Meet Budweiser billionaire Billy Busch, who pled guilty to assaulting an 11-year-old, owns a 700-acre farm outside St. Louis, and stars in an MTV reality show with his wife and 7 kids

MTV; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Some of the heirs to the $13.4 billion Anheuser-Busch beer fortune are now starring in a reality TV series on MTV. The Busches live in a 6,300-square-foot house in a St. Louis suburb t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

A former presidential candidate and George Costanza: Meet the stars of this year’s St. Louis Speakers Series

Maryville University is presenting its 22nd season of the St. Louis Speakers Series this year, kicking off Oct. 1 with former Secretary of State John Kerry. Kerry served during President Barack Obama's second term and was the Democratic party's no.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2019

Kylie Jenner is richer than Jay Z. And Diddy. And Kim, too.

The 20-year-old reality show phenom is also a businesswoman on the brink of becoming the youngest billionaire ever......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 13th, 2018

Meet "Canada"s Warren Buffett," the 90-year-old billionaire who drives a Toyota pickup truck around his hometown and owns a $25 million yacht

Phillip Chin/Getty Images Jim Pattison, who has a reported net worth of $5.9 billion, has been called "Canada's Warren Buffett." Like Buffett, Pa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2019

Ackman says portfolio is up as much as 27%, sold Berkshire recently

Billionaire investor William Ackman told investors on Wednesday that his funds have gained as much as 27% this year and that the stocks he already owns are still cheap after the coronavirus sparked a historic market sell off in March......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 27th, 2020

Next Avenue: Three entrepreneurs who grew a second career from their love of gardening

One 80-year-old retiree left the oil and gas industry, and now has an 11-acre flower farm......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2020

Amazon"s "Making the Cut," a new reality show from the stars of "Project Runway," could radically change how consumers interact with luxury fashion

Courtesy of Amazon Designer Joseph Altuzarra spoke with Business Insider ahead of the premiere of Amazon's "Making the Cut," where he serves as a judge alongside Naomi Campbell, Nicole Richie, and Chiara Ferragni. The show is hosted and executive pro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

Help us help you: Tracking efforts to help St. Louis businesses

I've only been here a little over a year, but this much has been apparent from day one: St. Louis is proud. It's proud of its people, it's proud of its business, and it's proud when it can show how much it supports both its people and its businesses.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2020

Coachella was just postponed because of coronavirus. Meet the "reclusive" billionaire who owns the music festival and has built an $11.7 billion fortune.

Harry How/Getty Images The popular Coachella music festival, which takes place in April, was just postponed to October because.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 11th, 2020

Meet the rising stars of "West Side Story" on Broadway

When a new revival of “West Side Story” opens on Broadway, it will make history. The musical sees 33 young people making their Broadway debuts, a record. The show,, loosely based on William... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 20th, 2020

Meet the St. Louis County brewery named second best in the world

This is one side project that has really paid off. Side Project Brewing in Maplewood was just named the No. 2 best brewery in the world by the website “Performance for the year 2019 was highly weighted while 4 years of our catalo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 18th, 2020

A woman"s side-by-side images show the reality behind the "perfect" Instagram photo

Sara Puhto A 23-year-old woman named Sara Puhto has been posting "Instagram versus Reality" photos since 2016. Puhto aims to expose the way certain poses can make people look different on Instag.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 17th, 2020

Unlocked: Meet the 2020 40 Under 40 honorees

The Business Journal is pleased to announce all 40 members of the 2020 40 Under 40 Awards. The honorees this year are stars in industries such as retail, nonprofits, health care, real estate, construction, legal, finance, transportation, techno.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2020

MTV premiering Bud brewer descendants reality show

"The Busch Family Brewed" airs this March......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 6th, 2020

US farmers are filing for bankruptcy at the highest rate since 2011

Julie Pace/AP Photo An increasing number of American farmers struggled to make ends meet in 2019. There were 595 Chapter 12 farm bankruptcies filed last year, according t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 30th, 2020

Japanese billionaire calls off search for girlfriend to take on SpaceX trip to the moon

The Japanese billionaire who launched a global search for a girlfriend to take to the moon has gotten cold feet. Yusaku Maezawa has canceled plans for a matchmaking reality show that would have helped him select a female companion for his SpaceX .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2020

Lambert traffic up 1.6% last year

Traffic at Lambert airport was up 1.6% last year, to 15.9 million passengers, the city of St. Louis, which owns the facility, said Tuesday. St. Louis Lambert International Airport said 2019 marked its fifth straight year of passenger growth. It .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 28th, 2020

Owners of solar company that caused loss for Buffett plead guilty over Ponzi scheme

The husband-and-wife owners of DC Solar, a California solar company that caused Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc to take a $377 million charge last year, pleaded guilty on Friday to involvement in an estimated $912 million Ponzi scheme......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 25th, 2020

Tom & Chee signs deal to open in new city

Cincinnati-based restaurant franchise Tom & Chee, which became known beyond its home market when its owners participated in the ABC reality television show "Shark Tank" in 2013, announced it will open its first location Pittsburgh this year. The r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2020

Tom & Chee announces deal to open first Pittsburgh restaurant downtown

Cincinnati-based restaurant franchise Tom & Chee, which became known beyond its home market when its owners participated in the ABC reality television show Shark Tank in 2013, announced it will open its first location Pittsburgh this year. The restaur.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2020

Meet Julia Flesher Koch, the Iowa-born socialite who"s now one of the world"s richest women after inheriting a chunk of her late husband David Koch"s $53 billion fortune

Charles Eshelman/FilmMagic Julia Flesher Koch recently became one of the richest women in the world. The wife of late billionaire indust.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2020