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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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Houston Rockets Sold For $85 Million In 1993–Could Now Sell For $2 Billion

Houston Rockets Sold For $85 Million In 1993–Could Now Sell For $2 Billion

24 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

There are certain investments that can deliver amazing returns. But do you know what has turned out to deliver one of the best returns on investment around? Owning a sports franchise.

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Billionaire's Ex-Girlfriend Seeking $240 Million

Billionaire's Ex-Girlfriend Seeking $240 Million

22 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

It's a classic case of he said, she said, but with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake.

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Apple's Rumored New iPhone Just Turned This Guy Into The World's Newest Billionaire

Apple's Rumored New iPhone Just Turned This Guy Into The World's Newest Billionaire

21 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Shares of Morris Chang's semiconductor company have gone up 27% and have made Chang a billionaire, thanks to the expected demand for the new iPhone.

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Everything You Need To Know About Aras Agalarov – The Russian Billionaire Behind The Donald Trump Jr. Email Controversy

Everything You Need To Know About Aras Agalarov – The Russian Billionaire Behind The Donald Trump Jr. Email Controversy

19 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

It's all over the news. Donald Trump Jr. and that meeting with the Russian representative. But it didn't start with Junior, and Junior wasn't chosen at random. Rather, it was a Russian business partner of his father's who targeted him…

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Anheuser Busch Heir Tried To Fly A Helicopter While Drunk

Anheuser Busch Heir Tried To Fly A Helicopter While Drunk

18 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Back in the day, the police used to call it a 502 – driving while intoxicated. I'm not sure, however, that anyone ever thought it would be used for a helicopter. As the saying goes, there's a first time for everything.

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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 @ 4AM PDT

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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Hamdi Ulukaya Launches $5 Million Hamdi Ulukaya Initiative For Turkish Entrepreneurs

Hamdi Ulukaya Launches $5 Million Hamdi Ulukaya Initiative For Turkish Entrepreneurs

16 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Hamdi Ulukaya is launching the Hamdi Ulukaya Initiative, which will provide training for young entrepreneurs in Turkey who are looking to get a leg up in their business ventures.

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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 @ 4AM PDT

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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Petra Eccelstone Hid In Bathroom While Husband Was On Violent Rampage

Petra Eccelstone Hid In Bathroom While Husband Was On Violent Rampage

15 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Formula One heiress Petra Ecclestone locked herself in a bathroom during a violent fight with her estranged husband, James Stunt. Petra and Stunt are in a bitter divorce battle over their fortune.

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Warren Buffett Just Donated $3 Billion To Charity

Warren Buffett Just Donated $3 Billion To Charity

13 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

By giving away these 18,750,000 Class B shares to charity, Buffett is continuing his practice of having "never sold any shares of Berkshire," and more than 40 percent of Buffett's holdings since 2006 have already been given away to these organizations.

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Richard Branson Shares A Simple Productivity Tip: Make Lots Of To-Do Lists

Richard Branson Shares A Simple Productivity Tip: Make Lots Of To-Do Lists

12 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Appropriately enough, Branson shared a list of tips for making the most out of your own personal to-do lists, with the goal of maximizing your productivity and getting everything you need (and want) to get done, done.

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Warren Buffett Is About To Make $12 BILLION From Bank Of America

Warren Buffett Is About To Make $12 BILLION From Bank Of America

12 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Warren Buffett is a strong, vocal proponent of giving away most or all of your fortune when you get to a certain point of wealth. But he seems to have a problem – he can't seem to stop making gobs of money.

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El Chapo's Sinaloa Cartel In Bad Shape While He's In Jail

El Chapo's Sinaloa Cartel In Bad Shape While He's In Jail

11 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Unfortunately for El Chapo and his Sinaloa Cartel, it turns out that having the boss in jail has not been good for business, according to data from the Mexican government. 

