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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Elon Musk Is The Richest Person In The World!

Elon Musk Is The Richest Person In The World!

07 Jan 2021 @ 8AM PST

Elon Musk did it. He is the richest person in the world.

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Elon Musk's Net Worth Increased By $142 BILLION In 2020

Elon Musk's Net Worth Increased By $142 BILLION In 2020

07 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

As we've seen again and again over the last almost 12 months now, billionaire wealth has had a way of expanding even, as the larger population struggles, and Elon Musk had an unusually good financial year even by those standards.

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How The Cargill/MacMillan Family Became The Fourth-Richest American Family, With A Combined Net Worth Of $47 Billion

How The Cargill/MacMillan Family Became The Fourth-Richest American Family, With A Combined Net Worth Of $47 Billion

07 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The Cargill MacMillan family is the fourth-richest family in America, with a net worth of $47 billion, which is up from $42.3 billion two years ago.

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Elon Musk Was The Richest Person In The World Very Briefly – Closed $20 Billion Gap In Four Days

Elon Musk Was The Richest Person In The World Very Briefly – Closed $20 Billion Gap In Four Days

06 Jan 2021 @ 11AM PST

For a brief moment early this morning, Elon Musk was the richest person on the planet for the first time.

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How The Mars Family Became The Third-Richest American Family, With A Combined Net Worth Of $94 Billion

How The Mars Family Became The Third-Richest American Family, With A Combined Net Worth Of $94 Billion

06 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The Mars family is the third-richest American family in the world, with a combined net worth of $94 billion, which is up from $90 billion two years ago.

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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West's Combined Net Worth Is $4.2 Billion

Kim Kardashian And Kanye West's Combined Net Worth Is $4.2 Billion

05 Jan 2021 @ 10AM PST

Attention divorce attorneys of Los Angeles! There's a rumor going around that Kim and Kanye have officially split. If the rumors are true, there is $4.2 billion up for grabs…

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Chinese Government Pursuing Jack Ma's Alibaba On Anti-Monopoly Charges

Chinese Government Pursuing Jack Ma's Alibaba On Anti-Monopoly Charges

05 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

It really doesn't pay to piss off the Chinese government. Just ask billionaire Jack Ma. He made some comments about China's financial regulatory system in Shanghai on October 24. Then the Ant Group's IPO was canceled. Now the Chinese government is investigating Alibaba.

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How The Koch Family Became The Second Wealthiest American Family With A Combined Net Worth Of $100 Billion

How The Koch Family Became The Second Wealthiest American Family With A Combined Net Worth Of $100 Billion

05 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The 50 richest families in the world have a combined net worth of $1.2 trillion. The Koch family's combined net worth is $100 billion, which is up from $98.7 billion at the end of 2018, and is good enough to make them the second wealthiest family in America.

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Elon Musk Is Now $11 Billion Away From Being The Richest Person On The Planet (He Started The Week $20 Billion Shy)

Elon Musk Is Now $11 Billion Away From Being The Richest Person On The Planet (He Started The Week $20 Billion Shy)

04 Jan 2021 @ 6PM PST

Elon Musk started the week $20 billion shy of Jeff Bezos' world-leading net worth fortune. Elon just cut the lead nearly in half.

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Elon Musk Is Just $20 Billion Away From Being The Richest Person On The Planet

Elon Musk Is Just $20 Billion Away From Being The Richest Person On The Planet

04 Jan 2021 @ 9AM PST

$20 billion… plus one dollar. That's all Elon Musk needs to become the richest person in the world.

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Jack Dorsey Has Reportedly Been Meeting With Jay-Z Over Potential Tidal Purchase

Jack Dorsey Has Reportedly Been Meeting With Jay-Z Over Potential Tidal Purchase

04 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Dorsey has met with Jay-Z at least twice over the last several months, and though the substance of those conversations aren't public, a source claims that Dorsey is interested in diversifying Square's holdings by grabbing Tidal.

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How The Walton Family Became The Richest Family In America, With A Combined Net Worth Of $247 Billion

How The Walton Family Became The Richest Family In America, With A Combined Net Worth Of $247 Billion

04 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The 50 richest families in the world have a combined net worth of $1.2 trillion. The Walton family is the wealthiest family in not just the U.S., but in the world, with a combined $247 billion net worth.

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13 Billionaires Joined The Giving Pledge In 2020

13 Billionaires Joined The Giving Pledge In 2020

04 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Thirteen people joined The Giving Pledge in 2020 and have pledged to give away at least half their fortunes in their lifetimes. That's a lot of money doing a lot of good and I think we can all agree we need more good in this world.

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Billionaire Roundup: Ho Ho Ho Holiday Edition

Billionaire Roundup: Ho Ho Ho Holiday Edition

31 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Christmas is going to look different for many of us this year. Here's one last Billionaire Roundup for 2020.

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How The Hartonos Became The Fourth-Richest Family In Asia

How The Hartonos Became The Fourth-Richest Family In Asia

29 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

We're running down the richest families in Asia to round out 2020. Today, we're taking a look at the fourth-richest family in Asia – the Hartono family. Their combined $31.3 billion net worth is derived from Djarum, a clove cigarette manufacturer.

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