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# Forbes

Last year
Billionaire list shows that nine Irish billionaires have a combined net worth of $54.8 billion
The Irish list is topped by Pallonji Mistry, a construction magnate with a net worth of $15 billion.
All time
Forbes article about Stripe brothers which called Limerick 'stab city' removed after online backlash
The piece was written as a profile of Stripe billionaires John and Patrick Collison.
Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid actor in the world
Here is the full top 10, according to Forbes.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson returns to the top of Forbes list of highest-paid actors in 2019
Will Smith, Adam Sandler and Jackie Chan also made the Top 10.
Irishman Seán McLoughlin on list of top-earning Youtube stars for 2018
The gamer – who goes by the moniker JackSepticEye – was eighth on the Forbes list.
Kylie Jenner made the cover of Forbes for her $900m lipstick empire, just after getting rid of her filler
Michael Jackson named top earning dead celebrity with $75 million
The singer and performer’s post-mortem empire has topped the list for the fifth year in a row.
Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress
Stone, who won the best actress Oscar for her role in La La Land, made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up to June.
Rory McIlroy up to sixth highest-paid athlete in world after successful year on and off course
The world number two has earned an estimated €44 million over the past 12 months, according to Forbes magazine.
Man United overtake Real Madrid to become world's most valuable football club
US magazine Forbes reckons the Red Devils are worth more than €3 billion.
The Irish men and women who made the Forbes 30 Under 30 list
It will come as no surprise that Conor McGregor made the list… but in the ‘entertainment’ category?
Here's how much the most popular YouTubers earned this year
Newly compiled data shows just how much YouTube popularity can pay off.
Donald Trump has lost $800 million in the past year, Forbes magazine reckons
He’s still worth almost $4 billion though.
You'll never guess who the world's most powerful woman is*
*You probably will, to be honest.
Taylor Swift tops Forbes celebrity rich list making $170 million in 2016
Irish rockers U2 came in at number 30 on the list.
Conor McGregor's $22 million year puts him among the world's 100 highest-paid athletes
He’s officially MMA’s biggest earner, according to Forbes.
Chinese football team are 'world's most valuable club'
According to news agency Xinhua, they are worth $3.35 billion.
These are the ten richest people on the planet
There are fewer billionaires than there were this time last year.
It has been 24 hours to remember for Saoirse Ronan...
The Irish actress won best actress at the prestigious New York Film Critics Circle last night for her movie Brooklyn, and has also been named on Forbes Magazine’s 30 under 30 list.
A tech billionaire called out a magazine for Photoshopping him beyond recognition
Is that… me?
Taylor Swift is now one of the most powerful women in the world*
*According to Forbes, at least.
These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin' rich
And first on the list is ‘don’t do a degree’ – just like 32% of the top 100 richest people in the world who have no third level education whatsoever.
Bill Gates has a reason to smile today...
The Forbes rich list is out and there’s a former basketball player on it.
Is Ireland the 'Best Small Country in the World in Which to do Business™?' Not any more...
That would be Denmark now. Or maybe New Zealand.
US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university
It has also been revealed that the man who bought the medal did so to give it back.
Ireland among Europe's elite when it comes to competitiveness
A new report by the European Commission has placed Ireland alongside Netherlands, Germany and Denmark for industrial competitiveness.
A top US venture capitalist is tweeting about Dustin the Turkey
High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers
Plus: Where did Michael Noonan rank out of Europe’s Finance Ministers in a Financial Times list?
Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
Today everyone’s been talking about a man found dead in Dublin, Jenny Lauren’s €2,000 fine and Mary McAleese on the Catholic Church and homosexuality.
Five Irishmen make the Forbes 30 under 30 list
A golfer, a businessman a boyband member and two entrepreneurs from Limerick featured on the ones to watch list.
Forbes names Irish business 'hot global startup'
Trustev was set up in 2012 and helps to prevent online fraud.
Damien Kiberd: Forbes has Ireland all wrong
Ireland Inc. got the thumbs-up as the best place to do business. The glossy magazine headline hides a less attractive truth about tax, unemployment and Stalinist powers.
12 things Ireland really IS the best in the world for
We are world-beaters. Sort of.
Who was the world's highest-paid musician of 2013?
Lady Gaga won’t be too pleased.
Russian billionaire's €60 million Fabergé egg collection goes on display
Viktor Vekselberg’s entire art collection is estimated to be worth €630 million. He bought the eggs in 2004 pledging to bring them ‘home’ to Russia.
Beautiful Payday as Bono set for multi-million dollar windfall from magazine sale
The rock star’s Elevation Partners is the preferred shareholder in the magazine.
And the Forbes world's most powerful person is...
It’s a man who is known to take his top off when hunting and fishing and has caused controversy this year with anti-gay laws.
And the world's highest earning actress is...
These Hollywood starlets are rolling in it.
Forbes journalist apologises for mistakenly saying Michael D Higgins is gay
The journalist has described it as “the worst error” he has ever made.
Pakistani billionaire Khan agrees to buy Fulham
The 62-year-old, who made his fortune as a car parts manufacturer, already owns NFL team Jacksonville Jaguars.