Who are some people who got very rich after reading “Think and grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill and applying it?

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Who are some people who got very rich after reading “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill and applying it?

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, is a book which stands as the reason behind many millionaires and billionaires of the 20th, and 21st century as well. Very often, we people say that old times are not like now, this is the modern era, olden thoughts aren’t fit for usage in current times, and many similar kinds of stuff. But it is surprising to know that Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich, a book written for 25 long years and finally published in the year 1937, is appropriate, practical, and applicable even today.

Though we say that change is the only thing that doesn’t change, maybe Think and Grow Rich is a book that stands as a proof to prove that statement wrong. People are so curious about this book just for this reason. The evergreen secret of money-making. The book that revealed the practically hidden secrets that help us achieve success, seems to induce a lot of doubts and questions into the minds of its readers. One such question which people ask is “Who are some people who got very rich after reading Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, and applying it?”

Unfortunately, we cannot list all the people. There are over a 600 people who accumulated the excessive fortune by reading and applying the principles written by Napoleon Hill in Think and Grow Rich. But we shall now list a handful of people who are well known to us as millionaires and billionaires.

William Howard Taft:

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The former President of the United States, and The former Chief Justice of the United States. William Howard Taft is the only person to have held both the offices in the history of the US. He is a sincere and true fan of Napoleon Hill for all his books.







Frank Winfield Woolworth:

Think and Grow Rich Frank Winfield Woolworth the founder of FW Woolworth Company which now has a net worth of about $80 million.








Robert Dollar:

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 Robert Dollar a well-known American Industrialist was heavily influenced by the works of Napoleon Hill.


George Eastman:

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 George Eastman an American entrepreneur who founded Kodak- the world’s largest maker of cameras. In fact, he is the one who popularised the use of roll film, which evolved into the present-day digital cameras.

Ken Norton:

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Ken Norton American boxer who defeated Muhammad Ali, owes his victory to Think and Grow Rich and its author Napoleon Hill.

William Clement Stone:

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William Clement Stone was a successful businessman and a generous philanthropist who was inspired by Think and Grow Rich. Later, he himself became a self-help book author following the footpath of Napoleon Hill.



Andrew Lim Tan:

Think and Grow RichAndrew Lim Tan this Chinese Filipino business giant’s net worth is about $2.8 billion. He is a successful businessman in the fields of real estate, liquor and fast-food.








William McCall: William McCall an Australian politician, who continued to accumulate millions of wealth, and owes all his success to Think and Grow Rich, and its author Napoleon Hill.

Oprah Winfrey: 

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Oprah Winfrey has many roles to talk of. Media owner, actress, talk show host, producer, philanthropist etc., Her net worth as of 2017 is about $3.2 billion!






As said in the beginning of this article, there are over a 600 people who hit a fortune by reading and applying the principles written by Napoleon Hill in Think and Grow Rich. The list of such success stories are endless and still continues to be created. Since the day of being published, it has been creating millionaires and billionaires. In fact, any current day millionaire or billionaire would have most probably read Think and grow rich. Maybe you should email such people and check!

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