10 stars of business and finance who lost billions.
Since time immemorial, nothing has been quite as interesting as watching the lives of the rich and successful, especially when they seem to be teetering on the brink of failure. Maybe it’s simply a longing for that feeling of schadenfreude. But since the Greeks, the only thing people have loved more than a good rags-to-riches story is hearing about how the people on top eventually lost it all.
The following is a list of business magnates who once lived the good life only to lose much of their wealth due to forces beyond their control. Feel free to pity these honourees to whatever extent you wish, for they all lost billions due to the fickle will of the market ... thus proving that if you dare to dream big, it could happen to you.
* All dollar amounts in USD.
* Bing: Canada’s richest people
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