Adam Neumann is an Israeli-American entrepreneur and the co-founder and former-CEO of WeWork. Adam founded the company in 2010 with his business partner, Miguel McKelvey, and wife, Rebekah Neumann. He stepped down as CEO in September 2019 after a failed attempt to go public with the company and recently, has seen his net worth plummet 97% to a measly $450 million after a deal with WeWork’s largest investor, SoftBank pulled out of a $3-billion deal.
Larry Ellison, the co-founder & CTO (Chief Technology Officer) of Oracle Corporation, is famous for his gigantic wealth accumulation & lavish expenses. Formerly, the CEO of Oracle, Ellison, is an American business magnate, investor as well as a philanthropist. Starting with an investment of $2,000 in 1977, the New York native’s database software and technology corporation now stand with equity holdings at billions of dollars. As of May 6, 2020, Ellison has a net worth of $65.9 billion & owns several properties, luxury cars, private jet & yacht. Currently, he ranks #5 in Forbes 400 2019 & #5 among Billionaires 2020.
Marc Benioff, an American-born internet entrepreneur is co-founder, Chairman & currently the sole CEO of Salesforce, a cloud-based software company. Since the foundation of Salesforce Inc. in 1999, the company over the course of 2 decades, turned into a multi-billion dollar firm & has a $138.322 billion market cap. As of April 10, 2020, Marc Benioff has $6.6 billion net worth- through a 4% stake in Salesforce. The father of 2, lives in San Francisco with his wife Lynne; he also owns a 5-acre estate in Hawaii, bought in 2000 for $12.5 million.
Insomniac Events founder Pasquale Rotella is a popular concert promoter and organizer poplar in the Los Angeles area where he started out as an organizer. He is a well-known name among fans of music and party events. His more than 2 decades in the business has made him a multimillionaire. Similarly, he also became famous as the former husband of former playboy mansion resident, TV personality and author Holly Madison. Rotella is also popular for hosting the Electric Daisy Carnival.
Various tabloids and news outlets are reporting that WeWork’s ex-CEO Adam Neumann plans to sue Softbank, an investor in his former company, who according to Neumann went back on a $3 billion share deal. Adam Neumann co-founded WeWork with Miguel McKelvey in 2010, the company was supposed to provide workspaces to companies. The model on which the business was based on was and its subsequent execution of said model was heavily criticized.
Johnny Dang is a Vietnamese-born jeweler based in Houston, Texas, and is the co-founder of Johnny Dang and Co. jewelers alongside his business partner, the Grammy Award-nominated rapper, Paul Wall. Born on November 21, 1974, in Đắk Lắk, Vietnam, the 45-year-old is valued at $20 million, as of June 2020.
American multimillionaire and founder of Barstool Sports, Dave Portnoy has divided the audience right from the start of his career. The Twitter celeb and blogger has been hugely criticized for the type of content that his site publishes. In fact, he has been accused of promoting sexual harassment towards women and misogyny. Initially beginning as a 9-5 worker in an IT firm he later quit and founded Barstool Sports. The company would be valued at $450 million in 2020
Robert De Niro is an American actor known for his roles in Martin Scorsese’s movies and Oscar winning roles in The Godfather II and Raging Bull. He is one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. As of 2020, Robert De Niro was evaluated at $300 million. De Niro was awarded with AFI Life Achievement Award in 2003.
David Portnoy, an American blogger, and internet celebrity is famous as the founder of Barstool Sports, a satirical sports and pop culture blog. Portnoy started with a print publication in 2003 & later launched it on the internet in 2007 as Barstool Sports. As of July 2020, Portnoy has a net worth of $118 million & lives in Boston. After Penn National Gaming bought a 36% stake of Barstool Sports for $163 million in 2020, the website’s valuation reached $450 million.
Jamie Siminoff, an American tech entrepreneur is best known as the founder of Ring Inc., home security, and smart home company. Founded in 2013 as Doorbot, Siminoff’s creation saw him multi-million fortune after Amazon.com acquired it for $1 billion+ in 2018. Siminoff had a 30% stake in the company, that acquired him a multi-million fortune. As of July 2020, Jamie has $300 million net worth & lives in Santa Monica, California with his wife Erin & son Oliver.