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Jim Walton, Alice Walton, and Rob Walton cheer at the annual shareholders meeting for Walmart in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

MEET THE WALTONS: How America’s wealthiest family spends its Walmart fortune

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.

Walmart’s surge just added $12 billion to the Walton family’s wealth

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 boosted his net worth by $1.4 billion with just one short tweet

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 Evan Spiegel.

The life and career rise of Snap CEO Evan Spiegel, one of the youngest billionaires in the world

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.

Meet the 11 new tech billionaires that emerged in 2018

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.
One groom paid $80,000 to have a 210-foot yacht recarpeted so his bride could wear heels on board.

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.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador at a rally in Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, April 6, 2018.

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.
Prince Albert II of Monaco may have one of the highest royal family net worths in Europe, but it ranks much lower compared to royal family net worths across the globe.

Meet the 10 richest billionaire royals in the world right now

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.)