The 10 richest people in finance – Business Insider

warren buffettBill Pugliano/GettyBusiness magnate Warren Buffett knows a thing or two about managing money — he’s the richest person in finance.

The world’s top investors spend their days handling money and generating substantial returns for their clients — and the best of the best make billions for themselves in the process. 

Business Insider recently released its list of the 50 richest people on earth in partnership with Wealth-X, a company that conducts research on the super-wealthy. Wealth-X maintains a database of dossiers on more than 110,000 ultra-high-net-worth people, using a proprietary valuation model to discern the size of their fortunes. 

When narrowed down to those who work in finance, the list encompasses a some of the greatest investors and financiers in history, including legendary Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio, the most successful hedge fund manager ever. Combined, these 10 men are worth nearly $260 billion and control far more of the world’s wealth through their funds and investments.

Read on to see the rest of wealthiest people in finance. 

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