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.


The Walton Family Fortune Has Grown By $4 Million Every Hour For The Past Year

The Walton Family Fortune Has Grown By $4 Million Every Hour For The Past Year

19 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Sam Walton's heirs made $70,000 per minute, $4 million per hour, $100 million per day, over the past year. In the past year alone, the Walton fortune is up $39 billion to $191 billion.

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A Rumor Going Around Claims Kylie Jenner Is In Talks To Sell Half Her Company For $600 Million

A Rumor Going Around Claims Kylie Jenner Is In Talks To Sell Half Her Company For $600 Million

18 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Around a month ago, a rumor started circulating that makeup mogul Kylie Jenner was about to sell half her company to cosmetics giant Coty. We hesitated to get involved with it, because it just didn't sound all that plausible at the time.

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Billionaire Roundup: Conspiracy Theory Edition

Billionaire Roundup: Conspiracy Theory Edition

17 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

It's been a minute since the last billionaire update, but as the last weeks of summer tick away, we thought it was time to check back in and see what's been going on with our favorite billionaires.

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The Legend Of Pirate Henry Avery: The First Man To Trigger A Worldwide Manhunt After $108 Million Theft

The Legend Of Pirate Henry Avery: The First Man To Trigger A Worldwide Manhunt After $108 Million Theft

16 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

In the late 17th century actual pirates roamed the seas plundering ships for their own profit. One such pirate was Henry Avery. He became the richest pirate in the world when he raided a ship belonging to India's Grand Ruler and stole $108 million in precious metals and jewels.

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Before Ben And Jerry Were Ice Cream Moguls, They Didn't Know Anything About Ice Cream So They Took A $5 Class

Before Ben And Jerry Were Ice Cream Moguls, They Didn't Know Anything About Ice Cream So They Took A $5 Class

16 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Before Ben & Jerry became ice cream moguls, they took a $5 correspondence course on ice cream production from Penn State. Three decades later, they sold their ice cream company for $326 million.

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Alexandr Wang Is The 22-Year-Old Behind Silicon Valley's Newest Unicorn That Just Closed A $100 Million Round Of Funding

Alexandr Wang Is The 22-Year-Old Behind Silicon Valley's Newest Unicorn That Just Closed A $100 Million Round Of Funding

15 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Artificial intelligence is here to stay. The promise of an automated future isn't as far away as you think and many of the companies that offer automation rely on the data coming from Scale AI, Alexandr Wang's startup that highlight's machine learning's bond between humans and algorithms.

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Billionaire Limited Founder Les Wexner Says The Late Jeffrey Epstein "Misappropriated Vast Sums Of Money" From Wexner's Fortune

Billionaire Limited Founder Les Wexner Says The Late Jeffrey Epstein "Misappropriated Vast Sums Of Money" From Wexner's Fortune

15 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Les Wexner, billionaire Limited founder said in a letter to his foundation that Jeffrey Epstein "misappropriated vast sums of money from me and my family."

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Megan Ellison's Oscar Winning Production Company Annapurna On Verge Of Bankruptcy – Will Dad Step In And Bail Her Out?

Megan Ellison's Oscar Winning Production Company Annapurna On Verge Of Bankruptcy – Will Dad Step In And Bail Her Out?

14 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures is an Oscar-winning production company. It's been called cutting edge. It's been called a taste maker. That's all well and good, but those things don't pay the bills and Ellison's company is on the verge of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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Two Boxers Made The List Of The 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities

Two Boxers Made The List Of The 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities

14 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

There's a notable change to the hierarchy in boxing this year – Floyd Mayweather is no longer on the list of the highest-paid in the sport, but two other athletes are.

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The 15 Biggest Individual Landowners On The Planet

The 15 Biggest Individual Landowners On The Planet

12 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

There are 36.8 billion acres of inhabitable land on earth and 21 percent of it is owned by just a handful of people. These are the Biggest Landowners In The World…

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