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 15-Richest NHL Team Owners And How They Made Their Money

The 15-Richest NHL Team Owners And How They Made Their Money

07 Dec 2019 @ 4AM PST

Owning a pro-sports team is a very exclusive club. In fact, it's a club open exclusively to billionaires. That's true in the NFL, NBA, and the NHL. The 15-richest NHL hockey team owners have a combined net worth near $115 billion.

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He Climbs Mountains, He Builds Stadiums, He Owns A Hockey Team – Meet Billionaire Ed Roski

He Climbs Mountains, He Builds Stadiums, He Owns A Hockey Team – Meet Billionaire Ed Roski

04 Dec 2019 @ 4AM PST

Ed Roski, Jr. is a billionaire real estate developer. Roski has also attempted to climb Mt. Everest, K2, and Mt. Kilimanjaro and he's one of the owners of the Los Angeles Kings and Lakers. He's a pretty interesting guy.

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Kylie Jenner Is The Newest Member Of The Celebrity Billionaire Club – Who Are The Others?

Kylie Jenner Is The Newest Member Of The Celebrity Billionaire Club – Who Are The Others?

02 Dec 2019 @ 8AM PST

George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Oprah, Paul McCartney, David Copperfield, Jay-Z, Michael Jordan, and now Kylie Jenner are all members of the very exclusive celebrity self-made billionaires club.

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Former Billionaires Ernest And Evelyn Rady Donate $200 Million To Rady Children's Hospital

Former Billionaires Ernest And Evelyn Rady Donate $200 Million To Rady Children's Hospital

02 Dec 2019 @ 4AM PST

San Diego's Rady Children's Hospital is going to get a state-of-the art, "top to bottom transformation," thanks to a $200 million gift from Ernest and Evelyn Rady.

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Iceland's Only Billionaire, Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson, Lost His Entire Fortune, Then Rebuilt It

Iceland's Only Billionaire, Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson, Lost His Entire Fortune, Then Rebuilt It

30 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson is Iceland's only billionaire. He made his fortune over a decade and lost it over a week. Four years later, he was once again a billionaire.

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Kylie Jenner's Cosmetics Company Now Owned By Billionaire Krispy Kreme Family, Which Has A Nazi Past

Kylie Jenner's Cosmetics Company Now Owned By Billionaire Krispy Kreme Family, Which Has A Nazi Past

29 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Kylie Jenner truly became a self-made billionaire when she sold 51% of Kylie Cosmetics to Coty for $600 million. Coty is part of the German conglomerate JAB, which also owns Krispy Kreme. JAB is owned by the Reimann family, who you may remember learned that during World War II, their relatives were Nazis.

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The 12 Countries With Only One Billionaire

The 12 Countries With Only One Billionaire

27 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

There are about 2,153 billionaires in the world today. There are a number of countries with just one billionaire, however, and we've done the digging to find out where that is, who they are, how much they're worth, and how they made their fortunes.

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Is Bernard Arnault Poised To Become The World's Richest Person?

Is Bernard Arnault Poised To Become The World's Richest Person?

26 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

The world's richest person has been an American since the list started. Bill Gates has claimed the title for most of the time. Jeff Bezos had his moment. But now, it looks like a Frenchman will claim the title of the world's richest person for the first time.

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Is Real Estate Mogul (And Father Of Super Models) – Mohammed Hadid – Broke After Building Enormous Illegal Bel Air Mansion?

Is Real Estate Mogul (And Father Of Super Models) – Mohammed Hadid – Broke After Building Enormous Illegal Bel Air Mansion?

26 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

The saga over Mohamed Hadid's Bel Air mega-mansion is ongoing. Over the summer, we reported on the alleged bribes he paid to city inspectors and the reportedly falsified reports, and how his construction manager calls the structure unsafe. Now, he's claiming to be too broke to tear the house down.

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Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix Stand To Earn Massive Joker Paydays Thanks To Lucrative Back-End Deal

Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix Stand To Earn Massive Joker Paydays Thanks To Lucrative Back-End Deal

25 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

The Joker is a massive box office hit. The origin story has grossed more than $1 billion worldwide and is well on its way towards becoming the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time. This is excellent news for Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix.

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