billionaire Dwight Schar is proof that it’s never too late for a career change. At 25, Dwight was busy teaching juniors at Ohio’s Stow High School. Today, though, the Six Flags director is one of America’s most successful property developers, with a stake in the Washington Redskins and Fortune 500 company NVR.

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