91 Search Results for "billionaire"

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Someone Asks Why Billionaires Don’t Use Their Money To Solve World Problems, This User Explains It Perfectly

It’s hard to fathom how much money one billion dollars is, let alone $180.6 billion – Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’s current net worth. Irish-American fantasy novel writer Theresa Searcaigh posted this question on her Twitter feed: If billionaires have so much money, why don’t they use it to end poverty? (1,2) Tumblr user Olivesawl responded, […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer

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Billionaire divorces wife over her ‘dementia’

Billionaire Porsche executive Wolfgang Porsche has filed for divorce from his wife of 16 years after her “dementia-like illness” worsened. His wife Claudia Huebner is 74 and her illness caused a shift in her personality that made it “impossible” for them to live together, according to Porsche. She has four carers who help her all […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

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Dating a Billionaire Seemed Like Fun Until I Tried It

At some point, most of us have probably imagined what it would be like to date someone with a lot of money. You know, that moment when your job is nearly killing you and you think: Wouldn’t it be great to just marry someone with a ton of money and never work again? Well, this […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer

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‘They Could End World Hunger But Instead They Race For Space’: 20 Of The Most Honest Reactions To The Billionaire Space Race

There’s a billionaire space race going on, and not everyone is excited about the outcome. The net worth of billionaires Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Jeff Bezos amass to about $400 billion — roughly the GDP of Ireland. In the past, only countries were wealthy enough to launch into space. But now three men create […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

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Billionaire promised to die ‘broke.’ $8 billion dollars later, the world is a better place for it.

The world’s wealthiest people are often criticized for being greedy. In many cases, this criticism is warranted. While a significant portion of society struggles to put food on its tables, the wealthiest among us seem to continue to make more and more money. This reality has become even more apparent amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. While millions […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

Freelance Contributor

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China’s billionaires want to flee the country, and take $60 billion of wealth with them on their way out

People have their own opinions about billionaires, however, it can’t be denied that it means something significant if all of them are trying to leave the country. This is what is happening with China’s billionaires. Apparently, nearly all of them are trying to flee the country. If they are successful, they will take $60 billion […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer

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People Want Jeff Bezos to Buy and Eat the Mona Lisa

In today’s news on “the internet is a strange place,” there is a petition online requesting that billionaire Jeff Bezos buy and then eat the Mona Lisa. That’s right: There are apparently people who want to see the world’s richest man eat the world’s most famous painting. The petition is only a few hundred signatures […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer

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Bill Gates Will Have to Wait a While to ‘Block the Sun’

You may have heard the news that Bill Gates is partially funding an initiative to fight climate change in which scientists are attempting to “block the sun”. While this is true, in part, a Harvard advisory committee is requesting a slow-down of the project to ensure that it is ethical. Here’s what you need to […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer