240. Daniel Loeb
$3.2 billion self-made score: & source: Hedge funds age: 55 residence: new york city B.a., columbia ’83 One of the hedge fund industry’s most talented survivors, Loeb has deftly steered his Third Point through a period that has sunk many peers; one of his main hedge funds has performed well, posting a 10.7% return in the first half of 2017. Third Point now manages $17 billion. The activist investor continues to push for changes at companies like Nestlé and Honeywell.