Billionaire News

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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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 @ 4AM PST

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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The Redstones And Manuela Herzer Are Still Feuding

The Redstones And Manuela Herzer Are Still Feuding

30 Oct 2017 @ 4AM PST

Manuela, as the woman scorned is portraying Shari Redstone as member of the Mafia looking to wrest control away from the boss by any means necessary…

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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 @ 4AM PST

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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South Africa's Controversial President In Hot Water Over Email Leaks

South Africa's Controversial President In Hot Water Over Email Leaks

29 Oct 2017 @ 4AM PST

Email. It can be so convenient, right? It can also get you in a boatload of trouble especially when you're a high ranking or famous person and especially when your emails are hacked. That's what's going on right now in South Africa.

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What Fraternities Did Billionaires Belong To In College?

What Fraternities Did Billionaires Belong To In College?

29 Oct 2017 @ 4AM PST

Its fall and collegians from coast to cost are rushing fraternities and sororities hoping to make friends and social connections that will hopefully last their entire lives.

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George Soros' Latest Donation Boosts Liberal Charity, Enrages Pro-Life Advocates

George Soros' Latest Donation Boosts Liberal Charity, Enrages Pro-Life Advocates

28 Oct 2017 @ 4AM PST

Billionaire George Soros' most recent donation of $18 billion to his Open Society Foundation has made it the second-richest charity in the United States and enraged supporters of the pro-life movement.

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Jeff Bezos Is Once Again The Richest Person On Earth

Jeff Bezos Is Once Again The Richest Person On Earth

27 Oct 2017 @ 7PM PST

It's a title Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has picked up and dropped again in the past, and now the fluctuations of the financial sphere have given it to him once more: The richest person in the world.

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Jeff Bezos, Larry Page, and Sergey Brin Made Massive Amounts Of Money Yesterday After Crushing Earnings

Jeff Bezos, Larry Page, and Sergey Brin Made Massive Amounts Of Money Yesterday After Crushing Earnings

27 Oct 2017 @ 5PM PST

Bezos, Page, and Brin are all noticeably richer thanks to third quarter earnings reports from both Amazon and Alphabet that were significantly better than expected.

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