Lifestyle

13 things you probably didn’t know about Jeff Bezos

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will step down as CEO later this year, the company announced February 2. You might not know that Bezos almost named his wildly successful company “Cadabra.” In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $US200 billion. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
13 things you probably didn’t know about Jeff Bezos
Lifestyle

The 25 richest people in New York, ranked

New York City is a well-established home for real-estate businesses and media conglomerates – along with the firms that invest in them. According to Forbes’ real-time billionaires data, the 25 richest people in New York include Wall Street moguls along with billionaires in fashion and food. Two of the three […]
The 25 richest people in New York, ranked
Markets

Meet the billionaires under 30

There are eight under-30s on Forbes’ list of billionaires. Five of the billionaires inherited most of their wealth, while three are self-made. They work in a range of industries including finance, tech, food and beverage and consumer goods. It’s pretty rare to amass a billion dollars before the age of […]
Meet the billionaires under 30
Lifestyle

Meet the Wertheimers, the secretive French brothers worth $30.8 billion who control Chanel, own vineyards in France and Napa Valley, and breed racehorses

The Wertheimer family fortune dates back to 1920s Paris when Pierre Wertheimer funded designer Coco Chanel. His grandsons, brothers Alain and Gerard Wertheimer, control Chanel today, which generated $US9.6 billion in 2018. They own three vineyards in France and one in Napa Valley. They also breed and race thoroughbreds, according […]
Meet the Wertheimers, the secretive French brothers worth $30.8 billion who control Chanel, own vineyards in France and Napa Valley, and breed racehorses