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28th Jun '16 6:22:29 AM Nintendoman01
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* ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'': Yukishiro Enishi is an arms dealer so ludicrously wealthy that not only did he sell the ''Rengoku'', a battleship powerful enough to blow Meiji-era Tokyo to ruins by itself, to Shishio Makoto, but he owns an ''entire fleet'' of identical battleships.
24th Jun '16 1:53:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''BeverlyHillsTeens'', Bianca Dupree. Okay, most of her friends could fit here, but Bianca mentioned her father owned Texas.

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* In ''BeverlyHillsTeens'', ''WesternAnimation/BeverlyHillsTeens'', Bianca Dupree. Okay, most of her friends could fit here, but Bianca mentioned her father owned Texas.



* In ''GoldieGoldAndActionJack'', Goldie Gold has a flying car, has loads of tech on her person and in her mansion, and [[PrettyInMink thinks a fur coat]] [[ImpossiblyCoolClothes is proper adventuring wear]].

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* In ''GoldieGoldAndActionJack'', ''WesternAnimation/GoldieGoldAndActionJack'', Goldie Gold has a flying car, has loads of tech on her person and in her mansion, and [[PrettyInMink thinks a fur coat]] [[ImpossiblyCoolClothes is proper adventuring wear]].



* An Al Brodax ''{{Popeye}}'' cartoon does a spoof of the 1950s TV show ''The Millionaire'' with Popeye the philanthropist doling out $1 million personal checks to Olive, Swee' Pea, Wimpy and--yes--Brutus. He then goes out in his sailor outfit to see how his friends spent the money. After seeing what they all did with the money (none too wisely), Popeye gives the rest of his money to the sailors' retirement fund.

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* An Al Brodax ''{{Popeye}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}}'' cartoon does a spoof of the 1950s TV show ''The Millionaire'' with Popeye the philanthropist doling out $1 million personal checks to Olive, Swee' Pea, Wimpy and--yes--Brutus. He then goes out in his sailor outfit to see how his friends spent the money. After seeing what they all did with the money (none too wisely), Popeye gives the rest of his money to the sailors' retirement fund.
11th Jun '16 12:53:53 PM nombretomado
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11th Jun '16 12:53:52 PM nombretomado
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* In ''TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'', London Tipton. [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything Heiress to a hotel fortune]]. Subverts the ditzy "I can see my house from here!" by actually being able to see her house. From space.

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* In ''TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'', ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'', London Tipton. [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything Heiress to a hotel fortune]]. Subverts the ditzy "I can see my house from here!" by actually being able to see her house. From space.
8th Jun '16 11:20:12 PM 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 ''who buys a British luxury hotel simply because the manager is being racist to them when they get there.'''''
6th Jun '16 4:09:55 PM siberia82
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* ''Film/XMen'': 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), and has a large [[Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast personal plane]] which is beautifully furnished. In other words, money is no issue for him ''whatsoever''.

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* ''Film/XMen'': 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), and has a large [[Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast personal plane]] which is beautifully furnished.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''.
27th May '16 11:05:58 AM StarSword
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* From ''Series/PersonOfInterest'', Harold Finch is rich enough to be able to buy up 51% of a major corporation on demand at one point. On another occasion he buys a luxury hotel and makes the person they helped that episode the general manager. In yet another case, he gave a dry cleaning clerk a full-ride scholarship to Harvard Law so he could bug a businessman's clothes. He also casually purchases a security company to set up a cover story for Reese. When the background check is too thorough for that he simply buys a credit bureau as well. [[spoiler:Averted in season 4 after the Machine has to create new identities for the cast to protect them from its EvilCounterpart Samaritan, cutting off Finch's access to his money. They get a new operational slush fund by robbing the mob, but it's nowhere near the scope of their previous resources.]]

