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Good Bad Billionaire
Simon Jack and Zing Tsjeng find out how the richest people on the planet made their billions, and then they judge them. Are they good, bad, or just another billionaire?Good Bad Billionaire is here to lift the curtain on the minds, motives and money of some of the world's wealthiest individuals. Hosted by Simon Jack, Business Editor for BBC News, and journalist, author and podcaster Zing Tsjeng, this ground-breaking new series examines the rise of a different billionaire each week to answer the question: Are they good, bad, or just another billionaire?From Silicon Valley...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.3 stars from 213 ratings
I enjoy it
A wide range of billionaires. I’ve really enjoyed the podcast thus far. The hosts are great. I only wanted to download the Michael Jordan episode but after that I ended up listening to them all. Keep it going.
Kal-El Omokhua via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 11/22/23
Another world!
Listening to Simon and Zing dissect the lives of billionaires is strangely fascinating. It’s a world that I will never know - but it does give me an insight into how they made (and sometimes lost) so much money. I particularly enjoyed the episode about Denise from Bet365 - who knew???
Jakeelza via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 11/21/23
Be Current
Please do an episode on the billionaire leaders of Hamas
Annieisokaymmkay via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/21/23
Recent Episodes
Published 12/05/23
The story of the Microsoft boss who spent over a decade as the richest person in the world after becoming the youngest self-made billionaire in history. Journalist Zing Tsjeng and BBC business editor Simon Jack follow Bill Gates' journey, from venerated, nerdy entrepreneur to ruthless monopolist,...
Published 11/28/23
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Published 11/21/23
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