Billionaires

The Top 10 Billionaire Gifts of 2013

Forbes - January 2, 2014

As the very richest Americans get even richer, they are giving away more money. A new release from The Chronicle of Philanthropy shows that the 10 largest new charitable gifts from individuals announced in 2013 came to a... Read »

Six Ways To Befriend Future Tech Billionaires

HBR - May 20, 2013

David Karp, who sold Tumblr to Yahoo for $1.1 billion, is one more in a line of twenty-somethings and even pre-twenty-somethings whose technology innovations have made them a fortune. Read »

The Habits Of Self-Made Billionaires (Infographic)

Entrepreneur - April 29, 2013

Self-made billionaires have one business strategy in common: They took enormous risks. There is no careful, cautious path that leads from humble beginnings to Bloomberg's list of the richest people in the world. Read »

Some Photos Of Mark Zuckerberg On His Low-Budget Vacation

Daily Mail - April 25, 2013

Rather than indulging in the lavish dinners the couple can no doubt afford, they have been seen chatting with friends at picnic tables while snacking on Kauai's famous Bubba burgers and smoothies. Read »

Warren Buffett Takes No. 3 Spot In Richest Race

Forbes - March 26, 2013

Warren Buffett moved one spot ahead in the ranks to become the world’s No. 3 richest person on Monday, unseating Zara billionaire Amancio Ortega. Read »

Bill Gates Is Really Gaining On Slim Fast

Forbes - March 19, 2013

The gap between Carlos Slim and number two Bill Gates has shrunk from $6 billion a month ago, when the billionaire ranks were published, to approximately half a billion. Read »

America’s Newest Billionaires

Forbes - March 8, 2013

Of the 1,426 billionaires in the world this year, nearly 15% (210) are newcomers, and among the world’s richest for the first time ever. Read »

Dorsey’s Square Stake Is Worth $1B

Business Insider - February 26, 2013

It turns out Jack Dorsey doesn't need Twitter's help to enter the billionaire's club. Read »

Billionaires Are Giving More Now

Forbes - December 7, 2012

Three out of four Americans, regardless of income, routinely donate time and money to charitable causes. Read »

Buffett Bumped To 4th On World’s Richest List

Bloomberg - August 7, 2012

Amancio Ortega, the septuagenarian Spaniard who founded retailer Inditex SA, bumped Warren Buffett from his perch as the world’s third-richest person. Read »

Zuckerberg Drops Out Of Top 10 Tech Billionaires

Mashable - August 3, 2012

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had a tough week: His sister went to work for his top competitor, Google, his company’s stock price hit a new low and now he has dropped out of the top 10 tech billionaires list. Read »

Zuckerberg Loses Another $1.6 Billion

NBC - July 31, 2012

If you bought Facebook shares, your fortunes will also be headed downward. Read »

Jack Dorsey Is Officially A Billionaire

Bloomberg - July 25, 2012

Twitter Inc. co-founder Jack Dorsey, 35, has joined the ranks of the world’s billionaires. Read »

Investment Advice From Six Billionaires

Business Insider - July 2, 2012

Some of the billionaires think the average investor should avoid the market, while others name specific stocks and sectors they think will pay off. Read »

Here’s All The Cool Stuff Larry Ellison Owns

Business Insider - June 21, 2012

Larry Ellison is fabulously wealthy. And as wealthy people do, he spends a lot of his time buying a lot of extravagent things. Read »