billionaires 2011

The world’s billionaires 2011

Carlos Slim Helu remained the world’s richest person, but Asia is where today’s big money is flowing, Forbes magazine said in its 2011 list of the world’s billionaires. Slim, who is almost unknown to the general public outside Mexico, weighed in at a staggering $74 billion of net wealth thanks to his telecoms empire. Already [...]

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Mubarak: World’s Richest Man?

The New York Post picks up a Guardian report that embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak could be the richest man in the world. Worth about $70 billion, the Post says most of his money is stashed in foreign bank accounts and “shadowy real-estate holdings.” That sum makes Mubarak more wealthy than Mexico’s Carlos Slim and [...]

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Mercedes relaunches premium Maybach in India

German carmaker Mercedes Benz reintroduced its hyper-luxury Maybach car in India on Tuesday, pitching it at the country’s growing number of super-rich. The car, which can touch speeds of 275 kilometres (170 miles) an hour, will be priced at up to 51 million rupees ($1.1 million). “There are customers out there who can afford the [...]

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Larry Page Buys $45 Million Luxury Superyacht

Google’s billionaire cofounder Larry Page just bought a $45 million superyacht called Senses from a New Zealand business man named Sir Douglas Myers. The stylish 194-ft. expedition superyacht was designed by Kusch Yachts and built back in 1999 at Germany’s Schweers yard with a refit in 2010. The superyacht features interiors by design genius Philippe [...]

Roman Abramovich superyacht Eclipse

The Eclipse Is Ready to Take Abramovich Out at Sea

After a year-long delay, Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich finally took delivery of the world’s largest and most expensive yacht, the Eclipse. The “gigayacht” measures anywhere from 533 ft. to 557 ft. (depending on reports), and is the world’s largest privately owned yacht. The cost of the behemoth has also been variously reported as $500 million [...]

Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Peas for Abramovich NYE party

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is reportedly flying in the Black Eyed Peas to perform at his New Year’s Eve party in St Bart’s, the Telegraph reports. The Russian billionaire owns a $90 million, 70-acre estate on the Caribbean island and the hip hop band will perform for guests seeing in 2011 there. His estate in [...]

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