In almost every sector, there are superstars, there are icons and legends. The investment sector is no different. Their success stories are notable and iconic for future investors. After the birth of entrepreneurship and economic systems, there are so many people who invest very small amounts of capital and end up earning much more than their invested capital. Going through their ideas we are present top legendary investors in the world
People always have tended to know the system of their investment. How do they pile up such huge amounts of cash? How can they replicate their style of investment and profit huge like them? It’s truly very few people have the capability to replicate those successes, but that can’t stop us to learn and taking inspiration from them. Here are top investors in the world who sets their feet on planet earth.
Top legendary investors in the world
Age : 74, Cofounder of PIMCO
Assets Under Management: $1.75 trillion
This guy is widely renowned as ‘’King of Bonds’’. Bill Gross established a little investment company PIMCO. He started little by little and PIMCO now possesses whopping 1.75 trillion USD assets under management. He was one of the biggest bond fund managers and branded as a ‘’heavy-hitter’’ in the investment sector. He always suggests investors invest in real economy rather than invest in zombie-type corporations. He always said that you should put your money where you feel comfortable and you feel good about ethically.
2. Peter Lynch-A top legendary investor
Age: 75, Managed Fidelity Investments
Assets Under Management (AUM): $2.4 trillion
Peter Lynch is famous for his management of the Fidelity Magellan Fund. During his 13 years of run here as Manager, he managed to turn it into a golden egg, and his 13 years of the run is considered one of the most successful runs in stock market history. He always earned more than double the index’s early returns. When he left Magellan he was just 46 years old and he’s now putting his money mostly on real estate, golf, and sailing business.[quote cite='Whenever you invest in any company, you’re looking for its market cap to rise. This can’t happen unless buyers are paying higher prices for the shares, making your investment more valuable']Best quote by Peter Lynch[/quote] [title align='center'][/title]
3.Warren Buffett– legendary investor in the stock market
Age: 88, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
Assets Under Management (AUM): $702.1 billion
This is the most familiar name in this top investors in the world list. Almost every entrepreneur and investor knows his name more or less. He is generally considered the most successful investor in modern times. He began his journey with very little amount and become an investment mogul through his long journey. Mr. Buffett is very respectable in the entrepreneur world and he is referenced consistently in financial articles and publications. If you are a vivid reader of business-related sites like Forbes, Business Insider, Bloomberg, or CNBC you can watch his name and there are of course reasons behind it. He is the chief of Berkshire Hathaway and he has the ability to direct market moving in a particular way even by making a statement. That’s what he is. Reaching such this level is definitely not everyone’s cups and cones.
4. John C. Bogle- most successful investor of all time
Dies at 89 years old, Founder and Chief Executive of The Vanguard Group
Assets Under Management until death: $5.1 trillion
This New Jersey-based investor is a hugely influential person in the investment sector. He was regarded as ‘’champion of small investors’’ and put a big influence among young investors like Warren Buffett. He founded a company named ‘’The Vanguard Group’’ which was a household institution primarily. His investment-related book‘’ Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor” is a highly prescribed book for young investors.[quote cite='The grim irony of investing, then, is that we investors as a group not only don’t get what we pay for, we get precisely what we don’t pay for. So if we pay for nothing, we get everything']By John C. Bogle[/quote][title align='center'][/title]
Age: 69 years, former CIO of Legg Mason Capital Management
Assets Under Management: 752.3 billion
A highly respectable investor, philanthropist and fund manager. He has an exceptional track record. When it comes to winning streak, he has a huge mark in the investment community. In 1999, he was branded as the ‘’Fund Manager of the Decade’’ by Morningstar.com. He is considered to be a value investor but firmly believes that any stock has the possibility to be a value stock ‘’if it trades at a discount to its congenital value’’.
7. Hui Ka Yan
Age: 60 years, Chairman, Evergrande Group
Assets Under Management: $275 billion
Let’s move from Western. China is here. The new emerging economic powerhouse is producing billionaires rapidly and Hui Ka Yan is the frontman of them. This man is the founder and largest shareholder of a real estate company named Evergrande Group. Evergrande Group is the most successful Chinese real estate company that constructed over 500 projects in many Chinese cities. He already generated huge profit from all these projects and constructions.[quote cite='We should focus investment on youth development]Quoted by Hui Ka Yan[/quote] [title align='center'][/title]
8. Benjamin Graham
Lived: 1894-1976, Founded Graham-Newman Partnership
Benjamin Graham was a maestro of investing. He is widely regarded as ‘’father of value investing’’. Many modern investment moguls like Warren Buffett, Irving Kahn and many more learned from him how to invest. He is probably the first investor who branded the idea of ‘’value investing’’. Graham’s neoclassical investing books such as ‘’Security Analysis’’, ‘’The Intelligent Investor’’ are historical books about investment. Many of his followers are now successful[quote cite='The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists'][/quote] [title align='center'][/title]
8. Carl Icahn
Age: 83 years, Founder and Controlling shareholder of Icahn Enterprise
Assets Under Management: $33.3 billion
The ultimate ‘’Corporate Raider’’! This is how he branded in the entrepreneurial world. His rising started from 80’s when he successfully managed to turn the luck of American Airline. He got a reputation as a ‘’corporate raider’’ after his hostile takeover of Trans World Airlines in mid 80’s. He was briefly working as a special advisor of US current president Donald Trump. He also successfully invested in conglomerates like Yahoo, Time Warner, Mount Sinai Hospital etc.
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9. Charlie Munger
Age: 95 years, Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway
Assets Under Management: $702.1 billion
Another investment magnate whose wits and wisdom has influenced great minds for years, the great student of ‘’Father of Value Investing’’ Benjamin Graham. Although he is the vice president of Berkshire Hathaway, he is held in high respect due to his successful venture in a diversified financial institution named Wesco Financial Corporation – which ran a successful run from mid 80’s to 2011. The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway – Warren Buffett, often regarded Mr. Munger as his partner. Right now, he only focuses on high level companies with good quality products and services. He also earns respect due to his philanthropic works over the years.
10. Geraldine Weiss
Age: 93 years old, Founder of Investment Quality Trends
The top legendary investors in the world also can be out of Men’s club,a successful woman can surely deserve a top legendary investors list. At least, the inclusion of a woman can help other women to get into business. Geraldine Weiss is known for his academic works. She is branded as ‘’Queen of Blue Chip Dividends’’. She invented a genius strategy for investing. She has the capability to be a huge role model among young women to be a successful investor.
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