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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.

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The World's Oldest Billionaire Is 102 Years Old And Has No Plans To Slow Down

The World's Oldest Billionaire Is 102 Years Old And Has No Plans To Slow Down

26 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The title of the oldest billionaire in the world belongs to Chang Yun Chung, who at 102 years old, is the oldest billionaire in the world. Chang earned the bragging rights to this title when David Rockefeller died in 2017 at 101 years old.

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The Billionaires Behind President Trump's Reelection Effort

The Billionaires Behind President Trump's Reelection Effort

25 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

There are plenty of successful billionaires who aren't afraid to open their wallets to the tune of six-figures to millions of dollars for Trump.

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Oprah Announces $12 Million Gift To Various US Cities In Which She's Lived

Oprah Announces $12 Million Gift To Various US Cities In Which She's Lived

24 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Chicago, Baltimore, Nashville, and Milwaukee are the four big cities getting the latest Oprah donation, but the much smaller community of Kosciusko, Mississippi, where she was born, is also included.

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100-Year-Old Tony Murray Is The Oldest Living Billionaire In Europe And A War Hero

100-Year-Old Tony Murray Is The Oldest Living Billionaire In Europe And A War Hero

23 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

We often celebrate the young tech entrepreneurs for their billionaire statuses at such young ages (20s or 30s). We don't often celebrate the older or much, much older people who also are billionaires for maintaining that status or living so long. Well, that's what we're here to do today.

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10 Of The Best Bets On The Stock Market That Have Earned The Bet Maker Millions, If Not Billions

10 Of The Best Bets On The Stock Market That Have Earned The Bet Maker Millions, If Not Billions

23 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Some people just have a knack for seeing an opportunity in things and making a bet that makes them thousands, if not millions, and sometimes billions. Of course, it helps if the bet maker is in the financial sector already and knows what signs to look for.

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How Did French Brothers Alain and Gerald Wertheimer Earn Their Combined $50 Billion Fortune

How Did French Brothers Alain and Gerald Wertheimer Earn Their Combined $50 Billion Fortune

22 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

There's nothing we love more than a good story about people who've gotten very wealthy through someone famous or luxury goods. When it comes to brothers Alain and Gerald Wertheimer, their story involves both. They've been instrumental in taking what was left to them and making it even more successful.

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Billionaire Cartel Leader El Mencho's Brother-In-Law Extradited To US

Billionaire Cartel Leader El Mencho's Brother-In-Law Extradited To US

22 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Authorities say that Valencia recently arrived by plane to Washington where he is now being detained and awaiting trial, a little more than four years after he was arrested in Uruguay in April of 2016.

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Elon Musk Follows Through On Plan To Sell All Of His Things And "Own No House," Lists 5 More Houses

Elon Musk Follows Through On Plan To Sell All Of His Things And "Own No House," Lists 5 More Houses

21 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

We're all handling the isolation and quarantine of the coronavirus pandemic differently. Some of us are mastering our favorite video games, others are getting crafty in their spare time, Elon Musk, has decided to divest himself of all physical possessions.

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Richard Branson Selling Virgin Galactic Shares To Save Virgin Atlantic Airline

Richard Branson Selling Virgin Galactic Shares To Save Virgin Atlantic Airline

19 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Even billionaires are facing tough decisions in the time of coronavirus. Sir Richard Branson may have to sell as much as $400 million of his Virgin Galactic shares in order to save his business empire from the growing costs of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Could Jeff Bezos Become The World's First Trillionaire By 2026?

Could Jeff Bezos Become The World's First Trillionaire By 2026?

18 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

It looks like the world will have their first actual trillionaire in about six years. This person, as the headline states, is Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. People are having mixed feelings about this.

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Billionaire Jeweler To The Stars Fighting Extradition To India Over $1.8 Billion Ponzi Scheme Bank Fraud

Billionaire Jeweler To The Stars Fighting Extradition To India Over $1.8 Billion Ponzi Scheme Bank Fraud

18 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Billionaire jeweler to the stars Nirav Modi has been on the run and seeking asylum in London for about two years. Now, he's fighting extradition to India, where he faces a maximum sentence of life imprisonment if found guilty.

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Billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya Calls Jeff Bezos A Better Investor Than Warren Buffett

Billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya Calls Jeff Bezos A Better Investor Than Warren Buffett

17 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The billionaire CEO of venture capital firm Social Capital, Chamath Palihapitiya, said in a recent interview with CNBC that he believes Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is a better investor than the Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffett. That's blasphemy!

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Poor Little Rich Girl Wants Her Assets Unfrozen So She Can Live Like A Billionaire Again

Poor Little Rich Girl Wants Her Assets Unfrozen So She Can Live Like A Billionaire Again

17 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Isabel dos Santos claims the courts colluded against her and insists the charges aren't true. She said the fabricated evidence against her included a forged passport in her name, with her photos, but the signature of the late Bruce Lee. She wants her assets unfrozen.

