Mark Cuban

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Billionaire Mark Cuban Buys Entire Town Of Mustang In Texas

Billionaire Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks bought the entire town of Mustang in Texas. Reportedly, the town was founded in the 1970s, with a population of 21 people; the town was put up for sale in 2017 for $4 million. Furthermore, the town also features a "resident alligator" in one of its ponds. "I don't know what if anything I will do with it," said Cuban. 

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 03:24 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: CNN, Texas, Billionaire, Real Estate, business

Courtesy: CNN Business

Nykaa founder Falguni Nayar

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Falguni Nayar Becomes India's Wealthiest Female 'Self-Made' Billionaire: Nykaa

Falguni Nayar, the founder of the beauty and fashion retailer Nykaa, on November 10 became India's wealthiest female self-made billionaire as per Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The market cap of the company also hit an overall valuation of $1 trillion on listing in the market on the same day. The 49-year-old founder started the venture in 2012 after quitting her job as the Managing Director of Kotak Investment Banking.

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 05:47 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Nykaa, Investment Banker, Billionaire, Bloomberg, IPO

Courtesy: The Quint

Elon Musk

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Elon Musk Challenges UN WFP To Explain How $6B Will Solve World Hunger

Elon Musk made a plea to the United Nations. He stated that he will sell $6 billion in Tesla shares and donate to UN's food agency if it can prove how the money will be used to alleviate world hunger. He commented after UN World Food Program Director David Beasley stated that an one-time contribution of 2% of Musk's, Jeff Bezos', and other billionaires' fortune… read-more

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 10:12 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Elon Musk, United Nations, World Food Program, Billionaire, david beasley

Courtesy: Live Mint

Mark Zuckerberg.

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Mark Zuckerberg Loses $7 Bln As WhatsApp, Insta & Facebook Go Down

Owing to the hours of disruption in WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook on October 4, Mark Zuckerberg lost nearly $7 billion in a few hours. Following the massive loss, his position in the billionaires' list also drops down from 3rd to 5th, placing him below Bill Gates, said Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Besides, following the social media platforms that went down, Facebook spokesperson Andy Stone said, ''We apologize for any inconvenience… read-more

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 09:55 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Billionaire, Facebook, WhatsApp, Wealth, Mark Zuckerberg

Courtesy: India.com

Bill and Melinda Gates divorced after 27 years of marriage

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Bill And Melinda Gates Officially Divorced After 27 Years Of Marriage

The billionaire Bill and Melinda Gates have officially separated after 27 years of marriage with their divorce finalized on August 2 by the King County superior court. According to the court records, neither the party will receive 'spousal support' nor there is a need to change their names. However, the property and assets will be divided as per the separation contract. The couple filed for divorce on May 3. 

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 02:26 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Divorce, Billionaire

Courtesy: Cnet

Polygon company founders

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3 Co-Founders Of 'Polygon' Become India's First Crypto-Billionaires

Bangalore-based blockchain scalability platform Polygon has made its founders Jaynti Kanani, Sandeep Nailwal and Anurag Arjun as India’s first crypto billionaires. The development came after the the network, previously known as Matic, with an initial value of $26 million in 2019 grew to $14 billion in two years. Notably, dependent on world’s second largest cryptocurrency ‘Ethereum’, Polygon allows users to build applications on Polygon at… read-more

Sat, 29 May 2021 - 07:15 PM / by Samanth Lanka

Tags: Cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency polygon, Polygon, Billionaire, Indian Billionaires

Courtesy: Mint

Forbes Billionaires

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2021 Forbes World's Billionaire List The Longest; Amazon's Jeff Bezos Tops The List

Forbes, on April 6, released its annual list of billionaire adding 660 more names this year. The list is the longest in Forbes history with 2,775 billionaires names, starting with Jeff Bezos on top with a net worth of $177 billion. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk ranks second with $151 billion net worth. Notably, eight out of the top 10 people on the list are from the United States.

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 03:57 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Forbes, Billionaire

Courtesy: CBS News