Billionaire News

If a billionaire is in the news for any reason, you will read about it right here in our "Billionaire News" section. Whether that billionaire is going through an expensive divorce, buying a $100 million private island, or making a massive donation to charity, we got you covered.

What's New
NO! The Founder Of Corona Did NOT Leave $200 Million To His Village

NO! The Founder Of Corona Did NOT Leave $200 Million To His Village

03 Dec 2016 @ 4AM PST

Unfortunately, particularly for anyone living in Cerezales del Condado, Spain, who might have read the story, the only part of it that's true is that Fernandez died earlier this year.

View Article
Billionaire Ron Burkle Buys Bob Hope's Desert Retreat For $13 Million

Billionaire Ron Burkle Buys Bob Hope's Desert Retreat For $13 Million

03 Dec 2016 @ 4AM PST

Burkle shelled out $13 million for the property, and even though that makes it among the most expensive homes in the Coachella Valley area, it's a downright bargain, compared to how much it was listed for initially.

View Article
There's A New Youngest Self-Made Billionaire In The World

There's A New Youngest Self-Made Billionaire In The World

02 Dec 2016 @ 4AM PST

Move over, Evan Spiegel. There's a new and youngest self-made billionaire in the world.

View Article
Billionaire Wilbur Ross Named Commerce Secretary Under President-Elect Trump

Billionaire Wilbur Ross Named Commerce Secretary Under President-Elect Trump

01 Dec 2016 @ 4AM PST

Fellow Trump billionaire and early supporter of the Trump campaign Wilbur Ross has been named Commerce Secretary for the upcoming Trump administration.

View Article
From Factory Worker To Billionaire Supplier For Nike

From Factory Worker To Billionaire Supplier For Nike

30 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

You may not have heard of Chinese billionaire Ma Jianrong, but chances are great you own – and may even be wearing it right now – something his company Shenzhou International made.

View Article
Did The Russian Government Murder A Man Who Called Them Out For Their Criminal Activity?

Did The Russian Government Murder A Man Who Called Them Out For Their Criminal Activity?

29 Nov 2016 @ 12PM PST

Alexander Perepilichny blew the whistle on a tax fraud scheme, and then died mysteriously in 2012. Did the Russian government murder him?

View Article
Billionaire Winners And Losers In The Marijuana Legalization Battle

Billionaire Winners And Losers In The Marijuana Legalization Battle

29 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

These are the billionaire winners and losers in the battle for the legalization of marijuana.

View Article
Fidel Castro Net Worth – How Much Money Did The Cuban Dictator Really Have?

Fidel Castro Net Worth – How Much Money Did The Cuban Dictator Really Have?

26 Nov 2016 @ 9AM PST

Considering he was the head of a Communist country, you might be surprised to learn how much Fidel Castro was personally worth…

View Article
Charming Billionaire Takes Out Advertisements To Announce Split With Baby Mama

Charming Billionaire Takes Out Advertisements To Announce Split With Baby Mama

26 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

A billionaire in Hong Kong has decided to let the world know he's an eligible bachelor again by placing full page ads in the papers to announce that he has broken up with his girlfriend.

View Article
Wall Street's Trillion Dollar Woman

Wall Street's Trillion Dollar Woman

26 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Abigail Johnson is Wall Street's new trillion dollar woman.

View Article
Billionaire Roundup: All The Turkeys Fit For Roasting

Billionaire Roundup: All The Turkeys Fit For Roasting

24 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

As our favorite billionaires gather around their Thanksgiving tables, they have a few billion things to be thankful for…

View Article
Snapchat's Upcoming IPO Will Be Worth BILLIONS To Evan Spiegel And Miranda Kerr

Snapchat's Upcoming IPO Will Be Worth BILLIONS To Evan Spiegel And Miranda Kerr

22 Nov 2016 @ 5AM PST

If the high range of these estimates is reached by the time Snap Inc. goes public, Snap's founder and chief executive Spiegel could end up being worth $4 billion.

