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Google's Low Profile "Third Founder" Is Going Through Very A High Profile Billion Dollar Divorce Battle

Google's Low Profile "Third Founder" Is Going Through Very A High Profile Billion Dollar Divorce Battle

26 Aug 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Scott Hassan is the low profile "third founder" of Google. As a result, he is a billionaire. Unfortunately his low profile is about to be blown thanks to a very high profile public divorce battle.

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Elon Musk Regains Status As The Richest Person In The World

Elon Musk Regains Status As The Richest Person In The World

24 Aug 2021 @ 4AM PDT

It's been a tough few weeks for Jeff Bezos. His beloved rocket launch was widely mocked as a pointless, penis-shaped, waste of money. He's no longer CEO of Amazon. And worst of all, he's no longer the richest person in the world. That crown now rests atop the noggin of Elon Musk.

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One Of The Richest Families In America Owes Their Entire Fortune To… Hot Pockets.

One Of The Richest Families In America Owes Their Entire Fortune To… Hot Pockets.

18 Aug 2021 @ 4AM PDT

In case you were wondering, YES inventing Hot Pockets made someone a billionaire. In fact, Hot Pockets turned the Merage family into one of the richest families in America!

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How An Epic Life Of Extravagant Partying Turned Vijay Mallya Into A Bankrupt Fugitive Billionaire

How An Epic Life Of Extravagant Partying Turned Vijay Mallya Into A Bankrupt Fugitive Billionaire

17 Aug 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Vijay Mallya was a liquor tycoon and billionaire known for his lavish lifestyle and extravagant partying. He fled to the UK after racking up more than $1 billion in debt. Banks and the government are STILL trying to extradite him on bank fraud and money laundering charges.

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Tesla Paid Elon Musk $6.7 Billion Last Year – The Biggest CEO Pay Package In History

Tesla Paid Elon Musk $6.7 Billion Last Year – The Biggest CEO Pay Package In History

06 Aug 2021 @ 4PM PDT

Elon Musk was the highest-paid CEO in the world in 2020 by a factor of 12. The Tesla CEO earned a whopping $6.7 BILLION last year.

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30 Years Ago Jerry Jones Bought The Dallas Cowboys For $60 Million… Today The Team Is Worth $6.5 Billion

30 Years Ago Jerry Jones Bought The Dallas Cowboys For $60 Million… Today The Team Is Worth $6.5 Billion

05 Aug 2021 @ 1PM PDT

On February 25th, 1989, an oil man named Jerry Jones got a bargain on the Dallas Cowboys, actually his second choice for an NFL team to buy.

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With Its Upcoming IPO Chobani Founder Hamdi Ulukaya And His Employees Are Going To Get Rich

With Its Upcoming IPO Chobani Founder Hamdi Ulukaya And His Employees Are Going To Get Rich

05 Aug 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Chobani yogurt founder Hamdi Ulukaya did not grow up wealthy by any means. He is the son of Turkish dairy farmers who made feta cheese. He knows what it's like to bust your butt as a factory or farm worker. And when Chobani goes public in the coming weeks both Hamdi AND his employees are going to get rich!

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Is Rihanna A Billionaire? Sure. Why Not.

Is Rihanna A Billionaire? Sure. Why Not.

04 Aug 2021 @ 5PM PDT

On Wednesday morning, Forbes announced that Rihanna had officially entered the billionaire ranks with a net worth of $1.7 billion. Is it true? Sure. Why not.

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Jeff Bezos Offers To Foot $2 Billion NASA Bill If They "Correct Their Mistake" Of Working With Space X Instead Of Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos Offers To Foot $2 Billion NASA Bill If They "Correct Their Mistake" Of Working With Space X Instead Of Blue Origin

31 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Jeff Bezos has just made his 10 minute and 10 second ride into space and he's come back from that life changing mission aboard his phallic shaped spacecraft with an idea. He's offering NASA a deal, or in his words, a chance to correct their mistake of choosing Elon Musk's SpaceX over Bezos' Blue Origin.

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Chinese Education Tycoon Has Lost 99% Of His Net Worth Since The Start Of The Year

Chinese Education Tycoon Has Lost 99% Of His Net Worth Since The Start Of The Year

28 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Chinese education CEO Larry Chen started the year as one of the richest people in the world. Fast forward a few months and 99% of his net worth has evaporated.

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Robinhood's Co-Founders Will Be Paper Multi-Billionaires After Upcoming IPO And Could Make Billions More From A Generous Incentive Plan

Robinhood's Co-Founders Will Be Paper Multi-Billionaires After Upcoming IPO And Could Make Billions More From A Generous Incentive Plan

20 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Robinhood co-founders Vlad Tenev and Baiju Bhatt are set to make a massive fortune when their company goes public in the coming weeks.

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100 Years Ago This Lesser-Known Railroad Tycoon Was One Of The Richest People In The World

100 Years Ago This Lesser-Known Railroad Tycoon Was One Of The Richest People In The World

15 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Arthur Curtiss James was a prolific railroad tycoon – he owned roughly 40,000 miles of railroad track – about one-seventh of the entire railroad network in the United States when he died in 1941. He was one of the richest Americans in the 1920s and 1930s with a net worth of $60 million, which is equivalent to nearly $1 billion today. 

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Sorry Kanye! Robert F. Smith Is Back On Top As The Richest Black Person In America

Sorry Kanye! Robert F. Smith Is Back On Top As The Richest Black Person In America

14 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Sorry Kanye! Your reign as the richest black person in America has come to an end… for now. Robert F. Smith has re-taken the crown!

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When The Titanic Sank, 20-Year-Old Vincent Astor Became One Of The Richest Men In The World

When The Titanic Sank, 20-Year-Old Vincent Astor Became One Of The Richest Men In The World

14 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

When the Titanic sunk and claimed his father's life, everything in Vincent Astor's life changed. He went from being an undergraduate at Harvard to the richest man in the world

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Chinese Government Orders Billionaire To Lie Low After He Published Controversial Poem

Chinese Government Orders Billionaire To Lie Low After He Published Controversial Poem

13 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Things are weird over in China. One billionaire, Wang Xing has been warned by the government that he better lay low after he posted a poem that sent the stock market into a frenzy and sparked a social media firestorm.

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