Articles Written by Amy Lamare

Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles-based writer covering business, technology, entertainment, philanthropy, and pop culture. You can find her other work at Los Angeles Magazine, Your Tango, Thinknum Media, Nicki Swift, and Heavy among other publications. Follow her on Facebook. Amy's favorite self-made billionaire is Sara Blakely.


Pandora Papers Expose President of Azerbaijan's $500 Million London Real Estate Portfolio

Pandora Papers Expose President of Azerbaijan's $500 Million London Real Estate Portfolio

07 Oct 2021 @ 4AM PDT

The leak of the Pandora Papers is causing waves in the circles the amazingly wealthy run in. One of those leaks tried to draw Queen Elizabeth into the fracas… unsuccessfully. Instead, the ruling family of Azerbaijan saw their vast real estate holdings in London exposed. 

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Atherton Estate Of Gap Founders Don and Doris Fischer Hits The Market For $100 Million

Atherton Estate Of Gap Founders Don and Doris Fischer Hits The Market For $100 Million

29 Sep 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Back in 1975, Don and Doris Fisher spent $211,000 on a home 30 miles south of San Francisco in a town called Atherton. That property is now on the market for $100 million.

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How Junior Bridgeman Parlayed A Moderate NBA Career Into A $600 Million Fast Food Empire

How Junior Bridgeman Parlayed A Moderate NBA Career Into A $600 Million Fast Food Empire

28 Sep 2021 @ 12PM PDT

Unlike many NBA players who end up broke within five years of retirement, Junior Bridgeman used his free time to launch one of the most successful franchise companies in the world…

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All The Television Actors Who Have Earned $1 Million Or More Per Episode

All The Television Actors Who Have Earned $1 Million Or More Per Episode

27 Sep 2021 @ 5AM PDT

Making $1 million (or more) per episode of a television/cable/streaming show used to be a fairly rare occurrence. Not anymore. With A-list film actors making the jump to the small screen, salaries have skyrocketed. Since 2017, 11 actors and actresses have joined the $1 million per episode or more club.

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After 21 Years Of Marriage Without A Prenup Hedge Fund Billionaire John Paulson Is Facing An Epic Divorce

After 21 Years Of Marriage Without A Prenup Hedge Fund Billionaire John Paulson Is Facing An Epic Divorce

23 Sep 2021 @ 4AM PDT

John Paulson is one of the all-time legends of Wall Street thanks to a bet he made ahead of the 2008 housing crisis. He's about to potentially go through an all-time legendary divorce…

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Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Are Headed Back To Court Over Their $164 Million French Chateau

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Are Headed Back To Court Over Their $164 Million French Chateau

23 Sep 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Angelina Jolie has a real problem with her ex-husband Brad Pitt. She can't seem to stop filing lawsuits against him or doing other seemingly vindictive things to delay the final division of their shared property and allow him to move on in peace. Now, Jolie is allegedly causing trouble with the 1,000-acre estate and vineyard the former couple owns jointly in France.

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Canva's Latest Funding Round Boosts Founders' Net Worth To $6.5 Billion A Piece – And They Plan To Give It All Away

Canva's Latest Funding Round Boosts Founders' Net Worth To $6.5 Billion A Piece – And They Plan To Give It All Away

21 Sep 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Australian startup Canva just closed a new $200 million investment round. The round values the company at $40 billion and turned husband and wife co-founders Melanie Perkins and Cliff Obrecht into multi-billionaires.

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"Homeless Billionaire" Nicolas Berggruen Is No Longer Homeless With $63 Million Hearst Estate Purchase

"Homeless Billionaire" Nicolas Berggruen Is No Longer Homeless With $63 Million Hearst Estate Purchase

21 Sep 2021 @ 4AM PDT

It wasn't all that long ago that billionaire Nicolas Berggruen was technically considered homeless. Not homeless in the way you're thinking. Berggruen, who has a net worth $2 billion, previously subscribed to a "no fixed address" lifestyle… not anymore!

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Former Dairy Farmers Become Billionaire With Red Hot Coffee Shop Dutch Bros

Former Dairy Farmers Become Billionaire With Red Hot Coffee Shop Dutch Bros

20 Sep 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Brothers Dane and Travis Boersma were third-generation dairy farmers from Oregon looking for a side gig back in 1992. They settled on starting their own coffee business. Recently, Dutch Bros made its IPO and turned Travis Boersma into a billionaire.

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After Receiving A Double Lung Transplant, Jorge Bacardi – Heir To The Bacardi Fortune – Paid That Miracle Forward In A Major Way

After Receiving A Double Lung Transplant, Jorge Bacardi – Heir To The Bacardi Fortune – Paid That Miracle Forward In A Major Way

17 Sep 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Jorge Bacardi received the ultimate blessing when an organ donor allowed him to have a life saving double lung transplant. Jorge paid that gift back in a major way.

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