Winfrey Hires Hedge Fund Investor To Manage Fortune

May 20 2010 | 9:39am ET

A longtime investor in and champion of hedge funds has been tapped to manage the vast fortune of Oprah Winfrey.

Peter Adamson will serve as chief investment officer for the billionaire talk show host and media mogul, who is setting up a family office for the first time. Winfrey is believed to be worth $2.4 billion, and is set to launch her own television channel in January.


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