Designer Diane von Furstenberg said the launch of her iconic "wrap dress" design in 1974 gave her a financial security she had never had before.
Outspoken opera superstar Jessye Norman told CNBC that Hillary Clinton, the expected front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, is a friend who could count on her vote.
Opera superstar Jessye Norman has launched a blistering attack on the “unprecedented roadblocks” Congress has put in the way of President Obama.
Tennis star Maria Sharapova has defended her own-brand candies "Sugarpova" and does not think criticism is "fair".
Maria Sharapova, the highest paid female athlete in the world, has said she will never give up her Russian nationality to become a U.S. citizen.
Growing confidence in the global economic recovery is helping to boost charitable donations, according to the latest study.
Niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, Lauren Bush Lauren, said her social business FEED gives a significant amount to charity.
Lauren Bush Lauren, niece of former Florida governor Jeb Bush, said she would be very proud of her uncle if he did decide to run for President.
Niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, Lauren Bush Lauren said Secret Service "followed" her at college.
Former President Jimmy Carter says after 13 days of tough negotiations between Israel and Egypt in 1979, a peace deal had seemed set for failure.
Sir Richard Branson has named 39th President of the U.S. Jimmy Carter as one of the "top five most respected people in the world".
Human slavery is more prolific now than during the 18th and 19th century, former President Jimmy Carter tells CNBC.
When the second son of Queen Elizabeth II took to Twitter, he became the first Royal family member to set up a profile in his own name.
How pop star and front man of The Black Eyed Peas struck up an unlikely friendship with the British royal family.
Known for their brand Estee Lauder, the Lauder family should also be recognized for their contribution to New York City, said Michael Kors.
The granddaughter of Estee Lauder seemed an obvious choice to carry on the legacy of the group, until the launch of her own brand.
When South Korea's first female leader was elected it was not just her background as daughter of a former president that helped her win.
Japan and South Korea were the "worst" places for gender inequality as women face a "concrete ceiling" according to the CEO of Sungjoo Group.
What do an outspoken South Korean businesswoman and a prince have in common? An interest in singing, apparently.
Matt Damon may have become a critic of Obama, but many celebrities still support the embattled president, as seen with Obamacare.
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In this highly personal interview, Branson reveals stories about his childhood that give an insight into what drives and motivates him today, and how he built the Virgin brand.
This episode of CNBC Meets is with global rock icon and philanthropist, Jon Bon Jovi. His band Bon Jovi, formed in 1983, has become one of the most successful rock bands in world, selling over 130 million albums.
In his most recent interview to date, Vidal Sassoon has a highly personal and moving discussion with CNBC Meets presenter Tania Bryer.