Author: Keith

As career paths go, drug dealing is perhaps the ultimate high-risk, high-reward way to go. To some extent, though, it seems to have worked out well for Demetrius Flenory, who is otherwise known as Big Meech. The reputed cofounder of the Black Mafia Family, Big Meech’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million. But money isn’t everything, as the saying goes, and Big Meech definitely wasn’t living large back in 2005, when he was arrested and pled guilty to money laundering and drug trafficking and given a sentence of 30 years. Big Meech’s sentence was recently reduced by three…

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Chances are that if you spend any time on TikTok or are interested in martial arts, you would have come across a video of Hasbulla Magomedov. Even if you don’t know his name, you might be familiar with who the child-like martial artist is. Rising to fame as an international phenomenon, acknowledged by MMA stars and journalists across the world, Hasbulla has taken the internet by storm. But who really is he, and how has he become so famous? Read on to find out all you need to know about “Mini Khabib”! Who is Hasbulla? Hasbulla Magomedov was born in…

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It’s probably safe to say that when your parents brought you into the world, they weren’t dreaming of Twitch streaming as your path to fame and fortune.  But maybe Ross’s parents were different. That path seems to have worked out for Adin Ross, who is currently worth $2 million. Although this is just an estimate, and in the Twitch streaming world estimates can vary widely.  What isn’t in question is how popular Ross has become. He has over 4 million followers on Twitch, 1.2 million subscribers on his YouTube Channel, and over half a million fans on Twitter.  So how…

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For some people, the subprime mortgage crisis of 2008 was devastating. Millions of dollars of shareholder wealth vanished nearly overnight, with the total amount estimated at $14 trillion.  For global financial strategist Peter Schiff, though, that crisis was the key to fame and even greater fortune, to the point where Schiff’s net worth is estimated to be $75 million.  It’s a ritzy neighborhood, obviously, and Schiff got there by using his financial acumen to make accurate predictions. When he was CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, he called the crash so accurately he was dubbed “Dr. Doom” by the other talking…

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What happens when your big brother is one of the richest men in the world? Well, that means you have to keep up to keep it all in the family, right? Especially if the family name is Bezos and your name is Mark. His net worth isn’t as gargantuan as that of older brother Jeff, of course, but it’s safe to say that Mark Bezos has done all right for himself. Mark Bexos is worth an estimated $40 million, which may be peanuts in the Bezos family, but it’s more than enough to keep a roof over his head and…

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True billionaires aren’t exactly rare these days, but they’re a lot more common than they used to be. And few have followed the kind of jagged path taken by Chamath Palihapitiya. A Sri Lanka native whose family moved to Canada when he was just five years old, Palihapitiya now has a net worth of $1.2 billion. Palihapitiya’s early struggles probably played a strong part in his desire to accumulate wealth and riches. His first job was at Burger King, while his mother worked as a housekeeper. His father struggled to hold a job, but Palihapitiya’s fortunes changed when he began…

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For most skateboarders, the activity they love is mostly a hobby. They may perfect their craft, come up with some outrageous tricks and go viral on YouTube, but generally speaking, skateboarding isn’t exactly the ultimate way to get rich and famous. Unless you’re Rob Dyrdek. He parlayed his early love of competitive skateboarding into a lucrative career that also includes acting, producing, TV work and being an entrepreneur. Thanks to his own hard work, Rob Dyrdek’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million. His journey to reach that amount has been a wild ride indeed. How It All Began…

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When it comes to wealthy tech entrepreneurs, few are more colorful and innovative than Alex Becker. Becker’s estimated net worth is approximately $15 million, and he continues to branch out in ways that are both surprising and lucrative. His early years certainly didn’t indicate that he would amass great wealth. Becker, who is 33, was born in Texas in 1988 in Dallas, Texas, and little is known about his family. He started his career in the US Air Force, where he worked as an aircraft firefighter. Becker retired from the Air Force at 23, then went on to found a…

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Changpeng Zhao (CZ) is the founder and CEO of Binance. As result of Binance’s success in becoming one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Zhao now has an estimated net worth of $1.9 Billion. Early Life The Chinese-Canadian business executive was born in Jiangsu, China on September 10th, 1977. There, he and his parents lived in the rural parts of the province after his father was branded a “pro-bourgeois intellect” and exiled from the major city. In the late 80s, at the age of 12, Zhao and his family moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada. During his teenage years, Zhao…

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In the world of real estate, Josh Altman may be the ultimate star agent and celebrity. He’s augmented his talent for selling and flipping houses with a popular reality show, “Million Dollar Listings,”. The brokerage firm he runs with his brother sells over $100 million worth of property every year. Altman himself is believed to be worth approximately $30 million. He currently specializes in properties around Beverly Hills, Bel Air and Holmby Hills, which is known locally as the Platinum Triangle. So let’s trace Altman’s journey. It began in 1979 in the toney Boston suburb of Newton, where Altman was…

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