Thought Catalog for thinkfluencers Forbes magazine has managed to land an exclusive interview with Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law, despite the fact that he “almost never speaks publicly.” And how’d they manage that? “Interviews with him and a dozen people around him and the Trump camp lead to an inescapable…
Jennifer Lawrence made $52 million in 2015. That number is slightly down this year, but she’s still leaving most leading woman actors in the dust.
Last year, Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of troubled blood-testing company Theranos, was at the top of Forbes’ Richest Self-Made Women list with an estimated net worth of $4.5 billion, making her the
first youngest self-made female billionaire. On Wednesday, the magazine revised its estimate to “nothing.”
Katy Perry is sitting on a throne of cash, thanks to the $135 million she made this past year. Forbes put Perry in first place of their Top Earning Women in Music list for 2015 — a big jump from her fifth place position last year. Perry’s nemesis, Taylor Swift, came in second at $80 million.
Forbes has released their annual list of the world’s highest paid actresses. Topping the list: Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, and Melissa McCarthy.
Finally, the list-obsessed among us can breathe a collective sigh of relief: Taylor Swift has finally landed on Forbes’ “Most Powerful Women” list.
For the second year running, it's...
Regretfully, the wisdom-drenched words of Bill "Drunk Female Guests Are the Gravest Threat to Fraternities" Frezza will no longer be appearing on Forbes dot com. He was let go earlier today. He will be missed.
If you blinked at all, even for a second yesterday, you may have missed a doozy of a story that Forbes ran and very quickly deleted. Which is a shame, since the headline was "Drunk Female Guests Are the Gravest Threat to Fraternities," and the only thing more hilariously evil than much of the piece that followed was…
In a major shock, Beyoncé failed to make the Forbes "World's Most Powerful Celebrities" list. Oh, please, you know that's impossible — she was actually ranked number one.
For its annual list of the world's 100 most powerful women, Forbes ranks its leaders by "money, media momentum, spheres of influence and impact." So who made the cut?
Out of 1,645 billionaires that made the list, 172 of them are women, up from last year's 138.
According to Forbes magazine, Emma Stone brings movie studios the best return on their investment: for every $1 they paid her for her last three movies, she earned $80.70 for them. So what does this finding mean for women in Hollywood?
One of Forbes' many lists of People Who Have More Money Than You was released today. This one can be categorized as Young People Who Have More Money Than You and while the usual suspects are on it, this list is particularly notable because it is full of vaginas.
Were you operating under the assumption that Wall Street needs more government regulation to prevent reckless, risky decisions that might make thousands of Americans lose their home, or zero government regulation because the free market takes care of itself, you naive Ayn Rand worshipper? Well, you are all wrong:…
Just when you thought J.K. Rowling couldn't be any more magical, she goes and gets booted from the Forbes list of the World's Billionaires after giving away a huge sum of her earnings to charity. Her charitable donations, coupled with Britain's high tax rates, have cost the author an estimated $160 million (does…
A product promising to help people look thin has given its inventor a big fat wallet. Thanks to her ingenious idea to combine insecurity, enormous underpants, and elastic sausage casings, Sara Blakely, the forty-one-year-old inventor of Spanx, is now the world's youngest female self-made billionaire.
There are three women in the top 10 of the Forbes Celebrity 100 List: Lady Gaga (1), Oprah (2), and Taylor Swift (7). Gaga may not have as much money as Oprah, but the magazine took influence and power into consideration. When it comes to web and social media rankings, as well as press coverage, Gaga wins. And yeah,…
We know women are underrepresented among the country's richest people. But it turns out that fictional women are paupers compared to their male counterparts as well. How come make-believe ladies aren't raking in bank?