Forbes Magazine recently released its annual Top 400 list of the Richest Americans and, according to them, the combined net worth of these wealthy United States citizens amounts to $1.53 trillion. Now here’s what this figure means: the total wealth of the 400 richest Americans
Large houses and lavish homes usually define rich people. But if you’re one of the few ultra-rich, how should your home look like and how much would it cost? To know the answer, let’s look at the residences of seven American billionaires whose houses are
The Forbes list of the World’s Richest Persons for the year 2011 is now out. Familiar names and faces dominate the Top 10, with one woman securing a spot after a drought of several years. Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim Helu is still the world’s
Yesterday I received a forwarded email showing Photoshopped pictures of tech icons Steve Jobs and Bill Gates delivering jokes about being rich. A sample of their “conversation:” Steve Jobs: Remember when we were poor? Bill Gates: No. Steve Jobs: Me neither. (Both laugh.) Hilarious, indeed.
The richest person in the world this year is not anymore Bill Gates or Warren Buffet. It is Mexican Carlos Slim Helu — the first man from a developing country to grab that top spot since Forbes Magazine started the list. There are 1,011 billionaires