140. Stanley Druckenmiller
a stock-picking legend, druckenmiller reportedly executed a 30-year streak of positive returns managing money at george soros’ quantum fund and later at his own family office, duquesne. so far in 2017, he’s invested in salesforce, facebook and alibaba. druckenmiller graduated magna cum laude from bowdoin college, where he reportedly ran a hot dog stand for extra cash. he has given more than $35 million to colleges, including bowdoin, brown and stanford, since 2014.