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Walmart shares jumped more than 10% Thursday following the company's earnings report, adding $11.6 billion to the founding family's wealth. The Waltons are the richest family in America.
On an individual basis, Jim Rob and Alice Walton, the heirs of Walmart's co-founder Sam Walton, are worth between $42.1 billion and $43.8 billion, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Lukas, Sam Walton's grandson, is worth $15.3 billion
Elon Musk became $1.4 billion richer on Tuesday as Tesla's stock surged after he tweeted he was thinking of taking the company private. With a $25.8 billion net worth, he's the world's 31st richest person.
Snap CEO and Snapchat creator Evan Spiegel is one of the youngest billionaires in the world and leading one of the hottest companies in tech. Plus, he's married to model Miranda Kerr and has a brand-new baby. Here's how he got his start.
These 10 American colleges have minted more than 500 billionaires, including Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, and the founders of Google
Billionaires don't all follow the same path to success, but some of them look pretty similar, starting with where they went to college. The top 10 billionaire-producing colleges in America have minted the founders of Google, Nike, Berkshire Hathaway, and Tesla.
The tech industry has already created 11 newly minted billionaires in the first half of 2018 to join prestigious lists like the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and Forbes' World's Billionaires.
A honeymoon planner for billionaires says he’s built a private beach, booked first-class flights for birds, and sourced 16 types of condoms
Billionaire honeymoons are out of this world — especially when it comes to their requests. Writer Brandon Presser of Bloomberg recently spent time with Ovation Vacations, which plans honeymoons for billionaires. See some of the wildest requests.
Inside the 27-year friendship of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, who didn’t even want to meet and now have each other on speed dial
Bill Gates and Warren Buffett didn't have any interest in meeting back in 1991. But they couldn't help taking a liking to each other and becoming best buds.
Mexico’s billionaires and businesses are warning workers about the country’s runaway presidential frontrunner
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has had a substantial lead for much of Mexico's presidential campaign, and with a month to get before the election, business leaders are sounding notes of caution to voters.
Queen Elizabeth II and the British royal family's net worth pales in comparison to the net worth of other royals around the globe. See who the top 10 richest ruling royals in the world are, ranked by net worth. (Hint: They're all billionaires.)