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* From ''Series/PersonOfInterest'', Harold Finch is rich enough to be able to buy up 51% of a major corporation on demand at one point. On another occasion he buys a luxury hotel and makes the person they helped that episode the general manager. In yet another case, he gave a dry cleaning clerk a full-ride scholarship to Harvard Law so he could bug a businessman's clothes. He also casually purchases a security company to set up a cover story for Reese. When the background check is too thorough for that he simply buys a credit bureau as well. It's strongly indicated he ''stole'' most of his money in a prior career as TheCracker. [[spoiler:Averted in season 4 after the Machine has to create new identities for the cast to protect them from its EvilCounterpart Samaritan, cutting off Finch's access to his money. They get a new operational slush fund by robbing the mob, but it's nowhere near the scope of their previous resources.]]
25th May '16 11:55:00 AM StarSword
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* In ''Literature/{{RCN}}'' novels, Daniel Leary quickly becomes independently wealthy from the prize money for capturing starships, and the bajillions of florins in prize money he invariably brings in becomes one of several reasons he has an easier time recruiting crews than other RCN captains (even his enlisted crew and noncoms get rich off their shares). He himself could really care less about the money so long as it's there when he needs it: when he's not on duty he lives as something of a self-made trust fund baby, with his sister, a banker, handling things for him.

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* In the ''Literature/{{RCN}}'' novels, Daniel Leary was cut off without a farthing by his rich and powerful father after the argument that prompted him to become a spacer, but he quickly becomes independently wealthy from the prize money for capturing starships, and the bajillions of florins in prize money he invariably brings in becomes one of several reasons he has an easier time recruiting crews than other RCN captains (even his enlisted crew and noncoms get rich off their shares). He himself could really care less about the money so long as it's there when he needs it: when he's not on duty he lives as something of a self-made trust fund baby, with his sister, a banker, handling things for him.
25th May '16 11:53:06 AM StarSword
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* Most of the families in ''Crazy Rich Asians'', 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 ''Crazy Rich Asians'', ''Literature/CrazyRichAsians'', particularly the Leongs, '''who buys a British luxury hotel simply because the manager is being racist to them when they get there.''''''
* ''Literature/HonorHarrington'': At the end of ''On Basilisk Station'' Honor becomes a millionaire after a Manticoran court condemns as a prize a ship whose captain she arrested for smuggling. She later uses her funds to create a company to improve on existing Graysonite {{Domed Hometown}}s (something they developed to control exposure to the heavy metal-rich environment of Grayson).
* In ''Literature/{{RCN}}'' novels, Daniel Leary quickly becomes independently wealthy from the prize money for capturing starships, and the bajillions of florins in prize money he invariably brings in becomes one of several reasons he has an easier time recruiting crews than other RCN captains (even his enlisted crew and noncoms get rich off their shares). He himself could really care less about the money so long as it's there when he needs it: when he's not on duty he lives as something of a self-made trust fund baby, with his sister, a banker, handling things for him.
25th May '16 11:39:11 AM StarSword
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* ''Series/{{Castle}}'': Richard Castle made millions as a bestselling mystery novelist, and his [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney wealth]] and [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections connections]] come in handy many times, such as in season two's "[[Recap/CastleS2E13SuckerPunch Sucker Punch]]" when he funds a sting to smoke out the hitman suspected of killing both the BodyOfTheWeek and Beckett's mother to the tune of a hundred grand. He also at one point buys a historic bar to keep a big chain from getting it.

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* ''Series/{{Castle}}'': ''Series/{{Castle}}'':
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Richard Castle made millions as a bestselling mystery novelist, and his [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney wealth]] and [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections connections]] come in handy many times, such as in season two's "[[Recap/CastleS2E13SuckerPunch Sucker Punch]]" when he funds a sting to smoke out the hitman suspected of killing both the BodyOfTheWeek and Beckett's mother to the tune of a hundred grand. He also at one point buys a historic bar to keep a big chain from getting it.it.
** In "[[Recap/CastleS2E8KillTheMessenger Kill the Messenger]]" Castle describes the membership of the high-society Pierson Club with the following line: "My money goes in banks. Their money ''buys'' banks."
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