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    Michael Jackson is one of the most famous musical artists in history. His net worth stands at $600 million today. However, at the time of his death in 2009, his estate’s net worth was roughly equal to its debts. It stood at $500 million, according to realtytoday.com. According to a celebrity news website known as TMZ, Michael Jackson’s estate has come back from the brink of bankruptcy, earning almost $2 billion since 2009 when he met his untimely death. According to TMZ, if all the expenses incurred running Michael Jackson’s estate amounting to $1.2 billion as well as taxes amounting to $ 350 million are taken into account, the net worth of his estate is estimated to be about $ 450 million. How he made his money Music Michael Jackson’s most valuable asset was actually his music catalogue. The copyright value of his own songs was estimated to be $ 100 million. However, he made most of his money from other artist’s songs, particularly those from ‘The Beatles’. Michael started owning music rights in the early 80s when he bought the catalogues of ‘Sly and the Family Stone’. Thereafter, he purchased a series of classic singles, including ‘Shake Rattle and Roll’, ‘Runaround Sue’, ‘Great Balls of Fire’, and ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’’, among others. His greatest break came in November 1984 when he bought the Beatles catalogue ATV music for $ 47.5 million. Later on, the Beatles catalogue was merged with Sony in a 50/50 joint venture known as Sony/ATV. It is estimated to be worth…

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    King Mansa Musa was known for being the richest man in history. He took the throne from 1312 to 1337 and was the son of Sundiata. The 25 year reign was known as the “golden age of the Mali Empire. The empire stretched nearly 2,000 miles all way up to Lake Chad (Mohamed Bearrach, Meet Mansa Musa). The Empire was also known as the Mandingo. The kingdom had a large amount of gold from Bumbuk and Bure, salt mines of Taghaza and ivory. Mansa Musa achieved many goals such as expanding the trade…

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    Kronos Achievements

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    Kronos was a man of wealth, pride and power. He owned hundreds of firms and industries in the 20th century and was respected by his peers and many people around the world. His family? They were a dignified, wealthy and noble family. They were known to be the most influential family around and have been the most influential for thousands of years. Kronos of course, was expected to be nothing less than the person he is now. Kronos knew this, very well in fact. However, he was never quite pleased…

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    unflappable chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) is widely considered to be the most successful investor of the 20th century and still going strong in the 21st. Not only is Warren Buffett a successful businessman, but also a great author, philanthropist and inspiration to many people, not to mention among the wealthiest people on the planet. His decades of investing wizardry and success also make him one of the most followed investors in the world. Not surprising, as it…

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    The Museum Of Modern Art starts when three prominent women envision a museum devoted to contemporary art: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller(wife of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.) and two of her friends, Lillie P. Bliss and Quinn Sullivan Lillie P. Bliss is one of the leading collectors of modern art in New York. Mary Quinn Sullivan is a pioneer modern art collector. They all felt a need to challenge the traditional policies of museums and to make a foundation devoted exclusively to modern art. Abigail Greene…

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    Oracle of Omaha, the nickname for Warren Buffet who is one of the best investment gurus in the world owns Berkshire Hathaway (BH). Recently his firm released its 53rd annual report on February 24, 2018, which also includes, ‘Warren Buffett's Letters to Berkshire Shareholders’. His investment strategies are enshrined in his letters. Whether you are a novice businessman or a veteran investor it doesn’t matter, you will have a clue or cue to kick-start a new investment style which is sustainable.…

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    Mukesh Ambani is famous for being the wealthiest man in India with a networth of $23.6 billion. Ambani made his money by becoming the largest shareholder and the head chairman of Reliance Industries, the second largest company in India, after his father created it. THESIS NEEDED There are many people in Mukesh’s life that have influenced him in many ways, whether they are for good or for bad. One of the greatest influential people to Mukesh Ambani is his brother Anil. After the death of…

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    Carlos Slim Case Study

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    1. Carlos Slim Helú was born 28, January 1940 and he is a Mexican business magnate, philanthropist and investor. From 2010 - 2013, Carlos Slim was graded as the richest person in the world. The position was taken back by the Bill Gates in the year 2014 before Carlos Slim reclaimed the position again in 15, July 2014. Recognized as the Warren Buffett of Mexico, Carlos Slim has wide holdings in a significant number of the Mexican companies through his SA de CV, Grupo Carso, conglomerate, have…

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    Warren Edward Buffett was conceived on August 30, 1930 to his dad Howard, a stockbroker-turned-Congressman. The main kid, he was the second of three kids, and showed an astonishing bent for both cash and business at an early age. Associates relate his uncanny capacity to figure segments of numbers off the highest point of his head - a deed Warren still astonishes business partners with today. At just six years of age, Buffett obtained 6-packs of Coca Cola from his granddad 's market for a…

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    His investing prowess has landed him in the ranks of the world’s wealthiest people, with a net worth of $72.3 billion as of this writing. As the most successful investor of the 20th century, Buffett has done more than a few things right. A single share of his holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, has currently returned an astounding 2,850,000 percent since Buffett began buying up shares in the 1980s. In 2012 a charity auction to spend a few hours at lunch with Buffett with no questions off the…

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