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One Guy Supplies Cheese To Domino's, Pizza Hut, Papa John's… And It's Made Him A Multi-Billionaire

One Guy Supplies Cheese To Domino's, Pizza Hut, Papa John's… And It's Made Him A Multi-Billionaire

16 Jun 2021 @ 6PM PDT

Ah pizza. Cheesy, tasty, wonderful pizza. It is a perfect food, but pizza just wouldn't be the same without the cheese. It turns out one guy has been supplying the cheese for America's biggest pizza chains for decades.

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MacKenzie Scott Just Donated Another $2.8 Billion To Nearly 300 Charities

MacKenzie Scott Just Donated Another $2.8 Billion To Nearly 300 Charities

16 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

MacKenzie Scott is sticking to her pledge to empty the vault. She just donated another $2.74 billion.

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Is Vladimir Putin Secretly The Richest Person In The World?

Is Vladimir Putin Secretly The Richest Person In The World?

15 Jun 2021 @ 7PM PDT

In his official financial disclosures, Vladimir Putin claims to be worth around $250,000. Other reports peg the number closer to $200 billion.

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How Norton Simon Parlayed $7,000 At The Height Of The Great Depression Into A $10 Billion Ketchup And Art Fortune

How Norton Simon Parlayed $7,000 At The Height Of The Great Depression Into A $10 Billion Ketchup And Art Fortune

14 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

If you've ever had Hunt's ketchup, you've gave a few pennies to Norton Simon… a man who turned $7,000 at the height of the Great Depression, into a $10 billion fortune.

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Online Education Mogul Larry Chen Has Lost 90% Of His Former $16 Billion Net Worth Since January

Online Education Mogul Larry Chen Has Lost 90% Of His Former $16 Billion Net Worth Since January

11 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

The founders of Chinese online education companies have seen their net worths smacked since the beginning of the year. And no one has been smacked harder than Larry Chen.

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A Little-Known Chinese Battery Company Has Minted More Billionaires Than Google And Facebook Combined

A Little-Known Chinese Battery Company Has Minted More Billionaires Than Google And Facebook Combined

10 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

A Chinese battery company you've never heard of has minuted more billionaires than Facebook and Google combined… actually more than any single company ever!

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In 1925, The Second-Richest Person In The World Was A 12-Year-Old Girl

In 1925, The Second-Richest Person In The World Was A 12-Year-Old Girl

09 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

When Doris Duke was 12 years old, just one month shy of her 13th birthday, she inherited $100 million. It was 1925 and she instantly became the second richest person in the world.

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The Incredible Life Of Laurene Powell Jobs: Billionaire, Philanthropist, Bee Keeper

The Incredible Life Of Laurene Powell Jobs: Billionaire, Philanthropist, Bee Keeper

08 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Laurene Powell Jobs is a billionaire, a major philanthropist, advocate for education, art collector, professional sports team owner, and beekeeper.

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Meet The Most Dangerous, Evil, and Mega Rich Man Who Lives In Hiding

Meet The Most Dangerous, Evil, and Mega Rich Man Who Lives In Hiding

08 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Dawood Ibrahim might be the most evil, feared AND RICHEST gangster on the planet.

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Opioid Billionaire Sackler Family On Verge Of Winning Immunity In The Multitude Of Lawsuits Against Their Company Purdue Pharma

Opioid Billionaire Sackler Family On Verge Of Winning Immunity In The Multitude Of Lawsuits Against Their Company Purdue Pharma

07 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, is inching along in its bankruptcy proceedings. And in a controversial twist, the billionaire Sackler family is one step closer to escaping legal and financial ramifications.

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In The 1990s, The Third-Richest Person On The Planet (Behind Gates And Buffett) Was… A Swiss Orchestra Conductor???

In The 1990s, The Third-Richest Person On The Planet (Behind Gates And Buffett) Was… A Swiss Orchestra Conductor???

07 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

For much of the 1990s, the third-richest person in the world – behind only Bill Gates and Warren Buffett – was a random Swiss orchestra conductor named Paul Sacher.

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The 11 Richest Millennial Billionaires On The Planet

The 11 Richest Millennial Billionaires On The Planet

04 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

There are a few thousand billionaires in the world. Roughly 100 are "millennials." These are the 11 richest.

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Former Billionaire/Current West Virginia Governor Jim Justice Is Personally On The Hook For $700 Million In Business Debt

Former Billionaire/Current West Virginia Governor Jim Justice Is Personally On The Hook For $700 Million In Business Debt

03 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Jim Justice, governor of West Virginia and coal tycoon, is personally on the hook for $700 million in debt related to a recently-collapsed financial firm,

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11 Years Ago Eike Batista Predicted He'd Be The Richest Person On The Planet By 2020. Instead He's Serving A 30 Year Prison Sentence…

11 Years Ago Eike Batista Predicted He'd Be The Richest Person On The Planet By 2020. Instead He's Serving A 30 Year Prison Sentence…

01 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

In 2010, Eike Batista predicted that by 2020 he'd be the richest person in the world with a net worth of $100 billion. Instead, he's currently serving a 30-year prison sentence.

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What Drove One Of America's Richest Oil Executives To Commit Suicide By Driving Into A Concrete Bridge At 88MPH?

What Drove One Of America's Richest Oil Executives To Commit Suicide By Driving Into A Concrete Bridge At 88MPH?

01 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

On March 2, 2016, one of America's richest and most important oil executives drove his SUV into a concrete bridge at 88mph. He was killed instantly. It was a tragic and shocking fall from grace.

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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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