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Eike Batista declared in 2011 that he would soon become the richest man in the world. Instead, he may become known for the largest personal-wealth loss.
Speculation about Russian President Vladimir Putin's net worth is rife, but getting a true estimate is very difficult. A look at why.
A new book, "Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune," explores over-the-top wealth.
Former Citigroup chief Sandy Weill tells CNBC he and his wife, Joan, are making an additional $100 million donation to Weill Cornell Medical College.
With a son on the way, Simon Cowell is making it clear that his $350 million fortune will be given to charity rather than his children.
Less than three months after filing for divorce from his wife of 14 years, Rupert Murdoch has listed the family's 184-foot sailing yacht, the Rosehearty, for $29.7 million.
Nouriel Roubini has been ordered by NYC to remove his hot tub — often the site of wild parties with younger models — from his Manhattan penthouse's roof, according to a report.
Tennis great Rafael Nadal is one of the most obsessive, ritual-oriented players on the tour. And part of that ritual now includes a $690,000 watch.
Eike Batista pumped billions into EBX Group's companies even as share prices plunged. His own fortune—the world's seventh-biggest last year—has declined by more than $25 billion.
The singer is cashing out of the mansion market, listing two of her trophy properties in Florida and Montreal for a total of more than $100 million.
Settlement negotiations are being held to divide up the $300 million estate of heiress Huguette Clark. Her will stated that none of her fortune should go to distant relatives.
They flaunt their cash around the world. Now the Emirati Royal Family rules the waves too after ranking first in a league table of owners of the world's biggest megayachts, knocking billionaire Roman Abramovich off the top spot.
The final treasures of a quiet man who collected a fortune in gold coins will be auctioned off Tuesday in Nevada.
Billionaire Warren Buffett's son Peter recently sparked a huge debate over the role of philanthropy with an op-ed he published. A look at the arguments that continue to rage on days later.
Billionaire Warren Buffett is auctioning off an all-you-eat tour of the See's Candy factory in California to benefit an education nonprofit.
Wendi Deng has hired the well-known New York attorney William Zabel to represent her in her divorce from Rupert Murdoch, CNBC has learned.
From Steve Schwarzman to Sean Parker to Steve Cohen, billionaires who host ill-timed or ill-considered parties can quickly feel the PR pain.
We look at the world's 10 richest diamond owners that consist of collectors, dealers, business owners as well as investors who have stakes in some of the world's biggest diamond mines.
To meet China's demand for luxury goods, Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin plans to invest $1.6 billion on a yacht maker and a London hotel.
Adrian Barrie Smith, who recruits housekeeping staff for the wealthy, has sued several well-known Wall Street financiers and even the comedian Jerry Seinfeld.