6 Celebrities Who Became Successful After Age 30

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In this post, we present your favourite celebrities who made it after the age of 30

Most of these celebrities have faced difficulties in their life, but they chose not to give up, but rather they chased their dreams.

Favourite Celebrities Who Became Successful After Age 30

Success is one essential pick everyone wants to attain. here are 15 celebrities who only became successful after age 30.

1. Liam Neeson (Age 40)

Liam Neeson, Celebrities Who Became Successful After Age
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Liam Neeson was born on 7, June 1952. He is an actor from Northern Ireland. His movie career started at age 25; that was when he got his first acting role. But His break out was at the age of 40 when he got a role in the movie Schindler’s List which was released in 1993. [Also, Read: 15 Famous Movie Stars that went Broke]

That movie had an Academy Award for Best Picture. and other numerous awards.

2. Colonel Sanders (Age 62)

Colonel Sanders
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Whenever we hear about Colonel Sanders, automatically our brain goes to KFC.

Colonel Sanders was born on 9 September 1890, in the United States. Here is an inspirational story about Sanders.

He lost his father at the age of 5, at age 16 he quit school and got married at 18. he also became a father at 19. sadly when he was 20 years old, his wife left him and took their baby daughter.

Sanders retired at the age of 65, on the 1st day of retirement he received a cheque from the government for $105. He felt as if the government was saying that he isn’t capable to provide for himself.

So he decided to commit suicide. he felt it wasn’t worth living anymore; he was such a failure. One day he sat under a tree writing his will, but instead, he wrote what he would have accomplished with his life, then he realised there was much more than he hadn’t done. there was one thing he knows how to do better than anyone he knew, and that was how to cook. so he borrowed $87 and bought and fried up some chicken using his recipe, and went door to door to sell them to his neighbours in Kentucky. [Also, Read Top 10 Most Valuable Brands in the World by Forbes]

Today Sanders had built an empire and become a billionaire. His company, Kentucky Fried Chicken, has an estimated net worth of 15 billion dollars. He is one of the Celebrities Who Became Successful After Age 30

3. Morgan Freeman (Age 50)

Morgan Freeman
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Born on 1 June 1937. Morgan Freeman is an American Actor, He is known for his Godly Voice, some calls his voice “The voice of God”. Freeman won an Academy Award in 2005 for Best Supporting Actor with Million Dollar Baby

Morgan Freeman once served the United States Air Force from
1955–1959. He left the United state airport to begin his Acting career. [Also Read: 15 Most Isolated Places In The World]

At age 50 years old, he landed a role in a move ” Street Smart “. that movie, changed Freeman changed his life.

Freeman has won numerous award for his extraordinary act. He is one Celebrity Who Became Successful After Age 30

4. Samuel L. Jackson (Age 46)

Samuel L. Jackson,  Celebrities Who Became Successful After Age 30
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Samuel L. Jackson is an American actor born on December 21, 1948. He began his movie career by acting small plays.

Jackson movies have made the highest total gross revenue. Here is a list of Samuel L. Jackson worst to best movies

He became famous at the age of 47 after his role in “Pulp Fiction”

5. Danny Trejo (Age 41)

 Danny Trejo,  Celebrities Who Became Successful After Age 30
 Danny Trejo | Image Credit: Flickr

Danny is an American movie icon he has acted in numerous movies, before his breakthrough. Trejo was a drug addict his life crumbled. He became broke until everything changed.

Trejo got himself a role in Runaway Train at the age of 41, and ever since then, Danny has been killing it in the movie industry.

6. Sylvester Stallone (Age 30)

Sylvester Stallone ,  Celebrities Who Became Successful After Age 30
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The American Actor was born on 6 July 1946. Stallone finds it difficult to get an acting job, he was broke and homeless. He was forced to sell his beloved does because he could not feed himself.

Stallone life changed when he got a role in the movie Rocky. that movie became his breakthrough at the age of 30.

7. Oprah Winfrey (Age 30)

 Oprah Winfrey,  Celebrities Who Became Successful After Age 30
 Oprah Winfrey | Image Credit: Medium

at age 20, Oprah Winfrey was a news anchor but she was fired for being too emotional. Today she has created a fortune in her name. creating one of the most popular talks shows The Oprah Winfrey Show in 1986.

She was 32 years old when she succeeded. She is among the richest celebrities in the world.

How many of these Celebrities did you expect to appear on this list of the Favourite Celebrities Who Became Successful After Age 30? Leave a comment below.


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