Articles Written by Amy Lamare
Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles based writer covering business, technology, entertainment, philanthropy, and pop culture. She spent 8 1/2 years covering the entertainment industry for www.hsx.com. She has written for Los Angeles Magazine, Your Tango, Thinknum Media, and various airline magazines. Follow her on Facebook. Amy's favorite self-made billionaire is Sara Blakely.
To hear the neighbors talk about it – you'd think they are basically living through the apocalypse, such is the noise from the drilling happening on a previously quiet New York City residential block. It isn't the apocalypse though, it is just a millionaire couple that is renovating a $100 million brownstone.
Francois-Henri Penault – Salma Hayek's French Billionaire Husband – Pledges Over $100 Million To Rebuild Notre Dame
On Monday the world watched with shock as the famed Notre Dame Cathedral caught fire and burned, causing catastrophic damage to the 850-year-old structure. Now, Salma Hayek's husband and father in law have stepped in to pledge $113 million to help rebuild the historic cathedral.
The parent company of Circle K, Couche-Tard, has had a run on its stock of late. It is trading at all time highs, making the co-founder of the Canadian company and former CFO a billionaire.
If seems like Judge Judy has been on TV forever, that's because she almost has. Her long running, eponymous, CBS show Judge Judy, has been airing since 1996. The 23rd season of the show started in September 2018. How much does Judge Judy make?
Recently, the billionaire Reimann family admitted that their ancestors had profited from and took part in slave labor and Nazi practices during the Nazi regime. However, there are more than a dozen European billionaire families with the same ties to Nazis in their pasts.
Like many people, Tomohiro Ohno had no idea what he wanted to when he graduated from college in Japan. What he did know, though, was that he did not want to work for a traditional company. What he ended up doing was the wave of the future.
Jeff Bezos launched Amazon in 1995. Three years later, he was a billionaire. Within 20 years, he had $50 billion but then it only took another 2.5 years to make his second $50 billion, for a total of $100 billion. And then it only took another seven months to make his third $50 billion, for a total of $150 billion.
The Albrecht family is the billionaire clan behind Aldi and Trader Joe's. They are feuding because one of Aldi's founders cut her grandchildren and daughter-in-law out of her will, due to their lavish spending.