Bankruptcy can sometimes make people feel alone in a financial crisis. It is many times comforting to know that you are not alone in a difficult situation. Millions of people file for bankruptcy every year. Here are some famous entrepreneurs who have filed for bankruptcy who have gone on to be successful in their chosen field.
- H.J. Heinz – Founder of the famous Ketchup company filed for bankruptcy in 1875. After tough financial times he was able to make the company successful once again and was eventually worth well over $400 million dollars. Now that is a comeback from financial disaster!
- George Foreman – If you have ever eaten from the famous Foreman grill you know how quickly a good idea can go south. In 1983 Professional Boxer and Spokesperson filed for bankruptcy only to make a miraculous comeback with his company later showing gains u to $300 million dollars.
- Milton Hershey – Founder of the delicious chocolates of Hershey Candy Bar filed for bankruptcy in 1880. We all know the wild success of this company as it is worth now $150 million dollars.
- Stan Lee – Creator of the Marvel Comic Company once thought he would need the help of his characters. With several amazing movies Lee would later find himself the owner of a company worth $20 million dollars!