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This CEO is being sued for $1.3 billion

Lovemoney Logo By lovemoney staff of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 14: Michael J. Lindell is an American entrepreneur who has been causing controversy in the last few months due to his outspoken support for Donald Trump. The pillow magnate, who started his company MyPillow in 2004 after struggling with insomnia, has previously battled drug addiction, which almost cost him his fledgling business. His wife left him and he lost his house, but he managed to quit drugs. In fact, after Lindell dedicated himself to the the pillow manufacturer, expanding its range of products to beds, linen and even pet beds, the Minnesota-based business thrived. Lindell was reported to be worth $300 million (£213m) in 2020. His is a classic 'rock bottom to riches' tale.  However, Lindell's support of Donald Trump has now started to affect the business and get him into legal trouble. Click or scroll on to find out why. All dollar values in US dollars.

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Michael J. Lindell is an American entrepreneur who has been causing controversy in the last few months due to his outspoken support for Donald Trump. The pillow magnate, who started his company MyPillow in 2004 after struggling with insomnia, has previously battled drug addiction, which almost cost him his fledgling business. His wife left him and he lost his house, but he managed to quit drugs. In fact, after Lindell dedicated himself to the the pillow manufacturer, expanding its range of products to beds, linen and even pet beds, the Minnesota-based business thrived. Lindell was reported to be worth $300 million (£213m) in 2020. His is a classic 'rock bottom to riches' tale. 

However, Lindell's support of Donald Trump has now started to affect the business and get him into legal trouble. Click or scroll on to find out why. All dollar values in US dollars.

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