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- Mark Cuban has an estimated net worth of $3.9 billion.
- He's earned his fortune through a lifetime of business deals, including the $5.7 billion sale of Broadcast.com, his ownership of the Dallas Mavericks, and investments made on ABC's "Shark Tank."
- Cuban has spent millions on private airplanes, a yacht, and a luxurious Dallas home, not to mention $2 million in fines from the NBA.
- Cuban is in the news this week after an investigation into the Mavericks organization surfaced evidence of a hostile workplace for women . Cuban has pledged to donate $10 million to women's causes and domestic violence awareness.
Mark Cuban is one of the wealthiest people in America, with an estimated net worth of $3.9 billion according to Forbes .
The businessman and investor earned his fortune with a series of shrewd business deals starting in the 1990s, most notably the sale of his streaming site Broadcast.com for $5.7 billion in stocks.
He bought the NBA's Dallas Mavericks in 2000 and helped transform them into a championship team.
And he's added to his empire with investments like the ones he makes each week on ABC's "Shark Tank," where he's been a regular for eight years.
Cuban is in the news this week after an investigation into the Mavericks organization surfaced evidence of a hostile workplace for women. Cuban has pledged to donate $10 million to women's causes and domestic violence awareness.
But $10 million isn't the fortune it sounds like to the billionaire. Over the years, he's spent his money on private planes, a 24,000-square-foot house, a $110,000 bar tab, and millions of dollars of fines from the NBA.
Read on to see how Cuban has earned — and spent — his fortune.
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