If a billionaire is in the news for any reason, you will read about it right here in our "Billionaire News" section. Whether that billionaire is going through an expensive divorce, buying a $100 million private island, or making a massive donation to charity, we got you covered.
Is Rihanna A Billionaire? Sure. Why Not.
On Wednesday morning, Forbes announced that Rihanna had officially entered the billionaire ranks with a net worth of $1.7 billion. Is it true? Sure. Why not.
Jeff Bezos Offers To Foot $2 Billion NASA Bill If They "Correct Their Mistake" Of Working With Space X Instead Of Blue Origin
Jeff Bezos has just made his 10 minute and 10 second ride into space and he's come back from that life changing mission aboard his phallic shaped spacecraft with an idea. He's offering NASA a deal, or in his words, a chance to correct their mistake of choosing Elon Musk's SpaceX over Bezos' Blue Origin.
Chinese Education Tycoon Has Lost 99% Of His Net Worth Since The Start Of The Year
Chinese education CEO Larry Chen started the year as one of the richest people in the world. Fast forward a few months and 99% of his net worth has evaporated.
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.
100 Years Ago This Lesser-Known Railroad Tycoon Was One Of The Richest People In The World
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! Robert F. Smith Is Back On Top As The Richest Black Person In America
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 Sank, 20-Year-Old Vincent Astor Became One Of The Richest Men In The World
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
Chinese Government Orders Billionaire To Lie Low After He Published Controversial Poem
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.
These Three Heiresses Inherited Billion-Dollar Fortunes When They Were Still Children
Some children of billionaires never inherit their family fortunes. These three heiresses inherited billions when they were still young children.
A $150 Million Donation From David Geffen Allows Yale School of Drama To Go "Tuition Free"
In recognition of David Geffen's $150 million contribution, the now tuition-free school is being renamed the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale.
For The First Time In History, There Are 10 People On The Planet With Net Worths Greater Than $100 Billion
There are 10 people walking the earth this weekend with net worths larger than $100 billion. This has never existed previously.
Steve Ballmer Joins The $100 Billionaire Club The Same Day His Eye-Popping Sports Team Tax Loophole Is Exposed
It's been a good news/bad news day for Steve Ballmer. On the one hand he joined the $100 billionaire club. On the other hand…
For The First Time In History A Self-Made Person Is The Richest In South Korea
For the first time ever the richest person in Korea is not from the Samsung or Hyundai chaebols, it's a self-made billionaire named Seo Jung-jin, the co-founder of pharmaceutical company Celltrion.
Had Jeff Bezos Never Gotten Divorced, Today His Net Worth Would Have Topped $300 Billion For The First Time
Amazon just hit an all-time high. And as such, so did Jeff Bezos' net worth. But it could have been so so so much higher had he never gotten divorced….
From Great Depression Rags To Multi-Billionaire Vegas Riches. The Incredible Life Story Of Kirk Kerkorian
Kirk Kerkorian'srise from Great Depression rags to multi-multi-billionaire is one of the most inspirational life stories ever…