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Shares In Cloudflare Soar, Making Co-Founder Matthew Prince A Brand New Billionaire

Shares In Cloudflare Soar, Making Co-Founder Matthew Prince A Brand New Billionaire

16 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Matthew Prince is the co-founder and CEO of Cloudflare, the San Francisco-based infrastructure and security company. He's been having a good week. He just joined the ranks of the billionaire's club last week after his company's stock hit an all-time high.

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Children Of Dead Russian Billionaire Oligarch Claim He Was Murdered

Children Of Dead Russian Billionaire Oligarch Claim He Was Murdered

15 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

What day is it? If the day ends in a y, there's probably another Russian billionaire and one-time friend of Vladimir Putin who has died under mysterious circumstances. This time it's Dmitry Bosov, who played hockey with none other than Vladimir Putin.

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Kanye West's Net Worth Is Now Officially $3 Billion

Kanye West's Net Worth Is Now Officially $3 Billion

24 Apr 2020 @ 8PM UTC
Step aside Jay-Z, Diddy and Dr. Dre. Kanye West's $3 billion net worth puts you all to shame.
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The 30 Richest People In The World 2020

The 30 Richest People In The World 2020

16 Mar 2020 @ 6PM UTC
Who are the richest people in the world? Many of these names, like Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, are familiar, but some will undoubtedly raise eyebrows. We'll also dive into how each of these richest people earned their massive net worths.
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15 Homes In The U.S. Have Sold For $100 Million Or More

15 Homes In The U.S. Have Sold For $100 Million Or More

20 Mar 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Over the last few years, ultra high-end real estate has been booming, particularly in Palm Beach, New York City, and Los Angeles. These 16 homes have all sold for at least $100 million.
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Elon Musk's Net Worth Has Increased $30 Billion Since January

Elon Musk's Net Worth Has Increased $30 Billion Since January

27 Feb 2020 @ 12PM UTC
Musk has a 54 percent stake in SpaceX, which CNBC reports is now seeking some $250 million in new funding at a total valuation of the company of $36 billion, an increase of almost $3 billion.
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How The Cargill MacMillan Family Became One Of The Wealthiest Families On The Planet With A Combined Net Worth of $42.3 Billion

How The Cargill MacMillan Family Became One Of The Wealthiest Families On The Planet With A Combined Net Worth of $42.3 Billion

30 Nov 2018 @ 12PM UTC
The 25 richest families in the world have a combined net worth of $1.1 trillion. The Cargill MacMillan family is the 9th wealthiest family in the world with a combined $42.3 billion net worth.
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The 15 Richest Tycoons In The Fashion Industry Right Now

The 15 Richest Tycoons In The Fashion Industry Right Now

15 Dec 2019 @ 12PM UTC
Fashion is big business. In fact, it's a $2.5 trillion global industry that has made some of the people who work in it incredibly wealthy. And that makes sense, because people need clothes! The combined top 15-richest fashion industry tycoons are worth roughly a combined $361.4 billion.
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From Great Depression Rags To Multi-Billionaire Vegas Riches. The Incredible Life Story Of Kirk Kerkorian. RIP

From Great Depression Rags To Multi-Billionaire Vegas Riches. The Incredible Life Story Of Kirk Kerkorian. RIP

16 Jun 2015 @ 6PM UTC
Kirk Kerkorian just passed away at the age of 98. His rise from Great Depression rags to multi-multi-billionaire is absolutely incredible...
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Four Billionaire Sisters Drop Off List Of The Wealthiest Americans

Four Billionaire Sisters Drop Off List Of The Wealthiest Americans

12 Oct 2019 @ 11AM UTC
Four sisters each have a net worth of $1.7 billion, down from $2.1 billion each last year. They've dropped off the list of the 400 wealthiest Americans.
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How The Wertheimer Family Became One Of The Wealthiest Families On The Planet, With A Combined Net Worth of $45.6 Billion

How The Wertheimer Family Became One Of The Wealthiest Families On The Planet, With A Combined Net Worth of $45.6 Billion

04 Oct 2018 @ 11AM UTC
The 25 richest families in the world have a combined net worth of $1.1 trillion. The Wertheimer family is the 6th-wealthiest family in the world with a combined $45.6 billion net worth.
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How The Pritzkers Became One Of The Wealthiest Families On The Planet With A Combined Net Worth of $33.5 Billion

How The Pritzkers Became One Of The Wealthiest Families On The Planet With A Combined Net Worth of $33.5 Billion

22 Sep 2018 @ 11AM UTC
The 25 richest families in the world have a combined net worth of $1.1 billion. The Pritzker family is the 15th wealthiest family in the world, with a combined $33.5 billion net worth.
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