The 36 Richest Hedge Fund Managers In The World

Paul Tudor Jones, Sonia Jones

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The annual Forbes’ “World’s Billionaires List” is out. Every year, the list is full of the biggest names in the hedge fund industry. 

This year, there are some newcomers to the list including, Bill Ackman (Pershing Square), Seth Klarman (Baupost Group) and Andreas Halvorsen (“Tiger Cub”/Viking Global). 

We’ve included a round up of the world’s richest hedge funders in the slides that follow. 

Seth Klarman

Rank: 1332

Net-worth: $1.05 billion

Age: 55

Fund: Baupost Group

Source: Forbes

Henry Swieca

Rank: 1175

Net-worth: $1.2 billion

Age: 55

Fund: Talpion Fund Management

Source: Forbes

Thomas Sandell

Rank: 1175

Net-worth: $1.2 billion

Age: 52

Fund: Sandell Asset Management

Source: Forbes

Phil Falcone

Rank: 1175

Net-worth: $1.2 billion

Age: 50

Fund: Harbinger Capital

Source: Forbes

Richard Chilton, Jr.

Rank: 1175

Net-worth: $1.2 billion

Age: 54

Fund: Chilton Investment Company

Source: Forbes

Bill Ackman

Rank: 1175

Net-worth: $1.2 billion

Age: 46

Fund: Pershing Square Capital Management

Source: Forbes

David Einhorn

Rank: 1161

Net-worth: $1.25 billion

Age: 44

Fund: Greenlight Capital

Source: Forbes

Paul Singer

Rank: 1107

Net-worth: $1.3 billion

Age: 68

Fund: Elliott Management

Source: Forbes

Andreas Halvorsen

Rank: 1107

Net-worth: $1.3 billion

Age: 51

Fund: Viking Global

Source: Forbes

Louis Bacon

Rank: 1107

Net-worth: $1.3 billion

Age: 51

Fund: Moore Capital

Source: Forbes

Chase Coleman III

Rank: 1031

Net-worth: $1.4 billion

Age: 37

Fund: Tiger Global

Source: Forbes

Thomas Steyer

Rank: 1031

Net-worth: $1.4 billion

Age: 55

Fund: Farallon Capital (he retired last year)

Source: Forbes

Marc Lasry

Rank: 1031

Net-worth: $1.4 billion

Age: 52

Fund: Avenue Capital

Source: Forbes

Daniel Loeb

Rank: 974

Net-worth: $1.5 billion

Age: 51

Fund: Third Point LLC.

Source: Forbes

Stephen Mandel, Jr.

Rank: 931

Net-worth: $1.6 billion

Age: 56

Fund: Lone Pine Capital

Source: Forbes

Alan Howard

Rank: 931

Net-worth: $1.6 billion

Age: 49

Fund: Brevan Howard

Source: Forbes

James Dinan

Rank: 931

Net-worth: $1.6 billion

Age: 53

Fund: York Capital

Source: Forbes

Noam Gottesman

Rank: 882

Net-worth: $1.7 billion

Age: 51

Fund: co-founded GLG Partners

Source: Forbes

Glenn Dubin

Rank: 882

Net-worth: $1.7 billion

Age: 55

Fund: Highbridge Capital Management

Source: Forbes

Leon Cooperman

Rank: 589

Net-worth: $2.5 billion

Age: 69

Fund: Omega Advisors

Source: Forbes

Julian Robertson, Jr.

Rank: 503

Net-worth: $2.8 billion

Age: 81

Fund: Tiger Management

Source: Forbes

Stanley Druckenmiller

Rank: 503

Net-worth: $2.8 billion

Age: 59

Fund: Duquesne Capital (closed)

Source: Forbes

John Arnold

Rank: 503

Net-worth: $2.8 billion

Age: 38

Fund: Centaurus Advisors (retired)

Source: Forbes

Daniel Och

Rank: 490

Net-worth: $2.9 billion

Age: 52

Fund: Och-Ziff

Source: Forbes

Israel Englander

Rank: 458

Net-worth: $3 billion

Age: 64

Fund: Millennium Management

Source: Forbes

Edward Lampert

Rank: 437

Net-worth: $3.1 billion

Age: 50

Fund: ESL Investments

Source: Forbes

David Shaw

Rank: 395

Net-worth: $3.5 billion

Age: 61

Fund: D.E. Shaw

Source: Forbes

Paul Tudor Jones II

Rank: 376

Net-worth: $3.6 billion

Age: 58

Fund: Tudor Investment Corporation

Source: Forbes

Ken Griffin

Rank: 316

Net-worth: $4.1 billion

Age: 44

Fund: Citadel

Source: Forbes

Bruce Kovner

Rank: 299

Net-worth: $4.3 billion

Age: 68

Fund: Caxton Associates

Source: Forbes

David Tepper

Rank: 116

Net-worth: $7 billion

Age: 55

Fund: Appaloosa Fund Management

Source: Forbes

Steve Cohen

Rank: 117

Net-worth: $9.3 billion

Age: 57

Fund: SAC Capital

Source: Forbes

John Paulson

Rank: 91

Net-worth: $11.2 billion

Age: 57

Fund: Paulson & Co.

Source: Forbes

James Simons

Rank: 83

Net-worth: $11.7 billion

Age: 74

Fund: Renaissance Technologies (he retired)

Source: Forbes

Ray Dalio

Rank: 76

Net-worth: $12.5 billion

Age: 63

Fund: Bridgewater Associates

Source: Forbes

George Soros

Rank: 30

Net-worth: $19.2 billion

Age: 82

Fund: Soros Fund Management

Source: Forbes

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