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.
Hong Kong's Richest Man, Li Ka-Shing, Picks Up The Tab For Tuition For Incoming College Class Of 2023
Li Ka-Shing, the richest man in Hong Kong, is taking a page from the book of Robert F. Smith. On June 16th, his foundation announced that the incoming fall 2019 class of Shantou University will not have to pay a single dollar towards their tuition.
Mike Tyson has a new venture. He's put down his boxing gloves and taken up pot farming – or, rather, cultivation. He is heading up a holistic marijuana company and is in the early stages of planning a luxury weed resort in the middle of the California desert.
Diane von Furstenberg And Barry Diller Were Wealthy Individually. Together, They Are One Of The Wealthiest American Couples.
Diane von Furstenberg is a legendary fashion designer with a net worth of $1.2 billion. Barry Diller is a legendary media executive with a net worth of $2.3 billion. Together, they are one of the wealthiest couples in the U.S.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z's combined $1.5 billon net worth makes them one of the most successful couples in the U.S. and definitely the most recognizable.
It is estimated that almost half of all American households buy one of the Resnick's products. Even before the Wonderful Company, the Resnicks were busy entrepreneurs. Lynda and Stewart Resnick are one of the richest American couples, with a net worth of $5 billion.
Fast fashion is big business and no one does it quite as well as Forever 21. There's no better place to go for a $19.95 sweater that happens to be spot on with current fashion and seasonal trends. Forever 21 was founded by Do Won Chang and his wife, Jin Sook Chang.
Andrew And Peggy Cherng Brought Chinese Fast Casual Food To The U.S. And Become One Of The Richest Couples In The Country
Panda Express got its start back in 1973, when 25-year-old Andrew, and 23-year-old Peggy Cherng opened the first Panda Inn in Pasadena, California. Today, it is a multi-billion dollar business and Andrew and Peggy are one of the richest couples in the U.S.
Chances are, you've spotted or maybe even stopped at a Love's Travel Stop while on a road trip in the U.S. These respites from long days on the road have been welcoming weary travelers since the 1960s thanks to Tom and Judy Love.
GT's Living Foods is the leading maker of Kombucha. The founding story of the company involves a Buddhist nun, a cancer scare, a luxury department store, Gwyneth Paltrow, the fountain of youth, and an entrepreneurial 17-year-old from Los Angeles' ritzy Bel Air neighborhood.
When a professional sports team might leave its home city, it takes a hero to save the day. A hero with unlimited financial resources. For the Denver Broncos, that hero was Pat Bowlen.