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Jessica Alba and the Richest Self-Made Women in America

Jessica Alba is smiling all the way to the bank as she looks back at you from the cover of Forbes’ Magazine’s “America’s Richest Self-Made Women” issue. Jessica Alba herself did not make the top 50 list, which cuts off with Beyonce and Judge Judy Sheindlin at $250 million each. Jessica Alba herself is only with $200 million. Only $200 …

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Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter, Thousands Follow

It seems that at 41-years-old, Monica Lewinsky is ready for her second act. The most famous former intern ever, announced herself to the Twitter world today with a simple tweet, “#HereWeGo.” She followed that an hour later with another tweet, “excited (and nervous) to speak to #Under30Summit.” In just under five hours, Lewinsky already has over 20,000 followers, and she’s …

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Sandra Bullock Among Hollywood’s Top Earners

Sandra Bullock has risen to the top of the A-list over the course of her career, which includes big summer blockbusters as well as quieter cult classics, and now Forbes has proven that she’s earning a big paycheck for her box-office drawing power. Bullock came in at the top spot on Forbes’ list of top paid actresses, beating out The …

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Sandra Bullock Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid List

Gravity star Sandra Bullock has been named the highest-paid actress by Forbes. According to Forbes, Bullock landing the top spot has been credited primarily to the astronomical check she received for her work on the sci-fi thriller directed by Alfonso Cuaron. Between June 2013 and June 2014, Sandra is said to have made approximately $51 million. When Gravity was first …

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Sandra Bullock Top Earning Actress Of 2013 With 51 Million Dollars

Sandra Bullock has been named by Forbes as the top earning actress of 2013. How much did she earn? Only about 51 million dollars. Although that may seem like a fortune to the average American, Bullock only earned a fraction of what the top male actor earned in 2013. Robert Downey Jr. claimed the top Forbes ranking for the second …

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Verizon Internet: Two Major Upcoming Changes

This past week, Verizon announced that it will be making two major adjustments to the data usage of its customers—increasing upload speeds to match download speeds for nearly all of its FiOS service subscribers and limiting the data speeds for the top five percent of data users for its 4G network, according to the Los Angeles Times and Forbes respectively. …

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Earned $105 Million For 72 Minutes Of Work In 2014

Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been receiving multi-million dollar checks for over 10 years. On Wednesday, Forbes reported that he made $105 million for 72 minutes in the boxing ring, which makes him the highest paying athlete of 2014. It is the second time Mayweather had the top spot in three years. This goes to show that his nickname, …

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New York Rangers Punch Ticket To Stanley Cup Finals

The New York Rangers are back. The Blueshirts punched their ticket to the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals with a 1-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens Thursday night, defeating the Canadiens 4-2 in their seven-game series. Dominic Moore scored the game’s only goal in the second period. New York goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who was pulled in Game 5, rebounded in Game …

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Dr. Dre Beats Deal: An Apple For Dre Keeps The Dr. Well Paid

Those who “forgot about Dre”, will remember him well after his recent Beats deal with Apple When he and Interscope buddy Jimmy Iovine came up with the idea for the Beats by Dr. Dre headphones in 2008, the invention was meant to supplant those god awful ear buds that come with your ipod. The still sought after headphones continue to …

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Gisele Audited by IRS After Listed as Forbes’ Highest-Paid Model

Brazilian supermodel, Gisele Bundchen, was recently reviewed by the IRS after making “The World’s Highest-Paid Models of 2013″ list on Forbes. According to Forbes, the 33-year-old earned $42 million last year and “replaced Beyoncé as the face of H&M, reportedly beat out Rihanna for Chanel and took over David Yurman from Kate Moss.” This assessment obviously comes at a time when taxes …

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Bill Gates Tops Forbes’ 2014 List Of 500 Richest People

On March 3rd, Forbes, the well-known American business and financial information magazine, released its yearly tally of the 500 richest people that the magazine has been closely following. The list was first published in 2000 and includes various well-known names, such as: Prince Al-Waleed, Warren Buffet, various members of the Walton family, Michael Dell, and Paul Allen; however, this year, …

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Steven Spielberg Ousts Oprah as Influential Celeb

Steven Spielberg has ousted Oprah Winfrey as the most influential celebrity in the U.S., according to an annual study conducted by Forbes magazine. It seems it was the film Lincoln that gave Spielberg the edge over Oprah. Earning him 12 Oscar nominations as well as $275 million at the box office in the U.S., it also brought in $93 million …

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