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The world’s top 8 wealthiest investors

There always have many investors around the globe who’ve been good enough to beat the marketplace, but only a handful have indeed been managed to do so consistently. It is because of this regularity that great investors have emerged whether it’s in the realm of trading or long-term investing. These well-known investors often made a fortune within the stock market by making wise investment moves.

The world’s top 8 wealthiest investors are listed below. 

  1. Warren Edward Buffett (Net Worth- $105.5 billion)
    Warren Edward Buffett is indeed a wealthy businessman, investor, and philanthropist from the United States. He presently leads Berkshire Hathaway as chairman and CEO. He is among the world’s most prominent investors, with a net worth of about $101.1 billion as of 12/14/21, ranking him the tenth richest person on the planet.

  1. Carlos Slim Helu(Net Worth- $77.3 billion)
    Carlos Slim Helu, a Mexican entrepreneur among the globe’s wealthiest persons, was born on January 28, 1940, in Mexico City, Mexico. Through his corporation, Grupo Carso, SA de CV, he gathered stakes in many Mexican businesses, including communications, insurance, construction, energy, mining, retail, publication, and banking.

  1. Michael R. Bloomberg (Net Worth- $70 billion)
    Michael R. Bloomberg is indeed a three-term mayor of New York City. Their achievements in industry, administration, and philanthropy have positioned him as a worldwide superpower on climate change, global health, education, and specific other pressing challenges confronting the United States and the world.

  1. Stephen A. Schwarzman (Net Worth- $ 37.4 billion)
    Stephen A. Schwarzman is the CEO, Chairman, and Co-Founder of Blackstone of global investment business and owns $684 billion in holdings underneath operation (as of June 30, 2021). Since Blackstone’s establishment in 1985, Mr. Schwarzman has been engaged in every aspect of the company’s growth.

  1. James Harris Simons (Net Worth- $24.4 billion)
    After founding Renaissance Technologies (“Rentech”), amongst the most renowned quant funds in the globe, James Harris Simons, or Jim Simons, is recognized as the “Quant King” and that one of the most pleasing investors in all history. At the age of 44, Simons launched Rentech in 1982. He was the company’s chairman and CEO until 2010 when he stepped down. He is now a non-executive chairman.

  1. Thomas Peterffy (Net Worth- $22.9 billion)
    Interactive Brokers, the largest global electronic broker, is led by Peterffy. The Greenwich, Connecticut-based firm executes equities, futures, and foreign exchange trades and has more than $9 billion in equity capital. IBG Holdings, which holds around 82 percent of the corporation, owns Peterffy’s investment.

  1. Eduardo Saverin (Net Worth- $18.4 billion)
    Saverin is the first co-founder of Fb, the world’s most popular social media platform. He owns around 2% of the company, which has about 2.8 billion monthly users and $86 billion in revenue in 2020. Mr. Saverin is committed to investing in the next generation of technological advancements. He has counseled and teamed up with a variety of firms of all sizes and levels which reflect one consistent theme as a technological investor and mentor.

  1. Alwaleed bin Talal (Net Worth- 18.3 billion)
    High-profile Through Kingdom Holding Co., which again is registered on the Saudi Stock Exchange, Saudi Arabian investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal controls stakes in private and public enterprises within the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. The Prince possesses real estate in Saudi Arabia, as well as a significant stake in Rotana, an Arabic-language entertainment company.

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