It may be hard to believe, but Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov owes his entire $13.5 billion fortune to a private jet full of 20 year old prostitutes and a debaucherous New Years party.
You may be surprised to learn that "Happy Birthday" is a copyrighted song that is not part of the public domain. But that may change soon thanks to a multi-million dollar class action lawsuit!
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 flat salary. He chose… wisely.
One cup of coffee in 1981 inspired Howard Schultz to launch an empire and change the world. Oh, that cup also earned him a massive fortune…
On top of being named one of America's most influential humorists, Jay Leno owns a ridiculously awesome collection of cars. Click here to take a look at what a $350 million fortune can buy you in vintage vehicles.
Al Copeland Sr. grew up in a New Orleans housing project. Without even a high school diploma he eventually founded Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits, and earned a $400 million personal fortune…
How much money do PGA tour caddies make? Do caddies earn a salary? Bonuses? A cut of the winnings?
Folorunsho Alakija is the richest black woman in the world. She's also a former secretary and fashion designer. How'd she pull this incredible feat off? By fighting her way to the top, tooth and nail.
Darcy LaPier is a former actress and Hawaiian Tropic model who married and divorced VERY VERY WELL during her lifetime. And not just once or twice.
In America, if you want fame and fortune as an athlete, you play baseball, American football, or basketball. Everywhere else, you play soccer… most widely known as football. The top ranked football players in the world have salaries – and houses – that will blow you away.
Thanks to shrewd investments in companies like Coca-Cola and General Motors, baseball hall-of-famer Ty Cobb amassed a personal fortune so large that it would have made him a multi-billionaire today.
How did Michael Jackson turn a $47 million investment in The Beatles catalogue into a multi-billion dollar music publishing empire? The story is incredible.
Who are the highest paid coaches at this year's World Cup? Just because they're not scoring goals, doesn't mean they're not scoring millions.