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Forbes: Top 10 highest-paid authors

Forbes keeps on releasing top paid personalities. This time around it issued the top ten highest paid authors for the year. On the top of the list is James Patterson, the thriller novel writer is runaway winner earning 70 million dollars. Nine out of his many works have already been adapted either in television or [...]

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Harvard tops Forbes list of Billionaire Universities

With 62 of its alumni now billionaires, Harvard tops Forbes’ list of ‘Billionaire Universities’, followed by Stanford that boasts of 28 billionaire graduates. The number of Harvard alumni who are billionaires swelled to 62, up from 54 in 2009, “more than any other American university by a long shot,” Forbes said. Harvard’s billionaire alumni are [...]

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Hollywood’s Highest-Paid Actresses

Hollywood actress Sandra Bullock has topped Forbes magazine’s highest-paid actress list, according to reports. The Oscar-winning actress earned $56 million over the past year after starring in and producing a series of blockbuster films. The 46-year-old won an Oscar for The Blind Side, which made nearly $310 million at global box offices on a budget [...]

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Manchester United is most valuable sports team

English Premiership giant Manchester United is the most valuable franchise in sports, according to a study compiled by Forbes Magazine. Forbes released its list of the world’s most valuable teams Wednesday, with Manchester on top at 1.84 billion dollars. The second highest and top North American franchise is the National Football League’s Dallas Cowboys at [...]

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World’s richest man aims for a simple life

Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim may be the world’s richest man but he limits his monthly salary to $24,000 and travels in a Suburban, according to his biography. Mr Slim, 70, knocked Bill Gates form the top of the Forbes list of the world’s billionaires this year with an estimated fortune of US$53.5 billion. He began [...]

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The World’s Richest Royals

Thailand’s King Bhumibol remains the world’s richest royal for the third year in a row, despite his country’s riots and turmoil. Royal assets are held under Thailand’s Crown Property Bureau, which benefited from stock market and real estate gains in 2009. As a result, his fortune remains stable at $30 billion, at least for now. [...]

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