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.


Meet Donna Carpenter: Queen Of Burton Snowboards

Meet Donna Carpenter: Queen Of Burton Snowboards

22 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Donna Carpenter – you may not know her name but chances are you're aware of what she does. She is the owner, chairwoman, and former CEO of the snowboard company Burton, which she built with her late husband, Jake Burton Carpenter.

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How Rihanna Became The $550 Million Woman (Hint: It Isn't From Her Music)

How Rihanna Became The $550 Million Woman (Hint: It Isn't From Her Music)

21 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Rihanna is one of the most successful musicians in recent years. She's also a beauty and fashion mogul and it is that – her Fenty Beauty and Savage X Fenty brands – that have contributed the most to her stunning $550 million net worth.

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The Richest People In Miami

The Richest People In Miami

20 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Bal Harbour, and other ritzy Miami enclaves regularly make the list of the most expensive zip codes in the U.S. It's no surprise then, that 22 billionaires call the Miami area home.

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The Richest People In Seattle

The Richest People In Seattle

20 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Seattle is the northernmost large city in the U.S., located just about 100 miles south of the Canadian border. It's also home to 10 billionaires – most notably Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates – the two richest people on the planet. Is it something in the water there?

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How Kris Jenner Went From Flight Attendant To $170 Million Woman

How Kris Jenner Went From Flight Attendant To $170 Million Woman

19 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Today, Kris Jenner is one of the most famous women on earth with famous exes, famous kids, and $170 million in the bank. But she didn't grow up wealthy or famous and where she started out is quite far from where she is today.

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The Richest People In Boston

The Richest People In Boston

19 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Boston is the most populous city in Massachusetts with 696,600 people. The Greater Boston metro area is home to 4.8 million people. If you expand it out to the larger commuting area, it is home to 8.2 million people. 13 of those people are billionaires.

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Meet Mika Anttonen: The Oil Billionaire And Climate Activist

Meet Mika Anttonen: The Oil Billionaire And Climate Activist

18 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Mika Anttonen is an unlikely climate activist. He is the founder of Finnish energy company St1, which owns the St1 chain of gas stations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, and Poland. St1 owns around 1,400 service stations in those four countries.

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Combined Wealth of Global Billionaires Passes $10 Trillion For First Time

Combined Wealth of Global Billionaires Passes $10 Trillion For First Time

18 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The combined wealth of all the billionaires on earth just hit $10 trillion for the first time ever. From April 7 to July 31 of this year, billionaires in every single industry saw a double digit increase in their net worths.

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Jeff Bezos Could Completely Solve These 7 Global Catastrophes And STILL Be The Richest Person On The Planet

Jeff Bezos Could Completely Solve These 7 Global Catastrophes And STILL Be The Richest Person On The Planet

17 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Jeff Bezos could completely solve a number of global crisis and STILL be the richest person on the planet. Bezos could save the world – LITERALLY – and still be the richest person in the world. And that begs the question: why doesn't he?

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The 24 Richest Hedge Fund Managers In The U.S. Right Now

The 24 Richest Hedge Fund Managers In The U.S. Right Now

16 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Hedge fund managers have had a heck of a year. Most funds got absolutely slaughtered in the first six months of 2020 with the pandemic related economic shutdowns and stock market craziness. In general, hedge funds were down 7.9% on average.

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