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.
The Sackler family is the billionaire clan that owns Purdue Pharma, maker of the highly-addictive opioid painkiller OxyContin. They are accused of aggressively pushing the drug to doctors to increase their profit while also misrepresenting the addictive nature of the drug.
It seems not a day goes by without a data breach or malware attack and that has been good for Ken and Michael Xie, the brothers who founded the cybersecurity firm Fortinet Inc., nearly 20 years ago. Now, their stakes in the company have made them billionaires.
Cohen first dropped the price of the duplex to $98 million by the end of 2013, going on to cut the price at least five more times.
Mark Zuckerberg Says His Hungarian Sheepdog Beast Was His "Secret Weapon" In $19 Billion WhatsApp Acquisition
Beast is a social media darling, and if you've seen photos of the dog, it isn't hard to imagine that he might convince someone to join up with Facebook.
George Lucas is the man behind Star Wars, so of course he's a very wealthy man. Did you realize just how wealthy he is? It takes a certain amount of savvy deal making to amass a net worth of $5.4 billion, when you consider that Lucas has only directed seven feature films.
Part of the $200 million donation was financed by the Christie's auction of Rockefeller's famous art collection, which took place toward the end of last last year.
Mukesh and Anil Ambani are billionaire brothers. Just two years apart, they grew up being groomed to take over the company their father built, Reliance Industries. But Mukash is driving Anil's telecom business into bankruptcy.
Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger have been friends since 1959. They've worked together since 1978. Buffett and Munger have never had even one argument in their more than 40 years working together and 60 years of friendship.
Naturally, it's on one of Virgin Galactic's own rockets that Branson plans to take this trip: SpaceShipTwo, a rocket ship that as its name suggests requires two pilots to operate.
Can you imagine a world without Facebook? Zuckerberg's sister Randi revealed that their father offered them the option of going to college or being given the money to invest in a franchise and run it.
Steven Spielberg is the man behind Jaws, ET, Indiana Jones, and Jurassic Park, so of course, he's a very wealthy man. Do you realize just how wealthy he is? It takes a certain amount of savvy deal making to amass a net worth of $3.7 billion, even with a career that spans five decades.
Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman led an anti-corruption campaign that began in November 2017 and saw many high-ranking government officials, royal family members, and prominent businessmen arrested. Was it a shakedown all along?
The pledge comes as Grantham and his wife Hanne are already donating roughly $30 million a year to eight large nonprofit organizations involved in environmental activism.
Philanthropy is a big part of the lives of some of the world's richest people and thank goodness that's the case! In fact, of the top 50 philanthropists of 2017, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, 60% of them came from the tech industry.
Hush Hush wants to be "Amazon for billionaires," and to that end, it offers items for sale like a $51 million yacht,and a cornucopia of other six-, seven-, and eight-figure items.