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Here's a look inside Jay-Z's billion dollar fortune

06 Jun 2019

Here's a look inside Jay-Z's billion dollar fortune

Jay-Z has proven that, honestly, nobody can knock his hustle. The 49-year-old recently became a billionaire, the world's first hip-hop artist to get to there.

End of era: China's richest man Jack Ma announces retirement

08 Sep 2018

End of era: China's richest man Jack Ma announces retirement

Jack Ma, who serves as Executive Director of Alibaba, a company he founded in 1999 has announced his retirement. The business magnate will retire on Monday, September 10, according to reports.

To make Kylie Jenner 'billionaire', people are donating money. Why-oh-why?

15 Jul 2018

To make Kylie Jenner 'billionaire', people are donating money. Why-oh-why?

After Kylie Jenner was named the 'youngest self-made billionaire' by Forbes earlier this week, many thought the magazine went a bit far. Because how can the member of the Kardashian- Jenner clan be self-made?

Two Indian-origin women on Forbes' list of richest self-made women

12 Jul 2018

Two Indian-origin women on Forbes' list of richest self-made women

While the controversial inclusion of Kylie Jenner in Forbes' list of America's 60 richest self-made women stole the headlines, it's worth noting that two Indian-origin women also made to the list.

Two Indian-origin women among Forbes America's 60 richest self-made women

12 Jul 2018

Two Indian-origin women among Forbes America's 60 richest self-made women

Indian-origin technology executives Jayshree Ullal and Neerja Sethi have made it to the Forbes' list of America's 60 richest self-made women, with 20-year-old reality TV star and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner being the youngest on the power list.

Forbes names Kylie Jenner 'youngest self-made billionaire', many ask 'really?'

12 Jul 2018

Forbes names Kylie Jenner 'youngest self-made billionaire', many ask 'really?'

So, Forbes named Kylie Jenner, who will soon turn 21, the youngest self-made billionaire in its latest issue.

Zuckerberg becomes world's third richest man, overtakes Warren Buffett

08 Jul 2018

Zuckerberg becomes world's third richest man, overtakes Warren Buffett

Despite concerns about data privacy over Facebook, the social network's co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has overtaken American business magnate Warren Buffett to become the world's third richest person.

Millionaires now control half of the world's personal wealth

15 Jun 2018

Millionaires now control half of the world's personal wealth

According to a new report by the Boston Consulting Group, half of the world's personal wealth now rests in the hands of millionaires and billionaires, up by 5% from their 45% share of personal wealth in 2016.

World's wealthiest-500 have lost $436 billion so far in 2018

24 Mar 2018

World's wealthiest-500 have lost $436 billion so far in 2018

The first two months of 2018 have been rather expensive for the 500 wealthiest people on planet Earth.

What if the world's richest paid for government spending?

13 Feb 2018

What if the world's richest paid for government spending?

Bloomberg Politics has constructed an index to see how many days governments can keep running if the richest person from each country pays for governments' expenditure.

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick officially becomes a billionaire

19 Jan 2018

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick officially becomes a billionaire

Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick has acquired $1.4 billion in cash, increasing his total estimated net worth to about $4.24 billion.

Indians dominate Forbes 2017 list of Asia's 50 richest families

16 Nov 2017

Indians dominate Forbes 2017 list of Asia's 50 richest families

Seventeen Indian business dynasties have made it to the Forbes 2017 list of Asia's 50 Richest Families.

Hurun India Rich List: Patanjali's Balkrishna ranked 8th richest person

26 Sep 2017

Hurun India Rich List: Patanjali's Balkrishna ranked 8th richest person

Patanjali Ayurved's Acharya Balkrishna made a surprise entry into the "top 10" of the Hurun India Rich List 2017.

World's richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94

22 Sep 2017

World's richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, who was the world's richest woman, died "peacefully" on September 21. She was 94.

History's richest men: Gates is an average-Joe in Akbar's eyes

09 Sep 2017

History's richest men: Gates is an average-Joe in Akbar's eyes

If someone asks who are the richest people in the world right now, the answer would be pretty easy. It's Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and Jeff Bezos.

Bill Gates has made his largest donation since 2000

16 Aug 2017

Bill Gates has made his largest donation since 2000

According to a recently released Securities & Exchange Commission filing, Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently made his biggest donation since 2000.

History's richest men: Gates is an average-Joe in Akbar's eyes

14 Aug 2017

History's richest men: Gates is an average-Joe in Akbar's eyes

If someone asks who are the richest people in the world right now, the answer would be pretty easy. It's Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and Jeff Bezos.

Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates as the world's richest man

27 Jul 2017

Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates as the world's richest man