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How Howard Schultz went from living in Brooklyn public housing to ending his decades of Starbucks leadership as a billionaire with rumored political aspirations

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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Howard Schultz , Starbucks ' former longtime CEO and chairman, is a self-made billionaire who revolutionized the coffee industry. His net worth has been estimated at $2.9 billion.
Schultz came from humble beginnings, growing up in public housing in Brooklyn.
On Thursday, Starbucks opened a super-sized Roastery in Italy, something that Schultz has long aspired to do.
It is thanks to Howard Schultz that Americans today know what a latte is - and that they're willing to drop $4 on a cup of coffee. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: How Moe's makes...
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