It’s not about the money, or fame, or internet recognition. Success is when you cook something and people want to eat it – Starve (Comic).
Too many people measure success off of money, fame, internet fame,, and/or working under someone who makes large amounts of money.
Truth is success is when you provide a service and people come to you rather than go somewhere else. All it takes is one person to make a major difference in your endeavors.