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Fortune may refer to:


Fortuna Fortuna ( la, Fortūna, equivalent to the Greek goddess Tyche) is the goddess of fortune and the personification of luck in Roman religion who, largely thanks to the Late Antique author Boethius, remained popular through the Middle Ages unti ...
or Fortune, the Roman goddess of luck *
Luck Luck is the phenomenon and belief that defines the experience of improbable events, especially improbably positive or negative ones. The naturalistic interpretation is that positive and negative events may happen at any time, both due to rand ...
Wealth Wealth is the abundance of valuable financial assets or physical possessions which can be converted into a form that can be used for transactions. This includes the core meaning as held in the originating Old English word , which is from an ...
* Fortune, a prediction made in
fortune-telling Fortune telling is the practice of predicting information about a person's life. Melton, J. Gordon. (2008). ''The Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena''. Visible Ink Press. pp. 115-116. The scope of fortune telling is in principle identical w ...
* Fortune, in a
fortune cookie A fortune cookie is a crisp and sugary cookie wafer usually made from flour, sugar, vanilla, and sesame seed oil with a piece of paper inside, a "fortune", usually an aphorism, or a vague prophecy. The message inside may also include a Chin ...

Arts and entertainment

Film and television

* ''The Fortune'' (1931 film), a French film * '' The Fortune'', a 1975 American film * Fortune TV, Burma * '' Fortune: Million Pound Giveaway'', a 2007 UK TV programme * "Fortune" (''Smallville''), a US TV episode


* Fortune Records, 1946–1995 * Fortune (band), 1980s, US *
The Fortunes The Fortunes are an English harmony beat group. Formed in Birmingham, the Fortunes first came to prominence and international acclaim in 1965, when " You've Got Your Troubles" broke into the US, Canadian, and UK Top 10s. Afterwards, they had ...
, an English harmony beat group * ''Fortune'' (Beni album), 2011 * ''Fortune'' (Callers album) and its title song, 2008 * ''Fortune'' (Chris Brown album), 2012 * "Fortune" (song), by Nami Tamaki, 2005 * "Fortune", a song by Emma Pollock from '' Watch the Fireworks'', 2007 * "Fortune", a song by Great Big Sea from '' Sea of No Cares'', 2002

Sports and games

* Fortune (''Metal Gear''), a video game character *
Fortune (professional wrestling) Fortune (originally spelled ) was a professional wrestling alliance in the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion. Originally consisting of leader Ric Flair, A.J. Styles, James Storm, Kazarian and Robert Roode, the group was modeled and ...


* Fortune Playhouse, a theatre in London, England * Fortune Theatre, London, England * Fortune Theatre, Dunedin * New Fortune Theatre,
University of Western Australia The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a public research university in the Australian state of Western Australia. The university's main campus is in Perth, the state capital, with a secondary campus in Albany and various other facilitie ...
, Perth


* Fortune Brands, a former US company ** Fortune Brands Home & Security, a successor company * Fortune Tobacco, a Philippine company now part of PMFTC


* Fortune (name), a surname and given name * Fortune (American slave) (c. 1743 – 1798), African-American slave


* ''Fortune'' (magazine), US * '' Addis Fortune'' or ''Fortune'', a newspaper in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


* Fortune, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada *
Fortune Bay Fortune Bay () is a fairly large natural bay located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence on the south coast of Newfoundland, Canada.Fortune (constituency), in Sham Shui Po District, Hong Kong * Fortune, a barangay in
Marikina Marikina (), officially the City of Marikina ( fil, Lungsod ng Marikina), is a 1st class highly urbanized city in the National Capital Region of the Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 456,159 people. It is loca ...
, Philippines * Fortune, Arkansas, an unincorporated community in the U.S. *
Fortuna, California Fortuna ( Spanish for "Fortune"; Wiyot: ''Vutsuwitk Da'l'') is a city on the northeast shore of the Eel River, approximately from where it enters the Pacific Ocean, and is on U.S. Route 101 in west-central Humboldt County, California, Unite ...
or Fortune, California, U.S. * Fortunen, Denmark * Fortune Island (disambiguation)


* ''Fortune'' (1799 ship) * ''Fortune'' (1800 ship) * ''Fortune'' (1805 ship) * ''Fortune'' (Plymouth Colony ship) * HMS ''Fortune'', ships of the Royal Navy, including: ** HMS ''Fortune'' (1778), a 14-gun sloop ** HMS ''Fortune'' (1913), an Acasta-class destroyer ** HMS ''Fortune'' (H70), an F-class destroyer * HMCS ''Fortune'' (MCB 151), a Canadian minesweeper * SS ''Fortune'', a cargo ship * USS ''Fortune'' (1865), a tugboat * USS ''Fortune'' (IX-146), a cargo ship * MSC ''Fortunate'', a cargo ship also known as MV Fortune and MV Hyundai Fortune

Other uses

* , a Unix program * Fortune, a typeface designed by Walter Baum

See also

* Fortuna (disambiguation) * Misfortune (disambiguation) {{disambiguation, geo, ship