Secret Millionaire Of USA and UK
There is always a secret in making it to the millionaire club. Some people love to keep a low profile becoming an undercover millionaire. Most of them actually came from middle class families with a struggling past. Everyone has their own story of reaching to the top of the ladder. In this article, you will get to know 10 such millionaires who do not prefer to come out of the closet. However, they donate generously when there is call. This generosity makes them bigger as a man and not by their net worth.
#1) Gregory Ruzicka
Net Worth: $300 million.
A man with multiple success stories, Gregory Ruzicka is the founder member of Ruzicka, Snyder & Wallace Law Firm. He stays in California near Newport Beach. After practicing law for several years, he went out to become a successful businessman of sportswear. He donated $100,000.00 to the underprivileged civilians from Imperial Beach and made it to the secret millionaire list.
#2) Gregory Haerr
Net Worth: $300 million.
Gregory R. Haerr was born in California on September 30th, 1957. He is the founder of Century Software. The company deals with Linux and Windows based terminal emulation applications. The company was founded in 1982. The man donated $150,000 in the Secret Millionaire TV series. His curiosity in land banking prompted him in this Development business from the profits he gets from Century Software.
#3) Gurbaksh Chahal
Net Worth: $200 Million.
He is famous for being a successful internet entrepreneur in America. He was born in Punjab, India on July 17th, 1982. At the age of four, he settled to America with his family through Diversity Visa program. He has an interesting success story. His first venture was ClickAgents. It was an advertising network. Presently he runs RadiumOne. The company has already surpassed the valuation of $500 million. His company’s domain name is Gwallet and its url is http://www.radiumone.com. This internet mogul was also charged of domestic violence for hitting his girlfriend.
#4) James Benamor
Net Worth: £77 Million.
He was born on 18th May 1977. He is one of the wealthiest British Businessman and owns Richmond Group, a loan brokerage company that was rated one among the top hundred companies in UK by Sunday Times. He regularly donates to different charities through the Richmond Group. The Variety Club, The Manchester Settlement, Julia’s House are a few names to mention. He donated a whopping £136,000 and made it to the secret millionaire list. He is CEO at Amigo loans
Do you know?
James Benamor started his business at the age of 21. In that time, it was not possible for him to give advertisement for his company. He didn’t have money for this. He offered printed leaflets to his customers by walking 300 km in the first month. It is an amazing journey toward becoming a billionaire someday.
#5) Hilary Devey
Net Worth: $75 million.
Hilary Lorraine Devey is a British businesswoman and a television personality. She is known for her program on BBC called “Dragon’s Den”. She made her fortune by launching a freight network business in year 1996, palletized it and names it Pall-Ex. She won many awards like in year 2008, “Vitalize Women of the Year”. She was honored a doctorate degree in Business Administration by University of Bolton.
#6) Todd and Gwen Graves
Net Worth: $60 million.
The owner of Raising Cane, Todd Graves was born on February 20, 1972. He got public attention when he started his restaurant chain venture with Raising Cane’s Chicken Finger. His company’s yearly revenue was recorded to be $97.3 million in 2007. He is married to Gwen Graves who was a former franchise of McDonald’s. In order to accumulate funds to build his own restaurant, he worked as a boilermaker and a fisherman. After 12 years of capital building he started his restaurant chain business.
#7) 26 year-old Ben Way (Benjamin Peter Bernard Way)
Net Worth: Raised $25 Million when he was a teen.
His full name is Benjamin Peter Bernard Way. He was born on 28th September, 1980 in Exeter, Devon, England. As an entrepreneur he started his career. He began his journey towards making it to the millionaire club by setting up a computer consultancy company named Quad. Currently he is running incubation and innovation company, The Rainmakers. It is his most recent venture started way back in 2004. Many people do not know that Ben Way was a millionaire since his teenage. He managed to collect £25 million when he was only 19 years of age. He did it by creating an online comparison technology named Pulser. He topped the donation chart for the secret millionaire series 1 episode by donating £40,000
#8) DUB Magazine founders Myles and Cynthia Kovacs
Net Worth: $20 million.
The famous custom car magazine owner Myles Kovacs is an American entrepreneur. He along with his wife Cynthia Kovacs donated $150,000 in the reality series Secret Millionaire. The Dub magazine founder was born in Japan and spent his teen age years in East LA. The magazine is so popular that it has its own merchandise. There are car accessories with a dub edition tag, radio controlled car, and video games.
#9) William Du (David William Duchovny)
Net Worth: $16 Million.
His full name is David William Duchovny, in short William Du and born on August 7, 1960 in New York City, US. He completed his graduation in 1982 from Princeton University. Being an all American writer, director and actor, he started getting popularity for his role as Fox Mulder in the TV series The X-Files. He first appeared on TV with a Lowenbrau beer advertisement in 1987. His role in the series Californication as Hank Moody has won him the Golden Globe Award in the year 2007.
#10) Andrew Feldman
Net Worth: $1 Million.
He is famous as a poker player. He was born on 16th July 1987 in Watford, England. He began his money making journey by playing poker on the internet. Presently, he has managed to accumulate $1,029,358. It is an amazing story of how online poker game can make a person earn a big time. He has donated a total of £153,000 and a holiday worth of £5,000 in the famous television series The Secret Millionaire.
#11) Baltimore, Maryland Civic Leader and Baltimore Ravens NFL cheerleader Molly Shattuck
Molly Shattuck lives in Baltimore. She was born in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. Prior becoming a Civic Leader, Molly worked as a Director in Sylvan Learning Systems. She became famous for being the oldest cheerleader in the NFL. She cheered Baltimore Ravens at the age of 38. She gave out $190,000 in the Secret Millionaire TV series to the kids in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania.
You may have already heard about the famous reality show on FOX, Secret Millionaire. In this show millionaires are selected from across the country and they agree to donate cash and spend a quality time with deprived people in an under-privileged society. All these 10 contenders have taken part in this show and made donation at will. Only Mr. William Du didn’t give permission to broadcast his episode for some unknown reason.