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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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Reebok Founder Paul Fireman Slashes Price Of Boston Estate To $39 Million

Reebok Founder Paul Fireman Slashes Price Of Boston Estate To $39 Million

16 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

The mansion is now priced to sell at $39 million, a significant discount, compared to the $90 million Fireman initially listed it for in 2016.

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White Claw Craze Makes Founder A Multi-Billionaire

White Claw Craze Makes Founder A Multi-Billionaire

16 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

If you think White Claw came out of nowhere to suddenly be everywhere, well, you're not wrong and it has made it's founder Anthony von Mandl a multi-billionaire.

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How Many Billionaires Live In San Francisco?

How Many Billionaires Live In San Francisco?

15 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

If you're interested in bumping into a billionaire, statistically speaking, there's really only one place where you can maximize your chances of doing so: San Francisco

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Young Billionaire Zhang Bo Has Spent $37M On Six Houses That Mostly Sit Empty In One Sydney Neighborhood

Young Billionaire Zhang Bo Has Spent $37M On Six Houses That Mostly Sit Empty In One Sydney Neighborhood

15 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Zhang snapped up all six properties over the last two and a half years, starting in June of 2017, when be bought the first for $6.2 million.

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You're Not Imagining It: The Rich ARE Getting Richer

You're Not Imagining It: The Rich ARE Getting Richer

15 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Bernard Arnault are all part of a very very exclusive club – all three of them are worth more than $100 billion. All are committed to philanthropy, but they can't give away enough money fast enough to keep their net worths from rising.

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Michael Bloomberg Is Back And Running For President – A Look Inside The Billionaire's Life

Michael Bloomberg Is Back And Running For President – A Look Inside The Billionaire's Life

14 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Michael Bloomberg is the 15th wealthiest man in the world. And he's back on the political scene after announcing his entry into the 2020 presidential campaign. Here's a look at he's earned , and used , his incredible wealth.

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Here Are Some Of The Biggest Purchases Made By The Richest People On Earth

Here Are Some Of The Biggest Purchases Made By The Richest People On Earth

13 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Yachts, private islands, and extremely expensive sports cars are one thing, but sometimes a more inspired impulse strikes at a billionaire's checkbook.

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The University Of Utah Will Receive $150 Million Donation From Family Of Late Billionaire Jon Huntsman

The University Of Utah Will Receive $150 Million Donation From Family Of Late Billionaire Jon Huntsman

13 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

With that money, the university recently announced plans to open the Huntsman Mental Health Institute, which will research issues related to mental health.

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The 15 Richest Billionaire NBA Team Owners

The 15 Richest Billionaire NBA Team Owners

13 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Out of the 30 teams in the National Basketball Association today, 15 are owned by billionaires. The rest of the owners may not be billionaires, but they are, without a doubt, extremely rich.

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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Reaches Record $128 Billion In Cash

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Reaches Record $128 Billion In Cash

12 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Berkshire Hathaway has amassed the unprecedented "cash pile" despite recently buying back some $700 million worth of its own stock.

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These Seven Billionaires Dropped Out Of High School

These Seven Billionaires Dropped Out Of High School

12 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Look, we never advocate for dropping out of school – especially as early as high school. That said, for the seven people on this list, dropping out of high school worked out well for them.

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All The People In Human History Who Have Had A Net Worth Greater Than $100 Billion

All The People In Human History Who Have Had A Net Worth Greater Than $100 Billion

11 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

All the lucky humans in history who have had a net worth greater than $100 billion.

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Haslam Family Owes Their $6 Billion Fortune To Sale Of Truck Stops To Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway

Haslam Family Owes Their $6 Billion Fortune To Sale Of Truck Stops To Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway

09 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Truck stops are big business. Just look at Tom and Judy Love and their multi-billion fortune. The Haslam family of Tennessee are also billionaires, thanks to their chain of truck stops, Pilot Flying J, which they sold to Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway in 2017.

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JP Morgan Spent $1.5 Billion On Art During His Life – And It Now Sits In This Library

JP Morgan Spent $1.5 Billion On Art During His Life – And It Now Sits In This Library

09 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Today, JP Morgan is a brand and a venerable financial institution that is the largest bank in the U.S. However, there was a man that started it all. He was also an avid art collector who spent $1.5 billion on his collection in the last two decades of his life.

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Vince McMahon Lost Almost $300 Million On Paper After WWE's Stock Dip

Vince McMahon Lost Almost $300 Million On Paper After WWE's Stock Dip

06 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

McMahon reportedly owns about 41 percent of outstanding WWE stock, which is how he can take such a big hit when those shares see such a significant dip in value.

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24-Year-Old Becomes Overnight Billionaire When Parents Gift Him $3.8 Billion

24-Year-Old Becomes Overnight Billionaire When Parents Gift Him $3.8 Billion

02 Nov 2019 @ 11AM UTC
Eric Tse went to bed one night a normal 24-year-old recent college grad. The next morning when he woke up he was a multi-billionaire thanks to a super-generous graduation gift from his parents.
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Adam Neumann Planned For Family Control Of WeWork For Generations

Adam Neumann Planned For Family Control Of WeWork For Generations

25 Oct 2019 @ 11AM UTC
Adam Neumann isn't having a good year. It wasn't all that long ago that he was CEO of the company he co-founded, had a multi-billion paper net worth, and was eyeing a lucrative IPO that would make him even wealthier. When WeWork filed for its now-canceled IPO, a few things stuck out.
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Indian Pharma Brothers Blow Through Billions, Arrested On Embezzlement Charges

Indian Pharma Brothers Blow Through Billions, Arrested On Embezzlement Charges

04 Nov 2019 @ 12PM UTC
Shivinder and Malvinder Singh were once two of the richest businessmen in India. Now, they've been arrested and accused of embezzling billions from the companies they formerly controlled.
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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 @ 11AM UTC
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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David Steward Is The Second Richest Black Man In America... Here's How He Earned His $4 Billion Fortune

David Steward Is The Second Richest Black Man In America... Here's How He Earned His $4 Billion Fortune

18 Jan 2019 @ 12PM UTC
David Steward has flown under our radar – until now. It has come to our attention that this African American entrepreneur is the second-richest black man in the U.S., with an incredible net worth of $4 billion. Who is David Steward and how did he make his billions?
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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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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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Meet The Mysterious Russian Billionaire Who Quietly Owns A Dating App Empire

Meet The Mysterious Russian Billionaire Who Quietly Owns A Dating App Empire

27 Aug 2018 @ 11AM UTC
Russian entrepreneur Andrey Andreev is the king of dating apps. He's the man behind five successful online dating apps including Badoo – the largest dating app in the world with 380 million users. He's also a brand-new billionaire.
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Jeff Bezos Lost $6 Billion Yesterday

Jeff Bezos Lost $6 Billion Yesterday

29 Jan 2016 @ 7PM UTC
Ouch. After one bad earnings announcement, $6 billion evaporates...
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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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