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HBO Once Paid James Gandolfini $3 Million NOT To Appear On "The Office"
"The Sopranos" ended in 2007, but HBO was evidently very interested in Gandolfini staying away from regular series roles even years later, since according to "Sopranos" alum Steve Schirripa.
AMC Reaches $200 Million "Walking Dead" Lawsuit Settlement With Talent Agency And Producer Frank Darabont
Frank Darabont created "The Walking Dead" for AMC in 2010. He was fired a year later. In 2013 he sued over his lost share of profits. That case was just settled.
How Did The U.S. Come To Control Guantanamo Bay, Cuba In The First Place?
Imagine how unfathomable it would be if America owned a 50 square mile of North Korea right now. That's essentially what we have had in Cuba for decades. How did this come to exist?
Matt Damon Explains How It Feels To Lose Out On "More Money Than Any Actor In History"
Matt Damon discusses the anguish he feels after turning down what would have become a $250 million payday.
Launch Cryptocurrency. Steal Billions. Go Into Hiding… The Story of Ruja Ignatova and Onecoin
A few months ago Ruja Ignatova was sitting on an alleged $15 billion stolen fortune. Today the value would be around $7.5 billion. This is the story of Onecoin, allegedly one of the biggest scams in crypto history…
In 1998 This Stanford Professor Gave Two Students $100k To Launch A Little Company Called… Google. He's Now The Richest College Professor Of All Time
In 1998, two Stanford grad students convinced their professor to invest $100,000 in their search engine startup company. That startup's name? Google.
A Teacher Predicted He'd End Up A Criminal Or A Millionaire. Instead Richard Branson Became An Intergalactic Multi-Billionaire
Richard Branson started his first business in the basement of a church and now he's developing space stations. This is his journey from struggling student to internationally powerful multi-billionaire.
Reese Witherspoon Exploring Sale Of Media Company For $1 Billion
Reese Witherspoon's media company Hello Sunshine is reportedly shopping for a buyer in a deal that experts believe could be worth $1 billion.
Go Down With Titanic Or Sneak Onto A Lifeboat? Multi-Millionaire Ben Guggenheim Chose….
If you were an extremely wealthy male passenger on Titanic, would you take a spot in a lifeboat or go down with the ship? Ben Guggenheim chose…
When The Titanic Sank, The Richest Person In The World Was On Board And Went Down With The Ship
More than 1500 people died when the Titanic sank. Many of the casualties were third class passengers from steerage. But not all the victims were poor. In fact, one of the casualties happened to be the richest person in the world…
The Incredible Rags To Riches Story of Billionaire Jacksonville Jaguars Owner Shahid Khan
After emigrating to the United States from Pakistan, Shahid Khan spent his first night in a $2 YMCA room. His first job was washing dishes for $1.20 an hour. Today he is worth $4.3 billion. He also owns the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars. In other words, he is the ultimate example of the American Dream.
Brooklyn Beckham Is Marrying Into A Billionaire Family With A Very Unusual Side Story
Brooklyn Beckham is the 22-year-old son of David Beckham and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham. He will soon be walking down the aisle with 25-year-old actress Nicola Peltz. His soon-to-be aunt (in-law) has a very interesting life story…
The Richest Man In The World's Poorest Country Is A $100 Million "Prophet" Who Has Been Arrested Several Times
The richest person in Malawi, Shepherd Bushiri, is a Christian preacher. In a country where 75% live on less than $1.9 a day, this preacher is reportedly worth $150 million. Oh and he's been arrested a couple times.
At His Peak, Allen Stanford Was Worth $2.2 Billion. Today He's Serving A 110-year Prison Sentence For Operating A Massive Ponzi Scheme
When you think of Ponzi scheme operators, you probably picture Bernie Madoff and… Ponzi himself. But don't forget about R. Allen Stanford…
Iceland's Only Billionaire Made A Fortune… Lost Everything… Then Made It Back Again
Iceland's only billionaire, Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson, made a multi-billion-dollar fortune… lost everything practically overnight… then somehow made it all back again.