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.
Seattle is the northernmost large city in the U.S., located just about 100 miles south of the Canadian border. It's also home to 10 billionaires – most notably Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates – the two richest people on the planet. Is it something in the water there?
Boston is the most populous city in Massachusetts with 696,600 people. The Greater Boston metro area is home to 4.8 million people. If you expand it out to the larger commuting area, it is home to 8.2 million people. 13 of those people are billionaires.
Mika Anttonen is an unlikely climate activist. He is the founder of Finnish energy company St1, which owns the St1 chain of gas stations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, and Poland. St1 owns around 1,400 service stations in those four countries.
The combined wealth of all the billionaires on earth just hit $10 trillion for the first time ever. From April 7 to July 31 of this year, billionaires in every single industry saw a double digit increase in their net worths.
Jeff Bezos Could Completely Solve These 7 Global Catastrophes And STILL Be The Richest Person On The Planet
Jeff Bezos could completely solve a number of global crisis and STILL be the richest person on the planet. Bezos could save the world – LITERALLY – and still be the richest person in the world. And that begs the question: why doesn't he?
The probe, which had gone on for years, centered on about $30 million in back taxes allegedly evaded by Smith, who has agreed to pay that, plus an $85 million penalty and around $25 million in interest.
Hedge fund managers have had a heck of a year. Most funds got absolutely slaughtered in the first six months of 2020 with the pandemic related economic shutdowns and stock market craziness. In general, hedge funds were down 7.9% on average.
Today, you can find just about everything under the sun for sale on Amazon, but it wasn't always that way. Back in 1994, when Jeff Bezos founded Amazon, he was simply trying to transform the way books were sold. How did the online retailer make this shift?
The tiny town of Boca Chica, Texas is home to 26 people. It sits just a couple of miles from the mouth of the Rio Grande River. It's not far from the Gulf Coast. Founded in the 1960s, the peaceful town is facing extinction at the hands of billionaire Elon Musk.
Billionaire Craig Newmark, the founder of Craigslist, has become a major philanthropist over the years. His most recent cause is fighting hunger in the United States. He's donating $10 million to hunger-related charities.
Back in 2015, billionaire David Tepper moved from New Jersey to Florida in part because of the high personal income tax rate in the Garden State. Now, he's moved back to New Jersey and faces a $120 milion state tax bill.
Did A Federal Election Filing Just Expose Kanye West's Net Worth As "Hundreds Of Millions" Instead Of Billions? NO! Don't Believe The Headlines
Kanye West is still running for President of the United States. And part of running for public office requires candidates to file a personal financial form with the Federal Election Commission. West did that and it caused some confusion. We cleared it up.
In March 2020, just as the coronavirus pandemic was sweeping the globe and causing mass panic and confusion, Bill Ackman made a decision: He paid $27 million to buy credit defaults and turned that into a profit of $2.6 billion