Tag: billionaire

Gawker shared this interesting video of a man explaining what $1 billion looks like. Mind boggling to see just how much money that is, even if it’s shown in a simple text file.

This is by far the most interesting FRINGES episode from VICE. In this video, we visit a Russian billionaire (Sergey Veremeenko) with riches beyond measure. Sergey Veremeenko has one of the largest art collections in the world and his estate is…well, a sizeable portion of Russia as a whole.

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Lynsi Torres is 30 years old and according to this article at Bloomberg, she is the nation’s youngest billionaire.

Not perfect people I’m sure, but there’s a very stark difference in the way billionaires in China act compared to their American counterparts. There seems to be a greater sense of helping the poor and giving back to the community as a whole.

Photo: Brad Vest/The New York Times Charles F. Feeney. You may not know the name but that doesn’t matter as it hasn’t stopped him from being one of the largest grant contributors in the US, Ireland, South Africa, and Vietnam in the last 15 years. How? Mr. Feeney runs Atlantic Philanthropies, a group of private […]

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Does this count as the world’s largest tag? If so, then MTA looks like they’ve been one-up’d! A billionaire heir in Abu Dhabi named Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan has ordered his servants/workers to scrawl his name across the desert and ocean to read “HAMAD” large enough to be visible from space! The name […]