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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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Elon Musk Has Spent $72 Million On His Los Angeles Mansions

Elon Musk Has Spent $72 Million On His Los Angeles Mansions

16 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

Elon Musk is looking to expand his business. It's only fitting – he's been growing his real estate portfolio, too.

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Saudi Arabia's Corruption Scandal Cost The Kingdom $100 Billion

Saudi Arabia's Corruption Scandal Cost The Kingdom $100 Billion

16 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

A surprise anti-corruption round up in Saudi Arabia found a number of royals, government officials and businessmen arrested, including Prince Alwaleed bin Talal.

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What Are Jeff Bezos' Secrets To Success?

What Are Jeff Bezos' Secrets To Success?

15 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon, owns The Washington Post, and is the richest person in the world. So how did he do it?

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Oprah Winfrey's Weight Watchers Investment Is Paying Off For Both Her Wallet And Her Waistline

Oprah Winfrey's Weight Watchers Investment Is Paying Off For Both Her Wallet And Her Waistline

14 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

The Queen of all media's investment in the weight loss program has gained 617% over the past 25 months!

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$25 Billion In Personal Wealth Could Be Seized By Saudi Corruption Police

$25 Billion In Personal Wealth Could Be Seized By Saudi Corruption Police

14 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

Saudi officials arrested a bunch of people in what they are calling an anti-corruption raid. As part of this process, Saudi Arabia has frozen the bank accounts of the individuals who have been arrested…

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The Combined Wealth Of The World's Billionaires Has Hit A Staggering Number–But Is It Sustainable?

The Combined Wealth Of The World's Billionaires Has Hit A Staggering Number–But Is It Sustainable?

14 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

There is a new report out of the Swiss global financial services firm UBS tracking the growth of the wealth of the world's billionaires. Let's put it this way, it is a very, very, very, good time to be a billionaire.

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Six Power Couples Who Have It All

Six Power Couples Who Have It All

13 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

The following six power couples have made it in life: they are successful beyond anyone's wildest dreams and they have love on top of it all!

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Now That He's The World's Richest Person, Jeff Bezos Is Poised To Change The Philanthropy World

Now That He's The World's Richest Person, Jeff Bezos Is Poised To Change The Philanthropy World

12 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

As you've probably heard by now, there was a shakeup at the top of the list of the world's richest people. Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the world. Now, Bezos is poised to make a shift in the way the wealthy think about philanthropy…

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Billionaire Ken Griffin Donates $125M To University Of Chicago's Economics Department

Billionaire Ken Griffin Donates $125M To University Of Chicago's Economics Department

10 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

The University of Chicago announced that Griffin cut a $125 million check to its own Department of Economics, a gift that ranks as the second-largest donation in the entire history of the university.

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These Billionaires Are The 11 Richest Millennials In America

These Billionaires Are The 11 Richest Millennials In America

08 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

Do you know how the 11 wealthiest young people in the country gained their fortunes?

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Papa John's CEO Lost $70 Million In Less Than A Day, Blames It On The NFL

Papa John's CEO Lost $70 Million In Less Than A Day, Blames It On The NFL

07 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

The founder and CEO of the Papa John's pizza chain saw his net worth fall $70 million in less than 24 hours after the company released its third quarter financial report. He blames it on the NFL.

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Oprah Visits Bank For The First Time In 29 Years, Deposits $2 Million For Fun

Oprah Visits Bank For The First Time In 29 Years, Deposits $2 Million For Fun

06 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

Oprah Winfrey "just wanted to" stop by the bank and deposit some extra funds.

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Prince Alwaleed – The Richest Person In The Middle East – Was Just Arrested By Saudi Arabian Corruption Police

Prince Alwaleed – The Richest Person In The Middle East – Was Just Arrested By Saudi Arabian Corruption Police

05 Nov 2017 @ 9AM PST

In news no one expected, Prince Alwaleed – the richest person in the Middle East – was just arrested along with a dozen other Princes.

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King Bhumibol Adulyadej Of Thailand Receives $90 Million Cremation Ceremony

King Bhumibol Adulyadej Of Thailand Receives $90 Million Cremation Ceremony

03 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand received a cremation ceremony fit for a king this past Thursday.

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Warren Buffett Spends Around 8 Hours A Week Playing Bridge

Warren Buffett Spends Around 8 Hours A Week Playing Bridge

02 Nov 2017 @ 4AM PST

Buffett says bridge is more than a card game, calling it "the best exercise there is for the brain." And he spends approximately eight hours a week playing the two-team, four-person playing card staple.

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Bill Gates Made A $1.7 Billion Commitment To Public Education

Bill Gates Made A $1.7 Billion Commitment To Public Education

31 Oct 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Billionaire Bill Gates has done it again! The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is investing more than $1.7 billion in the U.S.'s public education system
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Cher Is Suing LA Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong

Cher Is Suing LA Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong

02 Oct 2017 @ 8PM UTC
Cher is suing Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong. Cher believes that Soon-Shiong tricked her into selling her shares in a drug company at a fraction of the stock's value.
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Donald Trump Lost $600 Million Over Past Year

Donald Trump Lost $600 Million Over Past Year

21 Oct 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Overall, the rich are getting richer. The net worths of Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg are on the rise. Donald Trump's, however, is on the decline.
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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 @ 11AM UTC
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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How Much Longer Can Bill Gates Hang Onto The Title Of The World's Richest Person? (Updated Answer: He Already Lost It)

How Much Longer Can Bill Gates Hang Onto The Title Of The World's Richest Person? (Updated Answer: He Already Lost It)

30 Oct 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Jeff Bezos is only $1 billion poorer than Bill Gates. How long will it be before he is crowned the world's richest man?
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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 @ 11AM UTC
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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Billionaire Mike Ashley In Court Over Drunken $19 Million Promise

Billionaire Mike Ashley In Court Over Drunken $19 Million Promise

17 Jul 2017 @ 11AM UTC
We've all said things we went on to regret while drunk, but fortunately, most drunken escapades get chalked up as just that, and never have to come under any kind of legal scrutiny. British billionaire Mike Ashley isn't so lucky.
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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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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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Is Jia Yueting's Vegas-Based Electric Car Company A Bust?

Is Jia Yueting's Vegas-Based Electric Car Company A Bust?

04 Dec 2016 @ 12PM UTC
Jia Yueting broke ground on his billion-dollar electric car factory in North Las Vegas earlier this year. Now, construction has been halted among concerns that Jia is broke.
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