People Who Became Millionaires Overnight

United States Dollars

Earning money is difficult for many people around the world, as you would have to work hard at a job you are hired in, do your best in selling products in your business, or just simply be clever in finding ways to get cash for you or your family. While most of … Read more

Who was Cornelius Vanderbilt?

Cornelius Vanderbilt portrait in 1846

The name “Cornelius Vanderbilt” often appears in history books as a name that belongs to a tycoon that became one of the richest Americans during the 19th century. Those that know about the intricacies of business administration, especially the ones that are interested in the field’s history, would know Cornelius Vanderbilt as … Read more

How Did the Astor Family Become So Wealthy?

portrait of John Jacob Astor

The Astor family was once known as the richest family in the United States in the 19th century, and although their wealth is significantly much lower in today’s era compared to before, it could still be said that the family is still incredibly wealthy due to the overwhelming amount of money that … Read more

How Rich was John D. Rockefeller?

John D. Rockefeller

In the list of the wealthiest people throughout history, the name “John D. Rockefeller” would always appear in the top rankings. Most of those lists are entirely factual, as there was one point in history that John D. Rockefeller was the richest man on the planet. If you have never heard of … Read more

Just How Rich is the Walton Family?

Walmart website

There are a handful of rich families all over the United States, but none is as rich as the Walton Family. Although the Walton’s are primarily known for founding and managing the largest company by revenue in the world, Walmart, several members of the family have started to branch out to other … Read more

Richest People in Early American History

Andrew Carnegie

One of the greatest things about the American dream is that literally anyone has a chance at being king. However, there are no guarantees or probabilities, but as long as you’re alive and kicking, you’ve got a chance . Take a look at these people who decided to take advantage of some … Read more

Crazy Doomsday Bunkers

They are some people who are called preppers. They are the ones who are paranoid because they believe a catastrophic event, such as the end of the world, can occur anytime, therefore, they make preparations for it such as stocking foods, ammunition, and other things. Rich and elite preppers, on the other … Read more

Things Rich People Do That Most of Us Don’t

Things Rich People Do That Most of Us Don't

Not all wealthy people are born with a silver spoon in their mouth, although life would be so much easier that way. Many of the famously rich are self-made millionaires and billionaires – thanks to their incredible willpower, self-discipline, and determination. They are living testimonies that you may be born poor, but … Read more

Celebrities Who Insured Their Body Parts

Celebrities Who Insured Their Body Parts

Insurance gives financial rescue in the event of a disaster. For celebrities, it’s a trend for some to insure their body parts, since these can make or break their career. Many have ensured their legs, butts, and breasts, but some have reportedly insured odd body parts like their tongue, for varying high … Read more

Biggest Gambling Wins of All Time

Biggest Gambling Wins of All Time

People gamble with a dream of earning a huge pay-out of their lifetime. But it rarely comes true for many gamblers. You cannot trust that your hard-earned money would pay well in the slot machines and casino dealers, but the slight possibility of becoming instantly rich continues to lure people of all … Read more

Wealthy Fathers and Their Poor Kids

The Wealthy Elites Who Will Not Leave Their Children Rich When They Die

It seems more and more wealthy celebrities and business people won’t be willing to leave huge sums of their own hard-earned fortune to their children when they’re gone. They want to teach their children valuable lessons — that money and wealth don’t fall from the tree, and that the capability of working … Read more

Crazy Expensive Divorces

Crazy Expensive Divorces

During weddings, couples take vows and make promises to love each other forever. At the time, they might truly mean them. But as much as we hope that love and marriage should last for a lifetime, sometimes it doesn’t work out that way. Divorce is getting common and statistics show it increases … Read more

Totally Absurd Purchases by Rich People

Totally Absurd Purchases by Rich People

It seems that rich people have run out of things they can do with their money, so they buy anything they fancy just because they could! Most of us mere mortals can only draw a sigh as we envy them, although we see a lot of their purchases as downright outrageous and … Read more

The Most Expensive Things Donald Trump Owns

The Most Expensive Things Donald Trump Owns

According to Forbes, President Donald Trump’s net worth dwindled to $3.5 billion on March 2017, which is roughly a third of what he claimed during his successful US presidential campaign. Even though he ranked further away from Bill Gates on Forbes’ richest list, the President is still a lot wealthier than most … Read more

Incredible Inheritance Stories

Incredible Inheritance Stories

Have you ever fantasized about receiving a huge inheritance from a long-lost rich relative who died? Even though it’s very unlikely to happen; we think many people did wish for it at one point. It’s definitely soap-opera material, but it actually happened to some very lucky people. 1. A wealthy Portuguese aristocrat … Read more

