MOST SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE OVER THE AGE OF 80
Society has inflicted an age bracket for most people about the best time to be productive. Most people over 80 are in family homes getting cared for by nurses where they rarely do anything productive or even see their kids. The following list is of people who have defied the norms and continue doing what they love into old age.
1. Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett is an American business person and investor. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1930 and he goes to the office every day at 86 years old. Warren made his many in the capital markets using value investing strategies. He has been a value investor since he was 19 years old. Mr. Buffet has a business conglomerate known as Berkshire Hathaway that owns more than 100 business. Mr. Buffett is a frugal man and does not spend much money on luxuries. Most of his money is in his company where he relishes watching it grow. He is the second richest man in the world with a current net worth of about $67 billion. Warren still lives in the same house he bought in Omaha in 1951.
2. Betty White
Betty is an American actress and comedian. She is still active at the age of 94. Betty started her acting career in 1939 at the age of 17. She has won multiple Emmy awards for her on-screen performances including one for her performance in the TV Series ‘The Golden Girls.’ Betty’s career spans over 75 years, and she holds the Guinness World Record for the longest television career for a female entertainer. The Illinois-born actress has a net worth of about $45 million dollars mainly from earnings as an actress on Television.
3. Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood is an American film producer, director, and actor. Clint Eastwood started his acting career in the 1950s as an actor in 1954. He had many struggles before his career took off. Mr. Eastwood is especially known for his roles acting and directing Western films. He has produced many critically acclaimed films in his career. He has been involved in more than 50 films as an actor, director or producer. Clint is also a politician and served as Mayor of Carmel, California between 1986 and 1988. He is a staunch anti-war campaigner. He has made films from his production company Malpaso, and he has a net worth of $375 million.
4. Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth is the oldest reigning monarch and the longest living monarch of Britain. At 90 years old, she has been on the throne for 64 years ever since her accession in 1952 making her the longest reigning monarch and female head of state in history. She is the Queen of the United Kingdom and all the Commonwealth realms. Queen Elizabeth is a very popular figure in the world and has witnessed the birth of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. The subject of Queen Elizabeth’s net worth is a widely speculated issue. Sunday Times estimates her personal fortune to be about £340 million. However, property owned by the Royal Family which she oversees is worth billions of pounds. Most of her wealth comes from inherited property.
5. Hugh Hefner
Hugh Hefner is well known as the founder and owner of Playboy magazine. The adult magazine publisher and business person. High Hefner published the first Playboy magazine in 1953 featuring Marilyn Monroe. Playboy magazine has been in print ever since. Hugh has been editor in chief and Chief Creative Officer at the magazine since its inception. He has financed and appeared in several films over his career. Mr. Hefner is known for his residence, The Playboy mansion which has been visited by many celebrities including Michael Jackson and Sugar Ray Leonard. Mr. Hefner’s personal fortune is estimated at $43 million which is his stake in Playboy Enterprises.
6. Barbara Walters
Barbara is an American Journalist and T.V personality. The 86-year-old continues to report the news for ABC News occasionally. She was the first female co-host of a network evening news. In addition to hosting multiple TV shows such as The View and 20/20, she has produced the shows after reducing her time on screen. In 1996, she got a rank of no. 34 on the 50 Greatest TV Stars of all time. A list made by TV Guide. She hosts an annual special called ’10 most Fascinating People’ which she continues to host to date. She has a net worth or around $160 million from earnings made throughout her career.