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.


Billionaire Sackler Family Behind Oxycontin Scandal Owns Massive Real Estate Portfolio

Billionaire Sackler Family Behind Oxycontin Scandal Owns Massive Real Estate Portfolio

21 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

The billionaire Sackler family has been in the news a lot lately. They are the family behind Purdue Pharma the company behind OxyContin. The Sacklers are also known for their contributions to philanthropy and their massive real estate portfolio.

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Bill Ackman Places Another Billion-Dollar Bet That The Economy Is Going To Tank

Bill Ackman Places Another Billion-Dollar Bet That The Economy Is Going To Tank

21 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

Back in March, billionaire investor Bill Ackman made a decision: He paid $27 million to buy credit defaults and turned that into a profit of $3.6 billion. Now, he's doing it again. When news broke about an effective Covid-19 vaccine, Ackman placed a similar bet.

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Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine News Sends Stock And Investors' Fortunes Soaring

Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine News Sends Stock And Investors' Fortunes Soaring

19 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

When Pfizer announced the positive results of the phase three trials of its Covid-19 vaccine, stocks soared. The vaccine appears to be 90% effective in limited trials against the coronavirus.

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With Biden's Victory, Which Billionaires Are Out And Which Billionaires Are Now In?

With Biden's Victory, Which Billionaires Are Out And Which Billionaires Are Now In?

18 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

Joe Biden is President-elect of the United States. With his win and the new administration he and Kamala Harris will put together, a new lineup of Wall Street executives and financiers will have access to Biden and his inner circle.

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Robert F. Smith Selling Malibu House On Carbon Beach For $24.5 Million

Robert F. Smith Selling Malibu House On Carbon Beach For $24.5 Million

18 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

If you've always dreamed of living steps from the ocean in Malibu and have $24.5 million lying around, have we got the house for you! Vista Equity billionaire Robert F. Smith is selling his home on Malibu's exclusive Carbon Beach.

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Scooter Braun Just Flipped Taylor Swift's Catalog Of Music To Roy Disney – Swiftly Enraging Ms. Swift

Scooter Braun Just Flipped Taylor Swift's Catalog Of Music To Roy Disney – Swiftly Enraging Ms. Swift

17 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

Remember when Scooter Braun bought Taylor Swift's masters for $300 million? Well, he's turned around and sold them to an investment fund. Once again, she is enraged.

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Streetwear Brand Supreme Sold To Parent Company Of Vans For $2.1 Billion

Streetwear Brand Supreme Sold To Parent Company Of Vans For $2.1 Billion

17 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

Supreme is an enormously popular brand with teens and 20 somethings. Basically, Supreme has a cult following. Now, news has broken that the company is being sold to the parent company of Vans and Timberland for about $2.1 billion including debt.

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Diplo Drops $13.2 Million On Kid Rock's Malibu Estate

Diplo Drops $13.2 Million On Kid Rock's Malibu Estate

17 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

Thomas Wesley Pentz, aka Diplo, has just paid $13.2 million for a Bali-inspired estate in the exclusive Malibu enclave of Point Dume. The home previously belonged to Kid Rock, who bought it for $11.6 million in 2006.

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Sean Connery's 91-Year-Old Widow Allegedly Facing $28 Million Tax Fraud Case In Spain

Sean Connery's 91-Year-Old Widow Allegedly Facing $28 Million Tax Fraud Case In Spain

16 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

Sean Connery's corpse is barely cold and people are going after his 91-year-old widow Micheline over a reported scam surrounding the sale of the couple's home in Marbella, Spain.

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Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt Attempting To Buy His Way Into Citizenship In Cyprus

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt Attempting To Buy His Way Into Citizenship In Cyprus

16 Nov 2020 @ 4AM PST

Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google, is looking to leave the U.S. He and his family are not only trying to immigrate to Cyprus, but also to become citizens of the European country

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