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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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Mark Zuckerberg's Net Worth Tops $100 Billion For The First Time

Mark Zuckerberg's Net Worth Tops $100 Billion For The First Time

07 Aug 2020 @ 9AM PDT

Welcome to the centibillionaire club, Mark!

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India's Billionaire Poonawalla Family Betting Hundreds Of Millions On Unproven Coronavirus Vaccine

India's Billionaire Poonawalla Family Betting Hundreds Of Millions On Unproven Coronavirus Vaccine

07 Aug 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Adar Poonawalla sees an opportunity in the coronavirus vaccine for more than just profit, and even more than just the goodwill of helping humanity beat COVID-19.

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Russian Billionaire Rotenberg Brothers Accused Of Art-Based Money Laundering Scheme

Russian Billionaire Rotenberg Brothers Accused Of Art-Based Money Laundering Scheme

06 Aug 2020 @ 4AM PDT

A Senate subcommittee report alleges "high-value art" purchases through shell companies traced back to the Rotenbergs, and that acted as a way to circumvent economic sanctions by the US.

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Billionaire Ken Griffin's $100 Million Basquiat Painting Displayed In Chicago

Billionaire Ken Griffin's $100 Million Basquiat Painting Displayed In Chicago

04 Aug 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Griffin was reported to have bought the painting in June, and when that happened he vowed to make it available to be viewed by the public, and now he's making good on his word.

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Andrew Carnegie's 110-Year-Old Advice On Attaining Wealth And Prosperity

Andrew Carnegie's 110-Year-Old Advice On Attaining Wealth And Prosperity

02 Aug 2020 @ 12PM PDT

Andrew Carnegie's musings on wealth and prosperity from a 1908 interview with reporter Napoleon Hill were reprinted just last year in 'How to Own Your Own Mind.'

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These Billionaires Started From Nothing And Made Enormous Fortunes

These Billionaires Started From Nothing And Made Enormous Fortunes

02 Aug 2020 @ 4AM PDT

These seven billionaires literally took themselves from slums, factories, and the street to the highest levels of fortune, success and power.

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MacKenzie Bezos Has Donated $1.7 BILLION To Charity In The Last 12 Months – Vows To "Empty The Safe" Thoughtfully And Quickly

MacKenzie Bezos Has Donated $1.7 BILLION To Charity In The Last 12 Months – Vows To "Empty The Safe" Thoughtfully And Quickly

28 Jul 2020 @ 4PM PDT

Making good on her pledge to give away the vast majority of her personal wealth, today MacKenzie Bezos revealed she has donated $1.7 billion in the last year alone!

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Billionaire Patrick Dovigi Sells Miami Area Mansion For $23 Million

Billionaire Patrick Dovigi Sells Miami Area Mansion For $23 Million

28 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Described in its official marketing materials as "the ultimate subtropical oasis," the mansion was sold to an unnamed buyer for a reported $23.25 million.

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Wirecard CEO Markus Braun Arrested On Charges Of Inflating Company Value, Falsifying Company Financial Records

Wirecard CEO Markus Braun Arrested On Charges Of Inflating Company Value, Falsifying Company Financial Records

28 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

It looks like Kylie Jenner isn't the only entrepreneur to fudge her company's bottom line (allegedly, of course). Wirecard's former CEO Markus Braun has been arrested. It seems $3.7 billion went missing from the company's accounts and he's allegedly responsible for the fraud.

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Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Has Increased By $75 BILLION Since January

Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Has Increased By $75 BILLION Since January

27 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Jeff Bezos just passed a milestone. On Monday, he saw his fortune increase by $13 billion on the strength of Amazon's stock. Bezos is now worth $190 billion and $75 billion of that has been added to his net worth since January.

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Billionaire Roundup: Week 'Nine Zillion' Of Covid-19 Madness

Billionaire Roundup: Week 'Nine Zillion' Of Covid-19 Madness

27 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Billionaires are out there living it up while we're all stuck at home. Let's live vicariously through them!

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Billionaire Ronald Perelman Is Selling Two Paintings For A Combined $53 Million

Billionaire Ronald Perelman Is Selling Two Paintings For A Combined $53 Million

26 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Perelman's art collection is estimated to be worth billions, and he's focused mainly on 20th century paintings by Miró and Matisse, as well as sculptures from artists like Jeff Koons.

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A Brief History Of L'Oreal And How It Made Liliane Bettencourt And Francoise Bettencourt Meyers The Richest Women In The World

A Brief History Of L'Oreal And How It Made Liliane Bettencourt And Francoise Bettencourt Meyers The Richest Women In The World

26 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

L'Oréal is a global cosmetics company. The company's products are EVERYWHERE. The company has also created two of the richest women in the world: the late Liliane Bettencourt, daughter of L'Oréal founder, and her daughter Francoise Bettencourt Meyers.

