While "Fifty Shades of Grey" gave a boost to the entire porn industry, Acworth might be the biggest beneficiary. Acworth's the owner of Kink.com, a fetish entertainment conglomerate that owns several websites and also focuses on education of bondage-related fetishes. He started the company while he was a PhD student in finance at Columbia University in 1997. In 2006, he purchased the San Francisco Armory for $14.5 million and made it the base of the company's operations. It has continued to grow since then – and at this year's Sundance Film Festival, actor James Franco will release a documentary about Acworth's empire.