So far, he has given roughly 45% of his stock to foundations as part of the Giving Pledge he made in 2006 as part of his promise to give it all away.
Apple’s Steve Jobs was singular in his ability to turn a troubled company into a powerhouse by “casting spells," says former rival Bill Gates.
Because of this, many billionaires focus on leaving a meaningful legacy for family members, business partners and others -- thinking beyond finance.
The Gilded Age ends in the fragmentation of blended families and estranged kids. Wherever the last Vanderbilt money goes, the name and fame recede.
Man admitted in court Friday that he paid $450,000 in bribes and used phony athletic profiles to get his 5-foot-5-inch son into USC basketball.
The program has barely been advertised since its founding in 2015 and word is spread through old-money networks and among European royalty.
"Our kids feel zero entitlement to their parents’ wealth. We have encouraged that from a very early age," the mining magnate says. Give it away!