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Ramzan Kadyrov Is Vladimir Putin's Closest Ally…And His Biggest Threat

Ramzan Kadyrov Is Vladimir Putin's Closest Ally…And His Biggest Threat

23 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Is Ramazan Kadyrov an out of control killer that Vladimir Putin can't control? Or, is Ramzan an out of control killer operating on Putin's orders?

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Elon Musk Just Unlocked A $2.7 Billion Bonus – The Second Tier In His Unique Compensation Plan

Elon Musk Just Unlocked A $2.7 Billion Bonus – The Second Tier In His Unique Compensation Plan

22 Jul 2020 @ 9AM PDT

Elon Musk's net worth has increased $44 billion since the start of the year. As if that wasn't cool enough, he just unlocked a $2.1 billion bonus.

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Billionaire Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Lists Las Vegas House For $25 Million

Billionaire Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Lists Las Vegas House For $25 Million

06 Jul 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Steve Wynn is making some real estate moves. Three months after listing his Beverly Hills estate for a staggering $135 million, he's put his European-style villa in Las Vegas on the market for $25 million.
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Indian Billionaire And Yogi Claim They Have A 100% Herbal Cure For Covid-19 – Experts Disagree

Indian Billionaire And Yogi Claim They Have A 100% Herbal Cure For Covid-19 – Experts Disagree

07 Jul 2020 @ 11AM UTC
One maker of herbal products in India co-founded by Acharya Balkrishna and yogi Baba Ramdev, called Patanjali Ayurved, is claiming that they've developed an herbal cure for Covid-19 that can completely cure those affected by the ravaging respiratory disease.
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There Are Only Six…Nope, Now Five Billionaires In Hollywood

There Are Only Six…Nope, Now Five Billionaires In Hollywood

07 Jun 2020 @ 11AM UTC
We've said it before: It takes a certain kind of drive, ambition, and commitment to your vision to become a billionaire. Maybe that's why there are only six billionaires...Oh wait! Breaking news: There are only five billionaires in Hollywood. Kylie Jenner is not a billionaire. We repeat, Kylie Jenner is not a billionaire.
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How Jami Gertz Earned Her $2 Billion Net Worth

How Jami Gertz Earned Her $2 Billion Net Worth

21 Jan 2019 @ 12PM UTC
Jami Gertz's husband is billionaire Antony Ressler. But don't assume Gertz married the rich guy… it was actually Ressler who married the rich girl, back in 1986. The story of Jami Gertz, Tony Ressler, and their billions is a love story. 
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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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MacKenzie Bezos Could Become The Richest Woman In The World Tomorrow

MacKenzie Bezos Could Become The Richest Woman In The World Tomorrow

09 Jul 2020 @ 11PM UTC
MacKenzie Bezos is within inches of overtaking French L'Oreal heiress Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers as the richest woman in the world.
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She's The Ninth-Richest Person In The World And You've Probably Never Heard Her Name And Wouldn't Recognize Her On The Street

She's The Ninth-Richest Person In The World And You've Probably Never Heard Her Name And Wouldn't Recognize Her On The Street

31 Dec 2019 @ 5PM UTC
Julia Flesher Koch is the ninth-richest person in the world and the second-richest woman in the world. Who? Yeah, she wasn't on our radar either, until recently. She is the widow of Koch Industries' David Koch, who passed away in August at, 79.
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Largest Diamond Found in Over a Century May Sell For Over $70 Million at Auction

Largest Diamond Found in Over a Century May Sell For Over $70 Million at Auction

12 May 2016 @ 11AM UTC
A diamond the size of a tennis ball was uncovered in Botswana last November. The rock is set to break records, and the hearts of jewelry lovers everywhere.
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In-N-Out Heiress Lynsi Snyder Opens Up In Rare Interview

In-N-Out Heiress Lynsi Snyder Opens Up In Rare Interview

17 Oct 2018 @ 11AM UTC
Lynsi Snyder inherited the In-N-Out burger empire when she turned 35. She was recently found to have a net worth of $3 billion, making her the youngest female billionaire in the U.S.
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Pablo Escobar's Brother Uses Recent Murder To Issue $1 Billion Threat To Narcos TV Show

Pablo Escobar's Brother Uses Recent Murder To Issue $1 Billion Threat To Narcos TV Show

29 Sep 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Pablo Escobar's brother is demanding $1 million from Netflix for the rights to use the Escobar name. In the meantime, a location scout for Narcos has been killed. His body was found riddled with bullets.
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