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  • Wang Jianlin, Chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group

    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.

  • Stephen A. Schwarzman, chairman of the Blackstone Group

    Adrian Barrie Smith, who recruits housekeeping staff for the wealthy, has sued several well-known Wall Street financiers and even the comedian Jerry Seinfeld.

  • Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is looking at the world's largest cities, as possible locations to build a mile-high skyscraper that would be the world's tallest building by far.

  • Mickey Mouse poses in front of the Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland park outside Paris.

    Disneyland likely says it gives visitors to its theme parks the royal treatment, but if you want to see the park through the eyes of a real prince be prepared to pay up.

  • Bernie Ecclestone is seen at his motorhome with his daughters Tamara Ecclestone (L) and Petra Ecclestone (R).

    A new study from U.S. Trust suggests that millionaire parents often don't tell their children how rich they are until well into adulthood. In fact, most believed their kids should little about the family's wealth before the age of 25.

  • David Karp with his father, Michael.

    David Karp stands to make more than $200 million on the sale of his Tumblr blogging site to Yahoo. But his father tells CNBC that money doesn’t motivate the young entrepreneur.

  • Lauryn Hill leaves court in Newark, N.J. Hill pleaded guilty in June 2012 for failing to pay federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007.

    Tax attorneys say celebrities like Grammy Award winner Lauryn Hill are often sentenced and prosecuted more vigorously so that officials can send a message to the public.

  • Ron Perelman chairman and CEO of MacAndrews & Forbes

    Most of the wealthy have a binary view of taxes: less or more. But billionaire Ronald Perelman has a more nuanced view. He believes income taxes should be high for the wealthy, but the estate tax should be abolished.

  • Annabelle Bond

    A British socialite is embroiled in a fight between an ex-Goldman exec and a hedge-fund millionaire over her child-support claims.

  • French President Francois Hollande

    Stung by revelations about his ex-budget minister's Swiss bank account, French President Francois Hollande pushed legislation aimed at making elected officials disclose their wealth.

  • Charles Munger

    Berkshire Hathaway billionaire Charles Munger is giving a $110 million in stock to the University of Michigan — the largest donation in its history — for a graduate student residence hall.

  • Federal agents remove computers from the Helly Nahmad Gallery at the Carlyle Hotel in New York.

    The FBI says the Upper East Side gallery figured in a gambling and money-laundering ring that stretched from Moscow to Los Angeles.

  • John Malone

    In the highly personal interview, the cable magnate talked about his wealth, his land holdings and the one toy he does enjoy: Barry Diller's yacht.

  • 'Eclipse' owned by Russian businessman Roman Abramovitch.

    The recent birth of a daughter to Roman Abramovich and his girlfriend helps explain why the Russian billionaire has kept his mega-yacht docked on Manhattan's West Side.

  • William Koch

    That'll give him something to wine about: A judge awarded a billionaire $12 million after a tech entrepreneur sold him vintage wine that turned out to be fake.

  • Leonard A. Lauder

    Cosmetics tycoon Leonard Lauder has promised New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art his long-sought collection of Picassos and other works.