Here are the world's 17 richest hedge-fund billionaires

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  • Successful hedge-fund managers are good at coming up with well-defined investment strategies to make money for their clients.
  • Hedge-fund managers usually charge their clients a management fee and take a percentage of the profits.
  • Here are the richest hedge-fund managers in the world, based on Forbes‘ 2019 billionaires report, in ascending order of their net worth.

Hedge-fund managers are good at coming up with well-defined investment strategies to make money for their clients.

Historically, these managers have charged a 2% management fee and take around 20% of the annual profit they make for their clients. While some active funds have decreased fees to attract investors, successful managers have still been able to make a ton of money by managing the capital of their clients.

Using Forbes2019 report, Markets Insider compiled a list of the wealthiest hedge-fund billionaires. Here are the richest hedge-fund managers in the world, in ascending order of their net worth.


Stanley Druckenmiller

Firm: Duquesne Capital Management

Net worth: $US4.6 billion

Rank: 413

Source: Forbes


Robert Ziff

Firm: Ziff Brothers Investments

Net worth: $US4.8 billion

Rank: 379

Source: Forbes


Dirk Ziff

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Firm: Ziff Brothers Investments

Net worth: $US4.8 billion

Rank: 379

Source: Forbes


Dan Ziff (Left)

New York Social Diary

Firm: Ziff Brothers Investments

Net worth: $US4.8 billion

Rank: 379

Source: Forbes


John Paulson

Firm: Paulson & Co.

Net worth: $US5 billion

Rank: 355

Source: Forbes


Paul Tudor Jones

Firm: Tudor Investment

Net worth: $US5.1 billion

Rank: 343

Source: Forbes


Bruce Kovner

Firm: Caxton Associates

Net worth: $US5.2 billion

Rank: 337

Source: Forbes


David Siegel

Two Sigma

Firm: Two Sigma

Net worth: $US6.1 billion

Rank: 267

Source: Forbes


John Overdeck

John Hopkins

Firm: Two Sigma

Net worth: $US6.1 billion

Rank: 267

Source: Forbes


Izzy Englander

Firm: Millennium Management

Net worth: $US6.4 billion

Rank: 252

Source: Forbes


David Shaw

Firm: D.E. Shaw & Co.

Net worth: $US7 billion

Rank: 209

Source: Forbes


Michael Platt

Firm: BlueCrest Capital Management

Net worth: $US8 billion

Rank: 183

Source: Forbes


David Tepper

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Firm: Appaloosa Management

Net worth: $US11.6 billion

Rank: 118

Source: Forbes


Ken Griffin

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Firm: Citadel

Net worth: $US11.7 billion

Rank: 117

Source: Forbes


Steve Cohen

Point72

Firm: Point72 Asset Management

Net worth: $US12.9 billion

Rank: 101

Source: Forbes


Ray Dalio

Firm: Bridgewater Associates

Net worth: $US18.4 billion

Rank: 57

Source: Forbes


Jim Simons

Ted Talk

Firm: Renaissance Technologies

Net worth: $US21.5 billion

Rank: 44

Source: Forbes


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