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14th Feb '17 2:34:14 AM Nintendoman01
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairyOddParents'': Remy Buxaplenty, who is described in his debut episode as "richer than you will ever hope to be." Not only was he able to hire a skywriter just to write those exact words in the sky, but he bought all of the tickets for a movie just to place all of his bags of money in the extra seats.
14th Feb '17 2:26:56 AM Nintendoman01
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* In ''Manga/DragonBall'', the Briefs family owns the Capsule Corporation. Capsules are a perfect miniaturization technology, and the Briefs have a monopoly. The exact extent of their wealth isn't made completely clear. However, their mansion is so huge it has its own internal forests, and building a spaceship to meet their friends' interstellar travel needs, free of charge, is apparently a trivial act.

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* In ''Manga/DragonBall'', the Briefs family owns the Capsule Corporation. Capsules are a perfect miniaturization technology, and the Briefs have a monopoly. The exact extent of their wealth isn't made completely clear. However, their mansion is so huge it has its own internal forests, and building a spaceship to meet their friends' interstellar travel needs, free of charge, is apparently a trivial act. It's taken to extremes in ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'', where Bulma owns a yacht large enough to house an entire literal ''castle'' with room to spare.



** The Wong family owns the Western hemisphere of Mars -- which they originally purchased from the natives using a car-sized diamond. When Amy Wong was introduced, she protested that her parents aren't as rich as people say, then reluctantly admitted that her college sorority was Kappa Kappa Wong. In fact, the Wongs are so wealthy that they consider it easier to brand the things that don't belong to them rather than the other way around.

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** The Wong family owns the Western hemisphere of Mars -- which they originally purchased from the natives using a car-sized diamond. When Amy Wong was introduced, she protested that her parents aren't as rich as people say, then reluctantly admitted that her college sorority was Kappa Kappa Wong. In fact, the Wongs are so wealthy that they consider it easier to brand the things that don't ''don't'' belong to them rather than the other way around.


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* ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'': Squilliam Fancyson, Squidward's [[TheRival rival]]. Among other things, he owns a private yacht, a private lake, a private heliport, a private island, and a balloon/casino.
16th Jan '17 1:42:08 PM gb00393
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* In ''Series/GameOfThrones'' and [[Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire its source material]], the Lannisters are by far the richest family in the Seven Kingdoms -- it's mentioned in one episode that King Robert owes them 3 million in gold, and they ''still'' have enough left to fork over 80,000 for a tournament with no problem. "As rich as a Lannister" seems to be a well-known phrase, enough so that Tyrion Lannister is able to use it to bribe his way out of a dungeon. Taken UpToEleven with the merchant prince Xaro Xhoan Daxos, who according to WordOfGod (or at least word of his actor) is even wealthier than Tywin, and he could very well be the wealthiest person in the universe of the series. Xaro [[RagsToRiches started with nothing]], but is now wealthy enough that he could personally fund a successful invasion of the Seven Kingdoms and it wouldn't even be a huge investment.

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* In ''Series/GameOfThrones'' and [[Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire its source material]], the Lannisters are by far the richest family in the Seven Kingdoms -- it's mentioned in one episode that King Robert owes them 3 million in gold, and they ''still'' have enough left to fork over 80,000 for a tournament with no problem. "As rich as a Lannister" seems to be a well-known phrase, enough so that Tyrion Lannister is able to use it to bribe his way out of a dungeon. Cersei calls the Tyrells the second richest in "Second Sons." Taken UpToEleven with the merchant prince Xaro Xhoan Daxos, who according to WordOfGod (or at least word of his actor) is even wealthier than Tywin, and he could very well be the wealthiest person in the universe of the series. Xaro [[RagsToRiches started with nothing]], but is now wealthy enough that he could personally fund a successful invasion of the Seven Kingdoms and it wouldn't even be a huge investment.
13th Dec '16 5:46:51 AM EspyPsyche
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** The only reference to exactly how wealthy either of them actually could be comes from when Station transfers 0.76% of his shares in EC-Tec to Lt. Potter worth 4.6 million dollars. This means that Station's total holdings in EC-Tec are worth just over $605M. That's Station's wealth, not John Ellicott's.
10th Nov '16 6:56:47 PM GigaHand
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* In ''VisualNovel/DanganRonpa'', Byakuya Togami has 40 billion yen in a personal account for "pocket money". He also made millions in stocks and only stopped because it was too easy.

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* In ''VisualNovel/DanganRonpa'', Byakuya Togami has 40 billion yen in a personal account for "pocket money". He also made millions in stocks and only stopped because it was too easy. None of this counts the gigantic corporation he is heir to.
31st Oct '16 9:57:21 AM siberia82
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* ''Film/XMenFilmSeries'': [[XMenFilmSeries/ProfessorCharlesFrancisXavier Professor Charles Xavier]] comes from OldMoney, and his inherited fortune must be ''ludicrously'' vast because he has the financial means to operate and maintain his SuperheroSchool, which appears to house hundreds of students (can you imagine how high the food bill alone must be?). Moreover, he can fund the necessary research and development for high-tech vehicles, equipment and facilities that his BadassCrew requires. And the guy still has cash to spare because he enjoys some of the trappings of his upper-class upbringing, such as his [[SharpDressedMan expensive suits]], plus he owns [[Film/XMen1 several horses]] (naturally they're cared for in a well-stocked stable), has a large [[Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast personal plane]] which is beautifully furnished, and a collection of [[Film/XMenApocalypse vintage cars]] that are in perfect working order. In other words, money is no issue for him ''whatsoever''.

