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Are There Any Openly Gay/Bisexual Billionaires?

Started by request.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 9710/12/2014

David Geffen

The new CEO of Apple is gay, but a billionaire, I'm not sure.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 104/07/2012

Nolan Ross. Thread closed.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 404/07/2012

Tim Cook, the new CEO of Apple, is openly gay.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 504/07/2012

One of the Gettys was.

People said one of the Koch family, now dead, was.

I believe Sid Richardson was (uncle to Perry Bass and source of the Bass Family fortune).

by The Voice of the Nightreply 604/07/2012

Tim Cook isn't a billionaire.

The only OPENLY gay billionaires are David Geffen and Peter Thiel.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 804/07/2012

What about one of the founders of Facebook? Can't recall his name.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 1004/07/2012

That's Chris Hughes, R10, and if he's a billionaire I'd be awfully surprised.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 1104/07/2012

Once Facebook goes public, he sure as hell will be.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 1204/07/2012

Facebook may valued at $100 billion. As a founder, he probably owns more than 1%.

In any case he's on the very top of my most eligible list for obvious reasons.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 1404/07/2012

[quote]In any case he's on the very top of my most eligible list for obvious reasons.

He's engaged. He's with Sean Eldridge from Freedom to Marry.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 1504/07/2012

Poor innocent, naive The Voice of the Night.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 1604/07/2012

Tim Gill is a vastly wealthy software (desktop publishing) magnate. His Gill Foundation supports many gay causes. He recently moved to a humongous old estate in Denver and has a very cute twink boyfriend. And he is a very nice unpretentious guy.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 1704/07/2012

Interesting list at R3.

A little surprising to see designer Michael Kors included, when Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, and Tom Ford are not.

Nor are DL faves Anderson Cooper or Andy Cohen.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 1804/07/2012

R17, according to your link, Tim Gill has a husband, Scott Miller, not a bf.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 1904/07/2012

There is openly gay -- that is openly gay to their social group and business class which, if they are billionaires, is mostly invisible to the rest of us, and then there is publicly gay which, if they are billionaires, they got that way leading public lives in which the gay part may or may not have shared.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 2004/07/2012

[quote]Tim Gill has a husband, Scott Miller, not a bf.

Colorado's constitution bans same-sex marriage so he's not 'married' in that state. There is a domestic partnership type arrangement in CO but it is not equal to marriage. But, yes his partner is lucky. I think he set up the last one in a business.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 2104/07/2012

Malcolm Forbes was a gay billionaire, but an evil one, on the wrong side of every thing and one of our greatest enemies of all time, as well a particularly disgusting and depraved sexual predator.

So why hasn't Mr. Fred Koch done anything about the evil his brothers are doing to this country? Is he a rethuglicunt too?

And what of Dr. Iris Love (born Peggy Guggenheim)? Isn't she supposed to be a big dyke? Abby Rockefeller was a big lesbian too as I recall.

The rich gays in America in general include many rotten disgusting shitheads. No better than that gay Krupp who killed himself in Ischia in 1902.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 2204/07/2012

Of course, it isn't just a problem for gays. Women and blacks who are rich involve an impressive collection of lowlifes and traitors too. It seems to be part of the minority experience that your rich will be off the charts evil, as a general rule.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 2304/07/2012

Not to my knowledge.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 2404/07/2012

Chris Hughes is not a billionaire, and he won't be win Facebook goes public. He owns a barely 1% stake in the company, and his fiancé already has him spending like there's no tomorrow. Jumo was a money loser and Freedom to Marry suffers from the same affliction as HRC (too many champagne benefits, not enough ground work).

He's probably worth $500M, but only on paper.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 2504/07/2012

I wish I could marry an attractive one, one whom I'd fall in love with.

Tonight, he'd say, for example, "let's fly to Paris" or "how about we stay in and I bang your brains out?"

Either would be fine.

But it would be nice not to have to worry about auto repairs, a new fridge, retirement, cell phone bills, etc.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 2604/07/2012

I know a lot of damn rich people and I can't think of one of them that is in a traditional, happy, long-term relationship/marriage. I just spent a week with someone who could make the list, and if he ever gets off his ass and something great with his money he will, and he's a barrel of neuroses who drives his boyfriend crazy with his jealousy and rants. I like him. But I don't have to live with him. Another guy lives south of the highway in Water Mill, has the Rolls convertible and rare Benz, nice guy. But I've never seen him in a serious relationship. Their boyfriends work for every cent that comes their way, whether it's in the sack or working as a "personal assistant."

by The Voice of the Nightreply 2704/07/2012

Tim Gill also has a huge dick.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 2804/07/2012

O

by The Voice of the Nightreply 2904/07/2012

Just because Colorado doesn't recognize marriage between two men doesn't mean they aren't married, R21.

