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A Crypto CEO You've Probably Never Heard Of Is Now One Of the 10 Richest People In The World

A Crypto CEO You've Probably Never Heard Of Is Now One Of the 10 Richest People In The World

11 Jan 2022 @ 4AM PST

He's the CEO of the largest crypto exchange in the world. Most average people have never heard his name. And now he's one of the 10 richest people in the world.

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How Rich Would Steve Jobs Be Today As Apple's Market Cap Tops $3 Trillion?

How Rich Would Steve Jobs Be Today As Apple's Market Cap Tops $3 Trillion?

04 Jan 2022 @ 4AM PST

On Monday January 3, 2022, Apple became the first publicly traded company to cross a $3 trillion market cap. At that level, how rich would Steve Jobs be today if he was still alive?

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Chinese Billionaires Lead The List Of 2021's Biggest Billionaire Net Worth Losers

Chinese Billionaires Lead The List Of 2021's Biggest Billionaire Net Worth Losers

03 Jan 2022 @ 4AM PST

Not sure if billionaires are truly capable of having "bad" years, but nevertheless, these 10 billionaires lost more money than anyone else in 2021.

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Richest Person In Utah Cuts Ties With Mormon Church Over Its Negative Track Record On Civil/Racial and Women's Rights

Richest Person In Utah Cuts Ties With Mormon Church Over Its Negative Track Record On Civil/Racial and Women's Rights

31 Dec 2021 @ 4AM PST

Green had reportedly left the Mormon Church about a decade ago, but this letter serves as a formal request for all documented ties to be completely severed between the church, and Green himself, as well as 11 members of his family.

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The 10 Biggest Billionaire Net Worth Winners Of 2021

The 10 Biggest Billionaire Net Worth Winners Of 2021

28 Dec 2021 @ 4AM PST

These 10 billionaires gained a collective $500 BILLION in net worth in 2021.

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Dubai's Ruler Ordered To Pay Ex-Wife The Largest Divorce Settlement In British History

Dubai's Ruler Ordered To Pay Ex-Wife The Largest Divorce Settlement In British History

22 Dec 2021 @ 4AM PST

Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, was just ordered to pay his ex-wife the largest divorce settlement in British history.

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Elon Musk Says He Will Have Paid Over $11 Billion In Taxes This Year – And It Might Be The Largest Tax Bill In US History

Elon Musk Says He Will Have Paid Over $11 Billion In Taxes This Year – And It Might Be The Largest Tax Bill In US History

21 Dec 2021 @ 4AM PST

In a tweet sent on Monday, Elon Musk revealed that he will pay $11 billion in taxes in 2021. It is certainly the largest individual tax bill of the year. It might be the largest bill ever.

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Billionaire Michael Steinhardt Gives Up $70M In Stolen Relics To Authorities, Is Banned From Acquiring Antiquities For Life

Billionaire Michael Steinhardt Gives Up $70M In Stolen Relics To Authorities, Is Banned From Acquiring Antiquities For Life

10 Dec 2021 @ 4AM PST

180 items, to be precise, $70 million worth, and now Steinhardt has given the stolen items up to the authorities and submitted to a lifetime ban from acquiring any more.

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Wife Of Billionaire Miami Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross Files For Uncontested Divorce

Wife Of Billionaire Miami Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross Files For Uncontested Divorce

09 Dec 2021 @ 4AM PST

The two have prenuptial agreement, but one legal expert estimates that she could still walk away with up to $300 million in the divorce, which would of course rank it as one of the most expensive in New York state history.

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Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Wins Court Battle Over Long-Lost $55 Billion Bitcoin Fortune

Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Wins Court Battle Over Long-Lost $55 Billion Bitcoin Fortune

07 Dec 2021 @ 11AM PST

The bitcoins in question were some of the first ever mined by the now familiar process and were being battled for in court by the estate of the late David Kleinman, a former business associate of Wright's who died in 2013.

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Elon Musk's Net Worth Drops $15 Billion In One Day And He Has Now Sold $11 Billion Worth Of Tesla In The Last 25 Days!

Elon Musk's Net Worth Drops $15 Billion In One Day And He Has Now Sold $11 Billion Worth Of Tesla In The Last 25 Days!

06 Dec 2021 @ 4AM PST

Elon Musk's net worth has dropped $70 billion from its November 4 all-time high. It dropped $15 billion on Friday alone. And he has sold $11 billion worth of shares in the last three weeks.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Cashes In $300 Million Worth Of Stock – Roughly Half His Shares In The Company

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Cashes In $300 Million Worth Of Stock – Roughly Half His Shares In The Company

30 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PST

According to an SEC filing, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella just sold half of his company shares… for a $300 million windfall.

