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.


Hong Kong's Richest Man, Li Ka-Shing, Picks Up The Tab For Tuition For Incoming College Class Of 2023

Hong Kong's Richest Man, Li Ka-Shing, Picks Up The Tab For Tuition For Incoming College Class Of 2023

24 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Li Ka-Shing, the richest man in Hong Kong, is taking a page from the book of Robert F. Smith. On June 16th, his foundation announced that the incoming fall 2019 class of Shantou University will not have to pay a single dollar towards their tuition.

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Mike Tyson Turns Over A New Leaf, Developing Luxury Weed Resort In California

Mike Tyson Turns Over A New Leaf, Developing Luxury Weed Resort In California

19 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Mike Tyson has a new venture. He's put down his boxing gloves and taken up pot farming – or, rather, cultivation. He is heading up a holistic marijuana company and is in the early stages of planning a luxury weed resort in the middle of the California desert.

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Diane von Furstenberg And Barry Diller Were Wealthy Individually. Together, They Are One Of The Wealthiest American Couples.

Diane von Furstenberg And Barry Diller Were Wealthy Individually. Together, They Are One Of The Wealthiest American Couples.

19 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Diane von Furstenberg is a legendary fashion designer with a net worth of $1.2 billion. Barry Diller is a legendary media executive with a net worth of $2.3 billion. Together, they are one of the wealthiest couples in the U.S.

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z Now Have A Combined Net Worth Of $1.5 Billion

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Now Have A Combined Net Worth Of $1.5 Billion

18 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's combined $1.5 billon net worth makes them one of the most successful couples in the U.S. and definitely the most recognizable.

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Stewart And Lynda Resnick Became One Of The Richest American Couples, Thanks To Pomegranate Juice

Stewart And Lynda Resnick Became One Of The Richest American Couples, Thanks To Pomegranate Juice

18 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

It is estimated that almost half of all American households buy one of the Resnick's products. Even before the Wonderful Company, the Resnicks were busy entrepreneurs. Lynda and Stewart Resnick are one of the richest American couples, with a net worth of $5 billion.

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Fast Fashion Has Made The Founders Of Forever 21 One Of The Wealthiest Couples In America

Fast Fashion Has Made The Founders Of Forever 21 One Of The Wealthiest Couples In America

17 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Fast fashion is big business and no one does it quite as well as Forever 21. There's no better place to go for a $19.95 sweater that happens to be spot on with current fashion and seasonal trends. Forever 21 was founded by Do Won Chang and his wife, Jin Sook Chang.

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Andrew And Peggy Cherng Brought Chinese Fast Casual Food To The U.S. And Become One Of The Richest Couples In The Country

Andrew And Peggy Cherng Brought Chinese Fast Casual Food To The U.S. And Become One Of The Richest Couples In The Country

17 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Panda Express got its start back in 1973, when 25-year-old Andrew, and 23-year-old Peggy Cherng opened the first Panda Inn in Pasadena, California. Today, it is a multi-billion dollar business and Andrew and Peggy are one of the richest couples in the U.S.

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Tom And Judy Love's Truck Stops Have Made Them One Of The Wealthiest American Couples

Tom And Judy Love's Truck Stops Have Made Them One Of The Wealthiest American Couples

16 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Chances are, you've spotted or maybe even stopped at a Love's Travel Stop while on a road trip in the U.S. These respites from long days on the road have been welcoming weary travelers since the 1960s thanks to Tom and Judy Love.

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Meet The Billionaire Who Made His Fortune Off The Kombucha Craze

Meet The Billionaire Who Made His Fortune Off The Kombucha Craze

15 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

GT's Living Foods is the leading maker of Kombucha. The founding story of the company involves a Buddhist nun, a cancer scare, a luxury department store, Gwyneth Paltrow, the fountain of youth, and an entrepreneurial 17-year-old from Los Angeles' ritzy Bel Air neighborhood.

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How Pat Bowlen Saved The Denver Broncos From Extinction And Earned $1 Billion In The Process

How Pat Bowlen Saved The Denver Broncos From Extinction And Earned $1 Billion In The Process

14 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

When a professional sports team might leave its home city, it takes a hero to save the day. A hero with unlimited financial resources. For the Denver Broncos, that hero was Pat Bowlen.

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