Bad Year For Hedge Funds Still Produces Billionaires

Jan 20 2015 | 11:10am ET

The hedge fund industry may not have produced great returns last year, but the asset class still produced a healthy number of billionaires, according to the 2014 Forbes list.
 
While some of the names below are no longer actively managing money or, in some cases, outside money, all earned their fortunes from hedge funds.  
 
Here are 2014 hedge fund billionaires:
 
#25
George Soros, Soros Fund Management, $24 billion  

#58
Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates, $15.2 billion.

#72
John Paulson, Paulson & Co.,  $13.7 billion.

#83
James Simons, Renaissance Technologies, $12.5 billion.

#116
Steve Cohen, Point72 Asset Management, $10.3 billion

#124
David Tepper, Appaloosa Management, $10 billion  

#261
Ken Griffin, Citadel, $5.5 billion

#354
Paul Tudor Jones II, Tudor Investment Corp., $4.3 billion

#411
Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors, , $3.9 billion;  

#422
David Shaw, D.E. Shaw,, $3.8 billion.

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