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How Charles Schulz Created A Billion Dollar Peanuts Cartoon Empire
24 Aug 2014 @ 6AM PST

In his lifetime, Peanuts creator Charles Schulz personally earned over $1 billion and today his heirs still make $30 million per year. All from a single comic strip!

Everything You Need To Know About The Life And Times Of Microsoft Billionare And New Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer
22 Aug 2014 @ 5PM PST

As of this week, Steve Ballmer is no longer a Microsoft employee. He will now focus all of his energies on running his new tow, The Los Angeles Clippers. But who exactly is this Steve Ballmer guy? Here's everything you need to know…

50 Cent Basically Just Told The Whole World That Floyd Mayweather Can't Read. And He's Wagering $750k To Prove His Point.
21 Aug 2014 @ 6PM PST

Not long ago, 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather were inseparable bosom buddies. For some reason they had a huge falling out a while back. 50 just took the feud to a very public and slightly embarrassing new level…

Was Allen Iverson Really Begging For Change Outside Of An Atlanta Mall This Weekend?
19 Aug 2014 @ 6PM PST

There's a rumor floating around that former NBA All-Star Allen Iverson was seen begging for change outside of an Atlanta area mall this weekend. It's not true. I'll explain where this came from…

Imagine How Rich You'd Be If You Bought All Of Saudi Arabia's Oil Exploration Rights Back In 1949. That's What J. Paul Getty Did…
19 Aug 2014 @ 11AM PST

Today Saudi Arabia is the world's largest oil producer. In 1949, it was a barren desert that had never produced a drop. But that didn't stop Jean Paul Getty from acquiring the majority of the area's oil rights and subsequently becoming the richest person in the world!

The Rarest And Most Valuable Comic Book Of All Time Just Went Up For Auction. It Is Expected To Shatter Records…
18 Aug 2014 @ 11AM PST

Action Comics #1 from April 1938 featured the very first appearance of a little character by the name of Superman. Today it is considered the most valuable comic book of all time, and one of the very few known copies just went up for auction.

How One Extremely Risky Prediction Made Mark Cuban A Multi-Billionaire Today. Timing Is Everything.
17 Aug 2014 @ 11AM PST

Mark Cuban would not be a billionaire today without making one very simple and extremely risky prediction. This prediction is easily one of the most savvy business decisions ever.

How Heiress Barbara Hutton Blew Through A $900 Million Fortune And Died Penniless
17 Aug 2014 @ 6AM PST

Woolworth's retail chain heiress Barbara Hutton blew a fortune equivalent to around $898 million today, and shamed the Woolworth name in ways that would make Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton blush.

Drop Out Of High School, Marry A Billionaire, Go To Jail, Leave Small Fortune To Your Dog. Leona Helmsley's American Dream
14 Aug 2014 @ 4PM PST

Leona Helmsley was a high school dropout who married her way into a billion dollar fortune… broke the law… served time in Federal prison… and then left a small fortune to her dogs. Just your typical American rags to riches story.

How This Enron Exec Made $280 Million By Impregnating A Stripper, Destroying His Marriage And Losing His Job
13 Aug 2014 @ 6PM PST

Normally when a married man impregnates a stripper, destroys his marriage and loses his job… his life is over. For Enron executive Lou Pai, this strategy actually earned him a $280 million fortune.

Meet the Man Behind "Two Buck Chuck" – The Cheap Wine That Everyone Secretly Loves
12 Aug 2014 @ 10AM PST

Fred Franzia is the CEO of one of the biggest wine makers in the United States, but he's probably most famous for helping popularize "Two Buck Chuck". A cheap wine that has made Fred very rich.

How BMW Heiress Susanne Klatten Got Caught Up In An Extremely Embarrassing (And Expensive) Gigolo Blackmail Scandal
11 Aug 2014 @ 9AM PST

Just because BMW heiress Susanne Klatten is one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in the world, doesn't mean she's immune to getting caught up in an extremely embarrassing (and expensive) sex scandal.

We Know that Hollywood A-listers Are Worth Millions, but How Much Are They Worth to the Studios?
11 Aug 2014 @ 8AM PST

A career in the movies can net an actor millions, but how much does Hollywood make off these extremely high earning stars?

How To Sell A Website For $850 Million Then Buy It Back For $1 Million Five Years Later
10 Aug 2014 @ 7AM PST

Step 1: Sell your website for $850 million. Step 2: Buy the site back five years later for $1 million. Step 3: Collect your "Winner of Life" trophy. This is the story of Bebo.com founders Michael and Xochi Birch.

How Zhang Xin Went From Sweat Shop Girl to Self-Made Billionaire
10 Aug 2014 @ 6AM PST

When Zhang Xin was 14 years old, she was forced to work at a sweatshop to support her family. Today she's a Chinese real estate tycoon with a personal net worth of $3.9 billion.