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Liu Yiqian: Why Is Everyone Mad At This Chinese Billionaire?

People are mad at Chinese billionaire Liu Yiqian and the reason may shock you. This wealthy individual decided to splash the cash a few days ago, spending a whopping $36 million for a 500-year-old artifact. The “chicken cup” as it’s …

Beanie Baby Creator: Feds Demand New Sentence

Federal prosecutors are demanding a new sentence be handed to Beanie Baby creator Ty Warner, 69, after he was given probation for hiding at least $25 million from tax authorities in Swiss banks. In a 55-page appeal filed with the …

Cecil Chao Doubles Offer to Any Man Who Weds Lesbian Daughter Cecil Chao Doubles Offer to Any Man Who Weds Lesbian Daughter
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A Hong Kong real estate billionaire has doubled the reward amount to any man who is willing to win over his lesbian daughter’s heart. In 2012, Cecil Chao initially set the amount for $65 million after receiving news that his …

Bill Gates Charity Criticized as “Worthless” Bill Gates Charity Criticized as “Worthless”
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Bill Gates is incredibly wealthy; in fact, he’s the most wealthy person in the world. The co-founder of Microsoft and a noted investor, Gates is also well-known for his philanthropy work, mainly through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which …

African Billionaires Numbered at 55 African Billionaires Numbered at 55
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In a recent study conducted by Ventures magazine, a Nigerian business magazine which champions capitalist developments in Africa, has identified at least 55 billionaires on the continent of Africa. While this number is a conservative estimate, according to founder Chi-Chi …

Janet Jackson, Billionaire, Working On New Album Janet Jackson, Billionaire, Working On New Album
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Janet Jackson has now officially become a billionaire. The pop star has earned $260 million in album sales since she debuted in the early ’80s, $81 million from music and book publishing fees, $500 million on her sold-out world tours …

Earl Holding Dies; Billionaire Was 86 Earl Holding Dies; Billionaire Was 86

Robert Earl Holding, an American businessman and billionaire, has died at the age of 86. According to a Salt Lake Tribune obituary, Holding died on Friday, April 19. The details of his death have not been released, though it is …

Mark Cuban Admits He Lost Money on Facebook Mark Cuban Admits He Lost Money on Facebook

On the eve of Facebook’s big IPO, Mark Cuban predicted that the public offering could be the “most important” in history – but not for the reasons you might think. Cuban thought brand excitement would bring in retail investors who …

Russian Billionaire Wants Other Billionaires To Fund His Immortality Russian Billionaire Wants Other Billionaires To Fund His Immortality
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You may recall a super crazy plan from one Russian billionaire that’s hoping to fund the first immortality project. Dmitry Itskov is pretty young at 31, but he hopes to live forever with the help of science and robotics. He …

Bill Gates Is Still Incredibly Rich Bill Gates Is Still Incredibly Rich
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Bow down to the richest person in America. Again. That’s right, folks. Bill Gates is back on top of the newest Fortune 400 list for richest people in the United States. The Microsoft founder has long flirted with the top …

Facebook CEO Drops Out of Billionaires Club
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There are just over 300 fewer billionaires in the world this year, and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is one of them. According to Forbes’ latest Masters of the Universe list (my name for it, not Forbes), Zuckerberg’s net worth plummeted by $600 million last year due to Facebook’s inability to make money.