Billionaires — they’re just like us. Well, kind of.  Whether it’s on a yacht, fancy car, or avant-garde collection of art, the wealthiest people in the world are willing to lay down some serious cash on the things they love.  We’ve rounded up some of the best billionaire toys here.  Steve Cohen’s 14-foot shark Billionaire […]

Vladimir Rys/Getty Images Dietrich Mateschitz, cofounder of Red Bull. With an estimated net worth of over $ 16 billion, Red Bull cofounder and CEO Dietrich Mateschitz is the wealthiest person in Austria. After essentially creating the market for energy drinks with the invention of Red Bull in 1987, Mateschitz and cofounder Thai businessman Chaleo Yoovidhya came up with […]

Point72 Steve Cohen. Billionaire Steve Cohen has opened a Palo Alto office to invest in early-stage companies focused on big data and machine learning, and he has hired two people who invested on behalf of the CIA. The two men leading the effort are Daniel Gwak and Sri Chandrasekar, who previously worked at In-Q-Tel, a venture capital […]

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway will host its annual meeting on Saturday. The event draws huge interest in the financial world and is sometimes called “Woodstock for Capitalists” or “Buffettpalooza.” Business Insider will cover it, and you can check back on Saturday for a blow-by-blow of the day. Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger will answer […]

Matthew Eisman/Getty Images Bill Ackman attends the Hamptons International Film Festival SummerDocs Series screening of ‘Betting On Zero’ at Guild Hall on August 6, 2016 in East Hampton, New York. There’s a great piece in the Wall Street Journal about how Wall Street’s masters of the universe invest their own personal money through family offices, and […]

Dan Milstein This house is one of the finest on the North Shore of Long Island. Whether you want to relive the glamour of the Roaring Twenties or just want to see what life is like for a Russian billionaire, this $ 85 million property on New York’s Long Island has got you covered. First built […]

Luke MacGregor/Reuters Property tycoon Christian Candy and popstar Holly Valance Property tycoon Christian Candy and his brother Nick are fighting a £132 million lawsuit brought by developer Mark Holyoake. Candy described Holyoake’s allegations of a conspiracy to edge him out of a property deal as “preposterous”. Christian Candy also denied threatening to place so much […]

Jorge Lemann is behind some of America’s most iconic consumer brands. The Brazilian billionaire’s investment company, 3G Capital, has invested in or backed takeovers of Kraft, Heinz, Burger King, Tim Hortons, Anheuser Busch and SAB Miller. Now, Kraft Heinz — which counts Lemann and Warren Buffett among its top shareholders — is pushing for a deal for Unilever.  […]