George Soros Net Worth : $23 Billion
George Soros is a prominent investor, business magnate, and philanthropist. He was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1930. In 1947, he left Hungary for Britain where he studied at the London School of Economics and graduated in 1952.
After his graduation, Soros moved to New York and worked at a Wall Street Brokerage firm. His experience in the financial world motivated him to establish the Soros Fund, which was later renamed the Quantum fund. His wealth catapulted in 1992 when he bet $10 billion against the British Pound. The sharp financial move netted him $1 billion in profit. Since its inception, the Quantum fund has made $40 billion.
He has dabbled as a writer and has written 12 books, which focus on global capitalism and the war on terror. George Soros is a towering figure when it comes to philanthropy. To date, He has donated over $10 billion to different causes including access to public health and education in over 50 countries.
George Soros has been married to Tamilko Bolton since September 2013 and has five children from previous marriages. The billionaire investor has an estimated net worth of $23 billion and ranks 26th in Forbes world’s Billionaires list.