A retail CEO worth $840 million lives in a Las Vegas trailer park

(REUTERS/Danny Moloshok ) Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. Tony Hsieh could buy a private island if he wanted to. 

The Zappos CEO has a reported net worth of $840 million.

But Hsieh chooses to live in a Las Vegas trailer park he owns, according to a recent profile

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What America's highest-paid CEO does in a typical day

What started on a five-month-long surfing trip as a way to document Nick Woodman's adventures has since become a publicly traded company that sells $300-dollar cameras and made Woodman the highest-paid CEO in the US in 2014, according to Bloomberg. GoPro has humble beginnings as an 8-employee company that sold camera straps. But eventually the company began creating and selling its own cameras and mounts and now employs more than 800 people. As Woodman explains in GoPro's "about us" video, it's not a little company anymore.

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