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.
Patricia Kluge divorced her husband John Kluge, founder of Metromedia, after nine years of marriage. She received a $100 million divorce settlement. By 2011 she had lost it all and declared bankruptcy.
Robinhood's Co-Founders Will Be Paper Multi-Billionaires After Upcoming IPO And Could Make Billions More From A Generous Incentive Plan
Robinhood co-founders Vlad Tenev and Baiju Bhatt are set to make a massive fortune when their company goes public in the coming weeks.
A 100-year-old mansion located in the wealthy community of Montecito has just hit the market for $74 million. The estate is fresh off a 15-year renovation. If the property sells for even close to its asking price it will be the most expensive sale in history in the Santa Barbara area.
Arthur Curtiss James was a prolific railroad tycoon – he owned roughly 40,000 miles of railroad track – about one-seventh of the entire railroad network in the United States when he died in 1941. He was one of the richest Americans in the 1920s and 1930s with a net worth of $60 million, which is equivalent to nearly $1 billion today.
Sorry Kanye! Your reign as the richest black person in America has come to an end… for now. Robert F. Smith has re-taken the crown!
When the Titanic sunk and claimed his father's life, everything in Vincent Astor's life changed. He went from being an undergraduate at Harvard to the richest man in the world
Things are weird over in China. One billionaire, Wang Xing has been warned by the government that he better lay low after he posted a poem that sent the stock market into a frenzy and sparked a social media firestorm.
Some children of billionaires never inherit their family fortunes. These three heiresses inherited billions when they were still young children.
Reese Witherspoon's media company Hello Sunshine is reportedly shopping for a buyer in a deal that experts believe could be worth $1 billion.
A $65 million estate hitting the market in Beverly Hills isn't huge news. But this property is offering buyers the ability to purchase the house with Bitcoin rather than cash or loans.