There are a lot of different ways to make money in today’s world. Most people think being successful requires a job or an expensive business, but that is no longer the case. You can become a self-made millionaire without even leaving your home using the power of the internet and the right game plan.
Canada has many millionaires you didn’t know but you see them every day online or on television shows, nowadays it’s easier than ever before to become a millionaire because technology made it easier, From investing in stock market or selling your own products online, to becoming an Internet star such as YouTuber, Instagram influencer.
Canadians You Didn’t Realize Were Millionaires
A popular face on Canadian television, Ben Mulroney is the son of former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. MTLBlog reports that Ben has a net worth of $10 million. He’s married with three children.
Victoria Sopik is the co-founder and CEO of Kids & Company, a chain of daycare centers operating across Canada. She started the company in 2002, focusing on corporate child care.
Milun Tesovic and his family moved to Canada in 1994 to escape the civil war in Bosnia. He started a popular music lyric website when he was still a teenager and later sold it for millions. He now invests in and works with various tech companies.
You may have heard of Michael Hyatt thanks to his appearances on Next Gen-Den. His wealth comes from building up technology companies and then selling them. In addition to his corporate work, he’s a popular speaker and business coach.
Louis-Victor Jadavji co-founded Wiivv Wearables, a company that uses 3D printing technology to create custom footwear. According to Forbes, the company was originally funded via Kickstarter and is now worth millions.
Kelsey Ramsden is a successful Canadian entrepreneur originally from BC. She has founded a residential project management firm and several online companies. She was one of Canadian Business Magazine’s Top 25 under 35 in 2010. She also mentors with the Richard Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship.
According to the Globe and Mail, Joseph Tsai is worth more than $13 billion. He made his fortune as the co-founder of Alibaba, the massive Chinese e-commerce company. He holds both Taiwanese and Canadian citizenship.
Montreal native Jeffrey Skoll made his fortune (estimated at $5 billion) from his work with eBay, where he was the company’s first employee and president. These days he’s a noted film producer and philanthropist. Speaking of eBay.
Jonathan Duhamel is proof that poker pays off. He’s won three World Series of Poker bracelets and Celebrity Net Worth puts his fortune at $32 million. Originally from Quebec, Canada, he continues to play and win big. He has ranked as high as number five on the Global Poker Index.
Lilly Singh is one of the highest earning stars on YouTube. She has more than 13 million subscribers and, according to Forbes, earned $10.5 million in 2017. She’s won numerous fan awards and released her first book last year. The 30-year-old is from Scarborough, Ontario.