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.

For most women, being labeled a gold digger would be considered an appearance-based slur. Nothing says “greedy witch” quite like trying to marry for money, after all, but if you made that assumption about Tyler Mahoney, you’d be dead wrong and then some. Mahoney is an attractive model, and she’s one of the stars of “Aussie Gold Hunters,” and the gold Mahoney is after is the shiny stuff you dig out of the ground. So how did she get here? Let’s explore. Mahoney definitely has an intriguing story to tell, and to a large extent it’s really all about the…

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Robert Bobroczkyi is a young basketball player from Romania who became a media sensation because of his unbelievable height of 7’7″. He played in his home country and was encouraged to move to the United States in 2016. But there hasn’t been much news about him ever since. So, what happened to Bobroczkyi? Who Is Robert Bobroczkyi? The athlete was born in the Romanian city of Arad on July 17, 2000. Despite rumors of him having an overgrowth syndrome or a hormonal disease, he actually gets his tall stature from a healthy line of genetics. His father, Zsigmond Bobroczky, is…

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With the rise of reality shows such as RuPaul’s Drag Race and its spin-offs, drag culture has been thrust into the spotlight. The series has given a platform to many up-and-coming performers, helping them build up a following and make a living. The wealthiest stars have used a combination of their wardrobes and a flamboyant approach to life to become celebrities. Their methods and bank accounts are definitely worth examining, so let’s take a glimpse into the world of rich drag queens and see how they made their money. 1. RuPaul – $60 million To call RuPaul a drag queen,…

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Animals are wonderful creatures that give a lot of life to the planet. Renowned Dr. Jan Pol advocates for all of them in his Nat Geo Wild reality television series, The Incredible Dr. Pol. He is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. As of 2023, Dr. Jan Pol has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. Early Life Jan-Harm Pol was born on September 4, 1942, in a province in the Netherlands called Wateren, Drenthe. He is the youngest of six children and grew up on a dairy farm. Since the age of 12, he wanted to become…

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Rags to riches stories are rare, but Barbara Corcoran is someone who experienced it personally. Barbara Corcoran made her money in real estate but is most known for appearing on Shark Tank as an investor. Barbara is the founder of The Corcoran Group, a real estate brokerage company. As of 2023, Barbara Corcoran has a net worth of $100 million. Early Life Barbara Ann Corcoran was born on March 10, 1949 and grew up in Edgewater, New Jersey. She was raised in an Irish-Catholic household and was the second oldest out of ten siblings. Her father Edwin, worked many jobs,…

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As one of the most influential dealmakers in technology, Bill Gurley is best known for being an early investor in the ride-hailing company Uber. Gurley is a venture capitalist and is regularly listed on the “Forbes Midas List” for his ability to find great companies early. As of 2023, Bill Gurley has a net worth of $8 billion. Early Life Hailing from Dickinson, Texas, John William Gurley was born on May 10, 1966. Growing up, he always had a passion for technology but also loved playing sports, specifically basketball. He played for the basketball team at the University of Florida…

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If you’re looking for wealth, Dubai is a pretty great place to start your search. It’s become notorious as a playground and hangout spot for the rich, especially in the cloistered world of Middle East wealth. Many of these men aren’t famous, though. Some are just wealthy, but that doesn’t make their stories any less fascinating. Their bank accounts are impressive, and so are their achievements, so let’s learn a little more about who they are and how they got so rich. 1. M.A. Yusuff Ali – $5.7 billion Yusuff Ali, who is from India, is the Chairman and Managing…

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Some men are born to be business success stories. They hit the ground running when opportunity knocks, and after that, they just keep going. That’s definitely the case for Blake Mycoskie. The founder of Toms shoes and a former guest on Shark Tank, has amassed a net worth of over $300 million during his career as an entrepreneur. If you like success stories, Mycoskie should definitely be one of your go-to guys, so let’s trace his journey and see how he made millions while still maintaining a social conscience. Early Days Mycoskie was born in Arlington, Texas in 1976, to…

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Most lawyers want to win big cases. Some want to set legal precedents, or establish themselves as legislators. Others want to get rich and become celebrities, but they know full well that the profession often doesn’t lend itself to that, and most fail to climb that mountain. Not Judy Sheindlin. The woman who eventually became known as Judge Judy has flipped the legal celebrity game completely upside down, although she definitely didn’t become a lawyer with that in mind. So let’s trace her journey. Sheindlin really did chart a remarkable path to fame and fortune, and to many ordinary people,…

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The Hoffman mining crew became famous on Discovery Channel’s reality series Gold Rush. Nicknamed “Dozer Dave”, Turin was a standout person in the group and was their quarry and mining expert. His skills have led him to appear in several other programs, including his own show Dave Turin’s Lost Mine. With his mining and media endeavors, Dave Turin has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Early Life David Turin was born in Sandy, Oregon on April 21, 1959. His father, Jim, is an owner of a quarry called Jim Turin & Sons in their local area. Dave has other…

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