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Virgin Group founder Richard Branson is known for his eccentricity — and his billions.

Richard Branson is sitting on a $5 billion fortune but spent years cringing over displays of wealth — see how the eccentric billionaire likes to...

Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, has an estimated net worth of $5 billion. Branson lives on the more frugal side; when he spends his money indulgently, it's to make money in return — like renting out real estate, such as Necker Island. See how he spends his billions.
Despite his $88 billion-plus net worth, Warren Buffett lives a fairly frugal life.

Warren Buffett is the world’s third-richest man — see how the notoriously frugal billionaire spends his fortune

Warren Buffett's estimated net worth is $88.3 billion, but you wouldn't know the investor is America's third-richest man by his frugal lifestyle. Buffett lives modestly and is one of the world's most generous philanthropists, opting to give away most of his billions to charity.

Richard Branson is sitting on a $5 billion fortune but spent years cringing over displays of wealth — see how the eccentric billionaire likes to...

Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, has an estimated net worth of $5 billion. Branson lives on the more frugal side; when he spends his money indulgently, it's to make money in return — like renting out real estate, such as Necker Island. See how he spends his billions.
When money is no object, a $200,000 trip to outer space is no big deal.

10 things people buy when they have more money than they’d ever need

When you have more money than you know what to do with, you just might spend $8 million on a giant preserved shark, a $2.2 million 24-karat gold bathtub, or the old classic: a private island. Read on for 10 outrageously expensive things millionaires and billionaires spend their money on.
Warren Buffett topped the list of the wealthiest people in finance.

Meet the 10 richest people in finance, which includes hedge fund stars and reclusive investment moguls

They don't just work with money — they command enormous fortunes themselves.
The 2018 Monaco Yacht Show will host many yachts owned by notable billionaires.

9 outrageous yachts appearing at the Monaco Yacht Show owned by some of the world’s richest billionaires

The Monaco Yacht Show takes place this week, where 40 new superyachts will make their worldwide debut. Many yachts at the Monaco Yacht Show are owned by notable billionaires or have been chartered by the rich and famous — see which ones are expected to make an appearance this year.
Trump delivers remarks at the Susan B Anthony List gala in Washington, DC.

How Trump exposed, exploited, and embodied the cult of billionaire ‘big philanthropy’

In his new book, Winners Take All, Anand Giridharadas argues that Trump exposed the hypocrisy of wealthy philanthropists, then used it to beat them at their own game.
Steve Ballmer owns the Los Angeles Clippers.

The 20 richest billionaires who own sports teams

CEOWORLD magazine recently ranked the 20 wealthiest owners of major league sports teams around the world — and some own more than one team. From Steve Ballmer to Robert Kraft, see which billionaires made the list.
Marc Benioff is buying Time magazine for $190 million.

We did the math to calculate exactly how long it would take Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff to earn the $190 million he used to buy Time magazine

Marc Benioff and wife Lynne Benioff recently announced they're buying Time Magazine for $190 million — but the acquisition is only around 21% of Benioff's estimated $900 million earnings from March 2017 to March 2018, according to our calculations.
Income inequality in the modern-day US has sparked a second Gilded Age, says one historian.

The United States is undergoing a second Gilded Age, and it shows the same struggle has defined America for 150 years

The current age of increasing inequality in America has many similarities to the Gilded Age of the late 19th century. And it reflects the constant tension between capitalism and democracy, says historian HW Brands.