Ray Kroc

Fast Food McMillionaire

Biography on CNBC - Ray Kroc
The McDonald's concept was created by brothers Dick and Mac McDonald in 1948, but it was Ray Kroc who made it a national franchise. And by 1961, tensions between Kroc and the McDonald brothers was growing.

McDonald's is the most recognized brand in the world. The man behind it all is not a smiley-faced clown named Ronald, but a sharply dressed salesman named Ray Kroc. He helped sell the world on the concept of fast food and at the same time, made himself a McMillionaire.

Find out what caused the enormous rift between Ray Kroc and the McDonald brothers!

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