The Super-Rich: 5 Multi-Millionaires Explain Why They Keep Working


Income inequality is now at its highest levels since the Great Depression, and as this gap has grown, so have our fantasies of the idle rich, from the Kardashians to "Real Housewives." But many of the mega-rich have gotten mega-richer, with no plans to quit for a life of gentle tanning.

Writing for Forbes, Larissa Faw examines why some people continue to work, despite having enough money to spend the rest of their days sailing the Aegean, and hiring tiny fish to nibble at their feet. But from their own mouths, here are why five high-rolling individuals keep their noses to their golden grindstones: