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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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Billionaire Roundup: Fires, Earthquakes, Hurricanes, And Pharma Bro, Oh My!

Billionaire Roundup: Fires, Earthquakes, Hurricanes, And Pharma Bro, Oh My!

20 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

One billionaire saw his Caribbean dream float away in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Another billionaire is trying to figure out how to get Los Angeles interested in the NFL. One billionaire just got a 400% raise and another went to jail.

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The Top Tech Investors In Silicon Valley

The Top Tech Investors In Silicon Valley

20 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Where would we be today without the venture capitalists that back our favorite tech companies? Silicon Valley's venture capitalists make innovation possible.

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Fertitta Brothers Unload The Rest Of Their UFC Stake

Fertitta Brothers Unload The Rest Of Their UFC Stake

17 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Last summer, Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta sold most of their stock in UFC for $4 billion. Now, according to a report from Forbes, the Las Vegans have sold all of their remaining shares in the mixed martial arts enterprise.

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Is Elle MacPherson's Marriage To Billionaire Not Legal?

Is Elle MacPherson's Marriage To Billionaire Not Legal?

17 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

In June, model Elle MacPherson split from her billionaire husband Jeff Soffer. As their divorce battle heats up, Soffer revealed a shocking claim. According to him, he and Elle were never technically married.

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Tilman Fertitta's Journey To Owning An NBA Team

Tilman Fertitta's Journey To Owning An NBA Team

16 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Tilman Fertitta made his billions bringing failing restaurants, hotels, and casinos back to life. Now, he's the brand new owner of the NBA's Houston Rockets.

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Michael Dell Gives Millions To Hurricane Harvey Relief

Michael Dell Gives Millions To Hurricane Harvey Relief

15 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Billionaire Michael Dell is a native Texan who grew up in Houston, the city that has been ravaged by Hurricane Harvey. He has pledged an unprecedented amount of money to fund relief efforts.

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You Won't Believe The Drama In This Billion-Dollar Divorce

You Won't Believe The Drama In This Billion-Dollar Divorce

15 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Billionaire developer Harry Macklowe is 80 years old and he has got some DRAMA in his relationship, or, I should say, his relationships.

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Rupert Murdoch Makes Huge $2.6 Billion Investment In Indian Premier League Cricket

Rupert Murdoch Makes Huge $2.6 Billion Investment In Indian Premier League Cricket

13 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Star India and other big companies were willing to pay big money for distribution rights despite the fact that IPL cricket only runs for two months out of the year.

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Michael Dell Donates $36 Million For Hurricane Harvey Relief

Michael Dell Donates $36 Million For Hurricane Harvey Relief

12 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Houston native Michael Dell has made a huge donation to help his hometown rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

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Carl Icahn Making Millions From Sale Of Failed Casino

Carl Icahn Making Millions From Sale Of Failed Casino

11 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Carl Icahn is dumping a big Las Vegas real estate investment he made back in 2010 for a huge gain, but only after losing millions on a similar sale in Atlantic City.

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For Gandhi's Descendants It's All About Success In Billion Dollar Businesses

For Gandhi's Descendants It's All About Success In Billion Dollar Businesses

10 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Anurang and Tarang Jain are billionaire twins from India who happen to be the grandsons of Mahatma Gandhi. Each have a net worth of $1.1 billion.

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Porn Hub Creator Reinvents Himself As Socially Conscious Entrepreneur

Porn Hub Creator Reinvents Himself As Socially Conscious Entrepreneur

10 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Keishi Kameyama is the founder of Pornhub.com, the world's biggest purveyor of porn. He's also a socially-conscious entrepreneur who is being hailed as an internet pioneer.

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Asia's Youngest Tech Billionaire Is A Drone Mogul

Asia's Youngest Tech Billionaire Is A Drone Mogul

07 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Frank Wang began the drone revolution. Everyone else is just trying to catch up. In the process he became a billionaire. Now he's landed on the list of the richest Asian tech billionaires. He's also the youngest Asian tech billionaire.

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The 25 Richest People Who Ever Lived–Inflation Adjusted

The 25 Richest People Who Ever Lived–Inflation Adjusted

07 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

A few years ago, we did a lot of research on who the richest people to ever live were. We felt really good about our list. And then then a few of our favorite billionaires went out and added many billions onto their net worths and that changed our list a bit…. so we updated it.

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Meet John C. Malone The Largest Landowner In The U.S.

Meet John C. Malone The Largest Landowner In The U.S.

07 Sep 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The largest landowner in the U.S. is probably not someone you've heard of. He is a cable TV mogul who currently owns the $24 billion company Liberty Media.

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If All Goes According To Plan, By 2020, Michael Jordan's Annual Nike Royalty Check Will Be RIDICULOUS!

If All Goes According To Plan, By 2020, Michael Jordan's Annual Nike Royalty Check Will Be RIDICULOUS!

07 Jul 2017 @ 5PM UTC
The amount of money Michael Jordan could potentially make from Jordan-brand royalties is absolutely mind boggling.
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Kushner Family Ready To Receive Over $400m From Chinese Investment

Kushner Family Ready To Receive Over $400m From Chinese Investment

20 Mar 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Purchasing this skyscraper may get this Chinese company one step closer to Trump.
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Billionaire Round Up: Fight Club Edition

Billionaire Round Up: Fight Club Edition

20 Oct 2016 @ 11AM UTC
In this edition of Billionaire Roundup, candidate for douchebag of the year Martin Shkreli is looking for a good punch in the face and tried to organize a fan meetup, Vladimir Putin is up to some nuclear shenanigans, and Snapchat is trying to figure out what it wants to be when it grows up.
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'Minecraft' Creator Claims Becoming A Billionaire Made Him Feel "Isolated"

'Minecraft' Creator Claims Becoming A Billionaire Made Him Feel "Isolated"

31 Aug 2015 @ 2PM UTC
Markus Persson bared his soul on Twitter over the weekend, and it might make you hope you never have to deal with becoming a billionaire.
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What Did Steve Jobs Know About Billionaires That We Don't?

What Did Steve Jobs Know About Billionaires That We Don't?

06 Feb 2016 @ 12PM UTC
This Steve Jobs quote absolutely nails the difference in mentality between billionaires and the rest of us. You won't believe how simple and life changing it is!
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The Richest Person Of Every Age, From 19 To 60

The Richest Person Of Every Age, From 19 To 60

16 Jul 2017 @ 11AM UTC
We are obsessed with billionaires here at Celebrity Net Worth. As a result, we got to thinking about the richest people at our respective ages and we have put together a list of the richest person for every age from 19 to 60 years old.
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How Do You Close A $70 Million Real Estate Deal? Bribe The Prospective Buyer With A $5000 Super-Model Sushi Dinner!!!

How Do You Close A $70 Million Real Estate Deal? Bribe The Prospective Buyer With A $5000 Super-Model Sushi Dinner!!!

21 Jul 2015 @ 12PM UTC
It costs more than you might think to sell a $70 million mansion to a Swedish internet tycoon...
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The Richest Women In The World Right Now

The Richest Women In The World Right Now

13 Apr 2017 @ 11AM UTC
It has been a great year for female billionaires. Of the 2042 richest people in the world, a record 227 of them are women.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Giving 1/3rd Of His Stock To Employees

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Giving 1/3rd Of His Stock To Employees

29 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Twitter's CEO, Jack Dorsey, is treating the his company's staff to some good news: A third of his personal company stock is going back to his employees.
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Jeff Bezos Is Having The Best Year Ever, In Terms Of Personal Net Worth

Jeff Bezos Is Having The Best Year Ever, In Terms Of Personal Net Worth

30 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Despite some bad press for Amazon's treatment of its employees, Jeff Bezos' net worth has jumped $22 billion since the beginning of 2015.
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