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Top 20 Billionaire Playgrounds

Top 20 Places to meet Billionaires Davos World Economic Forum REUTERS/Ruben Sprich World Economic Forum’s annual meeting of the minds — and money — is held in Davos, Switzerland, every January. The week-long international business conference invites world leaders and business magnates like Bill and Melinda Gates and Salesforce CEO Read more…

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50 Richest People in the World

50 Richest People in the World 50.  James Simons AP Images Net worth: $14.3 billion Age: 77 Country: US Industry: Hedge funds Source of wealth: Self-made; Renaissance Technologies Before revolutionizing the hedge fund industry with his mathematics-based approach, “Quant King” James Simons worked as a code breaker for the US Department of Defense during Read more…

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Top 15 Wealthiest Russian Billionaires

Top 15 Wealthiest Russian Billionaires 15. Alexei Kuzmichev Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters Estimated net worth: $6.7 billion (£5.1 billion) Age: 53 Self-made billionaire Alexei Kuzmichev controls the lucrative investment giant Alfa Group along with Mikhail Fridman (no. 2 on this list) and German Khan (no. 10). The London-based mogul also co-founded Russia’s largest private Read more…

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15 Billionaire Apartments in NYC

15 Billionaire Apartments in NYC 1. Michael Bloomberg Google Maps Net worth: $40 billion 17 East 79th Street Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg — founder of the Bloomberg media empire — made headlines in 2002 when he rebuffed the chance to live at Gracie Mansion in favor of his Beaux-Arts Read more…

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Billionaires Living in 740 Park Ave

Billionaires Living in 740 Park Ave 740 Park opened its doors in October 1930, in the heart of the Great Depression. It remained a “financial sinkhole” until the 1980s, when apartment prices rose astronomically. Wikipedia Source: “740 Park: The Story Of The World’s Richest Apartment Building” by Michael Gross These Read more…

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Billionaires Who Created Alter Egos

Top 10 Celebrity Billionaires Who Created Alter Egos 10. Barry Humphries as Dame Edna Everage: $12m The Australian satirist and comedian Barry Humphries is best known for his two alter egos Dame Edna and Sir Les Patterson, the former of which is one of the world’s longest running comedic inventions. Read more…

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Coolest Billionaire Business Cards

1. Bill Gates: Microsoft Designation: Founder & CEO Founded in: April 4, 1975 Other companies: Bill & Melinda Foundation, Corbis Corporation, Cascade Investment, Microsoft Research, bgC3, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria 2. Steve Jobs: Apple Designation: Founder & CEO Founded in: April 1, 1976 Other companies: Read more…

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