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Katherine Hepburn’s Former Estate Listed at $30Million

Katherine Hepburn’s Former Estate Listed at $30Million

Imagine owning a piece of movie history. The Connecticut home once owned by legendary actress and academy award winner Katherine Hepburn is on the market for $30 million. The home has been on the market for a year and was originally listed at $28 million, but due to recent renovations of the property the listing [...]


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Practicalities of Winning $640 Million in the Mega Millions Lottery

Practicalities of Winning $640 Million in the Mega Millions Lottery

Who hasn’t dreamed of winning the lottery?  I’m sure everyone has fantasized about what they would do with their winnings at some point in their life.  Whether you buy a baseball team, mansion, yacht, invest the money, give it to friends and family or a combination of all there are practicalities to think about when you [...]


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Whitney Houston Buried in $500,000 of Jewelry

Whitney Houston Buried in $500,000 of Jewelry

Whitney Houston was a legendary singer, who’s legacy will endure for many years to come. In many respects she was a diva, with a voice that many felt was a gift of god. Harkening to the days of Pharaohs where rulers were buried with their prized possessions, Whitney was buried in $500,000 worth of jewelry. [...]


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Victoria’s Secret Adriana Lima Rags To Riches Modelling Career

Victoria’s Secret Adriana Lima Rags To Riches Modelling Career

It’s been argued that some of the most beautiful women in the world come from Brazil, and it just may be that Brazilian super model, Adriana Lima proves this point.  With long legs, sultry eyes, and an inviting smile it’s no wonder she has become such a huge success.  It’s hard to believe that she [...]


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Mel Gibson’s Costa Rican Compound On The Market For $29.8 Million

Mel Gibson’s Costa Rican Compound On The Market For $29.8 Million

Actor-director Mel Gibson is selling his Costa Rican compound hideaway in Playa Barrigona. This luxurious hilltop private estate is listed at $29.8 million and sits atop 500 acres of private jungle. Gibson has had many publicly embarrassing moments after a long career as a top box office draw. Many brokers in the industry point to [...]


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Strategic Success Bernard Arnault and His Luxury Brands

Strategic Success Bernard Arnault and His Luxury Brands

There are over 3 million millionaires and close to 450 billionaires that live in America alone.  And these well financed people love to live the life of luxury, helping to create even wealthier people.  So who benefits the most from the extravagant lifestyles of the rich and powerful?  Perhaps no one more than the world’s [...]


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The Good Life of Sir Richard Branson

The Good Life of Sir Richard Branson

According to Forbes, Sir Richard Branson is the 4th richest citizen in the United Kingdom. How did he get so rich? Was it his incredible likability, entertaining personality, good luck, hard work or a combination of all those qualities? Branson has many accomplishments including his own Virgin Atlantic Airways and most notably the Virgin Records [...]


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Rags to Riches Story of Ryan Seacrest

Rags to Riches Story of Ryan Seacrest

These days it seems as if Ryan Seacrest has his hand if nearly every form of media and reality television.  But it wasn’t always that way.  Seacrest’s parents, a lawyer and a stay at home mom, raised Ryan in a suburb of Atlanta, GA.  He recalls being a chubby, awkward kid who preferred to be [...]


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Rags To Riches Story of Jewel: From Growing Up With No Indoor Plumbing to Making Millions

Rags To Riches Story of Jewel: From Growing Up With No Indoor Plumbing to Making Millions

Singer, song-writer Jewel grew up in a home without indoor plumber having to use an outhouse. Before hitting it big with music Jewel and her father battled poverty, traveling in a van throughout the country performing on the street. Since her debut album “Pieces of You” in 1995 she is a bestselling music recording artist, [...]


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Rags To Riches Story of The Big Dreams of Eika Batista

Rags To Riches Story of The Big Dreams of Eika Batista

In 1956 Eike Batista was born to Eliezer Batista and Jutta Fuhrken in Brazil.  As a teenager his parents moved him and his six siblings to Europe for work where he remained even after his parents returned to Brazil when he turned eighteen.  He attended the University of Aachen in Germany, though he dropped out [...]


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