When we hear stories of entrepreneurs who’ve made it big, we are quick to assume that they are young and restless. Although young achievers walk away with a major chunk of the media attention, there are many old guns go on to chase their dreams despite the boundaries of their age. They go on to prove that people who hold on to their passions can always pursue their dreams and leave a mark, just like these 6 amazing personalities.
1. The Famous Celebrity Chef, Julia Child
How many of you have watched the movie, Julie & Julia? Most of you must have and all those who haven’t, please watch it over this weekend. Julia Child’s incredible journey from media and advertising world to publishing a cookbook is an inspiration to all. She did this at the age of 50 while relaunching her career as a celebrity chef whom we all know today.
2. The champion Swimmer, Ana Maria
This Peruvian Swimmer and a world master has almost 400 medals to her credit. Can you guess how old she is? Maria is a perfect example of living nonstop and staying fit even at the age of 65. Her love for swimming surpassed her age and that’s what makes her a legend. Ana Maria is happiest when she’s in the water and she wishes that everyone is able to find their own happiness doing what they really want to and living nonstop.
3. The Oldest Female Body Builder, Ernestine Shepherd
Eighty years old Ernestine Shepherd is the World’s oldest performing female bodybuilder. She started pumping the iron at the age of 56 and proved the world that age is not a barrier when it comes to following your dreams.