Your attention presents 19 of the most interesting facts about the richest people on the planet.
John d rockefeller became the first ever official dollar billionaire. At the time of his death in 1937, his fortune was $ 1.4 billion, which in 2007 was $ 663.4 billion.
Former billionaire Chuck fini, the co-founder of Duty Free, anonymously donated 99% of his fortune from his $ 6.3 billion. He decided to give his money to children from poor families so that they could go to college.
Professor at Stanford University David Cheriton, earned his fortune by investing in the ideas of his students. He received his first check from Google.
Total net amount of states all billionaires decreased almost twice, in the period from 2008 to 2009. By 2011, this loss has fully recovered.
About a hundred billionaires from around the world have signed “Oath of Giving”, which obliges you to donate half of your condition while still alive.
Billionaire from kuwait, is the owner of a portfolio of valuable domain names, the total value of which is $ 3 billion.
Mark Zuckerberg is not the youngest billionaire on the planet. In fact, such is his former college roommate Dustin Moskowitz, which is 8 days younger, and also made his fortune on Facebook.
Billionaire Howard Hughes (1905 – 1976) was a reclusive. He could not sleep properly because of the neon sign “Silver Slipper”, so he bought a casino and dismantled the sign.
Billionaire Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, in the Arabian desert derived his name, which can be seen from space.
AT Moscow live the largest number of billionaires, she is ahead of New York and London.
Telecommunications billionaire Henry Nicholas under the house equipped secret lair of love. He was accused of spreading cocaine and methamphetamine. He smoked a large amount of marijuana, and his pilot had to wear an oxygen mask to be conscious.
Billionaire and part-time Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, at the height of his career, he spent $ 2500 a month on gum for packing cash. Every year, he wrote off 10% of his condition because of rats and moisture, which spoiled the money stored in his warehouses.
740 Park, located in Manhattan, today the largest number of billionaires live in the United States.
Billionaire Pog Getty refused to pay a ransom of $ 17 million for his grandson, who was kidnapped by Italian gangsters, believing that in this way the grandson himself decided to make money. When three months later he was sent the ear of his grandson, he agreed to three million, but paid 2.2 million (the maximum of what was not taxed at that time). Another 800 thousand dollars he loaned to his son with the condition that he returns them back to him with 4% per annum.
Some time Joanne Rowling was richer than the English queen herself, and she also became the first person to make a billion dollars by writing.
By sacrificing most of his fortune the author of the story of the famous wizard lost its billionaire status.
Donald trump I wanted to sue a journalist for a $ 5 billion lawsuit, only because in his article the author called him a millionaire, not a billionaire.
Donald trump among the ten billionaires who donated the least amount of money to charity .. For 20 years he donated only 3.7 million dollars to charity.
Father Osama bin Laden was a billionaire and dad 54 children.