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Billionaire Stephen Schwarzman Donates Almost $190 Million To Oxford University To Study Artificial Intelligence

Billionaire Stephen Schwarzman Donates Almost $190 Million To Oxford University To Study Artificial Intelligence

25 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Schwarzman's donation of a little over $188 million will go towards establishing a new institute at Oxford University devoted to ethical issues in AI.

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Bernard Arnault Has Just Joined The Most Exclusive Club In The World – The $100 Billion Club

Bernard Arnault Has Just Joined The Most Exclusive Club In The World – The $100 Billion Club

25 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

French billionaire Bernard Arnault just joined the world's most exclusive club. Only he, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates are members. The key to entrance? Oh, just have a net worth of at least $100 billion.

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Hong Kong's Richest Man, Li Ka-Shing, Picks Up The Tab For Tuition For Incoming College Class Of 2023

Hong Kong's Richest Man, Li Ka-Shing, Picks Up The Tab For Tuition For Incoming College Class Of 2023

24 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Li Ka-Shing, the richest man in Hong Kong, is taking a page from the book of Robert F. Smith. On June 16th, his foundation announced that the incoming fall 2019 class of Shantou University will not have to pay a single dollar towards their tuition.

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This Author Interviewed 21 Billionaires And Says This One Thing Separates Them From Millionaires

This Author Interviewed 21 Billionaires And Says This One Thing Separates Them From Millionaires

23 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

It's a trait that tends to make itself known in the famously frugal spending habits of super-rich individuals, like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.

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The Six Habits Of Successful Billionaires, According To A Man Who Interviewed 21 Of Them

The Six Habits Of Successful Billionaires, According To A Man Who Interviewed 21 Of Them

21 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Badziag spent five years conducting interviews and analyzing the results, and he found not just one, but six commonalities in the archetypal successful billionaire.

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Diane von Furstenberg And Barry Diller Were Wealthy Individually. Together, They Are One Of The Wealthiest American Couples.

Diane von Furstenberg And Barry Diller Were Wealthy Individually. Together, They Are One Of The Wealthiest American Couples.

19 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Diane von Furstenberg is a legendary fashion designer with a net worth of $1.2 billion. Barry Diller is a legendary media executive with a net worth of $2.3 billion. Together, they are one of the wealthiest couples in the U.S.

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z Now Have A Combined Net Worth Of $1.5 Billion

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Now Have A Combined Net Worth Of $1.5 Billion

18 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's combined $1.5 billon net worth makes them one of the most successful couples in the U.S. and definitely the most recognizable.

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Stewart And Lynda Resnick Became One Of The Richest American Couples, Thanks To Pomegranate Juice

Stewart And Lynda Resnick Became One Of The Richest American Couples, Thanks To Pomegranate Juice

18 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

It is estimated that almost half of all American households buy one of the Resnick's products. Even before the Wonderful Company, the Resnicks were busy entrepreneurs. Lynda and Stewart Resnick are one of the richest American couples, with a net worth of $5 billion.

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Fast Fashion Has Made The Founders Of Forever 21 One Of The Wealthiest Couples In America

Fast Fashion Has Made The Founders Of Forever 21 One Of The Wealthiest Couples In America

17 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Fast fashion is big business and no one does it quite as well as Forever 21. There's no better place to go for a $19.95 sweater that happens to be spot on with current fashion and seasonal trends. Forever 21 was founded by Do Won Chang and his wife, Jin Sook Chang.

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Andrew And Peggy Cherng Brought Chinese Fast Casual Food To The U.S. And Become One Of The Richest Couples In The Country

Andrew And Peggy Cherng Brought Chinese Fast Casual Food To The U.S. And Become One Of The Richest Couples In The Country

17 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Panda Express got its start back in 1973, when 25-year-old Andrew, and 23-year-old Peggy Cherng opened the first Panda Inn in Pasadena, California. Today, it is a multi-billion dollar business and Andrew and Peggy are one of the richest couples in the U.S.

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Tom And Judy Love's Truck Stops Have Made Them One Of The Wealthiest American Couples

Tom And Judy Love's Truck Stops Have Made Them One Of The Wealthiest American Couples

16 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Chances are, you've spotted or maybe even stopped at a Love's Travel Stop while on a road trip in the U.S. These respites from long days on the road have been welcoming weary travelers since the 1960s thanks to Tom and Judy Love.

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Michael Bloomberg Pledges $500 Million Towards Clean Energy Coal Alternatives

Michael Bloomberg Pledges $500 Million Towards Clean Energy Coal Alternatives

15 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Beyond Carbon's ultimate goal is to have every remaining coal plant in America shut down by 2030, replacing them with clean, sustainable sources of energy instead.