Countries with the Most Billionaires

Countries with the Most Billionaires

According to the Chinese firm Hurun Report‘s latest research, there are currently 2,250 billionaires in the world. But where on the planet that most billionaires mingle? You can find them in the following countries: 1. China           Not surprisingly, the country with the biggest population with the fastest … Read more

Richest Women in the World

Richest Women in the World

If you were asked to name the wealthiest people in the world, can you cite even one woman? If not, you are not alone. While the world’s richest are dominated by men, there are also many powerful and wealthy women living out of the public’s attention. Here are the top 10 richest … Read more

The Richest And Most Powerful Families In The World

The Richest and Most Powerful Families in the World

Apart from their net worth, what else does it take to make a family powerful? You could consider the number of businesses that they’ve invested in, the level of influence they wield on the world’s business. and even political affairs. Some say that because of their immense wealth and power, these families … Read more

Richest Countries in the World

Richest Countries in the World

So what makes a country wealthy? There are several factors, including low levels of corruption, the absence of red tape, low corporate taxes, well-educated citizens, highly-skilled workforce and the low unemployment rate, military stability, law and order, excellent infrastructure and communications, and a lot of other things. A wealth of natural resources … Read more

Interesting Facts About Personal Bodyguards

Interesting Facts About Personal Bodyguards

For security reasons, a lot of high-profile celebrities, prominent businessmen as well as world leaders would hire a bodyguard or two, or sometimes even a team of them as long as they can afford! Here are some of the fascinating facts about bodyguards: On April 14, 1865 — the night when President … Read more

Interesting Facts about the Rothschild Family

Rothschild Family

The Rothschild family is believed to have become the wealthiest family on earth — and also one of the most powerful and influential clans. The Rothschild banking dynasty originated from its founder and the family’s ancestor, Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744-1812). The son of a Jewish money changer and silk cloth trader Amschel … Read more

Who were the infamous Robber Barons

Who were the Infamous Robber Barons

“Robber baron” is a derogatory term that refers to anyone who acquires wealth through dishonest, exploitative, or unscrupulous means. Does this sound antiquated to you? It’s because this term rose to popularity especially during the 19th century in America. “Robber baron” was the disgruntled society’s critical response to certain wealthy people, particularly … Read more

Great Feuds over Inheritance

Great Feuds over Inheritance

Sometimes, like oil and water, family and money just don’t mix. And in extremely rare cases, families even dispute over not only money or property, but the remains of their loved one! Discover more about some of the well-known family feuds here in this gallery. The late Fred Koch’s four sons — … Read more

Top Celebrity Instagram Accounts

Top Celebrity Instagram Accounts

Instagram is one of the most popular social networking apps with over 300 million users. And these numbers include a lot of verified celebrity accounts, so following the best accounts can be a tough job indeed. To help you out, we’ve laid out these suggestions of celebrity Instagram accounts that we think … Read more

Great Fortunes Lost

Great Fortunes Lost

It’s unbelievable at first that these people could squander millions and billions of dollars but unfortunately, it does happen. There are a lot of rich people who made it to the peak of financial success, only to file bankruptcy later on and face mounting debts. On this gallery, we probe into the … Read more

Inspirational Quotes on Wealth and Money

Inspirational Quotes on Wealth and Money

Do you need some encouragement to make it to the wealthy circles? Here are the meaningful quotes on wealth and money uttered by some of the most influential people in history to inspire you!

Top 15 Luxury and Elegance Quotes

Top 15 Luxury and Elegance Quotes

The rich and famous wallow in luxury, while most of us mere mortals dream of it. Here are the top 15 luxury and elegance quotes that may help you derive inspiration.

Highest Paid Celebrities

Highest Paid Celebrities

Here’s our list of the highest-paid celebrities, but we could list only 20 of them. Click through this gallery to find out who’s who on the highest-earning celebs list over the previous year, and how much they have been paid (not in any particular order). Howard Stern is an American radio and television … Read more

Wealthiest U.S. Presidents

Wealthiest U.S. Presidents

Not all American presidents have lived in luxury, unlike what is commonly thought. The truth is, there are several former presidents who died in penury after leaving office (or even during their time in office). However, there are many US presidents who became wealthy through a variety of means. A few of them, … Read more

Top 10 Sports Collectibles

Top 10 Sports Collectibles

Sports can have a huge impact on many people’s lives. Apart from being a source of entertainment, it has also become a major cultural staple. There are sports fans who are rabid about their passion that they gather and collect sports memorabilia. People collect those mementos to remind them of their favorite player, … Read more