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Sara Blakely used to sell fax machines all day before coming home to her apartment to fulfill orders of Spanx all night.

11 famous people who built their fortunes off their side hustles

These 11 entrepreneurs built their fortunes from ventures that started out as part-time gigs, but not all of them gave up their day jobs.
Marcus supports the president's handling of conflicts with Iran and North Korea and trade tensions with China, he told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Meet Bernie Marcus, the 90-year-old billionaire founder of Home Depot, who is a major Trump donor and plans on giving most of his $5.9 billion fortune...

Marcus had his children stand outside the first Home Depot offering $1 bills to any passerby willing to take a look inside, Forbes reports.
Troy Carter.

Music industry mogul Troy Carter has managed Lady Gaga, held a top job at Spotify, and appeared on ‘Shark Tank’ — learn about his la...

He's one of the most fascinating names in music. Hear more about Troy Carter and his career and predictions for the music industry at IGNITION 2018.
Mark Cuban.

Mark Cuban, Cindy Robbins, and more: Find out what they’re up to at IGNITION 2018

We're excited to announce the latest round of additions to our packed IGNITION agenda.
Etsy's 200,000-square-foot headquarters in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Hear how Etsy CEO Josh Silverman plans to transform the global e-commerce marketplace at IGNITION 2018

Josh Silverman, who was appointed CEO of Etsy in May 2017, will be on the IGNITION stage discussing how the company is transforming the global e-commerce marketplace.
The author in Thailand.

I quit my high-paying job to travel the world — and came back as the CEO of my own company

I quit my job after 10 years of working at an aerospace brand and in finance. I had excelled in those roles — I earned great money and ran prestigious teams all over the world. However, the 12-hour days and little free time became too much to bear, and I felt that life was passing me by.
Andrew Mason, Hardly Working album cover

We asked Groupon founder Andrew Mason about the bizarre rock album he made — and his response was hilarious

Andrew Mason hasn't lost his trademark, deadpan humor — or his sincere attitude of gratitude.

A California state senator wants to make it illegal for investors to sexually harass entrepreneurs

Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson proposed a bill designed to protect against sexual harassment from venture capitalists.