The Complete Rich List: The 21st Annual Ranking of the Highest-Earning Hedge Fund Managers

With almost $27 billion in combined earnings, 2021 was another highly lucrative year for the hedge fund elite.

The 2022 Rich List top five

The 2022 Rich List top five

Jim Simons is back on top.

For the fifth time in seven years, the 83-year-old founder of quant specialist Renaissance Technologies leads Institutional Investor’s Rich List, the definitive ranking of the highest-earning hedge fund managers.

Simons retook the throne after earning $3.4 billion in 2021, supplanting last year’s leader, Israel “Izzy” Englander.

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