Articles Written by Amy Lamare

Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles-based writer covering business, technology, entertainment, philanthropy, and pop culture. You can find her other work at Los Angeles Magazine, Your Tango, Thinknum Media, Nicki Swift, and Heavy among other publications. Follow her on Facebook. Amy's favorite self-made billionaire is Sara Blakely.


$400k On Pigeons And Tigers. That's Just One Of The Splurges That Punched Out Mike Tyson's Peak $300 Million Fortune

$400k On Pigeons And Tigers. That's Just One Of The Splurges That Punched Out Mike Tyson's Peak $300 Million Fortune

21 Apr 2022 @ 10AM PDT

Mike Tyson is legendary for many reasons – the face tattoo, the biting off of Evander Holyfield's ear, oh, and all of the knockouts. "Iron" Mike Tyson is one of the top 15-heavyweight boxers to ever step foot into the ring. He is also legendary for his prolific spending.

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Brooklyn Beckham Is Marrying Into A Billionaire Family With A Very Unusual Side Story

Brooklyn Beckham Is Marrying Into A Billionaire Family With A Very Unusual Side Story

08 Apr 2022 @ 4AM PDT

Brooklyn Beckham is the 22-year-old son of David Beckham and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham. He will soon be walking down the aisle with 25-year-old actress Nicola Peltz. His soon-to-be aunt (in-law) has a very interesting life story…

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Who Is The Richest Person In Russia (Other Than Vladimir Putin)?

Who Is The Richest Person In Russia (Other Than Vladimir Putin)?

24 Feb 2022 @ 10AM PST

Who is the richest person in Russia? If you guessed it was a ruthless billionaire named Vladimir you are correct. But his last name isn't Putin…

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One Minute He's The Richest Person In Russia. The Next He's Locked In A Siberian Prison For 10 Years. Real Life Nightmare.

One Minute He's The Richest Person In Russia. The Next He's Locked In A Siberian Prison For 10 Years. Real Life Nightmare.

24 Feb 2022 @ 9AM PST

One day you wake up feeling pretty good because you happen to be the richest person in Russia. The very next day you wake up in a Siberian prison where you will rot away for the next 10 years. This is the unbelievable true story of Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

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From Black Market Smuggler to Multi-Billionaire Playboy: Roman Abramovich's Rags to Riches Story

From Black Market Smuggler to Multi-Billionaire Playboy: Roman Abramovich's Rags to Riches Story

26 Jan 2022 @ 5AM PST

Roman Abramovich was orphaned at the age of four and flunked out of two different colleges in Russia. Today is one of the wealthiest people in the world. Here's how he did it.

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A Lot Of Jewish Songwriters Have Made A LOT Of Money Writing Christmas Songs

A Lot Of Jewish Songwriters Have Made A LOT Of Money Writing Christmas Songs

23 Dec 2021 @ 4PM PST

Some of the most beloved and well-known Christmas songs were actually written by Jewish songwriters. Let's take a look at seven of them.

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How Much Does Mariah Carey Make In Royalties From "All I Want For Christmas" Every December?

How Much Does Mariah Carey Make In Royalties From "All I Want For Christmas" Every December?

23 Dec 2021 @ 3PM PST

Mariah Carey's Christmas classic is basically during the Christmas season every year. The song is featured in dozens of Christmas movies and is a massive hit around the holidays. How much does she earn in royalties every December from "All I Want for Christmas is You?"

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How A Divorced Single Mom Secretary Invented Liquid Paper, Made A Fortune And Raised A Future Music Star

How A Divorced Single Mom Secretary Invented Liquid Paper, Made A Fortune And Raised A Future Music Star

10 Dec 2021 @ 9AM PST

It is hard to remember now, but there was a time, not that long ago, when erasing a mistake in a document wasn't as easy as simply backspacing on your keyboard and watching the letters and words disappear. For decades, people relied on typewriters, and during this time, Liquid Paper was a savior to many.

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How The Former Richest Man In Ireland Lost His Fortune

How The Former Richest Man In Ireland Lost His Fortune

15 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PST

The financial crisis that kicked off in 2008 caused extreme financial devastation around the world. or many people. Many, many people lost a lot of money. But not many lost as much as Sean Quinn.

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Samsung Billionaire's Illegal Drug Use Causes More Legal Trouble

Samsung Billionaire's Illegal Drug Use Causes More Legal Trouble

11 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PST

Samsung's Jay Y. Lee has not had an easy time of it over the last few years. He's been in and out of court and prison due to a bribery scandal that rocked South Korea. Now, the vice-chairman of Samsung is facing repercussions again after admitting to illegal drug use.

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