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Actress Anya Taylor-Joy's breakout role came in 2015's "The Witch," a surprise indie hit that returned $40.4 million on a $5 million budget. After a brief stint as a model, she has since come to specialize in horror films, including "Morgan" and M. Night Shyamalan's "Split." Check the link in our bio to see all of the bold risk-takers bringing new ideas to Europe: The #ForbesUnder30 Europe class of 2019.
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Karl Lagerfeld became the artistic director of Chanel in 1983, 12 years after the death of Coco Chanel, and remained at the creative helm until his death. His discipline and work ethic gave Chanel a second wind and transformed them into global powerhouse. In 2018, the brand released its financial results for the first time, announcing previous year sales of a weighty $1.79bn, an increase of 18% on the year before. Click the link in our bio to see photos of his iconic life throughout his years. (📸: Pierre PERRIN/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images - 1983, Karl Lagerfeld at his home in Paris)
Michael Sorkin and his cofounder launched iGo3D, which is a retailer and distributor of 3D printers. iGo3D earned over $22 million in revenue in 2018. Check the link in our bio to see all of the bold risk-takers bringing new ideas to Europe: The #ForbesUnder30 Europe class of 2019.
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The greatest investor you’ve never heard of - Herbert Wertheim (AKA Herbie), started as an optometrist who beat the odds to become a billionaire. Dr. Herbie, as he is known to friends, is a self-made billionaire worth $2.3 billion by Forbes’ reckoning—not including the $100 million he has donated to Florida’s public universities. His financial success—and the fantastic life his portfolio has afforded his family (including Apple, Microsoft, GE, Google, BP, Bank of America and more) —is a testament to the power of compounding as well as to the resilience of American innovation over the half-century. Watch Herbie’s tips on how to win at life in our Instagram Stories and read more about him at the link in our bio. (📸: Jamel Toppin)
A former professional player under the name "ocelote," Carlos Rodriguez is the founder, co-owner and CEO of G2 Esports, a championship-winning team in multiple esports. Forbes last year ranked G2 as the eighth most valuable esports organization with a valuation of $105 million. Check the link in our bio to see all of the bold risk-takers bringing new ideas to Europe: The #ForbesUnder30 Europe class of 2019.
If you were to rip out the dashboard of the redesigned 2020 Ford Explorer down to the bare metal you might think some angry assembly worker attacked the SUV with a ball peen hammer. However, the dimples are what makes the 2020 Ford quieter. Read more about how at the link in our bio. (📸: Ford)
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Conna Walker started House of CB at 17 by borrowing $3,880 from her father. Eight years later, the brand, characterized by figure-hugging women's clothes, has over 40 retail locations, 2.5 million followers on social and pulled in $15 million in 2018 profits. Check the link in our bio to see all of the bold risk-takers bringing new ideas to Europe: The #ForbesUnder30 Europe class of 2019.
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Still making up for forgetting Valentine’s Day? How about going to one of the 100 most romantic restaurants in America? OpenTable, the widely-used restaurant reservations system, recently released its annual user-generated list, including Newport’s French restaurant Bouchard Restaurant and Inn. Click on the link in our bio for the full list. (📸: Bouchard Restaurant and Inn)
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