View Article
Five Billionaires Who Are Surprisingly Frugal

Five Billionaires Who Are Surprisingly Frugal

22 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Just because they are worth BILLIONS doesn't meant they aren't still super cheap…

View Article
Woman Pushed In Front Of NYC Train Has Ties To Billionaire

Woman Pushed In Front Of NYC Train Has Ties To Billionaire

21 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Last week, a woman was pushed to her death in front of a New York subway train. The gruesome event has revealed that 49-year-old Connie Watton had ties to a billionaire…

View Article
King Of Online Gaming Industry Betting Big On His Old Company

King Of Online Gaming Industry Betting Big On His Old Company

19 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Canadian David Baazov was crowned king of online gaming after the bold purchase of online gaming site PokerStars. Now he's back.

View Article
Currently Trending
How Rich Would Donald Trump Be Today If He Passively Invested His Inheritance In Stocks Instead Of Real Estate?

How Rich Would Donald Trump Be Today If He Passively Invested His Inheritance In Stocks Instead Of Real Estate?

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
A recent analysis by the National Journal tells a very different story about the Donald's fortunes that the one you'll get from him.
View Article
He's The Richest Black Man In America... And Most People Have Never Heard His Name!

He's The Richest Black Man In America... And Most People Have Never Heard His Name!

04 Nov 2016 @ 6PM UTC
Robert F. Smith is the billionaire everyone is talking about but nobody knew about just a few months ago. He is the 53-year-old founder of the private equity firm, Vista Equity Partners. Vista deals in the not-so-sexy category of enterprise software, which might be why he's flown under the radar until now.
View Article
If All Goes To Plan, By 2020 Michael Jordan's Annual Nike Royalty Check Will Be RIDICULOUS!

If All Goes To Plan, By 2020 Michael Jordan's Annual Nike Royalty Check Will Be RIDICULOUS!

22 Oct 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The amount of money Michael Jordan could potentially make from Jordan brand royalties is absolutely mind boggling.
View Article
After Pulling Off Huge Bank Heists, ISIS Wants To Return To Gold Currency

After Pulling Off Huge Bank Heists, ISIS Wants To Return To Gold Currency

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
ISIS has looted between $500 million and $1 billion from banks in Iraq and Syria, and now wants to return to gold currency.
View Article
The 40 Richest Tech Entrepreneurs Under 40

The 40 Richest Tech Entrepreneurs Under 40

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
21 of the 40 richest people under 40 are billionaires. Represented on this list are the founders of some of the hottest tech companies out there, including Airbnb, Uber, Fitbit, and Pinterest.
View Article
A 100-Year Old Japanese Mafia – The Richest In The World – May Be In The Midst Of A Destructive Split

A 100-Year Old Japanese Mafia – The Richest In The World – May Be In The Midst Of A Destructive Split

03 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Is it possible that a split within the Japanese mafia could cause economic problems for the entire country, and perhaps even all of Asia?
View Article
Billionaire Roundup: Elon Musk Really Wants To Go To Mars

Billionaire Roundup: Elon Musk Really Wants To Go To Mars

17 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Today, the gift that keeps on giving is billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk. This billionaire roundup is all about Elon Musk, nuclear war, and the colonization of Mars.
View Article
How ISIS Collects $1 Billion in Taxes Per Year

How ISIS Collects $1 Billion in Taxes Per Year

16 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
In a single year, ISIS brings in close to a billion dollars in "taxes" that are strong-armed from people living within its territory.
View Article
These 5 CEOs Have Impressive (Severance) Packages Worth A Combined $1.3 Billion

These 5 CEOs Have Impressive (Severance) Packages Worth A Combined $1.3 Billion

16 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The phrase "you've got quite a package" has seldom been worth a cumulative $1.3 billion but when it comes to five exceptionally well-paid CEOs, it astoundingly IS.
View Article
Billionaire Roundup: Let's Launch Donald Trump Into Space Before The Robots And Dragons Take Over The World

Billionaire Roundup: Let's Launch Donald Trump Into Space Before The Robots And Dragons Take Over The World

11 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The campaigning for US president has reached circus level quickly. Fortunately, Amazon's Jeff Bezos has a solution for that particular problem. Another billionaire is warning the world of the loss of white-collar jobs to robots and yet another billionaire is in the market for some Dragons. It's just another week of our billionaire roundup, folks.
View Article