caption Kylie Jenner and Miley Cyrus both make more than their famous parents. source Vivien Killilea & John Shearer/ Getty In Hollywood, there are celebrities who make even more money than their famous parents. Miley Cyrus has an estimated net worth of $160 million, while her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Kylie Jenner is a billionaire, while her mother, Kris Jenner, has an estimated net worth of $90 million. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. There are countless examples in Hollywood of celebrity children following in their famous parents’ footsteps. Sometimes, the younger stars gain even more fame than their parents and ultimately rake in more money. INSIDER examined the estimated net worths of famous parents and their children in the movie, TV, and music industries. Although net worths are always an estimate and never an exact amount, we were able to learn who is likely … [Read more...] about 7 celebrities who are richer than their famous parents
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By Paul Elias The Associated Press Mon., May 13, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO - A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. The jury’s verdict is the third such courtroom loss for Monsanto in California since August, but a San Francisco law professor said it’s likely a trial judge or appellate court will significantly reduce the punitive damage award. The state court jury in Oakland concluded that Monsanto’s weed killer caused the non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma Alva Pilliod and Alberta Pilliod each contracted. Jurors awarded them each $1 billion in punitive damages in addition to a combined $55 million in compensatory damages. A federal jury in San Francisco ordered the weed killer maker in March to pay a Sonoma County man $80 million. A San Francisco jury last August awarded $289 million to a former golf course greens … [Read more...] about Jury: Monsanto to pay $2 billion in weed killer cancer case
By Alison Sider WSJ Robert Wall WSJ Sun., May 12, 2019 Boeing Co.’s 737 MAX plane could return to service this summer after being grounded world-wide since March. Lance White, a 39-year-old radiologist who flies a few times a year, says he has no plans to board the jets once they do. “I just don’t know there’s anything Boeing could do to re-instill my confidence in this plane,” Mr. White said. The St. Louis resident said he would want to see the jet fly safely for at least five years before he considered boarding one. Convincing passengers about the MAX’s safety will be one of the aviation industry’s toughest consumer-relations challenges in decades. Industry officials expect U.S. regulators may lift the flying ban for the MAX in June, but it increasingly looks like late summer before the planes start flying passengers again. Two MAX crashes within five months of each other, and what some carriers and pilots have … [Read more...] about The MAX could fly again soon. Will passengers get on board?
A survey by The Nation last week found a number of property firms preparing promotion campaigns in response to the inability to transfer residential units. Land and Houses Plc, for example, has announced the resale, after some customers chose not to transfer units when faced rejection of their loan applications from commercial banks. Units in five projects are involved – The Bangkok Sathorn, The Room Charoenkrung 30, The Room Sukhumvit 69, The Room Sathorn-St Louis and The Key Sathorn-Charoenraj. All units are ready for occupation and the company has opened them for viewing from now till May 10, with booking open on May 11. LPN Development Plc has also launched its latest campaign, allowing free access to common areas for up to 10 years for customers who buy into its two resort condominium projects, including Lumpini Seaview Cha Am, as well as a discount price of up to 30 per cent for Lumpini Park Beach Jomtien. Unit prices start at Bt1.24 million. Some units for sale … [Read more...] about Firms resell condo units as BOT measure hits transfers
NEW YORK: Shares of vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc surged 84 percent in their market debut on Thursday, as investors look to cash in on the growing popularity of plant-based meat alternatives.The stock opened at US$46, well above its IPO price of US$25, giving Beyond Meat a market capitalization of around US$2.75 billion, including underwriters' option.Shares surged to US$50 just minutes after starting to trade and were halted due to volatility. They have since resumed trading at more than US$59.Earlier on Tuesday, the company raised the size and price of its offering after increased demand from investors. The IPO raised US$240 million.The money raised from the IPO gives Beyond Meat firepower to compete with other rivals in the increasingly crowded imitation meat market, such as Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods.Beyond Meat founder and Chief Executive Ethan Brown on Thursday morning at the Nasdaq stock exchange called plant-based meat an "enormous opportunity for economic … [Read more...] about Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat sizzles in market debut