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The Myth About Famous Billionaires Starting Out “Poor” Is Destroyed By Viral Thread

Aidan Smith made in a viral Twitter thread where he explained how Jeff Bezos and other famous billionaires had a huge leg-up from their families with lots of money when it came to helping lay the foundations of their business empires.

Jon Erlichman posted how Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in his garage, suggesting that he was a self-made billionaire

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However, Aidan Smith pointed out that Bezos’ parents invested more than 245k dollars into Amazon to help him out

Aidan then went on to explain how other famous billionaires had a lot of help because they had wealthy and powerful family members. Here’s what he said about Bill Gates

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This is what Aidan said about Warren Buffett

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Mark Zuckerberg might not be who he is today without the expensive tuition he received

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Aidan then talked about the Waltons and the Kochs

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Not to mention how Kylie Jenner is far from the self-made billionaire some claim her to be

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