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Why Is Oprah A Multi-Billionaire Instead Of A Mere Multi-Millionaire? It All Boils Down To One Brilliant Career Risk Back In 1984…

Why Is Oprah A Multi-Billionaire Instead Of A Mere Multi-Millionaire? It All Boils Down To One Brilliant Career Risk Back In 1984…

27 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PST

Oprah has been a TV star for 30+ years. By all means, today she should be a multi-millionaire regional Chicago celebrity. BUT! Thanks to one brilliant risk, today Oprah Winfrey is a multi-billionaire media mogul!

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Elon Musk Sheds $50 Billion From Net Worth, Sells $8 Billion Worth Of Tesla Shares And May Be Facing A MASSIVE Tax Bill

Elon Musk Sheds $50 Billion From Net Worth, Sells $8 Billion Worth Of Tesla Shares And May Be Facing A MASSIVE Tax Bill

18 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PST

Even after shedding $50 billion in net worth and selling $8 billion worth of Tesla shares, Elon Musk is still the richest person on the planet. He also may be facing one of the richest personal tax bills in history…

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Florida Lawsuit Could Finally Unmask Satoshi Nakamoto – The Mysterious $60+ Billion Father Of Bitcoin

Florida Lawsuit Could Finally Unmask Satoshi Nakamoto – The Mysterious $60+ Billion Father Of Bitcoin

17 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PST

A Florida lawsuit looks to unlock a collection of 1 million bitcoins that belong to the creator of the cryptocurrency, Satoshi Nakamoto. At today's prices, those one million bitcoins are worth $64 BILLION.

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Chinese Billionaire Put On Budget, Banned From Spending Due To Unpaid Debts

Chinese Billionaire Put On Budget, Banned From Spending Due To Unpaid Debts

02 Oct 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Chen Feng is a Chinese billionaire with all the trappings of a luxurious lifestyle. Private jets (or at least first-class tickets), epic vacations, and bare-no-expense weekends on the golf course are regular occurrences in his life. Until now.
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Meet The 6 Richest Women In India

Meet The 6 Richest Women In India

02 Oct 2020 @ 11AM UTC
There are 106 billionaires in India – a country with a population of 1.4 billion people. Of those 106 Indian billionaires, six of them are women. It's time to get to know these movers and shakers.
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The Richest People In Austin, Texas

The Richest People In Austin, Texas

01 Oct 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Austin, Texas is the capital of the Lone Star State. It is also home to eight billionaires. Let's get to know them.
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There Are 13 American Billionaires Under 40

There Are 13 American Billionaires Under 40

01 Oct 2020 @ 11AM UTC
It's a fact of life that most billionaires – and most of the list of the 400 richest Americans – are in their 60s or older. That's not the case for the 13 wunderkinds on this list: none of them have reached their 40th birthday, yet and all of them have multi-billion fortunes.
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Billionaire Ronald Perelman Is Selling Off His Assets, Claims He Wants To Live A Simpler Life

Billionaire Ronald Perelman Is Selling Off His Assets, Claims He Wants To Live A Simpler Life

29 Sep 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Billionaire Ron Perelman is selling off his assets, toys, art, and other trappings of his billionaire lifestyle. Is he cash strapped or is he truly trying to live a simpler life?
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Michael Bloomberg Raises More Than $16 Million Towards Paying Off Fines For Florida Voters

Michael Bloomberg Raises More Than $16 Million Towards Paying Off Fines For Florida Voters

30 Sep 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Bloomberg's fundraising efforts came to $16.1 million, which along with $5 million donated by the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, has paid off the fines of around.32,000 eligible voters in Florida.
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The Richest People In Los Angeles

The Richest People In Los Angeles

19 Sep 2020 @ 11AM UTC
The County of Los Angeles is 4,753 square miles, with more than 10 million people. Of those 10 million people, 49 residents of the County of Los Angeles are billionaires.
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Duty Free Co-Founder And Ex-Billionaire Chuck Feeney Says He's Officially Succeeded In Getting Rid Of All His Money

Duty Free Co-Founder And Ex-Billionaire Chuck Feeney Says He's Officially Succeeded In Getting Rid Of All His Money

22 Sep 2020 @ 11AM UTC
While Feeney's unusual generosity of financial giving has been known for years now, the shuttering of his Atlantic Philanthropies in 2020 was always part of the plan.
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How Billionaire Russian Oligarch Roman Abramovich Spends his Billions

How Billionaire Russian Oligarch Roman Abramovich Spends his Billions

17 Sep 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has an incredible collection of cars, planes, yachts, art, and homes. Oh, and he also owns the English Premier League's Chelsea FC and can often be seen in the stands rooting on his team. It must be good to be a billionaire!
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How Much Money Has Bill Gates Donated So Far?

How Much Money Has Bill Gates Donated So Far?

16 Sep 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Bill Gates has vowed to give away most of his vast fortune before he dies. That's not as easy as it sounds, when you're worth in excess of $100 billion, since the money tends to grow faster than he can give it away.
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