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