Articles Written by Amy Lamare

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.


Millionaire Couple's $100 Million New York Townhouse Construction Is Driving Neighbors Crazy

Millionaire Couple's $100 Million New York Townhouse Construction Is Driving Neighbors Crazy

18 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

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.

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Looking Back At Bill Gates Net Worth Over Time

Looking Back At Bill Gates Net Worth Over Time

17 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Bill Gates has been on the list of the wealthiest people in the world every single year since 1986. Over that time, his wealth has increased from $350 million to $100 billion. Yeah, that is hard to grasp, overall.

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Francois-Henri Penault – Salma Hayek's French Billionaire Husband – Pledges Over $100 Million To Rebuild Notre Dame   

Francois-Henri Penault – Salma Hayek's French Billionaire Husband – Pledges Over $100 Million To Rebuild Notre Dame  

16 Apr 2019 @ 9AM PDT

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.

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Surge In Convenience Store Stock Mints New Billionaire

Surge In Convenience Store Stock Mints New Billionaire

16 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

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.

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When Did Bill Gates First Become A Billionaire?

When Did Bill Gates First Become A Billionaire?

16 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Gates didn't become a billionaire on the day in 1986 when Microsoft went public. The opening stock price was $21. After the trading day, the stock closed at $27.75 and Bill's 45% was worth $350 million.

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How Much Does Judge Judy Make A Year?

How Much Does Judge Judy Make A Year?

15 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

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?

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There Are More Than A Dozen Billionaire European Families With Nazi Pasts

There Are More Than A Dozen Billionaire European Families With Nazi Pasts

14 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

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.

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Tech Tycoon Worth $700 Million Thinks That Kind Of Wealth Is Ridiculous

Tech Tycoon Worth $700 Million Thinks That Kind Of Wealth Is Ridiculous

13 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

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.

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Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Through The Years

Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Through The Years

13 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

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.

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Billionaire Family Behind Trader Joe's And Aldi Cut Family Out Of Will For Lavish Spending

Billionaire Family Behind Trader Joe's And Aldi Cut Family Out Of Will For Lavish Spending

12 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

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.

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