Kacy Cantanzaro just became the first woman to complete a City Finals "American Ninja Warrior" course. That win could also make her very, very wealthy.
Imagine you're a struggling graphic design student at Portland State University in 1971. One day, an accounting professor asks you to design a logo for his side-business shoe company. How much would you charge him for the logo?
Winning a televised talent competition is not always what it's cracked up to be. Some of these artists found out that just because you rock the mic for the judges, doesn't necessarily mean that audiences will love you, too.
Pop quiz: You're the richest person in the world and your grandson was just kidnapped. Do you pay the ransom? This happened in 1973 to oil billionaire John Paul Getty. His refusal to pay set off an extremely bizarre and morbid ordeal.
Getting fired sucks. But getting fired after destroying 96% of your net worth and nearly bankrupting your own company, that's some serious pain. This is the story of American Apparel founder Dov Charney.
Sylvester Stallone has managed to assemble some of the world's most popular action stars for each of his "Expendables" movies. Making those casts happen is a combination of balancing egos and balancing his budget.
Back in 2006, the former governor/actor/pro wrestler Jesse Ventura was allegedly knocked out cold at a bar in San Diego after he was overheard insulting the Navy SEALs. Jesse denies it ever happened and has launched a bizarre lawsuit to clear his name.
These five mothers have made millions pursuing their passions while also caring for their families…
When the Belmont brothers of Peru have a disagreement, they settle their feud by launching rival multi-billion dollar empires…
Let's take a look at what the Friends have been up to for the last 10 years and what they are each worth today…
When Crypton Future Media decided to give their synthesizer program an anime style character, they had no idea how much of a life of its own it would come to have… or just how much money it would make them.
What is the single biggest physical check ever written, signed, delivered and cashed? We'll give you a hint, it starts with 9 and ends with 000000000.
After working as Walt Disney's family housekeeper for more than 30 years, Thelma Pearl Howard shocked friends and family when she left behind a multi-million dollar fortune. How did a lowly housekeeper become so rich?
In 1984 a man named Michael Larson figured out the secret formula behind the game show Press Your Luck. He then appeared as a contestant and used his formula to win an unprecedented fortune that changed rules of game shows forever.