226. Daniel Och
$3.3 billion & self-made score: source: Hedge funds age: 56 residence: scarsdale, n.y.
B.s., u. of Pennsylvania ’82 He faced large redemptions at his Och-ziff Capital Management; investors have pulled out billions of dollars following Och-ziff ’s involvement in a bribery scheme in Africa; a unit of the firm pleaded guilty to conspiring to bribe foreign officials in September 2016. A month later, the firm paid $412 million in fines to settle both civil and criminal charges. Och himself was sanctioned by the SEC. So far, the firm has had decent returns in 2017.