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* ''Film/XMenFilmSeries'': [[XMenFilmSeries/ProfessorCharlesFrancisXavier [[Characters/XMenFilmSeriesProfessorCharlesXavier Professor Charles Xavier]] comes from OldMoney, and his inherited fortune must be ''ludicrously'' vast because he has the financial means to operate and maintain his SuperheroSchool, which appears to house hundreds of students (can you imagine how high the food bill alone must be?). Moreover, he can fund the necessary research and development for high-tech vehicles, equipment and facilities that his BadassCrew requires. And the guy still has cash to spare because he enjoys some of the trappings of his upper-class upbringing, such as his [[SharpDressedMan expensive suits]], plus he owns [[Film/XMen1 several horses]] (naturally they're cared for in a well-stocked stable), has a large [[Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast personal plane]] which is beautifully furnished, and a collection of [[Film/XMenApocalypse vintage cars]] that are in perfect working order. In other words, money is no issue for him ''whatsoever''.
21st Oct '16 9:12:39 AM roldarryl
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* Most of the families in ''Literature/CrazyRichAsians'', particularly the Leongs, ''who buys a British luxury hotel simply because the manager is being racist to them when they get there.''

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* Most of the families in ''Literature/CrazyRichAsians'', particularly the Leongs, ''who buys buy a British luxury hotel simply because the manager is being racist to them when they get there.''
16th Oct '16 9:50:00 AM siberia82
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*** Also, ''everything'' on this list -- Cerebro, the mansion, the Blackbird, and other smaller planes and helicopters -- gets destroyed whenever the plot requires them not to have it or wants to show "this villain is serious." And ''everything'' on this list will be replaced, often with a better version that more closely matches whatever it looks like in [[Film/{{X-Men}} the most recent film]], by the next time it's needed. This in addition to the sprawling facilities and Star Trek-level gadgetry. That places Professor X in Tony Stark's tier, but unlike the other characters with unlimited resources, we never hear about his business ventures, or trouble with any companies of his during the times Xavier is in space or [[ComicBookDeath believed by all to be dead]]. Was his dad ''so'' rich that the X-Men can keep this up indefinitely without it being replenished, or is there an unseen Xavier Industries comparable to what Bruce Wayne or Tony Stark has?

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*** Also, ''everything'' on this list -- Cerebro, the mansion, the Blackbird, and other smaller planes and helicopters -- gets destroyed whenever the plot requires them not to have it or wants to show "this villain is serious." And ''everything'' on this list will be replaced, often with a better version that more closely matches whatever it looks like in [[Film/{{X-Men}} [[Film/XMenFilmSeries the most recent film]], by the next time it's needed. This in addition to the sprawling facilities and Star Trek-level gadgetry. That places Professor X in Tony Stark's tier, but unlike the other characters with unlimited resources, we never hear about his business ventures, or trouble with any companies of his during the times Xavier is in space or [[ComicBookDeath believed by all to be dead]]. Was his dad ''so'' rich that the X-Men can keep this up indefinitely without it being replenished, or is there an unseen Xavier Industries comparable to what Bruce Wayne or Tony Stark has?
15th Oct '16 7:25:32 AM siberia82
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* ''Film/XMen'': [[XMenFilmSeries/ProfessorCharlesFrancisXavier Professor Charles Xavier]] comes from OldMoney, and his inherited fortune must be ''ludicrously'' vast because he has the financial means to operate and maintain his SuperheroSchool, which appears to house hundreds of students (can you imagine how high the food bill alone must be?). Moreover, he can fund the necessary research and development for high-tech vehicles, equipment and facilities that his BadassCrew requires. And the guy still has cash to spare because he enjoys some of the trappings of his upper-class upbringing, such as his [[SharpDressedMan expensive suits]], plus he owns [[Film/XMen1 several horses]] (naturally they're cared for in a well-stocked stable), has a large [[Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast personal plane]] which is beautifully furnished, and a collection of [[Film/XMenApocalypse vintage cars]] that are in perfect working order. In other words, money is no issue for him ''whatsoever''.

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* ''Film/XMen'': ''Film/XMenFilmSeries'': [[XMenFilmSeries/ProfessorCharlesFrancisXavier Professor Charles Xavier]] comes from OldMoney, and his inherited fortune must be ''ludicrously'' vast because he has the financial means to operate and maintain his SuperheroSchool, which appears to house hundreds of students (can you imagine how high the food bill alone must be?). Moreover, he can fund the necessary research and development for high-tech vehicles, equipment and facilities that his BadassCrew requires. And the guy still has cash to spare because he enjoys some of the trappings of his upper-class upbringing, such as his [[SharpDressedMan expensive suits]], plus he owns [[Film/XMen1 several horses]] (naturally they're cared for in a well-stocked stable), has a large [[Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast personal plane]] which is beautifully furnished, and a collection of [[Film/XMenApocalypse vintage cars]] that are in perfect working order. In other words, money is no issue for him ''whatsoever''.
14th Oct '16 9:44:20 PM sirbiznatchderyk
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** TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}} would probably be the only thing on this page that would give him a run for his money, no pun intended. This being a setting where your corporation IS a country, if they're not an entire continent, government, military and all and a few trillion dollars is chump change.

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** *** TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}} would probably be the only thing on this page that would give him a run for his money, no pun intended. This being a setting where your corporation IS a country, if they're not an entire continent, government, military and all and a few trillion dollars is chump change.
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