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