If two men who were married in Massachusetts moved to Oklahoma, where the state doesn't recognize their marriage and doesn't even have domestic partnerships, they would still be married.

Their marriage may not be recognized by the state they live in, but neither does their marriage automatically dissolve when they cross state lines.

I know there are murky legal issues, like the two married California women who moved to Maryland and then wanted the state to grant them a divorce, but if they had a legal marriage ceremony, they're married, regardless whether some bigoted state government recognizes it.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 3004/07/2012

There's Fred Hochberg, the heir to the Lillian Vernon catalog fortune.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 3104/08/2012

Is someone looking for a husband or something?

by The Voice of the Nightreply 3304/08/2012

r32, A straight billionaire or millionaire who has to resort to gay sex because he can't find a willing pussy? Are you for real?

by The Voice of the Nightreply 3404/08/2012

F&F "Chutney Austin"

when ever you see that name

by The Voice of the Nightreply 3504/08/2012

No Arianna, you married & buried them all.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 3604/08/2012

Barry Diller

by The Voice of the Nightreply 3704/08/2012

Heard from a high-profile (is there any other kind?) gal realtor that David H. Koch "plays on your team". Also, heard that Koch's brother, the one who lives in Europe and buys castle, is gay and collects ze tres raunchy gay porno.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 3804/08/2012

I'd be ok with being one billionaire's Patsy Stone to his Eddie Monsoon self.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 4004/08/2012

David Koch supports gay marriage! He supports it politically and financially.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 4104/08/2012

So the straight Koch brothers scheme to plunge this country into a nightmare of rightwing violetn antigay dictatorship, and the gay Kochs flit about collecting antiques. No, there has to be more to it than that. It is too unflattering and stereotypical a picture of gay triviality. Something else is going on here, something within the Koch family.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 4204/08/2012

David is the one who supports NOVA on public t.v. too.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 4304/08/2012

David and Charles are the evil Koch brothers plotting to destroy America.

David, Fred, and William have all been said to be gay.

So it appears the whole linchpin of the whole operation has to be David. He has to be a gay punk would be tyrant and dictator, the Roy Cohn of the present generation.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 4404/08/2012

Wow. Portrait of an Evil Gay.

David Koch was the libertarian vice-presidential candidate running with Ed Clark in 1980.

"The Clark–Koch ticket promising to abolish Social Security, the Federal Reserve Board, welfare, minimum-wage laws, corporate taxes, all price supports and subsidies for agriculture and business, and U.S. Federal agencies including the SEC, EPA, ICC, FTC, OSHA, FBI, CIA, and DOE"

After the election, "Koch viewed politicians as 'actors playing out a script.'"

He has given so much money to Deerfield Academy that he is the only "Lifetime Trustee."

by The Voice of the Nightreply 4504/08/2012

i requested this thread Op ..thanks for creating it

so apparently from the queerty list the richest billionaire is the geffen guy worth 5.5 billion

so we have no openly gay /bisexual people over 10billion

by The Voice of the Nightreply 4604/08/2012

Sadly this fuck is richer than Geffen, apparently.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 4704/08/2012

If gigilos weren't so expensive, there might be more gay billionaires.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 4804/08/2012

God, R47, that link should come with a warning.

How does someone gay and that rich look sooo bad?

Hideous.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 4904/08/2012

wow so this geffen guy is very powerful is hollywood i assume ..

Its so strange to me how some of the most powerful and influential people in hollywood are Gay/bisexual yet hollywood is still a very homo phobic place..

i mean we have very powerful gay/bi Major studio owners like geffen ,tv successful tv show creators, studio exec , directors and producers and yet out gay actors can almost not get any good roles almost anywhere in that industry..be it film or tv no matter how talented .

Yes its industry thats interested in maximizing profits so they want to be as appealing to middle america as much as possible but movies like Brokeback mountain and tv shows like will and grace show that is also a very huge audience for LGBT content orientated shows as long as they are good

You would think we would have our first Out Gay/bi A-list movie star by now sigh

still hoping that one day they make this talented gay man happen

by The Voice of the Nightreply 5004/09/2012

Jon Stryker is openly gay and founded the Arcus Foundation, dedicated to conservation and social justice causes, particularly sexual orientation equality.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 5104/09/2012

[quote]You would think we would have our first Out Gay/bi A-list movie star by now sigh

(Male)movie stars have to appeal to the widest audience. Young girls who want to bed them and young men who want to be them. You do the math.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 5204/09/2012

[quote]So why hasn't Mr. Fred Koch done anything about the evil his brothers are doing to this country? Is he a rethuglicunt too?

