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A selection of continental billionaires and a peek at how they amassed their fortunes in the premiere of Forbes’ Meet The Richest.

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Red Bull  self made billionaire Dietrich Mateschitz just dropped $1.7 million on a new extreme submarine. Part jet fighter, part great white shark, the DeepFlight Super Falcon glides underwater with the agility of a dolphin.  Mateschitz hired Graham Hawkes Ocean Technologies to build the bespoke submersible for guests at his posh Laucala Island resort in Fiji.

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BANGKOK (AP) — State media in Thailand say the self-made Thai billionaire who created the renowned Red Bull energy drink three decades ago has died. He was 89.

Thai state television broadcaster MCOT says that Chaleo Yoovidhya died of natural causes on Saturday. It cited an executive at the Thai Beverage Industry Association.

Chaleo founded T.C. Pharmaceuticals. In the 1970s, it formulated an energy drink prototype called Krathing Daeng, or Red Bull in English. It was popular among Thai truck drivers and laborers.

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