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Peter Thiel Invested $100,000 To Bring Woolly Mammoths Back To Life

Peter Thiel Invested $100,000 To Bring Woolly Mammoths Back To Life

09 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Peter Thiel devoted a lot of resources to what he's called a "fight" against death, and a new book makes public an investment he made to fight not his own mortality, but to resurrect an entire extinct species – the woolly mammoth.

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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 @ 10AM PDT

The amount of money Michael Jordan could potentially make from Jordan-brand royalties is absolutely mind boggling.

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How Rich Would Donald Trump Be Today If He Passively Invested His Inheritance In Stocks Instead Of Real Estate?

How Rich Would Donald Trump Be Today If He Passively Invested His Inheritance In Stocks Instead Of Real Estate?

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
A recent analysis by the National Journal tells a very different story about the Donald's fortunes that the one you'll get from him.
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He's The Richest Black Man In America... And Most People Have Never Heard His Name!

He's The Richest Black Man In America... And Most People Have Never Heard His Name!

04 Nov 2016 @ 6PM UTC
Robert F. Smith is the billionaire everyone is talking about but nobody knew about just a few months ago. He is the 53-year-old founder of the private equity firm, Vista Equity Partners. Vista deals in the not-so-sexy category of enterprise software, which might be why he's flown under the radar until now.
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After Pulling Off Huge Bank Heists, ISIS Wants To Return To Gold Currency

After Pulling Off Huge Bank Heists, ISIS Wants To Return To Gold Currency

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
ISIS has looted between $500 million and $1 billion from banks in Iraq and Syria, and now wants to return to gold currency.
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The 40 Richest Tech Entrepreneurs Under 40

The 40 Richest Tech Entrepreneurs Under 40

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
21 of the 40 richest people under 40 are billionaires. Represented on this list are the founders of some of the hottest tech companies out there, including Airbnb, Uber, Fitbit, and Pinterest.
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A 100-Year Old Japanese Mafia – The Richest In The World – May Be In The Midst Of A Destructive Split

A 100-Year Old Japanese Mafia – The Richest In The World – May Be In The Midst Of A Destructive Split

03 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Is it possible that a split within the Japanese mafia could cause economic problems for the entire country, and perhaps even all of Asia?
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Billionaire Roundup: Elon Musk Really Wants To Go To Mars

Billionaire Roundup: Elon Musk Really Wants To Go To Mars

17 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Today, the gift that keeps on giving is billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk. This billionaire roundup is all about Elon Musk, nuclear war, and the colonization of Mars.
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How ISIS Collects $1 Billion in Taxes Per Year

How ISIS Collects $1 Billion in Taxes Per Year

16 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
In a single year, ISIS brings in close to a billion dollars in "taxes" that are strong-armed from people living within its territory.
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These 5 CEOs Have Impressive (Severance) Packages Worth A Combined $1.3 Billion

These 5 CEOs Have Impressive (Severance) Packages Worth A Combined $1.3 Billion

16 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The phrase "you've got quite a package" has seldom been worth a cumulative $1.3 billion but when it comes to five exceptionally well-paid CEOs, it astoundingly IS.
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Billionaire Roundup: Let's Launch Donald Trump Into Space Before The Robots And Dragons Take Over The World

Billionaire Roundup: Let's Launch Donald Trump Into Space Before The Robots And Dragons Take Over The World

11 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The campaigning for US president has reached circus level quickly. Fortunately, Amazon's Jeff Bezos has a solution for that particular problem. Another billionaire is warning the world of the loss of white-collar jobs to robots and yet another billionaire is in the market for some Dragons. It's just another week of our billionaire roundup, folks.
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For A Few Hours On Friday, Bill Gates Was Not The Richest Person In The World

For A Few Hours On Friday, Bill Gates Was Not The Richest Person In The World

26 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Watch the throne! Earlier this week, Bill Gates lost his "richest person in the world" crown for a few hours. And the person who took it is an under-the-radar tycoon most Americans have never even heard of!
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