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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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Bill Gates' Ties To Accused Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Revealed

Bill Gates' Ties To Accused Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Revealed

18 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

One of the most refreshing things about billionaire Bill Gates is his lack of scandal. He's a family man devoted to his wife Melinda and their kids. At least until now. And no one is sorrier about his association with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein than Gates himself.

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America's Richest Self-Made Woman Diane Hendricks Picked Herself Up After Husband's Sudden Death And Turned Her Company Into A Multi-Billion Empire

America's Richest Self-Made Woman Diane Hendricks Picked Herself Up After Husband's Sudden Death And Turned Her Company Into A Multi-Billion Empire

18 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Diane Hendricks was born on a dairy farm in Wisconsin in 1947. She got pregnant at 17. She worked at a pen factory and as a waitress to make ends meet. Today, she's a billionaire businesswoman with a $7 billion net worth.

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The 12 Richest Self-Made American Women Right Now

The 12 Richest Self-Made American Women Right Now

17 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

From roofing supplies, to the tech industry, to entertainment, the 12 wealthiest self-made female billionaires in the U.S. didn't just shatter the glass ceiling – they vaporized it.

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In The Rich Keep Getting Richer News: French Billionaire Bernard Arnault Made $5 Billion In 48 Hours

In The Rich Keep Getting Richer News: French Billionaire Bernard Arnault Made $5 Billion In 48 Hours

16 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Bernard Arnault is the chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, known as LVMH. The company is the world's largest maker of luxury goods. Reports are coming in that he just made an additional $5.1 billion in a 48-hour time span.

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The 15 Richest Women In America Right Now

The 15 Richest Women In America Right Now

15 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

America's 15 richest women contain two groups of sisters, philanthropic heiresses, widows of entrepreneurs and tech moguls and one self-made billionaires. The 15 women on this list are collectively worth $217.5 billion.

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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 @ 4AM PDT

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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Artist Alleges She Was Sexually Assaulted By Jeffrey Epstein And His Madam At Les Wexner's Estate

Artist Alleges She Was Sexually Assaulted By Jeffrey Epstein And His Madam At Les Wexner's Estate

12 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Maria Farmer was assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislane Maxwell in 1996. The police didn't do anything about it for 20 years. She blames Lex Wexner.

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Jeffrey Epstein Lost His Biggest Client, Registered As A Sex Offender, And Still Managed To Make More Than $200 Million

Jeffrey Epstein Lost His Biggest Client, Registered As A Sex Offender, And Still Managed To Make More Than $200 Million

11 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The odd facts of Jeffrey Epstein's life and career just keep coming. Most recently, the New York Times revealed that the late sexual predator and financier made more than $200 million after he changed careers from financial services to DNA research.

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Melinda Gates Pledges $1 Billion Towards Gender Equality

Melinda Gates Pledges $1 Billion Towards Gender Equality

10 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The money will flow from Melinda Gates own company, Pivotal Ventures, to partners that are implementing more diverse hiring and leadership practices.

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Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann's Net Worth Has Dropped 90% In 30 Days…Could Personal Bankruptcy Be Looming?

Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann's Net Worth Has Dropped 90% In 30 Days…Could Personal Bankruptcy Be Looming?

09 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann started the summer with a paper net worth of $4.7 billion. His fortune has dropped 90% and there are whispers of a personal bankruptcy on the horizon.

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French Billionaire Francois Pinault Signs Over $109 Million To Notre Dame Cathedral Repair

French Billionaire Francois Pinault Signs Over $109 Million To Notre Dame Cathedral Repair

09 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Seemingly inspired by Pinault's pledge, his main rival in the world of French-owned luxury brands, Bernard Arnault of LVMH, announced a pledge of his own soon after.

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Three Oracle Execs, Including Larry Ellison, Took A 98 Percent Pay Cut This Year

Three Oracle Execs, Including Larry Ellison, Took A 98 Percent Pay Cut This Year

08 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Oracle's three top executives, including co-founder Larry Ellison and co-CEOs Mark Hurd and Safra Catz, have taken a 98 percent cut in pay this year.

