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People who became very rich by accident

Lovemoney Logo By Amy Palmer of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 21: We all dream of living a life of luxury, but often it takes years of hard work and dedication. However, for these people becoming rich was just a case of being in the right place at the right time. Here is a run-down of some of the luckiest rich people in the world, and the strange ways that they acquired their fortune.

Falling into money

We all dream of living a life of luxury, but often it takes years of hard work and dedication. However, for these people becoming rich was just a case of being in the right place at the right time. Here is a run-down of some of the luckiest rich people in the world, and the strange ways that they acquired their fortune.

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