315. Peter Thiel

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$2.6 billion  Self-made Score: * Source: face­book, palan­tir age: 50 res­i­dence: san fran­cisco J.d., Stan­ford ’92 thiel’s staunch sup­port of don­ald trump—he gave a speech at the repub­li­can na­tional con­ven­tion— paid off when trump tri­umphed and thiel got a spot on his tran­si­tion team. a mem­ber of his high school’s aero­space club, he co­founded paypal but now gets most of his wealth from a stake in data-min­ing uni­corn palan­tir, which he also co­founded. and while he may have earned 2 stan­ford degrees, he’s well known for his $100,000 thiel fel­low­ship grants, which go to young en­trepreneurs who skip or drop out of col­lege and work on a startup.

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