Taylor Swift is the World’s highest paid celebrity in 2019

Taylor Swift is No. 1 on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list, pulling in pretax income of $185 million over the past year, her biggest earnings total yet. Her estimated pay grew 131%, after clocking in at $80 million in 2018. The pop singer has topped the Celebrity 100 before—in 2016, she captured the No. 1 spot with $170 million,[...]

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The story of a Teacher turn Successful Entrepreneur after 50!

Dr. Joe DeSimone took his own path to entrepreneurship. His latest venture, Carbon, is changing the way things are made. He’s assembled one of the most impressive Board of Directors and line up of investors to transform the $300 billion manufacturing industry. Joe recently appeared as a guest on the DealMakers Podcast. During his exclusive[...]

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Kanye’s fortune is not from Music – Forbes Interview

Creative genius Kanye West has been recently named as the third highest-earning celebrity in the world by Forbes, and contrary to popular belief, the bulk of his income comes from other sources asides music. Forbes valued his pretax income at $150 million over the past year and this is due to his Yeezy line with[...]

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20 Nigerians make it to the African Forbes 30 under 30 list!

The fifth annual Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list was recently released and it featured 120 accomplished pace setters across the business, technology, creatives and sport sectors. This year’s list boasts 20 Nigerians including recent BET Award winner Burna Boy, Guardian Life Cover Star Alex Iwobi, Adeniyi Omotayo, Jessica Anuna, Richard Akuson, Ijeoma Balogun among[...]

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Bernard Arnault surpasses Warren Buffet on the World Richest List

The topline of today’s news: LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault overtook Warren Buffett to become the third richest man in the world; Private equity group DC Capital Partners profits from running shelters centres housing child migrants; The Yankees topped the Forbes list of the most-valuable baseball teams. This French billionaire controls some of the world’s biggest[...]

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Forbes – 17 Ways to Know if you are meant to be an Entrepreneur

Years ago, my uncle bought a good-sized sailboat. When I congratulated him, he said: “Mike, you wanna know if you’d like sailing too? Go into the shower still wearing your clothes. Turn the cold water on and stand there tearing $100 bills in half. If you like that feeling, you’ll love sailing.” Although my uncle[...]

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‘Happy birthday to the greatest man that has come out of Africa’ – Femi Otedola celebrates his Billionaire friend, Aliko Dangote on his 62nd birthday

Nigerian oil magnate, Femi Otedola took to Instagram to celebrate his fellow Billionaire and longtime friend,Aliko Dangote on his 62nd birthday, being today, April 4, 2019. Sharing a photo of Dangote, who is the richest man in Africa, he wrote: Happy birthday to the greatest man that has come out of Africa. My brother, the Visionary, owner of[...]

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Aliko Dangote Now 64th Richest Man in the World

President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has significantly moved up in the world billionaires’ list as he emerged 64th richest person in the world, with an estimated worth of $16.6 billion, as against his previous ranking of 103rd in the world. Dangote, who remains the richest man in Africa for the eighth year running,[...]

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Aquaman breaks more box-office records

Jason Momoa's Aquaman movie is unstoppable. After earning over a billion dollars at the global box-office, this Warner Bros. and DCEU movie has officially surpassed several other movies. Aquaman is currently running in its ninth weekend and as per a report by Forbes, it has managed to earn $331.3 million at the domestic box-office, that[...]

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George Lucas tops Forbes list of America’s wealthiest celebrities with estimated net worth of $5.6billion while Kylie Jenner debuts at #5 – See full list & photos

Filmmaker George Lucas claimed the top spot on Forbes magazine's 2018 list of America's wealthiest celebrities while reality TV star slash makeup mogul Kylie Jenner debuted in fifth place.  The third-annual ranking released on Tuesday has Lucas, the 74-year-old writer, director, producer and creator of the legendary 'Star Wars' saga,  holding a commanding lead over[...]

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See the seven-year-old boy making $22m on YouTube

YouTube Ryan of Ryan ToysReview Ryan's earnings have doubled since last year. this boy reviews toys on youtube and has become a favorite of most children and even adults. A seven-year-old boy who reviews toys has been revealed as YouTube's highest-earning star, raking in $22m (£17.3m). The estimate by Forbes magazine found that Ryan of Ryan ToysReview pipped Jake[...]

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Amazon is overtaken by Microsoft as world’s second most-valuable company

Amazon's shares took an unexpected down-turn, this week - seeing them overtaken by rival Microsoft as the world's second most-valuable company. The online retailer were superseded late on Thursday evening, despite third quarter revenues increasing 29 per cent to $56.6bn (£44.2bn). Although impressive, the epic sum was way below market predictions. Specifically, they were hoping for numbers[...]

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