The 'other' Koch brothers are ultra-corporatist Libertarians. That's about the destruction of government in favor of private interests, and can be tolerant of gays as long as they don't get uppity and demand 'special' government protections.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 5304/09/2012

James Hormel, n'est-ce pas?

by The Voice of the Nightreply 5404/09/2012

Stanley Seeger, who died last year, was a wonderful old gay billionaire dilettante. He commissioned the new gardens (including a Paradise Garden and Ben Nicholson wall and reflecting pool) at Sutton Place, which Paul Getty had previously owned.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 5504/10/2012

Bruce Bastian, the inventor of the Word Perfect program, which was sold decades ago for 1.4 billion.

Here's his Christmas lights.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 5604/10/2012

keep em coming ..i heard steve jobs was gay/bi whatever and messed around with guys in the 80's any truth to that

by The Voice of the Nightreply 5704/10/2012

Look at that ring. It means David Koch has a boyfriend somewhere.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 5804/10/2012

If, when Facebook goes public, the valuation is 100 Billion, Chris Hughes will be a billionaire.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 5904/10/2012

was chris hughes represented in the social network movie?? i have never watched the movie so i am unaware

so the facebook guys are 3 ??

by The Voice of the Nightreply 6004/10/2012

I expect to be a billionaire in the future--give me a little time fellas.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 6104/10/2012

[quote]was chris hughes represented in the social network movie?? i have never watched the movie so i am unaware

Chris Hughes was not represented in The Social Network. None of that group outside of Zuckerberg and Eduardo were.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 6204/10/2012

WHY DID chris hughes not contribute enough to facebook to be considered an essential character?

by The Voice of the Nightreply 6304/10/2012

So after a little research there are apparently 4 founders of facebook what i dont get is

How come Zuckerberg's stack in facebook is almost 30% the other two have between 5-10% share

but the gay one has less that 1% ...WTF can somebody explain

by The Voice of the Nightreply 6404/10/2012

Chris Hughes had very little to do with the founding of Facebook. He was a roommate who did a little PR for the endeavor, while the other guys did the heavy lifting. That's why his post Facebook business ventures have been absolute busts.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 6504/11/2012

Chris and Sean are, if anything, VERY parsimonious with their money. Giving $ 10,000 to the marriage initiative in SC as a goal match was viewed by many a downright cheap. Jumo was a charity. Freedom to Marry is a foundation of which Sean is President and solicits funding from other sources. Chris just bought the New Republic and is Publisher.

Sean was portrayed in one scene in the movie.

These two guys are the real deal. Totally devoted to each other. They met and fell in love when Facebook was operating out of a house in Palo Alto. If Chris had no money they would still be hopelessly in love with each other.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 6604/11/2012

What's the story with the Alice lady? Dyke?

by The Voice of the Nightreply 6704/11/2012

How much does Dr. B have?

by The Voice of the Nightreply 6804/11/2012

R66 thanks for the info

by The Voice of the Nightreply 6904/14/2012

How much money does Michael Huffington have left after spending millions on his run for the Senate?

by The Voice of the Nightreply 7004/14/2012

I'm currently reading an autobiography by Rory Cameron's sister. When he was in his twenties, and mummy, the Countess of Kenmare remarried, she turned over an entire shipping fortune to him, plus a Mayfair townhouse, and gave him carte blanche to rebuild and redecorate one of the FOUR mansions she owned on a peninsula of the Cote d' Azure. Perhaps not surprisingly this created a monster. The shipping fortune alone amounted to $16 million (this is in the early 50s), and mummy married into several more, so God knows how much there was in in the end. He died of AIDS in 1973.

AIDS also Billy McCarty Cooper who inherited the Douglas Cooper Australian sheep dip fortune. With all Cooper's Picassos and Cezannes the art alone would now be worth a billion.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 7104/14/2012

Ah hem.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 7204/14/2012

R66 is full of shit. Sean wasn't portrayed in TSN, but Chris certainly was (one scene, early on). And Chris is devoted to Sean, but Sean is devoted to Chris' money. Jumo and TNR were both bad investments. FACT.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 7304/15/2012

crickets

by The Voice of the Nightreply 7404/19/2012

bump

by The Voice of the Nightreply 7505/06/2012

What did Chris do for gay marriage in North Carolina? Nothing of course. An idiot, a fool, a cheapskate, and a professional liar and sociopath. That's your standard gay "activist" billionaire.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 7605/09/2012

R76: How's this for pathetic:

Chris Hughes was BORN and RAISED in North Carolina! He spent far more money in NYC, a fairly safe bet, yet he left gay Carolinians hanging out to dry.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 7705/09/2012

Robert Stigwood?

by The Voice of the Nightreply 7805/10/2012

There's no reason to throw money down a shithole and North Carolina certainly fits the bill. He knew the state's mindset was controlled by Fundy Baptists and the Amendment had zero chance of being stopped.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 7905/10/2012

Isn't one of the Bass brothers an artsy flamer?

by The Voice of the Nightreply 8005/10/2012

Most fat gay boys with diva fetishes are happy with a few Hollywood coffee table books and photos bought on eBay.