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Mark Cuban Says He Has "Close To A Billion Dollars" Worth Of Amazon Stock

Mark Cuban Says He Has "Close To A Billion Dollars" Worth Of Amazon Stock

08 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The owner of the Dallas Mavericks recently revealed what he called his "biggest holding:" almost $1 billion worth of stock in the online retail giant Amazon.

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Rockstar Energy Drink Billionaire Russell Weiner Lists Two Florida Properties For $71.5 Million

Rockstar Energy Drink Billionaire Russell Weiner Lists Two Florida Properties For $71.5 Million

06 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Russell Weiner, the energy drink billionaire, is looking to sell not just one but two luxury properties located in two Florida neighborhoods.

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RIP Bill Bidwill: Longtime Arizona Cardinals Owner Dead At 88

RIP Bill Bidwill: Longtime Arizona Cardinals Owner Dead At 88

03 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Bill Bidwill, the longtime owner of the NFL's Arizona (and before that Chicago and St. Louis) Cardinals passed away Wednesday, October 2nd, surrounded by his family and loved ones, according to a statement from the team. He was 88 years old.

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How Jimmy John Liautaud Built A Multi-Billion-Dollar Net Worth Off His Namesake Sandwich Empire

How Jimmy John Liautaud Built A Multi-Billion-Dollar Net Worth Off His Namesake Sandwich Empire

03 Oct 2019 @ 11AM UTC
Jimmy John's Gourmet sandwiches opened with four sandwiches on the menu on January 13, 1983 in Charleston, Illinois. Today, there are more than 2,800 locations doing more than $2 billion in sales.
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Jeff Bezos Says He Spends Billions On Space Exploration For The Future Of Humanity

Jeff Bezos Says He Spends Billions On Space Exploration For The Future Of Humanity

24 Jul 2019 @ 11AM UTC
For now, Bezos and Blue Origin are focused on space tourism, as a sort of building block for future space projects, including manufacturing products in space and transporting them to Earth.
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MacKenzie Bezos Is Now Officially The Second-Largest Amazon Shareholder And The World's 3rd-Richest Woman

MacKenzie Bezos Is Now Officially The Second-Largest Amazon Shareholder And The World's 3rd-Richest Woman

10 Aug 2019 @ 11AM UTC
While MacKenzie's stake in Amazon is highly lucrative, it will not come with any executive control over the company founded by her ex-husband, as per their divorce agreement.
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Congress Introduces A Bill To Find Out How Much Money Putin Actually Has, Some Say It's As Much As $200 Billion

Congress Introduces A Bill To Find Out How Much Money Putin Actually Has, Some Say It's As Much As $200 Billion

08 Mar 2019 @ 12PM UTC
The Vladimir Putin Transparency Act, which is joined by a similar bill introduced in the Senate, seeks a detailed report from the US intelligence community on Putin's finances.
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How David Copperfield Earned His $1 Billion Net Worth

How David Copperfield Earned His $1 Billion Net Worth

04 Jan 2019 @ 12PM UTC
David Copperfield is the first billionaire-magician in history. He's as good at making money as he is at making things disappear! He is the most commercially successful magician of all time. This is how he did it...
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Billionaire Tax Evader Turned Cayman Island Land Baron: The Ken Dart Story

Billionaire Tax Evader Turned Cayman Island Land Baron: The Ken Dart Story

21 Jan 2016 @ 12PM UTC
The expatriation of Ken Dart was the most dramatic step in a journey that took him from Dart Container Corp.'s Mason, Michigan headquarters to the intriguing worlds of international finance and Caribbean tax shelters.
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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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Billionaire Diane Hendricks Wants To Revive A "Decaying" Wisconsin Town

Billionaire Diane Hendricks Wants To Revive A "Decaying" Wisconsin Town

12 Aug 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Hendricks' Beloit project has treated her to some glowing press coverage and a newly revitalized town that some joke should be renamed "Hendricksville,"
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Meet Gary Tharaldson, North Dakota's Richest Man And The State's First Billionaire

Meet Gary Tharaldson, North Dakota's Richest Man And The State's First Billionaire

09 Jul 2019 @ 11AM UTC
Gary Tharaldson is a former gym teacher from a town with a population of 100 that's about 90 minutes west of Fargo. Tharaldson is North Dakota's first billionaire.
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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 @ 2PM UTC
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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