315. David Bonderman
$2.6 billion & Self-made Score: Source: private equity age: 74 residence: fort worth, tex. l.l.b., harvard ’66 In June, Bonderman landed in hot water after making a sexist joke at an Uber all-hands meeting. He resigned as a board member later that day. Bonderman met his future partner James Coulter (No. 359) while working for Robert Bass (No. 122); the 2 left to start TPG in 1992 and together still own at least half of the $73 billion (assets) private equity giant. In 2016, TPG launched The Rise Fund, an impact investing fund with the goal of achieving social, environmental and financial returns.