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.
Ah, Friends! For 10 seasons we all tuned in to see the adventures of Monica, Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Phoebe, and Joey. It was a simpler time. A time before DVRs and smart phones. And those six twenty-somethings were our friends. Our very, very, very lucky and wealthy friends.
Days Before His Suicide Jeffrey Epstein Set Up A $578 Million Trust Making It Harder For Women He Abused To Collect
Two days before accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide he wrote a new will and placed $578 million in assets into a trust. This act could complicate the efforts of the women he sexually abused as teenagers to collect damages.
There are about 15,000 members of the Al Saud family. Their collective fortune is believed to be more than $100 billion, which would make them the fourth-richest family in the world. That said, $100 billion is a very conservative estimate of the family's net worth, which could be as high as $1 trillion.
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.
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.
The Legend Of Pirate Henry Avery: The First Man To Trigger A Worldwide Manhunt After $108 Million Theft
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.
Before Ben And Jerry Were Ice Cream Moguls, They Didn't Know Anything About Ice Cream So They Took A $5 Class
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.
Alexandr Wang Is The 22-Year-Old Behind Silicon Valley's Newest Unicorn That Just Closed A $100 Million Round Of Funding
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.
Billionaire Limited Founder Les Wexner Says The Late Jeffrey Epstein "Misappropriated Vast Sums Of Money" From Wexner's Fortune
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."