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.
Jeff Bezos's $690,000 Australian Fire Relief Donation Draws Criticism And Comparisons To Other Celebrities Who Gave has More
Bezos recently announced a donation of about $690,000 to Australian fire relief, but many are criticizing his decision to donate such a low figure in proportion to his wealth and income.
It's all part of Musk's "unparalleled" payment plan, approved by the company in 2018. It gives him the opportunity to earn stock options that could ultimately be worth some $55 billion over the next ten years.
Calling all the single ladies! Now is your chance to go on an out of this world (literally) date with a billionaire. Yusaka Maezawa is a Japanese billionaire who paid SpaceX for a trip around the Moon in 2023. Now, he's looking for a lady to go with him.
It took Beyonce and Jay-Z awhile to find their Los Angeles home but when they did, they spared no expense. Beyoncé and Jay-Z dropped $88 million on a modern estate in Bel Air that comes with a hefty property tax bill annually.
Angolan Billionaire Isabel dos Santos' Assets Frozen In Crackdown Against Father's Corrupt Government
A few weeks ago, an Angolan court issued an order to freeze the assets of billionaire Isabel dos Santos and her husband, Sindika Dokolo, due to a crackdown on the family of the former president of Angola.
Japanese fashion billionaire Yusaku Maezawa wants to find out if money really can buy happiness. And he's doing it by giving a $9 million chunk of his fortune away to 1,000 of his Twitter followers.
In 2018, a minimalist mansion on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu sold to Edmonton Oilers owner Daryl Katz for $85 million. This home carries an annual property tax bill of $1.01 million.
The donation comes to 70 million Australian dollars: $10 million AU to mobilize volunteers, $10 million AU towards immediate fire relief, and a $50 million AU pledge towards long-term fire relief.
The six billionaires highlighted in this article have a few things in common. For one thing, they are billionaires and among the wealthiest people on earth. They are also, in varying degrees, pretty frugal – especially considering their net worths.
Bernard "Bernie" Ebbers was sent to prison in 2006 after being found guilty of one of the biggest financial frauds of the 20th century. Now, he's being released early, due to suffering from dementia after serving a little over half of his 25-year sentence. Some people think he's faking it.
The 500 richest people in the world saw their multi-billion dollar fortunes increase by 25% , collectively, in 2019, but 12 people did way better than that.
Nutella is a favorite – almost a cult favorite. It has a fan base that's pretty devoted. The man behind Nutella these days is 55-year-old Giovanni Ferrero, heir to the Nutella fortune.
Billionaire Vinod Khosla has been fighting for the right to close access to Martin's Beach since he bought the 89-acre property adjacent to the beach in 2008 for $32.5 million. Now, the state of California is suing him.
William Belo started his fortune with the Filippino version of the Home Depot – Wilcon Depot. He grew it by buying a crocodile farm. Today, he makes at least $500,000 annually just from selling the croc skins and is a billionaire.
Daniel Lubetzky is the 51-year-old founder of Kind Healthy Snacks. The company has $800 million in sales and is worth about $2.9 billion. Lubetzky is the majority owner of Kind Healthy Snacks, which gives him a net worth of $1.5 billion.