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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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MacKenzie Bezos Is Now Officially 25th Richest Person On The Planet

MacKenzie Bezos Is Now Officially 25th Richest Person On The Planet

11 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

MacKenzie has a whole new life in front of her. But who is she and where did she come from? We all know her as Jeff Bezos' wife. Now she's not. She will get to forge a new life with $35.6 billion in the bank.

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Hotels Owned By Sultan Of Brunei Face Backlash, Delete Social Media Accounts

Hotels Owned By Sultan Of Brunei Face Backlash, Delete Social Media Accounts

10 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

A number of the world's most luxurious hotels have deleted their social media accounts in light of the backlash against the owner. The hotels are under fire due to the Sultan's decision to enforce the policy of death by stoning as the punishment for homosexuality.

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Billionaire Ken Griffin's $238M Apartment Boosted Manhattan Real Estate Prices By 10 Percent

Billionaire Ken Griffin's $238M Apartment Boosted Manhattan Real Estate Prices By 10 Percent

10 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The $238 million he spent on a Manhattan condo that is now the most expensive home in the entire country also gave Manhattan property values a 10 percent boost in the first quarter of 2019.

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Here's Why Bill Gates Paid $30.8 Million For A Handwritten Book By Leonardo da Vinci

Here's Why Bill Gates Paid $30.8 Million For A Handwritten Book By Leonardo da Vinci

09 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

A 72-page volume of sketches and other writings by the great Leonardo da Vinci now identified as the Codex Leicester is easily among the most expensive volumes of all time.

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Billionaire Roundup: Elon Musk Drops Rap Single Are We Sure He Is Mentally Stable?

Billionaire Roundup: Elon Musk Drops Rap Single Are We Sure He Is Mentally Stable?

08 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Spring has sprung and our favorite billionaires are out there…doing, well, pretty much whatever the heck they want to be doing.

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MacKenzie And Jeff Bezos Finalize Their Divorce – She Is Instantly Minted The Fourth Richest Woman In The World

MacKenzie And Jeff Bezos Finalize Their Divorce – She Is Instantly Minted The Fourth Richest Woman In The World

04 Apr 2019 @ 12PM PDT

Wow! After a mere 85 days after announcing that they had separated, Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos have finalized their divorce.

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Handbag Maker Cornered The Designer Handbag Market And Became A Billionaire

Handbag Maker Cornered The Designer Handbag Market And Became A Billionaire

04 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Kenny Park has been making handbags for Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs, Kate Spade, Coach, Alexander Wang, and a slew of other luxury brands since the late 1980s.

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Who Is The Richest Person In The World?

Who Is The Richest Person In The World?

03 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

We cover a lot of wealthy folks here at Celebrity Net Worth. But which one holds the title of richest person in the world?

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Dani Reiss Sells $1,000+ Down Coats And He Is A Brand New Billionaire

Dani Reiss Sells $1,000+ Down Coats And He Is A Brand New Billionaire

03 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Dani Reiss had no desire to take over his grandfather's small outerwear company after college. He was an English major who planned to become a writer. However, today his $1,000+ parkas are fashion statements and have made him a billionaire.

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Michael Jordan Once Turned Down A Big Endorsement Deal Because He Didn't Like The Product's Name

Michael Jordan Once Turned Down A Big Endorsement Deal Because He Didn't Like The Product's Name

02 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Back in the late 80s, they offered Jordan nearly a million dollars a year to hitch the Beanee Weenee wagon to his own rising star, but he just couldn't get behind the name.

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Fortnite Billionaire Tim Sweeney Pledges $100M Towards Epic Games Grant Program

Fortnite Billionaire Tim Sweeney Pledges $100M Towards Epic Games Grant Program

02 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Epic MegaGrants is a $100M investment going towards projects by game developers and various other creative professionals doing "amazing things with Unreal Engine."

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The Guggenheim Rejects Future Donations From Opioid Billionaire Sackler Family

The Guggenheim Rejects Future Donations From Opioid Billionaire Sackler Family

01 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

A donation of $7 million from the Sacklers created the Sackler Center for Arts Education, and there are no current plans to change the name of the center.

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Five Truly Self-Made Billionaires That Are NOT Kylie Jenner

Five Truly Self-Made Billionaires That Are NOT Kylie Jenner

01 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Incredibly, Kylie Jenner is STILL out there telling anyone who will listen about how we have it all wrong, and she is, in fact, a self-made billionaire. She is not self-made. Not by a long shot, but these five people are.

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Notable New Billionaires And How They Made Their Fortunes

Notable New Billionaires And How They Made Their Fortunes

31 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Every year it is fun to take a look at the people who have just cracked the billion-dollar barrier to make the list of that year's billionaires. This year, 195 new billionaires made the list for the first time.

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Bill Gates Is Back In The $100 Billion Club, And Not All Thanks To Microsoft

Bill Gates Is Back In The $100 Billion Club, And Not All Thanks To Microsoft

30 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Gates recently joined Amazon's Jeff Bezos in the highly exclusive fraternity of individuals with a personal fortune that's at, or greater than, $100 billion.

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