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#Billionaires

# billionaires - Monday 23 May, 2022

Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined
# Davos
# Davos

Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined

Mon 8:02 AM 18,114 Views 41 Comments

A new billionaire was created every 30 hours during the pandemic, according to Oxfam.

# billionaires - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Billionaire list shows that nine Irish billionaires have a combined net worth of $54.8 billion
# Irish Billionaires
# Irish Billionaires

Billionaire list shows that nine Irish billionaires have a combined net worth of $54.8 billion

Apr 5th 2022, 7:39 PM 58,635 Views 0 Comments

The Irish list is topped by Pallonji Mistry, a construction magnate with a net worth of $15 billion.

# billionaires - Monday 1 November, 2021

Musk and Bezos make separate grand gestures over global hunger
# Not Rocket Science
# Not Rocket Science

Musk and Bezos make separate grand gestures over global hunger

Nov 1st 2021, 9:10 PM 44,530 Views 33 Comments

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has also offered millions to tackle desertification

# billionaires - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Kylie Jenner has become the world's youngest self-made billionaire
# Rich List
# Rich List

Kylie Jenner has become the world's youngest self-made billionaire

Mar 5th 2019, 5:36 PM 42,555 Views 55 Comments

Jeff Bezos tops Forbes rich list for second year running while Mark Zuckerberg’s wealth has slipped.

# billionaires - Monday 27 November, 2017

Conservative Koch brothers to buy Time Inc for $2.8 billion

Conservative Koch brothers to buy Time Inc for $2.8 billion

Nov 27th 2017, 9:10 AM 11,582 Views 20 Comments

Time revealed in October that it was focusing less on magazine journalism and more on digital.

# billionaires - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Britain's rich kept getting richer last year, despite Brexit fears
# Billionaires
# Billionaires

Britain's rich kept getting richer last year, despite Brexit fears

May 7th 2017, 4:53 PM 14,013 Views 30 Comments

Overall, 19 people increased their wealth by £1 billion or more in a year.

# billionaires - Sunday 6 March, 2016

These are the ten richest people on the planet
# Loaded
# Loaded

These are the ten richest people on the planet

Mar 6th 2016, 3:00 PM 49,556 Views 56 Comments

There are fewer billionaires than there were this time last year.

# billionaires - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

These are Europe's 11 richest billionaires who never went to university
# Wealth
# Wealth

These are Europe's 11 richest billionaires who never went to university

Sep 29th 2015, 6:10 AM 35,184 Views 27 Comments

IKEA, L’Oreal and Zara all get a mention.

# billionaires - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Billionaires are demanding waterfalls for their superyachts — and they have a really good reason for it
# Don't Go Chasing
# Don't Go Chasing

Billionaires are demanding waterfalls for their superyachts — and they have a really good reason for it

Jun 16th 2015, 7:00 AM 26,435 Views 30 Comments

Anyone got a spare €66 million?

# billionaires - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

There are now 1,826 billionaires in the world (as the gap between rich and poor widens further)
# Opinion
# Opinion

There are now 1,826 billionaires in the world (as the gap between rich and poor widens further)

Mar 4th 2015, 6:05 PM 526 Views 104 Comments

181 new members joined billionaire club in the past year, while 1 in 9 people in the planet don’t have enough to eat.

# billionaires - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Poll: Would you like to buy Twitter shares?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to buy Twitter shares?

Nov 7th 2013, 9:28 AM 7,121 Views 58 Comments

What do you think of the move? Would you like to be a part of it?

# billionaires - Saturday 5 January, 2013

The 10 billionaires whose net worth rose the most in 2012
# Richer
# Richer

The 10 billionaires whose net worth rose the most in 2012

Jan 5th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,522 Views 89 Comments

Nope, we haven’t heard of some of these rich folks…

# billionaires - Friday 30 November, 2012

Forbes lists the 25 richest musicians in 2012
# Rich List
# Rich List

Forbes lists the 25 richest musicians in 2012

Nov 30th 2012, 11:52 AM 42,132 Views 54 Comments

Dr Dre came out on top, with Irish rockers U2 taking the fourth spot.

# billionaires - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Who is Pallonji Mistry, the richest Irish citizen alive?
# Rich Men
# Rich Men

Who is Pallonji Mistry, the richest Irish citizen alive?

Mar 8th 2012, 12:00 PM 11,867 Views 32 Comments

The new list of Forbes billionaires makes the 82-year-old our richest citizen, at $9.7 billion. But just who is he?

# billionaires - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Watch: Russian billionaire attacks opponent on TV
# Billionaire Brawl
From The Daily Edge
# Billionaire Brawl

Watch: Russian billionaire attacks opponent on TV

Sep 18th 2011, 12:22 PM 1,398 Views 8 Comments

During a heated debate Alexander Lebedev floored his opponent, later writing: “I neutralised him.”

# billionaires - Monday 14 March, 2011

O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man
# Digicel
From Business ETC
# Digicel

O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man

Mar 14th 2011, 3:10 PM 1,333 Views 1 Comment

Denis O’Brien’s Honduras and El Salvador telecommunications businesses are to be acquired by Mexican businessman Carlos Slim – recently named as the world’s richest man by Forbes.

# billionaires - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Slideshow: Forbes names the planet's wealthiest people
# Billionaires
# Billionaires

Slideshow: Forbes names the planet's wealthiest people

Mar 10th 2011, 9:21 AM 1,884 Views 0 Comments

The richest people in the world are almost $1 trillion richer than last year, according to Forbes. That’s a lot of zeros…