Everyone knows that the Citadel Investment Group's chief Ken Griffin is one of the stars of the hedge fund industry. But many may forget how rich Griffin is - not to mention, how comparatively young he is.
Griffin recently ranked "number eight" in the Forbes Magazine ranking of the richest Americans under the age of 40. Worth an estimated $1 billion, the 35-year-old Griffin was the only hedge fund manager to make the list's top 10. He ranked immediately below 35-year-old Jerry Yang, co-founder of Yahoo, who is worth an estimated $2.8 billion. Top ranked on the list