7 celebrities under the age of to 33 years nothing
If at age 33 you do not have anything outstanding, this is not a reason to uncork the bottle and welcome the coming of middle age crisis. Do not despair - perhaps still to come.
We remind you the history of the seven outstanding individuals - businessmen, inventors, writers and artists - who, at best, were the most common in people 33 years old, and at worst - could well pass for a real "losers". But in the end, they were able to change everything.
the writer's childhood was difficult. Born in a poor family. His father often flogged. Among their peers guy was an outcast. He was fond of alcohol. When the writer was 20 years old, his father found the first manuscript hidden in his room. And I threw them out the window, along with the things his son, saying, "No one ever wants to read this shit!". Indeed, the first publication of Bukowski gone unnoticed. At the age of 32 he got a job as a postman. Two years later he almost died from excessive bleeding caused by the constant drunkenness. After leaving the hospital, the writer decided to return to literature. Continuing to work at the post office, he published his work in small magazines. When he was 40, he began writing novels.
Glory he brought the film "Barfly", which was based on a script by Charles, is largely autobiographical. Now, it is referred to the classics of modern American literature.
Even as a child the famous American architect and engineer showed a penchant for design and invention of intricate machines. At age 18, Fuller began studying at Harvard University, where he was twice expelled for "irresponsibility and lack of interest." However, he recovered and continued his studies. Between sessions, he worked as a mechanic in a textile factory worker in myasoupakovochnom manufacture, and during the First World War he served in the US Navy. When he was 32, he lost his daughter, who was ill with pneumonia. Blaming yourself in the child's death, Richard began to abuse alcohol and nearly committed suicide. Only at the last moment he decided that it is better to arrange "an experiment, to see what can one man do for the good of the world and all mankind." He settled employee college in North Carolina and has developed a project, which was revolutionary for engineering - geodesic dome.
Later, the US government hired him for the production of such domes for the army. In consequence Fuller received 25 US patents, has been the winner of 47 US and international honorary awards in the field of architecture, design, engineering, fine arts and literature.
Anna Maria Moses
Grandma Moses, the famous American artist, representative of the genre "primitive art" was born in the usual a large farming family, married and a farmer all his life engaged in agriculture. She loved to embroider and often decorated the house with their crafts. When my grandmother was seventy, she had developed arthritis, embroider it became increasingly difficult, and she switched to painting. In 1938, when Anna Maria was already 78, a New York collector noticed some of her paintings exhibited in the pharmacy (he was passing in her small town). There were portrayed everyday scenes of rural life. The collector bought them all.
The following year, her works began to appear in New York galleries. And during the forties, the artist held exhibitions in many European cities and in Japan. In 1941, Grandma Moses received the State Prize of New York, and in 1949, President Harry Truman personally handed her the prize of the National American Women's Press Club. When the artist 100 years, the magazine "Life" placed it on its cover. In 2004, it purchased from the author for $ 110 Landscape "Old colorful house, 1862" sold at auction for 60,000 dollars.
The future of American business education pioneer was born in 1921 into a poor family. His father worked on the railroad. After John received his secondary education, he worked for several years a sailor on a merchant ship. In the fifties, Sperling was a beatnik, and in the sixties - a tenured professor State University in San Jose. In '53 John Sperling took a chance and decided to start a new way.
He left the position of Professor and planned to try his hand at business, founding the corporation The Apollo Group, which is engaged in a commercial form. In the first class of the university he founded in Phoenix 8 students were recruited. Three decades later, in 2008, Apollo Group announced that 345 thousand people are willing to get education in the company. To date, the state of 91-year-old John Sperling exceeds one billion US dollars.
The American novelist spent his younger years in a mobile home, caravan, where his parents lived, and then on a small ranch with his grandfather. When Palahniuk was 24, he graduated from the journalism school in Oregon. Shortly thereafter, the writer comes to Portland, where he wrote a newspaper for local first, then working as a mechanic Freightliner trucks and even compiler instructions for repairing wagons. Around the same time, Palahniuk became a volunteer at a homeless shelter, and later - in the hospice. He had to quit this job, when he died one of the patients, who became his friends.
Master classes of the American writer Tom Spaunbaera Palahniuk began only visit, when he was 35. At first, went only to "make new friends". His first book was not published, as Palahniuk was unhappy story. The next novel is already the publisher rejected (because of "outrageous content"). And only after that the writer has created a novel that brought him fame - "Fight Club." Despite also quite outrageous content publisher liked the product. Later, the film was based on the book of the same name, which became a cult hit. Today, Chuck Palahniuk - one of the most popular contemporary American writers.
French postimpressionist artist was born in the family of a tinsmith and was forced to work from an early age. After high school, he studied law and worked as a lawyer, but was soon forced to leave a job because of the "light of perjury" and took refuge in the army, where he served for four years up to 24 years. After the service, Rousseau returned to Paris, to ensure the mother, working as a private official. In 27 years, he was appointed collector of duties on goods imported to Paris.
Draw Rousseau began only when he was already over forty. Eventually he was able to leave work at customs and fully devote himself to art, earning the sale of paintings. Ordinary clerk, who has not received an art education, which "was not a teacher, but the nature", began to write web is accurate details, variegated color, original story. Many have criticized it, saying that "so can draw and child" - but Rousseau was one of the founders of the school of naive art. His paintings were admired by many artists, including Pablo Picasso.
Father Sanders died when Garland was six. Household, including the cooking, it became the responsibility of Sanders. When his mother remarried, Garland was 12 years old. Not uzhivshis stepfather he ran away from home and dropped out of school. At age 16 he enlisted in the US army, which left less than a year. After that, someone just has not worked Sanders: fireman on the railroad, trader tires, conductor, assistant farmer, courier, but never was able to hold out for a long time.
Some capital he had amassed only 40 years, and then opened a car repair shop with a small dining area for customers. Sanders was preparing food at home kitchen, dining room arranged directly in one of the rooms of the workshop. The dining room has become popular, and soon the fame of dishes Sanders spread far beyond Kentucky. At 65, he began to sell the franchise to its restaurants - so was born the famous competitor, "McDonald's" - the company KFC Corporation, which is the founder sold for $ 2 million in 1964. We now have more than 15,000 KFC restaurants in over a hundred countries around the world.