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.
The Richest Black People In America 2021
There are around 600 American billionaires. Shockingly, only SEVEN are black – six men and one woman. Who are the richest black people in America?
After $32 Billion Loss, Asia's Formerly Richest Person Wang Jianlin Refocuses His Empire
It wasn't all that long ago that Wang Jianlin was the richest man in not just China, but all of Asia. But that's not the case any longer. He's still a billionaire with a net worth of $15 billion, however, he's lost $32 billion of his fortune over the last not quite six years.
Francois Pinault Dropped Out Of School Because He Was Bullied For Being Poor. Today He's Worth $47 Billion
Today, Francois Pinault is one of the richest people in the world, but back when he was growing up, the outlook wasn't so rosy. He was bullied at school for being poor and dropped out at the age of 16.
After Coinbase Goes Public Its CEO Brian Armstrong Could See A $3 Billion Payday
Much like the payment plan enjoyed by Elon Musk as CEO of Tesla, Armstrong's compensation will be tied to the stock market performance of Coinbase and other benchmarks.
Leon Charney Rose To Billionaire Ranks By Teaching Himself All About Middle Eastern Geopolitics
The late billionaire Leon Charney was a pretty interesting guy. Officially, he's known as a real estate mogul. However, perhaps his most important accomplishment is as one of the key people in formalizing the Camp David Peace Treaty between Israel and Egypt in 1979.
Jan Koum Grew Up On Food Stamps And Now Owns More Than $400 Million Worth Of California Real Estate
Jan Koum became a billionaire in 2014 when Facebook paid a staggering $14 billion for the app he co-founded. Over just the last two years, Koum has bought $400 million worth of real estate, mostly in Malibu. Good for him, my question is: Jan, do you need a house sitter?
Self-Made Billionaire Kenny Troutt Went From Poor Childhood To Owner Of Triple Crown Winning Horse, Justify
We sure do love a good self-made rags-to-riches story here at Celebrity Net Worth and we've got a doozy for you today. Kenny Troutt grew up as the son of a bartender. His family was poor and from a young age Troutt was determined to overcome his situation.
Coupang Founder Bon Kim Becomes Multi-Billionaire In Explosive IPO
South Korean e-commerce startup Coupang made its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange recently and became the biggest IPO by an Asian company since the 2014 IPO of Alibaba. Shares surged, valuing founder Bon Kim's stake at more than $8.6 billion.
Oprah Winfrey Escaped A Childhood Of Poverty And Abuse To Become A Billionaire Media Mogul
Oprah Winfrey is STILL everywhere, even a decade after her enormously popular syndicated talk show went off the air. Most recently, of course, she landed the interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and it was one of the highest-rated programs of the year.
DraftKings CEO Becomes Billionaire On Strength Of Surging Stock
Welcome another brand new billionaire to the club – DraftKings' CEO, Jason Robins. The 40-year-old saw shares of his company surge more than 11% to close at $69.29 recently.
Who Are The Richest People In India?
There are 1.366 billion people in India. It is the second-most populous country in the world after China (1.394 billion). The five richest people in India have a combined net worth of $191.8 billion.
Billionaire Stan Kroenke Wins Right To Ban Public From Two Lakes On Canadian Ranch
Billionaire Stan Kroenke has just won a decade-long legal battle in British Columbia, Canada, to keep the unwashed masses from two lakes on his massive ranch that can only be reached through his property.
Kanye West's Net Worth Soars To $6.6 Billion – He Is Now The Richest Black Person In US History
Thanks to new valuations for his partnerships with Adidas and The Gap, Kanye West's net worth has doubled to $6.6 billion. He is now the richest self-made Black person in US history.
Who Are The Richest People In England?
When you think about the richest people in England, the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth, might come to mind. And while Queen Elizabeth is incredibly wealthy, her $600 million net worth doesn't even come close to cracking the top five wealthiest people in England.
Who Are The Richest People In Italy And How Did They Earn Their Fortunes?
The seven richest people in Italy are worth a combined $98.4 billion. Their fortunes were made in everything from candy. to sunglasses, to fashion. It seems fitting that three of the five wealthiest Italians hail from the fashion industry.