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List of famous investors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top investors in the world? This includes the most prominent investors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable investors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic investors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned investors.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known investors to the lesser known investors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the investor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous investors ever?" and "What are the names of famous investors?" then you're in the right place. (313 items)
Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Investors
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Donald John Trump Sr. is an American business magnate, investor, television personality and author. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. Trump's extravagant lifestyle, outspoken manner, and role on the NBC reality show The ...more

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Age: 70

Credits: The Apprentice, Two Weeks Notice, Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump, Fox and Friends

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Investors
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Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-born American actor, model, producer, director, activist, businessman, investor, writer, philanthropist, former professional bodybuilder, and politician. Schwarzenegger served two terms as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011. Schwarzenegger ...more

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Age: 69

Birthplace: Thal, Austria

Profession: Bodybuilder, Television director, Businessperson, Politician Investor, + more

Credits: The Terminator, Predator, Total Recall, Pumping Iron

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Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Investors
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Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and politician. He rose to international fame with his role as the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy of spaghetti Westerns during the 1960s, and as antihero cop Harry Callahan in the five Dirty ...more

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Age: 86

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Politician, Pianist Television producer, + more

Credits: Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Unforgiven, Rawhide

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#31 on The Best Actors Working Today

#16 on The Best American Actors Working Today

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#9 on The Best Living American Actors

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Bill Gates is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Investors
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William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. Gates originally established his reputation as the co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest PC software company, with Paul Allen. During his career at Microsoft, Gates ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Profession: Programmer, Software Architect, Businessperson, Investor Entrepreneur

Credits: The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires, Freakonomics, Give Us the Money, The Billionaires' Pledge

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#77 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Investors
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Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player. He is also an entrepreneur, and principal owner and chairman of the Charlotte Hornets. Jordan played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Chicago Bulls and Washington ...more

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Age: 54

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Basketball player, Entrepreneur, Actor Athlete

Credits: Michael Jordan to the Max, Michael Jordan: His Airness, Playground, He Got Game

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Warren Buffett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Investors
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Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He was the most successful investor of the 20th century. Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, and consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people. He was ranked as the ...more

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Age: 86

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur, Financier

Credits: Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, The Billionaires' Pledge, I.O.U.S.A., The University of Sing Sing

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50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Investors
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Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, singer, entrepreneur investor and actor from New York City. Born in the South Jamaica neighborhood of the borough of Queens, Jackson began selling drugs at age twelve during the 1980s crack epidemic. Although he ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: South Jamaica, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Rapper, Investor, Entrepreneur Film Producer, + more

Credits: Spy, Real Steel, Morning Glory, The Hangover

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George Soros is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Investors
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George Soros is a Hungarian-born American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Soros Fund Management. He is known as "The Man Who Broke the Bank of England" because of his short sale of US$10 billion worth of pounds, giving him a profit of $1 billion during the 1992 ...more

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Age: 86

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Profession: Analyst, Business magnate, Trader, Businessperson Speculator, + more

Credits: Inside Job, Manê kakumei, Jonathan Dimbleby, Tavis Smiley

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