The Only Way is Essex star Tommy Mallet has been named as one of Forbes 30 under 30 Europe List, after making millions with his shoe brand.
The 28-year-old may have first found fame as a reality TV star but Tommy has gone onto achieve much more.
The Forbe’s 30 Under 30 lists put forward the names of visionaries redefining industries across Europe.
It was revealed yesterday that Tommy had been listed under the Retail and Ecommerce List, which looked at individuals reinventing how we shop – both online and offline.
The site acknowledged how Tommy left school due to his dyslexia with no qualifications before moving onto carpentry.
From here, Tommy joined the Towie crew shortly before creating his footwear line in 2015 – seeing huge success last year with 11.8 million sales in 2020.
His apparel has been stocked in over 150 stores around the world.
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The Forbes website said: “Tommy Mallet left school due to dyslexia with no qualifications and he worked as a carpenter before becoming a reality TV star.
“The sneakerhead channelled his passion into his own footwear line in 2015, and the business clocked GBP 11.8 million in sales in 2020 with its shoes and apparel stocked in over 150 stores around the world.”
The star has been listed alongside 29 other inspiring individuals, which you can see here.