Photos of 8 Mega-Wealthy Gays: Who Are They, How’d They Make Bank, And Are They Single?


8 Mega-Wealthy Gays: Who Are They, How’d They Make Bank, And Are They Single?

Forbes magazine released its list of the richest people in the world. (Mexican telecom giant Carlos Slim Helu topped the chart again with a cool $64 billion.) So, as we’re all scraping our nickels together to send to the IRS in time for Tax Day, we thought it might be interesting to take a look at a few of the wealthiest gays on the planet.

Aside from all being white dudes, the folks in our roundup are pretty diverse: There’s self-made men and children of wealthy families, flamboyant entertainers and brainy Internet whizzes (like Facebook’s Chris Hughes, above), cryptic conservatives and bleeding-heart liberals.

Of course, this list will engender debate over who was left off: There are those whose public profile and influence outstrip what’s in their wallets, like talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres and Rep. Barney Frank. Then there are those people whose net worth couldn’t be confirmed, like former Proctor & Gamble exec Susan Arnold and Hollywood super-producer Scott Rudin. And lastly, there are people who’ve never officially come out, like entertainment honcho Sandy Gallin and Apple CEO Tim Cook. We’ll be revisiting power gays in the future, but for now it’s all about the Benjamins!

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Posted on February 27, 2014, in Dating, Lifestyle, Money, News & Politics, Pop Culture and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Photos of 8 Mega-Wealthy Gays: Who Are They, How’d They Make Bank, And Are They Single?.

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