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Jemima McEvoy


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Recent articles by Jemima:

Why Israel Became A Safe Haven For Russian Billionaires

Israel’s is one of the most common second passports among Russian-born billionaires – and a crackdown on so-called “golden passport” programs in Europe means it’s only going to get more popular among the super-rich looking for a quick escape. → Read More

Russian-Born Billionaire Yuri Milner Pledges $100 Million To Help Ukrainian Refugees

The early Facebook investor, who has long sought to distance himself from Kremlin connections, has partnered with tech companies, including Airbnb, to provide free housing, medical equipment and more to Ukrainian refugees. → Read More

The Richest Billionaire In Every State 2022

The U.S. has billionaires living in 42 of its 50 states. The richest of each are collectively worth $1.4 trillion. → Read More

Where The Richest Live: The Cities With The Most Billionaires 2022

After losing to Beijing for the first time in six years in 2021, New York City is back as the world's premiere billionaire destination. → Read More

Why Some Say Putin Is Happy His Oligarchs Are Getting Sanctioned

Veteran Kremlin watchers tell Forbes that the Russian president doesn’t care much about the asset freezes and travel bans that hound his country’s billionaires. → Read More

Why Russian Gaming Giant Playrix Shut Down Ukrainian Employees Discussion About War

The billionaire founders of Playrix, which has thousands of employees in both Russia and Ukraine, say they are “literally between two fires.” → Read More

Kim Kardashian Is $600 Million Richer After Shapewear Brand Skims Hits $3.2 Billion Valuation

The reality star turned entrepreneur is now worth an estimated $1.8 billion, according to Forbes. → Read More

Super-Rich, But Only For A Second—Meet The Briefest Billionaires Of 2021

These tycoons debuted as billionaires in 2021 but their fortunes fell as quickly as they rose and now they are out of the super wealthy ranks. → Read More

Take Back The SPAC: More And More Companies Are Canceling High-Profile Deals To Go Public

After a year of dramatic ups and downs for SPAC IPOs, a new trend is emerging: A growing number of deals are collapsing before companies even hit the stock market. → Read More

The Biggest Losers: These 10 Billionaires Each Lost At Least $10 Billion This Year

China’s regulatory crackdown, the miscalculation of a hotpot tycoon and mortgage mayhem—here’s how these 10 billionaires each lost at least $10 billion this year and the biggest loser of all tumbled $40 billion. → Read More

Emirati Retail Billionaire Majid Al Futtaim—One Of The World’s Richest Arabs—Dies

Al Futtaim, the owner of dozens of hotels and malls across the Middle East and beyond, ranked as the third richest Arab billionaire in 2021. → Read More

Rupert Murdoch Just Bought A $200 Million Ranch—Here Are His Other Mega-Properties

The media mogul has places across the U.S. and in Australia, including two ranches, a vineyard and a four-floor New York City penthouse. → Read More

Billionaire Publix Heiress Carol Jenkins Barnett Dead At 65

Barnett was the daughter of Publix Super Markets founder George Jenkins and an heir to his Florida-based fortune. → Read More

Bill Gates Reflects On His Divorce, Being Alone During Covid And The ‘Most Difficult’ Year Of His Life

The Microsoft billionaire opened up about a “year of great personal sadness” in his 2021 year-in-review. → Read More

Money And Power: The Billionaires On Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List 2021

More than a dozen members of Forbes’ new list of most powerful women are billionaires—a reminder that huge fortunes carry enormous influence. → Read More

Anne Wojcicki’s 23andMe Fortune Falls Under $1 Billion As Shares Sink Post-IPO

Her genetics testing company is the latest to flounder after going public via SPAC. → Read More

Bumble Cofounder Whitney Wolfe Herd No Longer A Billionaire As Shares Plunge

The 32-year-old became the world’s youngest self-made woman billionaire when Bumble went public in February. → Read More

Grammarly Founders Become Billionaires From Fixing Your Sloppy Writing

These two Ukrainian entrepreneurs own stakes worth billions of dollars in a company that fixes comma splices and sentence fragments—and is now valued at $13 billion.. → Read More

These Are Bill Gates’ 5 Favorite Books Of 2021

Hint: The theme is science fiction. → Read More

Bumble Hits A Speed Bump—Why The Dating App’s Shares Are At A Low Since Its Buzzy IPO

Whitney Wolfe Herd became the world’s youngest self-made woman billionaire when Bumble went public in February. It’s been a rocky road for her dating app’s stock of late. → Read More