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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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Kim and Kanye Set 7-Year-Old Daughter North West Up With A $10 Million Trust Fund

Kim and Kanye Set 7-Year-Old Daughter North West Up With A $10 Million Trust Fund

19 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The money is supposedly to make sure that North "won't have to work a day in her life." The source goes on: "[Kanye] wants her to create, innovate, and leave her mark on this world. And he's planning for her future as we speak."

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How Denise Coates Became One Of the Richest Women In the World

How Denise Coates Became One Of the Richest Women In the World

15 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

One of the wealthiest women in the U.K. is also the highest-paid executive and highest-earning female CEO in the world. Denise Coates is the founder and co-CEO of betting firm Bet365.com.

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Billionaire Roundup: The World Has Truly Gone Crazy Edition

Billionaire Roundup: The World Has Truly Gone Crazy Edition

15 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Things are still moving and shaking out in the world of the billionaires. Elon Musk, not surprisingly, is voicing his opinions. Conspiracy theorists sincerely believe that Bill Gates is behind COVID-19. JK Rowling was apparently tweeting while drinking or something and ignited a literal sh*t show over the weekend. This is the latest edition of the Billionaire Roundup.

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MacKenzie Bezos' Net Worth Tops $50 Billion For The First Time – When Will She Be The Richest Woman In The World?

MacKenzie Bezos' Net Worth Tops $50 Billion For The First Time – When Will She Be The Richest Woman In The World?

14 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Thanks to the recent Amazon stock surge, MacKenzie Bezos is now worth $50 billion. This makes her the 4th richest woman in the world behind Alice Walton, Julia Flesher Koch, and Francoise Bettencourt-Meyers.

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Samsung Billionaire Jay Y. Lee Facing Charges Of Corruption, Bribery, And Embezzlement…Again

Samsung Billionaire Jay Y. Lee Facing Charges Of Corruption, Bribery, And Embezzlement…Again

13 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Samsung's billionaire vice chairman, Jay Y. Lee (Lee Jae-yong), is still battling it out in court during his legal dispute with South Korean prosecutors over allegations of bribery and corruption that date back to 2015.

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Canadian Bank Predicts Amazon Is Heading To A Valuation Of $1.6 TRILLION – What Will That Mean For The Net Worths Of MacKenzie And Jeff Bezos?

Canadian Bank Predicts Amazon Is Heading To A Valuation Of $1.6 TRILLION – What Will That Mean For The Net Worths Of MacKenzie And Jeff Bezos?

13 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

An analyst at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) raised its price target for Amazon's stock – which is a prediction of the future price – to $3,300 per share. Whoa! Can you even imagine what that will do to the net worths of Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos?

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Had Jeff Bezos Never Divorced, Today He Would Be Worth Over $200 Billion Thanks To Amazon's Soaring Share Price

Had Jeff Bezos Never Divorced, Today He Would Be Worth Over $200 Billion Thanks To Amazon's Soaring Share Price

10 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Amazon's stock is soaring, making the richest person in the world much, much richer. In fact, his net worth grew by more during the last three months than most of us will make in our lifetimes. But on a slightly sour note, it would be much, much higher if he hadn't gotten divorced last year.

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Nikola Founder Trevor Milton's Net Worth Doubles From $5 Billion To $10 Billion Thanks To Monster IPO

Nikola Founder Trevor Milton's Net Worth Doubles From $5 Billion To $10 Billion Thanks To Monster IPO

09 Jun 2020 @ 2PM PDT

Thanks largely to his stake in the company he founded, Trevor Milton is now worth some $4.6 billion, after spiking to almost $5 billion at the first day of trading's peak.

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$1.1 BILLION In Alleged CJNG Cartel Assests Frozen By US And Mexico Authorities

$1.1 BILLION In Alleged CJNG Cartel Assests Frozen By US And Mexico Authorities

09 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

It was all part of a law enforcement operation called Operation Blue Agave, a project by both Mexico's Ministry of Finance and the United States' Drug Enforcement Administration.

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After Divorcing Billionaire Du Weimin, Yuan Liping Is Now A Billionaire Herself, With $3 Billion Worth Of Stock

After Divorcing Billionaire Du Weimin, Yuan Liping Is Now A Billionaire Herself, With $3 Billion Worth Of Stock

08 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The recent divorce between Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products Co. Chairman Du Weimin and ex-wife Yuan Liping was one of the most expensive divorces in Chinese history.

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There Are Only Six…Nope, Now Five Billionaires In Hollywood

There Are Only Six…Nope, Now Five Billionaires In Hollywood

07 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

We've said it before: It takes a certain kind of drive, ambition, and commitment to your vision to become a billionaire. Maybe that's why there are only six billionaires…Oh wait! Breaking news: There are only five billionaires in Hollywood. Kylie Jenner is not a billionaire. We repeat, Kylie Jenner is not a billionaire.

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Kanye West Establishes College Fund For George Floyd's Daughter, Pledges Additional $2M In Donations

Kanye West Establishes College Fund For George Floyd's Daughter, Pledges Additional $2M In Donations

06 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

West is one of many celebrities to have taken part in various Black Lives Matter protests throughout the country, and he's not even the only one in his household to make a financial pledge to the cause.

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Michael Jordan Is Donating $100 Million To Support Education, Social Justice And Racial Equality

Michael Jordan Is Donating $100 Million To Support Education, Social Justice And Racial Equality

05 Jun 2020 @ 2PM PDT

Michael Jordan is putting his money and name on the line in the fight against racial injustice. Something he was loathe to do earlier in his career.

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Want To Be A Billionaire? Go After A Job In These Industries.

Want To Be A Billionaire? Go After A Job In These Industries.

04 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Do you also spend time thinking about how to become a billionaire in some way other than winning the lottery or marrying an heir or heiress? It takes something special – a unique commitment to sheer ambition and your vision that could be great enough to make you a billionaire.

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The 10 Richest Russian Billionaires Right Now

The 10 Richest Russian Billionaires Right Now

03 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

It's no surprise that we're rather fascinated with Russian billionaire oligarchs. It wouldn't shock us to learn that any of us who've written about Russian billionaires and the general corruption in Russia has landed us on a watch list. That said, it is time to look at a new list of the richest Russian billionaires.

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