Valedictorians rarely become rich and famous — here’s why the average millionaire’s college GPA is 2.9
- GPA is one of the most important markers of success in school — but in the real world, that number has less of an effect on life achievement or wealth.
- Eric Barker, author of “Barking Up The Wrong Tree,” says that becoming a millionaire or billionaire doesn’t require an outstanding GPA or being class valedictorian.
- In fact, he says the average college GPA of American millionaires is 2.9.
- In the video above, Barker explains what impacts success more than GPA.
The following is a transcript of the video.
What we see is that the average GPA,