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As Twitter Stock Soared To An All-Time High, Jack Dorsey's Net Worth Actually DROPPED $2 Billion. What?! How?!

As Twitter Stock Soared To An All-Time High, Jack Dorsey's Net Worth Actually DROPPED $2 Billion. What?! How?!

26 Feb 2021 @ 9AM PST

Twitter stock has soared to all-time highs in recent days. Despite what you might assume, that actually doesn't have much of an impact on Jack Dorsey's net worth.

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Billionaire Roundup: Is It Spring Yet?

Billionaire Roundup: Is It Spring Yet?

26 Feb 2021 @ 4AM PST

Have you had your fill of shoveling snow during the epic winter storm much of the U.S. has faced? Our favorite billionaires can't be bothered with shoveling snow. It's just another day in the life of our favorite billionaires.

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Bert "Tito" Beveridge – The Founder Of Tito's Vodka – Is Now Worth $9 Billion

Bert "Tito" Beveridge – The Founder Of Tito's Vodka – Is Now Worth $9 Billion

25 Feb 2021 @ 4AM PST

They say necessity is the mother of invention and that is certainly true about Bert "Tito" Beveridge, the founder of delicious Tito's Vodka. He's seen his net worth skyrocket recently to astronomical levels.

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Jay-Z Sells Half Of His Champagne Brand To LVMH

Jay-Z Sells Half Of His Champagne Brand To LVMH

25 Feb 2021 @ 4AM PST

Jay-Z has sold off a 50 percent stake in his Armand de Brignac champagne brand, reports CNN. Jay has recently reached a deal with luxury conglomerate LVMH, which also owns brands like Dom Pérignon and Moët & Chandon.

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John Paul DeJoria Went From Homeless To Making Billions From Shampoo And Tequila

John Paul DeJoria Went From Homeless To Making Billions From Shampoo And Tequila

24 Feb 2021 @ 4AM PST

There's something special about a rags to riches story. It's inspirational and aspirational. Shampoo and tequila billionaire John Paul DeJoria has one of the most inspirational rags-to-riches stories out there.

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How Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager David Tepper Got The Coldest Revenge Ever On His Former Boss

How Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager David Tepper Got The Coldest Revenge Ever On His Former Boss

23 Feb 2021 @ 4AM PST

David Tepper spent years toiling at Goldman Sachs, hoping to be made partner. It never happened so he struck out on his own and eventually made a fortune. He then got the best revenge ever….

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Michael Jordan Debuts As A NASCAR Owner And Donates $10 Million To Build Health Clinics For The Uninsured

Michael Jordan Debuts As A NASCAR Owner And Donates $10 Million To Build Health Clinics For The Uninsured

21 Feb 2021 @ 4AM PST

Over the weekend, Michael Jordan made his debut in his third pro sport. He made his fame and fortune in the NBA playing for the Chicago Bulls. He also spent some time in minor league baseball. This past weekend, he made his debut in his third pro sport—NASCAR.

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Analysts Say Tesla Faces "Immense" Risk With Its $1.5 Billion Investment In Bitcoin

Analysts Say Tesla Faces "Immense" Risk With Its $1.5 Billion Investment In Bitcoin

20 Feb 2021 @ 4AM PST

Recently, a regulatory filing revealed that Elon Musk's Tesla invested $1.5 billion in bitcoin. However, some cryptocurrency experts are sounding off about what a bad idea it is to endorse the Tesla bitcoin investment.

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Despite Having Enormous Separate Net Worths, Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Are About To Have The Most Boring Celebrity Divorce, Ever

Despite Having Enormous Separate Net Worths, Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Are About To Have The Most Boring Celebrity Divorce, Ever

19 Feb 2021 @ 4PM PST

Everyone has been speculating about the status of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's relationship for months now. Well, now we know. On Friday, February 19th, Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from her husband of almost seven years, Kanye West.

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Under Proposed Washington State Wealth Tax Jeff Bezos Would Owe $2 Billion Per Year

Under Proposed Washington State Wealth Tax Jeff Bezos Would Owe $2 Billion Per Year

19 Feb 2021 @ 4AM PST

Have you heard about the proposed wealth tax in Washington? The brunt of this would fall largely on the backs of four people: Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Scott, Bill Gates, and Steve Ballmer. A full 97% of the proposed wealth tax would come from those four billionaires.

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Meet Jared Isaacman – The Billionaire High School Dropout About To Go Into Space

Meet Jared Isaacman – The Billionaire High School Dropout About To Go Into Space

18 Feb 2021 @ 4AM PST

Did you catch billionaire Jared Isaacman's television commercial during the Super Bowl on Sunday? He bought a 30-second spot to tell people about "the world's first all-civilian" space mission. Who is Jared Isaacman?

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Elon Musk's Net Worth Rockets Higher As SpaceX Raises Money At New Nosebleed Valuation

Elon Musk's Net Worth Rockets Higher As SpaceX Raises Money At New Nosebleed Valuation

17 Feb 2021 @ 8AM PST

Like one of his rockets, Elon Musk's net worth is soaring thanks to a brand new mega valuation at his OTHER company, SpaceX.

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2020 Created 56 New Billionaires

2020 Created 56 New Billionaires

17 Feb 2021 @ 4AM PST

As the coronavirus pandemic ravaged the world and changed the way we do things for many of us, for others it was a great year, because it elevated them to the ranks of the billionaire club. Fifty-six new billionaires were minted since Covid-19 shut everything down in March.

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Poland's Newest Billionaire Cashes In On Pandemic-Fueled E-Commerce Frenzy To Join The Three Comma Club

Poland's Newest Billionaire Cashes In On Pandemic-Fueled E-Commerce Frenzy To Join The Three Comma Club

17 Feb 2021 @ 4AM PST

Rafal Brzoska is Poland's newest billionaire. The 44-year-old is the founder of InPost SA, a postal-locker company. Shares in his company have surged more than 32% since it made its debut on the Amsterdam stock market on January 26th.

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How Johann Rupert Earned His $7.3 Billion Fortune And Became The Richest Person In Africa

How Johann Rupert Earned His $7.3 Billion Fortune And Became The Richest Person In Africa

13 Feb 2021 @ 4AM PST

Move over Aliko Dangote, your nine-year reign as the richest person in Africa is over. Johann Rupert, chairman of Swiss-based luxury goods company Richemont and South African company Remgro, is the new richest person on the continent of Africa.

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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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