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The reclusive super-rich who hid from the world

Lovemoney Logo By Daniel Coughlin of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 31: While some mega-wealthy individuals court publicity and embrace the fame game wholeheartedly, others have gone to great lengths to shun the media and avoid the public gaze, withdrawing from the world to live in their very own ultra-private bubble. We reveal the most reclusive multimillionaires and billionaires of all time, from the hermit-like Howard Hughes to the camera-shy Barclay brothers.

The most publicity-averse millionaires and billionaires

While some mega-wealthy individuals court publicity and embrace the fame game wholeheartedly, others have gone to great lengths to shun the media and avoid the public gaze, withdrawing from the world to live in their very own ultra-private bubble.

Click ahead as we reveal the most reclusive multimillionaires and billionaires of all time, from the hermit-like Howard Hughes to the camera-shy Barclay brothers.

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