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Kim Kardashian becomes a billionaire after her net worth surges by $220m in just six months

Kim Kardashian becomes a billionaire after her net worth surges by $220m in just six months

Entertainment
Kim Kardashian has officially become a billionaire, according to Forbes.The reality TV star, 40, saw her net worth soar from $ 780m (£564m) in October to $ 1bn (£723m) this month, the magazine reports. Her fortune comes mainly from her two businesses: the shapewear brand Skims, and the cosmetics company KKW Beauty. Image: Kim Kardashian recently filed for divorce from Kanye West She has also earned millions from her TV career - namely Keeping Up With The Kardashians - and endorsement deals.The rest of her estate is made up of her personal finances, properties and investments. ...
French billionaire Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash

French billionaire Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash

World
March 8 (UPI) -- French billionaire and politician Olivier Dassault has died, France's President Emmanuel Macron said. He was 69 years old. In a tweet on Sunday, Macron called the member of parliament's sudden death "a great loss" for the country. Advertisement "Olivier Dassault loved France," Macron said. "Captain of industry, deputy local elected official, reserve commander in the air force: during his life, he never ceased to serve our country." Dassault died Sunday evening when his helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff from near Deauville in Normandy where he owned a vacation home, French newspaper Le Figaro reported. Le Figaro is a subsidiary of the Dassault Group, which was led by Olivier's father, Serge Dassault, who died in 2017. Delphine Mienniel, the prosecutor of the Republ...
Devin Haney is the Eddie Hearn prodigy with fearsome knockout power trained by Floyd Mayweather and is aiming to become billionaire boxer

Devin Haney is the Eddie Hearn prodigy with fearsome knockout power trained by Floyd Mayweather and is aiming to become billionaire boxer

Sports
Devin Haney is a prodigy in boxing who hasn’t nearly commanded the attention he should yet. Think about this: he has a record of 24-0 (15 KOs) at just 21 years old and is already the WBC lightweight champion. Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Haney is the WBC lightweight champion and it seems the world is his oyster In a sport where actions speak louder than words, he’s had an astounding start to his professional career. To do what he’s doing in, arguably, the most competitive division in the world should not be understated. He’s not managed by Floyd Mayweather like Gervonta Davis. He’s not an amateur sensation and pound-for-pound king like Vasyl Lomachenko. He is a young prodigy like Teofimo Lopez, but Lopez just dethroned Lomachenko to firmly take control of...
Asda bought from Walmart by UK billionaire brothers in £6.8bn deal

Asda bought from Walmart by UK billionaire brothers in £6.8bn deal

Business
The billionaire brothers behind one of Britain's biggest petrol station operators have bought Asda from Walmart in a £6.8bn deal.Sky News exclusively revealed earlier this week that a consortium led by Mohsin and Zuber Issa, the bosses of Blackburn-based EG Group, and TDR Capital, the London private equity firm, had been selected by the American retail giant as the preferred bidder to takeover the supermarket chain. Live updates on coronavirus from UK and around world Image: Walmart will retain a stake in the business with a seat on the board Walmart will retain an equity investment in the business, with an ongoing commercial relationship and a seat on the board.Asda will remain headquartered in Leeds and will continue to be led by cu...
UK rich list: Lloyd Webber takes £20m COVID hit – as Rihanna could become ‘first music billionaire’

UK rich list: Lloyd Webber takes £20m COVID hit – as Rihanna could become ‘first music billionaire’

Entertainment
Andrew Lloyd Webber is expected to take a £20m hit to his fortune due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Sunday Times Rich List - as new entry Rihanna could become the first British-based billionaire musician.The annual countdown of the UK's wealthiest musicians has been revealed ahead of the full list being released at the weekend. With a calculated wealth of £800m, Lord Lloyd Webber still comes joint top alongside Sir Paul McCartney, despite the composer apparently standing to lose millions due to the closure of his theatres in the West End and on Broadway. Image: Paul McCartney tops the list alongside Lord Lloyd Webber And now that she is based in London, singer Rihanna has jumped straight into third place after amassing...