According to Forbes, the hedge fund industry has a new king. Ken Griffin tops Forbes’ list of the highest-earning hedge fund managers and traders, personally making $1.7 billion in 2015.
Griffin’s main hedge funds posted returns of 14.3% net of fees in 2015. Those results look terrific compared to the average hedge fund, which lost 0.85% in 2015.
Here are the top ten highest paid hedge fund managers and traders. Click the image for the complete list.