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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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How To Become A Billionaire In A Few (Not So) Easy Steps

How To Become A Billionaire In A Few (Not So) Easy Steps

15 Aug 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Let's focus on how to become a billionaire. It's not easy, but there are paths to it that can be followed if you are determined, focused, and, let's face it, lucky. Only about 5,700 people in the whole world are worth more than $500 million. Billionaires are even rarer.

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The 10 Richest People In Singapore Right Now

The 10 Richest People In Singapore Right Now

14 Aug 2018 @ 4AM PDT

The 10 richest people in Singapore are all multi-billionaires. The nation's 50 richest posted double digit gains for an 11% rise of a collective $116 billion

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The Incredible Work Ethic Of One Of India's Youngest Self Made Billionaires Has Made Him An Enormous Fortune

The Incredible Work Ethic Of One Of India's Youngest Self Made Billionaires Has Made Him An Enormous Fortune

12 Aug 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Div Turakhia became one of India's youngest self-made billionaires in 2016 when he sold Media.net, his ad tech startup for $900 million. That wasn't the now 36-year-old's first big success, either.

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Chewing Gum Billionaire Moves From Candy Aisle To Medical Marijuana

Chewing Gum Billionaire Moves From Candy Aisle To Medical Marijuana

11 Aug 2018 @ 4AM PDT

William Wrigley Jr. II helped sell his family's business to Mars Inc. back in 2008. Now, he's got a new business. He recently led a $65 million investment round for the Georgia based medical marijuana company Surterra Wellness.

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Rams Owner Stan Kroenke Becomes Sole Owner Of Arsenal FC

Rams Owner Stan Kroenke Becomes Sole Owner Of Arsenal FC

10 Aug 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Billionaire Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke is about to become the sole shareholder of Arsenal football club after minority shareholder Alisher Usmanov accepted Kroenke's offer to buy his 30% stake in the team

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Multi-Billionaire Henry Nicholas Arrested After Being Caught With Suitcase Full Of Drugs And Unresponsive Girl In Vegas Hotel

Multi-Billionaire Henry Nicholas Arrested After Being Caught With Suitcase Full Of Drugs And Unresponsive Girl In Vegas Hotel

09 Aug 2018 @ 4PM PDT

When I'm a billionaire, I'm gonna party in Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs and a younger girlfriend… is something most people say jokingly. Not Henry Nicholas!

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Here's Where Some Of The Tech Billionaire "Giving Pledge" Signers Are Donating Their Money

Here's Where Some Of The Tech Billionaire "Giving Pledge" Signers Are Donating Their Money

09 Aug 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Warren Buffett's well known "Giving Pledge" appeals to billionaires' sense of altruism, but it also appeals to their desire for flexibility in signing such

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From $50K A Year Assistant To Billionaire: The Steve Ballmer Story

From $50K A Year Assistant To Billionaire: The Steve Ballmer Story

08 Aug 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Today, Steve Ballmer is a billionaire with a net worth of $28.5 billion. But back when the now 62-year-old was 24, he dropped out of the MBA program at Stanford to take a job at his former Harvard classmate Bill Gates' new company Microsoft. That gamble paid off.

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NASCAR CEO Brian France May Have Just Cost His Family Hundreds Of Millions Thanks To Hamptons DUI/Oxycodone Arrest

NASCAR CEO Brian France May Have Just Cost His Family Hundreds Of Millions Thanks To Hamptons DUI/Oxycodone Arrest

06 Aug 2018 @ 5PM PDT

Right when NASCAR is desperately trying to find a buyer, CEO and family leader Brian France gets a DUI and drug arrest.

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Jeff Bezos' Parents Might Be Worth Billions

Jeff Bezos' Parents Might Be Worth Billions

06 Aug 2018 @ 4AM PDT

The elder Bezos' put $245,573 into Amazon in 1995. Their stake hasn't been public since 1999, but a clue to their fortune can be found in their charitable donations.

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James Packer Quit His Jobs, Seeking Treatment For Depression

James Packer Quit His Jobs, Seeking Treatment For Depression

05 Aug 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Billionaire and former fiancé of Mariah Carey James Packer has resigned from the directorships of 22 companies in Australia over the past few weeks

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Let's Pour One Out For Ronald Wayne – Apple's Forgotten Founder Who Once Owned 10% Of The Trillion Dollar Company

Let's Pour One Out For Ronald Wayne – Apple's Forgotten Founder Who Once Owned 10% Of The Trillion Dollar Company

03 Aug 2018 @ 8AM PDT

Pour out a little liquor. Thoughts and prayers. Positive vibes… All go out to Apple's long forgotten third founder Ronald Wayne who once owned 33.33% of a trillion company.

