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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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Elon Musk Has Made $16 Million PER HOUR Since January 1, 2020

Elon Musk Has Made $16 Million PER HOUR Since January 1, 2020

09 Feb 2020 @ 4AM PST

Elon Musk is getting richer faster than any other billionaire, or any person, for that matter. He has made $400 million PER DAY or $16 million PER HOUR since January 1. He's made $13.5 billion since the first of the year.

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Casino Billionaire Vasil Bojkov's Collection Of Artifacts Raided By Authorities

Casino Billionaire Vasil Bojkov's Collection Of Artifacts Raided By Authorities

08 Feb 2020 @ 4AM PST

The collection includes items purportedly dating all the way back to 6,000 BC and originating from various ancient peoples, including the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, and more.

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Aston Martin Has Been Saved By Canadian Billionaire Behind Formula One And Michael Kors

Aston Martin Has Been Saved By Canadian Billionaire Behind Formula One And Michael Kors

07 Feb 2020 @ 4AM PST

Lawrence Stroll is a Canadian billionaire who made his fortune investing in the fashion industry. Stroll has stepped in and saved the luxury carmaker, Aston Martin, from collapse by leading a $656 million bailout.

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Elon Musk Has Gotten One Step Closer To Massive Tesla Bonus

Elon Musk Has Gotten One Step Closer To Massive Tesla Bonus

06 Feb 2020 @ 9AM PST

If all the targets are met – which could take months or even years- Musk's stock option bonus could be worth $50 billion or even more depending on how high Tesla's stock continues to climb.

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Billionaire Les Wexner In Talks To Step Down And Sell Off His Stake In Victoria's Secret

Billionaire Les Wexner In Talks To Step Down And Sell Off His Stake In Victoria's Secret

06 Feb 2020 @ 4AM PST

Les Wexner is the billionaire tycoon behind Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, and a slew of other retail giants that reside in nearly every mall and shopping center. It is being reported that he's in talks to step aside as chief executive officer of his retail empire.

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Jack Ma Makes $14 Million Donation Towards Coronavirus Vaccine And Relief

Jack Ma Makes $14 Million Donation Towards Coronavirus Vaccine And Relief

05 Feb 2020 @ 4AM PST

Billionaire Alibaba founder and China's richest person, Jack Ma, has pledged 100 million yuan ($14.4 million) towards developing a vaccine as well as other treatment measures.

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Elon Musk Says The Tesla.com Domain Cost Tesla $10 Million And Ten Years

Elon Musk Says The Tesla.com Domain Cost Tesla $10 Million And Ten Years

05 Feb 2020 @ 4AM PST

On a recent episode of the Third Row Tesla Podcast, Musk told the story of how getting Tesla.com took longer than it the company took to build and sell their first automobile.

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What Happens When An Insanely Rich Person Dies Without A Will?

What Happens When An Insanely Rich Person Dies Without A Will?

04 Feb 2020 @ 4AM PST

Shin Kyuk-ho is the founder of Lotte Group, which he guided from a simple chewing gum brand into the fifth-largest conglomerate in South Korea.

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Uncle Of Baby Shark Family Becomes Billionaire Thanks To MLB Licensing Deal

Uncle Of Baby Shark Family Becomes Billionaire Thanks To MLB Licensing Deal

04 Feb 2020 @ 4AM PST

Baby Shark's Kim Min-seok's uncle, Chang-soo Kim, and his family have a net worth of around $1 billion thanks to their 54% stake in F&F Co., and the company's lucrative Major League Baseball licensing deal.

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Anne Cox Chambers – One Of The Wealthiest Women In The World – Has Died At The Age Of 100

Anne Cox Chambers – One Of The Wealthiest Women In The World – Has Died At The Age Of 100

01 Feb 2020 @ 4PM PST

Anne Cox Chambers lived quite a life. A billionaire 17 times over and a former diplomat, she died yesterday at the age of 100.

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How The Cox Family Became One Of The Wealthiest Families On The Planet, With A Combined Net Worth of $33.6 Billion

How The Cox Family Became One Of The Wealthiest Families On The Planet, With A Combined Net Worth of $33.6 Billion

01 Feb 2020 @ 5AM PST

The 25 richest families in the world have a combined net worth of $1.1 trillion. The Cox family is the 14th-wealthiest family in the world with a combined $33.6 billion net worth.

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Clark Hunt Takes Kansas City Chiefs To Super Bowl For First Time Since The 1969 Season

Clark Hunt Takes Kansas City Chiefs To Super Bowl For First Time Since The 1969 Season

31 Jan 2020 @ 4AM PST

It has been 50 years since the Kansas City Chiefs have made it to the Super Bowl. This Sunday, the team is heading to Miami to face off against the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV thanks to the leadership of team owner Clark Hunt.

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L.A.'s Highest Property Taxes: Detroit Pistons Owner Tom Gores' $100 Million Holmby Hills Mansion

L.A.'s Highest Property Taxes: Detroit Pistons Owner Tom Gores' $100 Million Holmby Hills Mansion

28 Jan 2020 @ 4AM PST

Today, we're talking about the $100 million Holmby Hills mansion of Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores. Gores bought his 10 bedroom, 20 bathroos, 30,000 square foot mansion on 3.2 acres in 2016 for $100 million. His property tax bill is $1.22 million annually.

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Billionaire George Soros Pledges $1 Billion To The Fight Against "Would-Be And Actual Dictators"

Billionaire George Soros Pledges $1 Billion To The Fight Against "Would-Be And Actual Dictators"

27 Jan 2020 @ 4AM PST

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Soros announced what he called "the most important project of [his] life," and he pledged the impressive sum of $1 billion towards getting it started.

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Billionaire Jaime Botín Sentenced To 18 Months In Jail And A $58M Fine For Smuggling A Stolen Painting

Billionaire Jaime Botín Sentenced To 18 Months In Jail And A $58M Fine For Smuggling A Stolen Painting

23 Jan 2020 @ 4AM PST

Botín still has the option to appeal the sentence, but it's also unlikely he will actually see any jail time, thanks to a law in Spain that usually suspends prison sentences for first-time, non-violent offenders.

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