Gisele Bündchen, who has nabbed the top female slot for seven years straight, earned $42 million in the 12-month period Forbes assessed, while O’Pry made a mere $1.2 million in the same time frame.
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has topped the Forbes list of highest-earning female athletes for the ninth-straight year, raking in $29 million over the last 12 months.
According to luxury travel magazine Virtuoso Life, Australia, Italy, New Zealand, Ireland and France emerged as the top “dream destinations.”
Billionaire Warren Buffett is giving five charities more than $2.6 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. stock as part of his overall plan to give away his fortune gradually.
Former model-turned-business mogul Cozete Gomes owns eight companies and does not really have time to be stuck in Sao Paulo’s epic traffic jams.
A luxury vacation package costing $1.5 million, dubbed “the world’s most expensive holiday,” has been sold to an unnamed Chinese man.
Asia has more billionaires than any other continent, a survey by China-based Hurun Report showed on Thursday, overtaking North America for the first time.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, ranked #29 on the list of global billionaires by Forbes magazine, has sold off his Airbus A380 jet plane.
On Sep. 27, Gold & Co is set to unveil what it claims is the world’s first 24-karat gold-plated iPhone 5 at the Collector’s Palace in Dubai Mall.
Chinese billionaires have lost one-third of their combined wealth over the past year, according to new research, reported CBNC Monday.
Singapore is set to be among the world’s richest economies by 2050 on a per capita basis, according to a study by Knight Frank and Citibank.
Australian billionaire Clive Palmer reportedly plans to clone a real dinosaur from ancient DNA samples for a Jurassic Park-style area at his new theme resort.
L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, France’s richest woman, has sold a private island in the Seychelles to a firm linked to an ocean conservation foundation.
Billionaire Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison has bought 98 per cent of Hawaii’s sixth-largest island, Lanai.
Gina Rinehart is now the world’s richest woman, says BRW Magazine. The Australian miner, worth nearly $30 billion, earns about $50 million a day.
One of Australia’s richest men, Clive Palmer, on Monday unveiled plans to build a 21st century version of the doomed Titanic in China.
A Saudi millionaire splurged $136000 on a vintage bottle of Louis Roederer Cristal over the weekend at glitzy Cavalli club in Dubai.
Private submarine voyaging is one of the world’s most exclusive hobbies.
Bloomberg has released the “Bloomberg Billionaires Index,” the first daily global ranking of the richest people in the world as part of their coverage of wealth. The index, changes daily depending on stock fluctuations and economic/company news dynamically measured on changing markets and will be updated every business day at 5:30 p.m. Bloomberg Professional service customers can access each billionaire’s profile … Continued
On Saturday night, Roman Abramovich opened his French Caribbean paradise, the 70-acre Gouverneur Bay Estate, to 400 guests for a New Year’s Eve party.