Posts tagged "billionaire"

Lynsi Torres Is America’s Youngest Female Billionaire

This week Bloomberg reported that the 30-year-old granddaughter of In-N-Out Hamburger chain founders, Harry and Esther Snyder, is the youngest female billionaire in the United States.  Lynsi Torres, the sole heir and president of the burger chain, is now said to be worth around $1 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. If thi…
By: Sarah Gray / February 7, 2013

Richest Lady In The World Says Poor People Need To Stop Having So Much Fun

Australian mining tycoon Gina Rinehart is really concerned about your welfare. That's why Rinehart -- who is considered the richest woman in the world, with an inherited fortune of $30.1 billion -- helpfully offered her unsolicited advice on how to be stupid-rich, just like her. She says that the poors are just having too much…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 31, 2012

What It’s Like To Be A Billionaire — For A Day

riving in a Rolls Royce, getting a bodyguard, flying on a private plane: These aren't normally things that New York Times financial reporter Kevin Roose gets to do. But as a guy who writes about billionaires, he wanted a chance to live like one for 24 hours, he explains in a first-person article. It's a key "paradox" of…
By: Newser / April 7, 2012