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How An Irish Teenager Became A World-Wide Rock Star With A $700 Million Fortune

How An Irish Teenager Became A World-Wide Rock Star With A $700 Million Fortune

02 Dec 2016 @ 4AM PST

Paul David Hewson was just 16 years old when he joined an Irish rock band. Today, the world knows that band as U2 and that man as Bono.

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How Madonna Went From An Aspirating Dancer To World Wide Pop Star With An $800 Million Fortune

How Madonna Went From An Aspirating Dancer To World Wide Pop Star With An $800 Million Fortune

01 Dec 2016 @ 4PM PST

Madonna has been churning out hits for four decades. Today, the Material Girl has an $800 million fortune. This is how she made it.

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How Two Doctors Saved A Generation From Polio Then Forfeited BILLIONS In Royalties… For The Good Of Humanity

How Two Doctors Saved A Generation From Polio Then Forfeited BILLIONS In Royalties… For The Good Of Humanity

01 Dec 2016 @ 11AM PST

Doctors Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin saved an entire generation from horrors of Polio. But more impressively, they both decided not to patent their creations and therefore forfeited billions in royalties.

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Floyd Mayweather Shuts Down Haters With $100 Million Instagram Post

Floyd Mayweather Shuts Down Haters With $100 Million Instagram Post

29 Nov 2016 @ 9AM PST

I believe they call this "F*@! You" Money. Floyd Mayweather for the win!

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Anheuser-Busch Sets Its Sights On Buying Coca-Cola

Anheuser-Busch Sets Its Sights On Buying Coca-Cola

29 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Anheuser-Busch is on a roll. The enormous brewer recently purchased SABMiller, and is now considering a Coca-Cola acquisition. Who will they buy next?

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One Day He Was The Richest Person In The World. The Next Day He was Bankrupt. The Unreal Life Story Of Nelson Bunker Hunt…

One Day He Was The Richest Person In The World. The Next Day He was Bankrupt. The Unreal Life Story Of Nelson Bunker Hunt…

27 Nov 2016 @ 7PM PST

Nelson Bunker Hunt died yesterday living in extremely modest circumstances. That's notable because at one point in the early 1980s, Nelson Bunker Hunt was the richest person on the planet…

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This Is The Dirty Little Secret That Keeps Kim Jong-Un Fat And Extremely Rich (While His Country Starves)

This Is The Dirty Little Secret That Keeps Kim Jong-Un Fat And Extremely Rich (While His Country Starves)

27 Nov 2016 @ 7PM PST

While his people starve to death, every year Kim Jong-Un and his family members stash away billions of illicit funds in order to keep living like kings. Here's how they do it…

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Back In 1998, This Stanford Professor Gave Two Students $100k To Build A Search Engine. Guess How That Turned Out…

Back In 1998, This Stanford Professor Gave Two Students $100k To Build A Search Engine. Guess How That Turned Out…

27 Nov 2016 @ 3PM PST

This college professor decided to invest in his students' tech start-up. That proved to be the best $3.3 billion decision he could have ever made.

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The Time Ricky Henderson Framed A $1 Million Check… Instead Of Cashing It.

The Time Ricky Henderson Framed A $1 Million Check… Instead Of Cashing It.

26 Nov 2016 @ 4PM PST

There are a lot of crazy stories about the legendary baseball player Rickey Henderson. Some are fact, some are fiction. One of those crazy stories involves Rickey's very first $1 million signing bonus check, and it is both 100% true and totally hilarious.

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10 Inspirational Quotes That Will Help Make Your Dreams Come True

10 Inspirational Quotes That Will Help Make Your Dreams Come True

26 Nov 2016 @ 4PM PST

No one ever said that following your dreams would be easy. The good news is, when you feel like giving up, you can turn to the wise words of those dreamers who have gone before you and succeeded….

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Donald Trump's "Alt-Right" Adviser Steve Bannon Is Still Getting Rich Off Of 'Seinfeld'

Donald Trump's "Alt-Right" Adviser Steve Bannon Is Still Getting Rich Off Of 'Seinfeld'

25 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Back in the early 90s, Bannon and his firm Bannon & Co. were involved in a deal where Bannon personally received a piece of all revenue from the iconic sitcom Seinfeld.

