PRESENTING: The Richest Hedge Fund Billionaires In The World

David Einhorn

Gracing this year’s Forbes Magazine’s “The World’s Billionaires List” are more than 30 hedge fund managers. 

This year, we have some new-comers to the list such as Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn, Third Point’s Dan Loeb and Tiger Global’s Chase Coleman. 

Meanwhile, some hedge fund heavy hitters such as John Paulson and Phil Falcone fell in the rankings.

We’ve compiled the hedge funders and compared their 2012 rank and net worth with the previous year’s list

Paul Singer

Rank: 1153

Net-worth: $1 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: (Not listed)

Age: 67

Hedge Fund: Elliot Management

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Thomas Sandell

Rank: 1075

Net-worth: $1.1 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 1057/ $1.1 billion

Age: 51

Hedge Fund: Sandell Asset Management

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

David Einhorn

Rank: 1075

Net-worth: $1.1 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: (Not listed)

Age: 41

Hedge Fund: Greenlight Capital

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Chase Coleman

Rank: 1075

Net-worth: $1.1 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: (Not listed)

Age: 36

Hedge Fund: Tiger Global

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Phil Falcone

Rank: 1075

Net-worth: $1.1 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 540/ $2.2 billion

Age: 49

Hedge Fund: Harbinger Capital

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Richard Chilton

Rank: 1075

Net-worth: $1.1 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 782/ $1.6 billion

Age: 53

Hedge Fund: Chilton Investment Co.

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Henry Swieca

Rank: 1015

Net-worth: $1.2 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 993/ $1.2 billion

Age: 54

Hedge Fund: Talpion Fund Management

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Dan Loeb

Rank: 1015

Net-worth: $1.2 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: (not listed)

Age: 50

Hedge Fund: Third Point

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Thomas Steyer

Rank: 960

Net-worth: $1.3 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: (Not listed)

Age: 54

Hedge Fund: Farallon Capital Management

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Marc Lasry

Rank: 960

Net-worth: $1.3 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 833/ $1.5 billion

Age: 51

Hedge Fund: Avenue Capital

Source: Forbes 'World's Billionaires'

Michael Hintze

Rank: 913

Net-worth: $1.4 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 879/$1.4 billion

Age: 58

Hedge Fund: Convertible & Quantitative Strategies (CQS)

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Louis Bacon

Rank: 913

Net-worth: $1.4 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 736/ $1.7 billion

Age: 53

Hedge Fund: Moore Capital

Source: Forbes 'World's Billionaires'

Stephen Mandel, Jr.

Rank: 854

Net-worth: 56

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 736/ $1.7 billion

Age: $1.5 billion

Hedge Fund: Lone Pine

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Noam Gottesman

Rank: 804

Net-worth: $1.6 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 879/ $1.4 billion

Age: 50

Hedge Fund: GLG Partners (sold to UK-based Man Group for $1.6 billion in October 2010)

Source: Forbes 'World's Billionaires'

James Dinan

Rank: 804

Net-worth: $1.6 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 833/ $1.5 billion

Age: 52

Hedge Fund: York Capital Management

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Glenn Dubin

Rank: 764

Net-worth: $1.7 billion

Previous Rank/Net-worth: 736/ $1.7 billion

Age: 54

Hedge Fund: Highbridge Capital

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Alan Howard

Rank: 634

Net-worth: $2 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 692/ $1.8 billion

Age: 48

Hedge fund: Brevan Howard

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Leon Cooperman

Rank: 634

Net-worth: $2 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 692/ $1.8 billion

Age: 68

Hedge Fund: Omega Advisors

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Israel Englander

Rank: 546

Net-worth: $2.3 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 651/ $1.9 billion

Age: 63

Hedge Fund: Millennium Partners

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Julian Robertson

Rank: 491

Net-worth: $2.5 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 512/ $2.3 billion

Age: 80

Hedge Fund: Tiger Management

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Stanley Druckenmiller

Rank: 491

Net-worth: $2.5 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 459/ $2.5 billion

Age: 58

Hedge Fund: Duquesne Capital Management

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Daniel Och

Rank: 464

Net-worth: $2.6 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 336/ $3.3 billion

Age: 51

Hedge Fund: Och-Ziff Capital Management

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

David Shaw

Rank: 377

Net-worth: $3 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 540/ $2.2 billion

Age: 60

Hedge Fund: D. E. Shaw & Co.

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Ken Griffin

Rank: 377

Net-worth: $3 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 512/ $2.3 billion

Age: 43

Hedge Fund: Citadel

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Eddie Lampert

Rank: 367

Net worth: $3.1 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 304/ $3.6 billion

Age: 49

Hedge fund: ESL Investments

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

John Arnold

Rank: 337

Net-worth: $3 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 336/ $3.3 billion

Age: 38

Hedge Fund: Centaurus Advisors

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Paul Tudor Jones II

Rank: 334

Net-worth: $3.4 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 336/ $3.3 billion

Age: 57

Hedge Fund: Tudor Investment Corp.

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Bruce Kovner

Rank: 232

Net-worth: $4.5 billion

Previous Rank/Net-worth: 235/ $4.5 billion

Age: 67

Hedge Fund: Caxton Associates

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

David Tepper

Rank: 199

Net-worth: $5.4 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 208/ $5 billion

Age: 54

Hedge Fund: Appaloosa Management

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Steve Cohen

Rank: 106

Net-worth: $8.3 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 114/ $8 billion

Age: 56

Hedge Fund: SAC

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

Ray Dalio

Rank: 88

Net worth: $10 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 162/ $6 billion

Age: 62

Hedge fund: Bridgewater Associates

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

James Simons

Rank: 82

Net-worth: $10.7 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 74/ $10.6 billion

Age: 73

Hedge Fund: Renaissance Technologies

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

John Paulson

Rank: 61

Net-worth: $12.5 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 39/ $16 billion

Age: 56

Hedge Fund: Paulson & Co.

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

George Soros

Rank: 22

Net-worth: $20 billion

Previous Rank/ Net-worth: 46/ $14.5 billion

Age: 81

Hedge Fund: Soros Fund Management

Source: Forbes' 'World's Billionaires'

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