You probably think that if you will have billions of dollars, you would live in a luxurious house, have a Ferrari and change iPhones every day. Yes, living well isn’t against the law. But great investors, entrepreneurs, and actors prove by their example that saving is the main secret of wealth.
Recently, the legendary founder of Microsoft was caught red-handed: Bill Gates, whose capital is estimated at $ 95 billion, was photographed in the queue for burgers. Gates waited quietly for his order along with the rest of the customers.
Even after Lawrence appeared in the trilogy of “The Hunger Games”, she continued to live in her parents’ condominium. “It seems to me strange to live in a big mansion alone,” she said. However, later Lawrence has got a separate housing later. It is reported that she bought a loft-style condominium in New York for $ 9 million.
“The Oracle of Omaha” is one of the richest people in the world. Nevertheless, he demonstrates very modest lifestyles. For example, Buffett still lives in a house that he bought over 50 years ago. Once he told investors of Berkshire Hathaway: “The 31,5 thousand dollars I paid for our house brought 52 years of amazing memories to me and my family and will bring even more.”
Perhaps it does not look like the habit of a rich man, but the founder of Facebook rides to work using Acura that costs 30 thousand dollars. Zuckerberg wears ordinary jeans and T-shirts, although his capital is estimated at more than 55 billion dollars.
Sarah Jessica Parker
Parker’s path to fame and success is one of the famous “from rags to riches” stories. But, despite the fame and wealth, Parker continues to adhere to a modest lifestyle and transmits these habits to her children. For example, she puts the clothes on her son that his nephews wore before.
Former first lady Michelle Obama, while staying at the White House, bought clothes using her personal funds. Many of the dresses that she wore at the solemn ceremonies were gifted by designers or provided at a big discount. For many things, Obama often turns to retail stores, known for reasonable prices. On the “Today” show of NBC Channel, she appeared in a dress that cost $ 35 and was bought at H&M store.