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Only 15 cities account for over 30 percent of the world's billionaire population.
Though it seems a rising number of high net worth individuals are migrating to Australia, new research reveals the world's billionaires haven't given up on major cities such as New York, Hong Kong, and San Francisco. In fact, it's quite the opposite, as these cities ...
 
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The family keeps a staff of 600 at home, which is the second most expensive in the world, after Buckingham Palace.
News has been swirling around the Ambani family once more, after the recent wedding of the family’s eldest son Akash to Shloka Metha last weekend. The lavish affair lasted three days, in addition to a trip to Switzerland, multiple traditional celebrations, and ...
 
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The Facebook chairman lost about a sixth of his net worth due to Facebook's stock price.
Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook, lost about a sixth of his net worth this morning due to Facebook's sliding stock price. For one of the richest men in the world, that amount equated to a loss of $15.1 billion.Facebook stock ...
 
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Forbes says she's not far away from the milestone.
The current cover of Forbes features 20-year-old Kylie Jenner, a reality star and founder of the makeup company Kylie Cosmetics. The cover line says she is "set to be the youngest-ever self-made billionaire."Kylie Jenner and her $900M cosmetics fortune:https://t.co/2K3x5onVos #SelfMadeWomen pic.twitter.com/fJhBEpueXaHow, exactly, does the ...
 
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Paul Mitchell and Patrón made DeJoria a billionaire—now he's making his mark through his Peace, Love, and Happiness Foundation.
Even $5.1 billion can’t hold John Paul DeJoria’s attention for long. It’s four days after Bacardi announced it was buying Patrón, the tequila maker (70 percent of which is owned by DeJoria), in a deal that valued the company just north of $5 billion—a staggering ...
 
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At just 43, the Davao entrepreneur known for his close ties to the president has built a business empire worth billions.
When the local oil industry was deregulated in 1998, it paved the way for smaller independent players to compete against the so-called Big Three oil companies. New players entered the market and pumped more than P30 billion of new investments by 2009 ...
 
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Once a month, Kamalame Cay's lavish private island luncheon lures jetsetters from around the world, many of whom charter private planes just to attend. Here's what happens when they get there.
It’s a balmy Saturday morning on Kamalame Cay, a private island resort in the Bahamas, and there’s a palpable buzz beginning to build throughout the property. At exactly 10:30 a.m., right on schedule, an eight-person helicopter touches down onto the beach. Moments ...
 
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The investigation into the unfortunate deaths of Canadian billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman continues.
The possession of great wealth sometimes comes with certain perils, as we’ve recently learned from the mysterious murder of Canadian billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman. The pharmaceutical moguls were found dead last December—hanging fully clothed—by their Toronto home’s indoor pool. The murderer’s ...
 
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The ex-wife of casino mogul Steve Wynn is a leading billionaire philanthropist.
In recent years, billionaire Elaine Wynn made news for her statement-making philanthropy (she pledged $1 million to Planned Parenthood last year, for example) and her efforts to establish herself as a major player in the art world (she paid a record-setting $142.4 million for a ...
 
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They brought Steve Bannon to the Trump campaign—and then cut ties with the controversial media executive and presidential advisor early this year.
Update: 1/9/2018: Steve Bannon, who served as White House Chief Strategist for the first eight months of Donald Trump's presidential administration, has stepped down from his position as executive chairman of Breitbart News. Per the alt-right outlet, Bannon said, “I’m proud of what the ...
 
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The richest of the lot doesn't always get the most coverage.
Though SM Investments Corp. Chairman Emeritus Henry Sy leads the list of wealthiest businessmen in the country with a net worth of $18 billion as of September 2017, according to US business magazine Forbes, he only comes second in terms of media ...
 
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Henry Sy Sr. would land on the 25th spot while John Gokongwei Jr. would be 97th in the U.S. rankings.
Forbes magazine released the 2017 Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest people in America in October. Bill Gates led the 36th edition of the annual list with a net worth of $89 billion, followed by Jeff Bezos with $81.5 billion.The minimum net ...
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