There were factors that led many people in the world to be rich, they even made it to the list of the richest people in the world.
The factors of their fortunate wealth were:
Some of them were determined, hard working and realistic entrepreneurs starting from their moderate backgrounds.
Some of them benefited from the collapse of Soviet Union and made their money after that.
Some of them made fortunes from their old industry.
Some of them had connections with ancient royal background.
A few examples are:
Brasov Bulldozer from Romania, a former professional tennis and hockey player. His wealth followed the collapse of Communist Romania in 1989.
Albert Frere from Belgium, became rich in 1970s from steel since he got into other sectors.
John Fredriksen from Cyprus, his wealth was from transporting oil during Iran-Iraq war in the country that is one of the world’s most significant oil barons.
Summarised from ‘These are the richest billionaires in 18 European Countries – and this is how they made their money,’ Independent UK