This cunt criminally squanders the nation's money feting clapped out fraus.

Why he hasn't been called to account by the media is appalling - especially after the Prince Jefri scandal.

The Brunei royal family are beyond any shame.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 8206/27/2012

It's off-topic, but Vanity Fair had an extensive profile on Brunei and Prince Jefri last year. While it would be nearly impossible for any other person to spend upwards of $5 BILLION on consumer goods he can't account for, Jefri did so. He had a garage filled with over a THOUSAND luxury cars, mostly customizes Rollses and Ferraris, many never driven a single mile.

Back on topic...

[quote]A little surprising to see designer Michael Kors included, when Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, and Tom Ford are not.

Kors's company went public last year, and since he's still a major shareholder in it, he's now among the superrich (and his brand sells more than Calvin, Marc and Tom Ford combined). Calvin sold his company eons ago and no longer has any stake in it, so gauging his current wealth status is difficult. Marc's primary employer is LVMH, and as such he's not independently wealthy. Tom Ford has a lovely collection of houses, but aside from that he's not terribly wealthy, considering he owns only a half-dozen boutiques that sell products even the 1% can't afford - more like the top 1% *of* the 1%.

The Koch brothers aren't gay, though they share the libertarian mindset that there's nothing wrong with being gay and the government shouldn't interfere in anyone's personal life. Both are married with multiple children, though yes, I of course understand that doesn't necessarily mean anything.

I'm shocked no one's mentioned Barry Diller yet. Regardless of his marriage to DVF, I don't think I've ever heard anyone attempt to argue that he's *not* gay.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 8306/27/2012

The Koch brothers. I heard they're married to each other.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 8406/27/2012

Tab Hunter.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 8506/27/2012

Not quite a billionaire, and probably more bi than gay, but Jann Wenner belongs on this thread.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 8606/27/2012

Ha! I think we can safely assume Jann Wenner is 100% gay at this point. He's been with his (male) partner for over 15 years now. But no, he's not a billionaire.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 8706/27/2012

R81, that party with all those hoes, old and almost old...just wow!!!

by The Voice of the Nightreply 8806/27/2012

Just now checking out R81's link ... wow, Raquel Welch still looks fucking amazing! Faye, however looks like death incarnate. Get some bronzer, bitch! Marisa Tomei looks awful, too. Pam and Mariah look fab.

I'm sure Mariah demanded a hefty cash fee for showing up -- on top of the $6 million in jewels and a private charter to fly her to and fro (btw it's a safe bet that every other American celebrity was flown in via private jet ... separate from Mariah's, of course, because the Queen doesn't travel with "minions"). The rest probably "settled" for the freebie jet trip, an on-the-house frock presumably from Browns or Harvey Nicks (with dedicated hair and makeup stylists for the ladies, because there is *no* chance Pam or Raquel put those 'dos together themselves), and deluxe accommodations at the Dorchester.

Nary a single shot of attendee Chace Crawford. Interesting...

by The Voice of the Nightreply 8906/27/2012

How could i forget Raulp lauren ...his worth 7 billion

by The Voice of the Nightreply 9006/30/2012

What about Ricky, R90?

by The Voice of the Nightreply 9107/02/2012

Jon Stryker David Griffin Georgio Armani Peter Thiel

there are a few more but Just can't come up with the names from the top of my head.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 9210/12/2012

"I believe Sid Richardson was (uncle to Perry Bass and source of the Bass Family fortune)."

Well, Chuck Bass declared himself to be bi, but everyone says he's gay.

by The Voice of the Nightreply 9310/12/2012

New Forbes lists is out, with the latest additions to the billionaires club. Please tell me there's some gossip out there on the insanely hot Alejandro Santo Domingo, who is 36 and unmarried.

(Alas, a quick Google search reveals that he's a playboy who dates models and socialites. Go figure.)

by The Voice of the Nightreply 9403/31/2013

The Dolce & Gabbana design duo, both openly gay and former partners, joined the list of billionaires!

by The Voice of the Nightreply 9503/31/2013

Decidedly not a billionaire, but Fortune Magazine's latest 40 Under 40 includes Anthony Watson at number 19. He's Chief Information Officer at Nike, "a rare openly gay executive in the C-suite of a Fortune 500 company".

Megan Ellison is included too. I wonder if those are the only two LGBT people on the list. Some cute guys there.

Jack Dorsey continues to ping. He says that his favorite authors growing up were Virginia Woolf, Gloria Steinem and Margaret Atwood. MARY!

by The Voice of the Nightreply 9610/12/2014

Oprah

by The Voice of the Nightreply 9710/12/2014
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