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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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It's Dangerous To Be A Billionaire In China Right Now

It's Dangerous To Be A Billionaire In China Right Now

28 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

It is a precarious time to be a Chinese millionaire or billionaire…

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How Anthony Hsieh Rose From Liquor Store Cashier To Mortgage Industry Billionaire

How Anthony Hsieh Rose From Liquor Store Cashier To Mortgage Industry Billionaire

25 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

In 1979, 14-year-old Anthony Hsieh was working in his family's liquor store when a masked gunman walked into the store, pointed a gun at his head, and demanded he empty the cash register. This gave him the perspective he needed to found a scrappy, upstart mortgage company and turn it into the second-largest company of its type in the country.

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In One Fell Swoop Warren Buffett Donates $4 Billion To Charity And Quits The Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation

In One Fell Swoop Warren Buffett Donates $4 Billion To Charity And Quits The Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation

24 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Whoa! There's a big shakeup in the world of billionaire philanthropy today.  Warren Buffett, the billionaire founder of Berkshire Hathaway and trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is stepping away from the foundation.

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The Amount Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Increased In 2020 Would Be The 14th Largest Fortune In The World Right Now

The Amount Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Increased In 2020 Would Be The 14th Largest Fortune In The World Right Now

23 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos entered 2020 as the richest person in the world and he ended 2020 with a net worth increase that, if it stood alone, would be good enough to be tied with Mukesh Ambani for the 12th richest person in the world.

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How Were The Fortunes Of America's 10 Richest Families Impacted By The Pandemic?

How Were The Fortunes Of America's 10 Richest Families Impacted By The Pandemic?

21 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Did COVID cause America's 10 richest families to gain or lose money?

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One Guy Supplies Cheese To Domino's, Pizza Hut, Papa John's… And It's Made Him A Multi-Billionaire

One Guy Supplies Cheese To Domino's, Pizza Hut, Papa John's… And It's Made Him A Multi-Billionaire

16 Jun 2021 @ 6PM PDT

Ah pizza. Cheesy, tasty, wonderful pizza. It is a perfect food, but pizza just wouldn't be the same without the cheese. It turns out one guy has been supplying the cheese for America's biggest pizza chains for decades.

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MacKenzie Scott Just Donated Another $2.8 Billion To Nearly 300 Charities

MacKenzie Scott Just Donated Another $2.8 Billion To Nearly 300 Charities

16 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

MacKenzie Scott is sticking to her pledge to empty the vault. She just donated another $2.74 billion.

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Is Vladimir Putin Secretly The Richest Person In The World?

Is Vladimir Putin Secretly The Richest Person In The World?

15 Jun 2021 @ 7PM PDT

In his official financial disclosures, Vladimir Putin claims to be worth around $250,000. Other reports peg the number closer to $200 billion.

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How Norton Simon Parlayed $7,000 At The Height Of The Great Depression Into A $10 Billion Ketchup And Art Fortune

How Norton Simon Parlayed $7,000 At The Height Of The Great Depression Into A $10 Billion Ketchup And Art Fortune

14 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

If you've ever had Hunt's ketchup, you've gave a few pennies to Norton Simon… a man who turned $7,000 at the height of the Great Depression, into a $10 billion fortune.

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Online Education Mogul Larry Chen Has Lost 90% Of His Former $16 Billion Net Worth Since January

Online Education Mogul Larry Chen Has Lost 90% Of His Former $16 Billion Net Worth Since January

11 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

The founders of Chinese online education companies have seen their net worths smacked since the beginning of the year. And no one has been smacked harder than Larry Chen.

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A Little-Known Chinese Battery Company Has Minted More Billionaires Than Google And Facebook Combined

A Little-Known Chinese Battery Company Has Minted More Billionaires Than Google And Facebook Combined

10 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

A Chinese battery company you've never heard of has minuted more billionaires than Facebook and Google combined… actually more than any single company ever!

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In 1925, The Second-Richest Person In The World Was A 12-Year-Old Girl

In 1925, The Second-Richest Person In The World Was A 12-Year-Old Girl

09 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

When Doris Duke was 12 years old, just one month shy of her 13th birthday, she inherited $100 million. It was 1925 and she instantly became the second richest person in the world.

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The Incredible Life Of Laurene Powell Jobs: Billionaire, Philanthropist, Bee Keeper

The Incredible Life Of Laurene Powell Jobs: Billionaire, Philanthropist, Bee Keeper

08 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Laurene Powell Jobs is a billionaire, a major philanthropist, advocate for education, art collector, professional sports team owner, and beekeeper.

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Meet The Most Dangerous, Evil, and Mega Rich Man Who Lives In Hiding

Meet The Most Dangerous, Evil, and Mega Rich Man Who Lives In Hiding

08 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Dawood Ibrahim might be the most evil, feared AND RICHEST gangster on the planet.

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Opioid Billionaire Sackler Family On Verge Of Winning Immunity In The Multitude Of Lawsuits Against Their Company Purdue Pharma

Opioid Billionaire Sackler Family On Verge Of Winning Immunity In The Multitude Of Lawsuits Against Their Company Purdue Pharma

07 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, is inching along in its bankruptcy proceedings. And in a controversial twist, the billionaire Sackler family is one step closer to escaping legal and financial ramifications.

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