A handful of hedge fund managers earned a combined $7.4 billion last year

Ken Griffin

Institutional Investor’s annual list of the top earning hedge fund managers is out, and the sums involved are astronomical.

Ken Griffin of Citadel ranks top, having earned $1.7 billion. Jim Simons of Renaissance Technologies also earned $1.7 billion, while Ray Dalio of Bridgewater earned $1.4 billion.

The top five hedge fund managers earned a combined $7.35 billion. $7.35 billion!

The top 25 took home close to $13 billion.

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