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24 People Who Became Highly Successful After Age 40

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 11:  Betty White attends Betty 'White Out' Tour at The Los Angeles Zoo with The Lifeline Program a
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 11: Betty White attends Betty 'White Out' Tour at The Los Angeles Zoo with The Lifeline Program at Los Angeles Zoo on December 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Brian To/Getty Images for The Lifeline Program)

For the more neurotic among us, a birthday can be a reminder of how another year has passed and our loftiest aspirations have faded further into the distance.

There are plenty of examples, however, of successful people across many industries who prove that you don't need to have it all figured out by the time you turn 30.

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