CNBC’s “How I Made My Millions” goes behind the curtain to reveal how everyday people have taken ordinary ideas and turned them in extraordinary businesses. Companies that have surpassed that magic number of a million dollars.
Each of these entrepreneurs took a risk, believed in their dream and, thanks to a lot of hard work and a little luck, became millionaires.
“How I Made My Millions” puts the American Dream on display and shows you that it’s alive and well if you have the heart, the desire and the know-how to make it big.
HINT water – A mom used fruit hoping to create a healthier beverage for her kids, with just a hint of flavor. She thought water was boring. Her kids loved it. Their friends loved it and she wondered why no one was selling it so she took a chance and the response was anything but subtle.
1-800-Got-Junk – High school dropout, Brian Scudamore figures out how to turn trash into treasure when he starts a business that charges to haul away unwanted junk.
Vantage Media – Buying your way to the top of an Internet search is one way Google and Yahoo make billions. Meet the young man who hit it big when he realized how to put clients at the top of a search list by buying up key words.
Supersoaker – NASA engineer, Lonnie Johnson accidentally invents a wildly popular “squirt gun on steroids.” Find out how the Supersoaker got its start.
How I Made My Millions #4 will premiere on Thursday, February 24th at 9pm ET, and will repeat that evening at 12am ET.
The 30 minute show will re-air on Sunday, February 27th at 9pm ET.