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Meet The Billionaire Who Made His Fortune Off The Kombucha Craze

Meet The Billionaire Who Made His Fortune Off The Kombucha Craze

15 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

GT's Living Foods is the leading maker of Kombucha. The founding story of the company involves a Buddhist nun, a cancer scare, a luxury department store, Gwyneth Paltrow, the fountain of youth, and an entrepreneurial 17-year-old from Los Angeles' ritzy Bel Air neighborhood.

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The 15 Richest Self-Made American Female Billionaires Right Now

The 15 Richest Self-Made American Female Billionaires Right Now

14 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

From roofing supplies to the tech industry to entertainment, the 15 wealthiest self-made female billionaires didn't just shatter the glass ceiling – they vaporized it.

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Hair Care Billionaire Buys 80-Acre Hamburger University Complex In Illinois

Hair Care Billionaire Buys 80-Acre Hamburger University Complex In Illinois

14 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

John Paul DeJoria, the billionaire co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems just bought the 80-acre McDonald's campus in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook.

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Jay-Z Is The Latest Member Of The Celebrity Billionaire Club - Who Are The Others?

Jay-Z Is The Latest Member Of The Celebrity Billionaire Club - Who Are The Others?

13 Jun 2019 @ 11AM UTC
Consider how hard is is to become a self-made billionaire in general, but in the entertainment industry it takes even more hard work, wise investing, and strategic partnerships for a filmmaker, talk show host, musician, magician, and athlete to become a billionaire.
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Billionaire Hansjörg Wyss Donating $131 Million To Harvard University

Billionaire Hansjörg Wyss Donating $131 Million To Harvard University

13 Jun 2019 @ 11AM UTC
The gift comes as Wyss has recently pledged to contribute at least $1 billion towards environmental conservation over the next decade.
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Billionaire's $38 Million Yacht Lost At Sea, Then Recovered, After Falling Off Cargo Ship

Billionaire's $38 Million Yacht Lost At Sea, Then Recovered, After Falling Off Cargo Ship

11 Jun 2019 @ 11AM UTC
Fortunately for everyone involved, MY Song was recovered shortly after it was reported lost, albeit now sustaining heavy damage thanks to its tumble into the sea.
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway May Have Accidentally Invested In A $800 Million Ponzi Scheme

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway May Have Accidentally Invested In A $800 Million Ponzi Scheme

11 Jun 2019 @ 11AM UTC
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway investment firm may have inadvertently helped finance an $800 million "Ponzi-type" scheme, according to investigators in the FBI.
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The 25 Richest People Who Ever Lived – Inflation Adjusted

The 25 Richest People Who Ever Lived – Inflation Adjusted

04 Sep 2018 @ 3PM UTC
A few years ago, we did a lot of research on who the richest people to ever live were. We felt really good about our list. And then then a few of our favorite billionaires went out and added many billions onto their net worths and that changed our list a bit.... so we updated it.
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How Rich Would Steve Jobs Be At Apple's $1 Trillion Market Cap?

How Rich Would Steve Jobs Be At Apple's $1 Trillion Market Cap?

03 Aug 2018 @ 2PM UTC
If Steve Jobs was alive today, he'd surely be happy to see his creation become the first American company to top $1 trillion in market cap. But how rich would he be from that milestone?
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Jeff Bezos To Pay $80 Million For Manhattan Penthouse And Two Apartments Underneath

Jeff Bezos To Pay $80 Million For Manhattan Penthouse And Two Apartments Underneath

12 Jun 2019 @ 11AM UTC
Bezos is sure to have plenty of space – 12 bedrooms and a reported 17,000 square feet in all, all overlooking Manhattan's 26th Street Madison Square Park.
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How David Copperfield Earned His $1 Billion Net Worth

How David Copperfield Earned His $1 Billion Net Worth

04 Jan 2019 @ 12PM UTC
David Copperfield is the first billionaire-magician in history. He's as good at making money as he is at making things disappear! He is the most commercially successful magician of all time. This is how he did it...
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The 10-Richest Women In America Right Now

The 10-Richest Women In America Right Now

26 Jan 2018 @ 12PM UTC
The richest women in America are all billionaires with a certain distinction. They are not self-made. Each and every single one of these women is an heiress or widow of the founders of some of the best-known and biggest companies in the world.
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Mark Cuban Officially Endorses Hillary Clinton, Calls Trump A "Jagoff"

Mark Cuban Officially Endorses Hillary Clinton, Calls Trump A "Jagoff"

01 Aug 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Mark Cuban has clearly been anti-Trump for a while, but it took until Saturday night for him to officially endorse Trump's opponent, Hillary Clinton.
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