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You know him. The suave millionaire who surrounds himself with beautiful women. Yes, they're only attracted to his money and influence-- but he knows it. He exults in it. And you're never, ever, ever going to get as much tail as him.

If he is moonlighting as a superhero, see Rich Idiot With No Day Job.

Examples of Millionaire Playboy include:


Anime and Manga

  • Roger Smith from the anime The Big O is a heroic millionaire who protect people with his giant robot. He also averts Rich Idiot With No Day Job, as he has an extremely difficult, high-profile and well-paying day job as a negotiator that funds Big O's upkeep, even.
  • Ukyo from Samurai 7 could be seen as a variation of this, considering his extensive harem and insane amounts of wealth (the room all his harem girls gather in has a whale in a tank).
  • Ranmaru Mori fits this trope very well.

Comic Books

Film

Literature

  • Tsu Ma in David Wingrove's Chung Kuo series. It helps being the supreme lord of West Asia.
  • Lamont Cranston.
  • Deconstructed in The Great Gatsby with Gatsby himself.
  • In The Flea Palace by Elif Shafak, Edith is somewhere between this and a Kavorka Man (a Rare Female Example in either case). She uses her wealth and taste to welcome a crowd of men to her house (prefers intellectuals) and they're fascinated and want to sleep with her although she's extraordinarily ugly.

Live-Action TV

Real Life

Video Games

Western Animation

  • Xander Crews from the show Frisky Dingo acts as the super hero Awesome X. Xander is also a Rich Idiot With No Day Job. He killed all of the bad guys in the town but it is hard to consider him heroic as he is an asshole.
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