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In The 1990s, The Third-Richest Person On The Planet (Behind Gates And Buffett) Was… A Swiss Orchestra Conductor???

In The 1990s, The Third-Richest Person On The Planet (Behind Gates And Buffett) Was… A Swiss Orchestra Conductor???

07 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

For much of the 1990s, the third-richest person in the world – behind only Bill Gates and Warren Buffett – was a random Swiss orchestra conductor named Paul Sacher.

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The 11 Richest Millennial Billionaires On The Planet

The 11 Richest Millennial Billionaires On The Planet

04 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

There are a few thousand billionaires in the world. Roughly 100 are "millennials." These are the 11 richest.

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Former Billionaire/Current West Virginia Governor Jim Justice Is Personally On The Hook For $700 Million In Business Debt

Former Billionaire/Current West Virginia Governor Jim Justice Is Personally On The Hook For $700 Million In Business Debt

03 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Jim Justice, governor of West Virginia and coal tycoon, is personally on the hook for $700 million in debt related to a recently-collapsed financial firm,

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11 Years Ago Eike Batista Predicted He'd Be The Richest Person On The Planet By 2020. Instead He's Serving A 30 Year Prison Sentence…

11 Years Ago Eike Batista Predicted He'd Be The Richest Person On The Planet By 2020. Instead He's Serving A 30 Year Prison Sentence…

01 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

In 2010, Eike Batista predicted that by 2020 he'd be the richest person in the world with a net worth of $100 billion. Instead, he's currently serving a 30-year prison sentence.

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What Drove One Of America's Richest Oil Executives To Commit Suicide By Driving Into A Concrete Bridge At 88MPH?

What Drove One Of America's Richest Oil Executives To Commit Suicide By Driving Into A Concrete Bridge At 88MPH?

01 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

On March 2, 2016, one of America's richest and most important oil executives drove his SUV into a concrete bridge at 88mph. He was killed instantly. It was a tragic and shocking fall from grace.

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The Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation Sold ALL Of Its $1.4 Billion Stake In Apple, Twitter, & Amazon Before Announcing Divorce

The Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation Sold ALL Of Its $1.4 Billion Stake In Apple, Twitter, & Amazon Before Announcing Divorce

27 May 2021 @ 4AM PDT

The unwinding of one of the largest private fortunes in the world continues!

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Meet The Under-The-Radar San Francisco Family That Controls A $3 Billion Real Estate Empire

Meet The Under-The-Radar San Francisco Family That Controls A $3 Billion Real Estate Empire

27 May 2021 @ 4AM PDT

They may not have the same name recognition of their peers, but the Swig family controls an incredible commercial real estate portfolio.

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9 Billionaires Who Lost Their Fortunes

9 Billionaires Who Lost Their Fortunes

26 May 2021 @ 4AM PDT

The following people seemingly had it all – money, lavish lifestyles, anything and everything that money could buy – and lost it all. Talk about a fall from grace! What has to happen in a person's life for them to lose so much money? Lucky for you, we have the answer to that!

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How Taking Magic Mushrooms Led To A Billion Dollar Fortune

How Taking Magic Mushrooms Led To A Billion Dollar Fortune

26 May 2021 @ 4AM PDT

There are countless ways to make a billion dollar fortune. Take Christian Angermayer. After a lifetime of abstinence, he became a billionaire after tripping on magic mushrooms…

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Steven Spielberg Lists His "Seven Seas" Superyacht For $160 Million

Steven Spielberg Lists His "Seven Seas" Superyacht For $160 Million

24 May 2021 @ 4AM PDT

If you're in the market for a new yacht, AND you have $160 million… good news!

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TikTok CEO Zhang Yiming Resigns With A $44 Billion Fortune So He Can "Read More Books And Daydream"

TikTok CEO Zhang Yiming Resigns With A $44 Billion Fortune So He Can "Read More Books And Daydream"

22 May 2021 @ 4AM PDT

What do you do after you make $44 billion? Retire to read books and daydream of course!

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Beijing Overtakes Manhattan To Become Home To The Most Billionaires

Beijing Overtakes Manhattan To Become Home To The Most Billionaires

21 May 2021 @ 4AM PDT

The world has a new billionaire capital, officially. For the first time, New York City is no longer home to the largest concentration of billionaires. Beijing is the new billionaire capital of the world with 100 billionaires to New York City's 99 billionaires.

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Meet Miriam Adelson: The Casino Heiress Who Is Now The 5th Richest Woman In The World

Meet Miriam Adelson: The Casino Heiress Who Is Now The 5th Richest Woman In The World

21 May 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Miriam Adelson is the widow of casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson, who died in January. She inherited most of his fortune and has a net worth of $34 billion, making her the fifth-richest woman in the world.

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Squarespace Founder Anthony Casalena Is Officially A Billionaire After Wednesday's Rocky IPO

Squarespace Founder Anthony Casalena Is Officially A Billionaire After Wednesday's Rocky IPO

20 May 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Welcome to the billionaires club Anthony Casalena!

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong's Net Worth Has Been Obliterated Since Going Public

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong's Net Worth Has Been Obliterated Since Going Public

20 May 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong is seeing his net worth explode… in a bad way.

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