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The incredible rags-to-riches story of a real-life Slumdog Millionaire

Lovemoney Logo By Abi Harman of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 19: Age 23, and with just $795 (£600) to his name, Rupesh Thomas set off from his home in Kerala, India to make a new life for himself in London. Today, the 39-year-old entrepreneur has gone from earning $5.30 (£4) an hour in McDonald’s to owning a company worth millions, thanks to his start-up drinks business Tuk Tuk Chai. He tells us how he became a self-made millionaire.

From humble beginnings to self-made millionaire

Age 23, and with just $795 to his name, Rupesh Thomas set off from his home in Kerala, India to make a new life for himself in London. Today, the 39-year-old entrepreneur has gone from earning $5.30 an hour in McDonald’s to owning a company worth millions, thanks to his start-up drinks business Tuk Tuk Chai. He tells us how he became a self-made millionaire.
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