Author: Bob McCullough

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Bob McCullough is an experienced author, journalist and freelance writer. As a journalist he's worked for the Boston Globe, the Boston Phoenix, the LA Times, and Publishers Weekly.

It’s hard to believe now, but back in the day Two and a Half Men was actually a thing. THF star Charlie Sheen’s rants about having “tiger blood” were often way more entertaining than the actual show, and despite its offensive title, Two and a Half Men was a huge hit for a long time. Given the show’s success, it also made most of the main cast filthy rich, few more so than former child star Angus T. Jones. He played Jake Harper on the show and made a nice fortune doing so, enough to vanish and stay out of…

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Back in the early 2000s, an eight-year-old boy took the world by storm with a body unlike any other among his peers. He shocked people with his ripped and intimidating muscles that looked like they belonged to a pro bodybuilder. His name is Richard Sandrak, dubbed as “Little Hercules” and “The World’s Strongest Boy.” But if you remember him, you might be wondering, where is he now? What Happened to Little Hercules? Fast forward 20 years later, and Richard Sandrak is all grown up. His transformation is stunning but not exactly in a way everyone would imagine the kid bodybuilder…

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When it comes to wealthy tech entrepreneurs, few are more colorful and innovative than Alex Becker. Becker’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million. Despite his fortune, he continues to operate businesses in the tech and crypto space. Becker was born in Texas in 1988 in Dallas, Texas, and little is known about his family. His early years didn’t indicate that he would amass great wealth. Alex started his career in the US Air Force, where he worked as an aircraft firefighter. Becker retired from the Air Force at 23 and afterwards had a brief stint as a dating…

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For many professionals, Excel is a part of their daily lives. They use the spreadsheet program extensively to “run the numbers,” as the saying goes, and while some don’t love the software, they recognize that it’s an established tool that does what it’s supposed to do. For Kat Norton, however, Excel is something else entirely. After teaching Microsoft Excel as a corporate trainer, she used the pandemic as a springboard to start posting Excel videos on TikTok. The coursework she came up with as a part of that has given her an estimated net worth of $10 million, which would…

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Always be selling, and always be closing. Those timeless phrases still apply to sales and real estate in this day and age. Together they basically sum up the Swedish-born real estate broker. Fredrik Eklund’s estimated net worth is $30 million as of 2023. This makes him the joint-third richest agent on Million Dollar Listing, behind Josh Flagg and Josh Altman. He’s had a fascinating career with several intriguing side stops, so let’s dive right in and see what he’s all about. Early Days He was born in Sweden in 1977 to a father who was an economist at a prominent…

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For nearly all of the cast members who starred in Malcolm in the Middle, the hit show was their ticket to fame and fortune. To some extent, that was the case for Justin Berfield, who played Reese, the trouble-making older brother. Berfield’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million, but the simple fact is that Berfield had show business in his blood well before he blew up from the hit show. Befriend was born in LA in 1986, and was a childhood actor who started doing commercials during his kindergarten days. His older brother, Lorne, was an actor as…

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For most of the cast, Malcolm in the Middle was the springboard to a lucrative career. The best and brightest was Bryan Cranston, who went on to star in Breaking Bad and become a household name, but don’t sleep on the financial accomplishments of Erik Per Sullivan. He played Dewey in the hit series, which ran from 2000-2006. While he’s not quite a household name, Per Sullivan now claims a current net worth of almost $5 million. He’s done it through an interesting mixture of follow-up work since his days on Malcolm in the Middle, including some gigs that would…

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When it comes to online careers that have led to financial success, you’d be hard-pressed to find one more unusual than that of Belle Delphine. The 23-year old Instagram star, whose real name is Mary-Belle Kirschner, has made a name for herself in the world of cosplay and beyond by engaging in various audacious escapades that have resulted in both fame, a brief encounter with the law and banned accounts on both YouTube and Instagram. The most outrageous, of course, is her “Gamer Girl Bath Water” caper, but her other “highlights” have titles like “GamerGirl Pee” and “GamerGirl Chewed Gum.”…

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When it comes to buying or investing in businesses that will provide ongoing income, there are plenty of flashy advisors working glamorous hustles. It’s easy to fall for the hype, but in many instances these “opportunities” are full of hidden bear traps. Codie Sanchez takes a different approach. She’s made her name – and the fortune that now goes with it – recommending unglamorous businesses like trailer parks, laundromats, etc., which makes her one of the most unique voices in the entrepreneurial investment world. As of 2023, Codie Sanchez has a net worth of $15 million. Her story is the…

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Poker is a game of skill and it involves mastering the art of taking calculated risks. Around 100 million play poker online but it’s estimated that only 10% of players make money. Still, there are those that come out on top, playing high stakes and winning huge stacks of cash. Below we cover the richest poker players in the world. Top 10 Wealthiest Poker Players 1. Dan Bilzerian – $200 Million Despite the fact that he has never won a major championship, Dan Bilzerian is at the top of the list thanks to his social media career, trust fund, and…

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