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23 millionaires reveal why they struggled at their jobs

GOBankingRates Logo By Lauren Monitz of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 24: <p>In their song "If I Had a Million Dollars," the Barenaked Ladies sing about all the fun and lighthearted things they could buy with that kind of cash. That being said, making a million dollars is actually quite a monumental task. Building a net worth of that size takes an immense amount of planning and time.</p><p>These industry giants and celebrities weren't always the polished A-listers they are now, and it certainly wasn't a straightforward trajectory to the top. </p><p>Click through to <a href="https://www.gobankingrates.com/net-worth/celebrities-went-rags-riches/">learn more about the struggles these millionaires faced</a> on the job and in life.</p>

23 millionaires reveal why they struggled at their jobs

In their song "If I Had a Million Dollars," the Barenaked Ladies sing about all the fun and lighthearted things they could buy with that kind of cash. That being said, making a million dollars is actually quite a monumental task. Building a net worth of that size takes an immense amount of planning and time.

These industry giants and celebrities weren't always the polished A-listers they are now, and it certainly wasn't a straightforward trajectory to the top.

Click through to learn more about the struggles these millionaires faced on the job and in life.

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