Pioneers Turned Millionaires

Pioneers Turned Millionaires

Meet five inventive, courageous, and hardworking entrepreneurs, who led the charge during one of the most exciting eras in economic history. Levi Strauss, Henry E. Steinway, William E. Boeing, John Jacob Astor and Henry J. Heinz changed the way the world eats, dresses, plays and travels. They each left Germany hoping to find a better life in America and they succeeded beyond their wildest dreams. Relive the tragedies and the triumphs that made them millions while leaving a major imprint on American culture.

Pioneers Turned Millionaires: Sneak Peek

What do jeans, ketchup, planes, pianos, and furs have in common? Each is the product of an American dream come true.