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How Rich Would Steve Jobs Be At Apple's $1 Trillion Market Cap?

How Rich Would Steve Jobs Be At Apple's $1 Trillion Market Cap?

03 Aug 2018 @ 7AM PDT

If Steve Jobs was alive today, he'd surely be happy to see his creation become the first American company to top $1 trillion in market cap. But how rich would he be from that milestone?

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An Apple Stock Market Rally Made Warren Buffett $2 Billion In One Day

An Apple Stock Market Rally Made Warren Buffett $2 Billion In One Day

03 Aug 2018 @ 4AM PDT

As of March, Buffett held 239.6 million Apple shares, and assuming he didn't sell any shares in the meantime Wednesday's rally equated to a gain of $2.7 billion.

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Hong Kong Billionaire Pollyanna Chu Yuet Wah Has Lost 74 Percent Of Her Fortune

Hong Kong Billionaire Pollyanna Chu Yuet Wah Has Lost 74 Percent Of Her Fortune

03 Aug 2018 @ 4AM PDT

At the beginning of the year, Chu enjoyed a fortune of about $8.4 billion, but after some bad turns of fate for her company, she's lost $6.2 billion of that.

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With A Net Worth Of $150 Billion, Jeff Bezos Is Now The Richest Human In Modern History And The 10th Richest Human Ever

With A Net Worth Of $150 Billion, Jeff Bezos Is Now The Richest Human In Modern History And The 10th Richest Human Ever

16 Jul 2018 @ 5PM UTC
Jeff Bezos just crossed an absolutely astounding milestone. $150,000,000,000.
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These Billionaires Started From Nothing And Made Enormous Fortunes

These Billionaires Started From Nothing And Made Enormous Fortunes

02 Aug 2018 @ 11AM UTC
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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Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Finally Freed By Saudi Anti-Corruption Commission

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Finally Freed By Saudi Anti-Corruption Commission

04 Feb 2018 @ 12PM UTC
Prince Alwaleed bin Talalhas finally been freed from his detention in the makeshift prison at the Ritz-Carlton. He returned home on Saturday after reaching a deal with Saudi authorities.
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Meet "El Mencho" - Mexico's Brutal New #1 Drug Lord

Meet "El Mencho" - Mexico's Brutal New #1 Drug Lord

28 Jul 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Despite a drug trafficking indictment in a DC federal court and a $5 million bounty over his head, Rubén Oseguera Cervantes, better known as El Mencho, doesn't have much in the way of illicit celebrity in the United States.
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The 15 Richest Russian Billionaires

The 15 Richest Russian Billionaires

23 Jul 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Many of the world's richest billionaires are Russian. In fact, there are 88 billionaires in Russia. We've put together a handy list of the 15 richest Russians. All of them are interesting in the way that oligarchs are.
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Richard Branson Says He's "Neck And Neck" With Jeff Bezos In Billionaire Space Race

Richard Branson Says He's "Neck And Neck" With Jeff Bezos In Billionaire Space Race

31 May 2018 @ 11AM UTC
Richard Branson put an even finer point on the conversation than that, telling the interviewer his own first trip into space is "months away, not years away."
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Magician David Copperfield Is Now Officially A Billionaire

Magician David Copperfield Is Now Officially A Billionaire

20 Jul 2018 @ 12AM UTC
This isn't a magic trick. David Copperfield's net worth just officially topped $1 billion.
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Where Are All The Apple Billionaires?

Where Are All The Apple Billionaires?

27 Apr 2018 @ 11AM UTC
Apple is an enormous, successful company with nearly $230 billion in revenue. The company has a market capitalization of $879 billion. They are well-located in Silicon Valley, where it isn't hard to throw a stone and hit a billionaire. So, we have to ask, where are the billionaires created by Apple?
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How Billionaire Husbands Used Controversial Panamanian Law Firm To Hide Money From Their Wives

How Billionaire Husbands Used Controversial Panamanian Law Firm To Hide Money From Their Wives

11 Apr 2016 @ 11AM UTC
The unprecedented document leak known as the Panama Papers are revealing how a number of the world's millionaires and billionaires hid cash and assets from their wives. These men have some explaining to do!
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The Investigation Into Pharmaceutical Billionaire And His Wife's Murders Heats Up

The Investigation Into Pharmaceutical Billionaire And His Wife's Murders Heats Up

13 Jul 2018 @ 11AM UTC
Back in December, pharmaceutical billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife Honey were found dead in their Toronto home. The police wanted to rule it a murder-suicide and move on. Their four adult children pressed and now new details have been revealed.
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