The young man's mother, Gail, received a ransom note demanding $17 million for the safe return of her son.
Continue Reading 15 Times the Heirs to Massive Fortunes Disappeared Under Mysterious or Disturbing Circumstances

15 Times the Heirs to Massive Fortunes Disappeared Under Mysterious or Disturbing Circumstances

The harrowing 1973 abduction of John Paul Getty III has inspired numerous films and books. Vittoriano Rastelli / Contributor / Getty Images       Being the heir to an…

Gustav enjoys active hobbies, including golfing, skiing, and Jet Skiing.
Continue Reading This is how the world’s 5 youngest billionaires spend their time and money

This is how the world’s 5 youngest billionaires spend their time and money

Gustav Magnar Witzøe is 26 years old and has a net worth of $2.6 billion, according to Forbes. James Devaney/Getty Images The world’s youngest billionaires spend their fortune on everything…

One of the most hated families in the world
Continue Reading John Oliver tackles the Sacklers: the litigious, secretive billionaires whose family business engineered the opioid crisis

John Oliver tackles the Sacklers: the litigious, secretive billionaires whose family business engineered the opioid crisis

The Sacklers ( previously ) are a reclusive, super-secretive family of billionaires whose fortune comes from their pharmaceutical company, Purdue Pharmaceuticals, manufacturers of Oxycontin, the drug at the center of…

Continue Reading The world’s richest 26 billionaires now have as much money as the poorest 3.8 billion people on the planet, figures show. Something needs to be done.

The world’s richest 26 billionaires now have as much money as the poorest 3.8 billion people on the planet, figures show. Something needs to be done.

Oxfam’s new report, “Public Good or Private Wealth”, shows how the growing gap between rich and poor is undermining the fight against poverty, damaging our economies and fueling public anger across the globe….

Continue Reading 15 Heirs And Heiresses To The Biggest American Brands And Fortunes

15 Heirs And Heiresses To The Biggest American Brands And Fortunes

The Bradbury, CA., mansion of Lynsi Snyder who is an American billionaire businesswoman, the owner and heiress of the In-N-Out Burger company. She is the only child of Lynda and…

Continue Reading Billionaire Richelieu Dennis of SheaMoisture, Essence shares vision for Irvington mansion

Billionaire Richelieu Dennis of SheaMoisture, Essence shares vision for Irvington mansion

A century after it was built by the nation’s first self-made female millionaire, an Irvington mansion has been sold to another self-made mogul. Villa Lewaro, built in 1918 for Madam…

How multi-millionaire's Cotswold country mansion is being left to rot in fight over construction of $130m car museum next door

A once-grand mansion on the edge of the Cotswolds continues to lie in ruins amid a row between local celebrities over a car museum which its owner hoped would finally…

In July 2008, oil-and-gas billionaire David H. Koch pledged to provide $100 million over the next ten years to renovate the theater and provide an operating and maintenance endowment.
Continue Reading The Wealth of America’s Three Richest Families Grew By 6,000% Since 1982

The Wealth of America’s Three Richest Families Grew By 6,000% Since 1982

In July 2008, oil-and-gas billionaire David H. Koch pledged to provide $100 million over the next ten years to renovate the theater and provide an operating and maintenance endowment.  …

India’s Richest Brothers and How They Grew $41 Billion Apart

Over the past year, the fortunes of the two brothers at the helm of India’s wealthiest dynasty have grown apart — to about $40 billion apart. Elder sibling Mukesh Ambani,…