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This 35-Year-Old Started His Company In A Dorm Room And Just Sold It For Crazy Money

This 35-Year-Old Started His Company In A Dorm Room And Just Sold It For Crazy Money

24 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Oracle just bought the company that was hit with the massive denial of service attacks last month. But why?

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Dave Chappelle Just Got A MASSIVE Payday From Netflix

Dave Chappelle Just Got A MASSIVE Payday From Netflix

23 Nov 2016 @ 3PM PST

Fresh off a successful stint hosting Saturday Night Live, funny man Dave Chappelle has inked a MASSIVE new deal for three Netflix comedy specials.

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The 7 Highest-Paid Reality Stars

The 7 Highest-Paid Reality Stars

23 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

When it comes to reality TV, one family reigns supreme above all: The Kardashian-Jenner clan occupy all but one spot on the highest-paid reality stars list this year.

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This French Entrepreneur Is Selling Off A Tiny Chunk Of Paris

This French Entrepreneur Is Selling Off A Tiny Chunk Of Paris

22 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Take home a piece of Paris! French entrepreneur Margaux Sainte-Lague is selling the streets.

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In 1977 Alec Guinness Demanded "Points" Instead Of Salary On Star Wars – He Chose… Wisely

In 1977 Alec Guinness Demanded "Points" Instead Of Salary On Star Wars – He Chose… Wisely

15 Dec 2015 @ 7PM UTC
Despite hating the movie and being convinced that it would flop, back in 1977, Alec Guinness shrewdly demanded to be paid in gross points instead of a flat salary. He chose... wisely.
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How One Brilliant Decision In 1973 Made George Lucas A Multi-Billionaire Today

How One Brilliant Decision In 1973 Made George Lucas A Multi-Billionaire Today

14 Dec 2015 @ 10PM UTC
The fact that George Lucas is a multi-billionaire today, is the result of one incredibly simple and surprisingly brilliant decision he made back in 1973.
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In 1977 James Earl Jones Demanded Salary Up Front Instead Of "Points" On Star Wars – He Chose... Poorly

In 1977 James Earl Jones Demanded Salary Up Front Instead Of "Points" On Star Wars – He Chose... Poorly

15 Dec 2015 @ 7PM UTC
In 1977, because Star Wars had spiraled way over budget, George Lucas offered James Earl Jones points instead of salary for his role as the voice of Darth Vader. Unfortunately, Jones did not take that offer.
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The Richest Stars In The Adult Entertainment Industry

The Richest Stars In The Adult Entertainment Industry

26 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Being an "adult" entertainer may not be as glamorous as being a Hollywood movie star, but there is a whole lot of money to be made between the sheets.
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How Much Did The Cast Of The Original Star Wars Movie Make?

How Much Did The Cast Of The Original Star Wars Movie Make?

14 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
There is no doubt that the cast members of the new Star Wars movie will earn more than they did in 1977, but how much was that?
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In Order To Be Successful, Star Wars Needs To Make A TON Of Money

In Order To Be Successful, Star Wars Needs To Make A TON Of Money

17 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
According to his friend and famed producer, Steven Spielberg, Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams is shaking in his boots.
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The Kardashians Want To Pay Scott Disick $20 Million In Hush Money

The Kardashians Want To Pay Scott Disick $20 Million In Hush Money

11 Oct 2015 @ 2PM UTC
The Kardashian family wants Scott Disick to keep his mouth shut and he may have 20 million reasons to do just that.
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When Floyd Mayweather Goes On A Dubai Shopping Spree... Crazy Things Happen.

When Floyd Mayweather Goes On A Dubai Shopping Spree... Crazy Things Happen.

15 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The phrase "shopping spree" and the name "Floyd Mayweather" come together and create a pretty unbelievable situation.
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Amazing Human Being Alert: Taylor Swift Donates $50K To Kid's Cancer Fight

Amazing Human Being Alert: Taylor Swift Donates $50K To Kid's Cancer Fight

05 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Taylor Swift has proven she has a big heart time and time again. Now, she's gone and done it again and in the process, made one of her backup dancers and his family her biggest fans.
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How Much Is The Cast Of Saved By The Bell Worth Today?

How Much Is The Cast Of Saved By The Bell Worth Today?

29 Sep 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Some actors are singing something like "It's alright, cuz I'm rich from Saved by the Bell." while others are singing a different tune.
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