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What Would It Take For Elon Musk To Become The World's First Trillionaire?

What Would It Take For Elon Musk To Become The World's First Trillionaire?

15 Jan 2021 @ 2PM PST

As of this writing, Elon Musk is worth a bit over $200 billion. That's $170 billion than one year ago. What would it take for Elon's net worth to break $1 trillion?

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Where In The World Is Billionaire Jack Ma?

Where In The World Is Billionaire Jack Ma?

15 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Billionaire Jack Ma hasn't been seen in person or posted on his formerly very active social media accounts since late October. Where in the world is Jack Ma?

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Another PayPal Founder Becomes A Multi-Billionaire In Epic IPO

Another PayPal Founder Becomes A Multi-Billionaire In Epic IPO

14 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The founders of PayPal are often called the PayPal Mafia and for good reason. Several of them are multi-billionaires. Now another founder of PayPal, Max Levchin, is poised to join them in the multi-billionaires club.

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Former Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler's Husband Is Now A Billionaire

Former Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler's Husband Is Now A Billionaire

13 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Kelly Loeffler lost her senate re-election campaign but she has about a billion reasons to smile. Her husband, Jeffrey Sprecher is a brand new billionaire thanks to his company, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), which owns the New York Stock Exchange.

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Billionaire Game Of Thrones Video Game Producer Lin Qi Dies After Allegedly Being Poisoned By Co-Worker

Billionaire Game Of Thrones Video Game Producer Lin Qi Dies After Allegedly Being Poisoned By Co-Worker

13 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Lin Qi was a billionaire producer for Netflix and the mogul behind the Game of Thrones video game was poisoned on December 16 and died on Christmas Day. He was poisoned by a co-worker in an alleged murder plot.

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Move Over Mukesh Ambani, There's A New Richest Person In Asia

Move Over Mukesh Ambani, There's A New Richest Person In Asia

12 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Move over Mukesh Ambani, your two-year reign as the richest person in Asia is over. And no, Jack Ma, you have not claimed that title again. There's a brand new richest person in Asia for 2021 and it's China's bottled water billionaire, Zhong Shanshan.

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K-Beauty Fortunes Took Big Hit In Pandemic

K-Beauty Fortunes Took Big Hit In Pandemic

11 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The fact that the pandemic has brought about a bunch of lifestyle changes that has made makeup less essential to many women. After all, why spend the time and effort to do your face when you're just staying home and/or grocery shopping while wearing a mask?

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Washington Football Team Owner Dan Snyder Claims He's Being Extorted

Washington Football Team Owner Dan Snyder Claims He's Being Extorted

11 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Dan Snyder, the owner of the football team formerly known as the Washington Redskins, is accusing one of the team's minority owners of launching an extortion campaign against him.

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Who Are The Richest Americans Of All Time – After Adjusting For Inflation?

Who Are The Richest Americans Of All Time – After Adjusting For Inflation?

10 Jan 2021 @ 9AM PST

When you take inflation into account, who was the richest American of all time?

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Which Billionaire Fortunes Grew The Most In 2020?

Which Billionaire Fortunes Grew The Most In 2020?

10 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

2020's economic trends will probably be studied for years to come, but one thing that's immediately clear is that these six billionaires benefited the most from those volatile trendlines.

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The Five Richest American Families Right Now   

The Five Richest American Families Right Now  

10 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The five richest American families have a combined net worth of $528 billion. They control massive retail empires, industrial firms, a candy company, and a cosmetics empire. The family businesses have been around for generations, making each of these families true dynasties.

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Which Billionaire Fortunes Dropped The Most In 2020?

Which Billionaire Fortunes Dropped The Most In 2020?

09 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Of course, while these six billionaires saw their fortunes drop the most in 2020, they're also all rich enough to be able to absorb such losses without too much actual damage.

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Elon Musks Sells His Four Remaining LA Houses In One $62 Million Deal

Elon Musks Sells His Four Remaining LA Houses In One $62 Million Deal

09 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The four homes, which do not represent a single contiguous block of land nor do they belong to any unified architectural style, were nevertheless put up for sale in May as one "estate" with a list price of $62.5 million.

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Elon Musk Ends The Week With A Net Worth Of $210 Billion – Gained $40 Billion In Five Days!

Elon Musk Ends The Week With A Net Worth Of $210 Billion – Gained $40 Billion In Five Days!

08 Jan 2021 @ 5PM PST

Elon Musk started the week with a net worth of $170 billion. He ended the week the richest person on the planet with a net worth of $210 billion.

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How The Lauder Family Became The Fifth-Richest American Family, With A Combined Net Worth Of $40 Billion

How The Lauder Family Became The Fifth-Richest American Family, With A Combined Net Worth Of $40 Billion

08 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The Lauder family is the fifth-wealthiest family in the U.S., with a combined $40 billion net worth. That's up from $24.3 billion two years ago

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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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