What Occurred To The Man From The OxiClean Commercials, Billy Mays?

William Darrell Mays Jr. might have been the King of the TV Pitch, however he did not begin out that manner. Like most individuals, Mays had a comparatively regular upbringing. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the place his father, William Mays Sr., owned and operated a hazardous waste trucking firm. After ending highschool, Mays attended West Virginia College, although it is unclear what his main was whereas he attended faculty.

Finally, Mays dropped out of school earlier than ending and returned dwelling to Pittsburgh. Whereas mucking about in his hometown, Mays went to work together with his father. After some time, Mays grew uninterested in working at a hazardous waste trucking firm and sought his fortunes elsewhere. In 1983, he picked up and moved to Atlantic Metropolis, New Jersey, alongside a highschool buddy of his who moved to Jersey to take a job in gross sales.

After relocating to Atlantic Metropolis, Mays adopted in his good friend’s footsteps and acquired into gross sales. Mays hadn’t invented something (and would not go on to), however he discovered that he was greater than able to convincing of us to purchase no matter he was promoting. This served him properly, as he minimize his enamel working with passersby on the Atlantic Metropolis boardwalk, hocking no matter he may get his fingers on and promote, serving to to ascertain the talents he’d use all through the remainder of his life.