2.Jeffrey Epstein $2.0B
Jeffrey Epstein Net Worth: Jeffrey Epstein is an American financier and science and education philanthropist who has a net worth of $2 billion dollars. Jeffrey Epstein was born on January 20, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York where he Lafayette High School and took classes at Cooper Union from 1969 to 1971 and then at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, leaving without a degree.
From 1973 to 1975 he taught calculus and physics at the Dalton School, before becoming an options trader at Bear Stearns. In 1980, Epstein became a partner at Bear Stearns. In 1982, Epstein founded his own financial management firm, J. Epstein & Co., managing the assets of clients with more than a billion dollars in net worth. In 1987, Leslie Wexner, founder and chairman of Ohio-based The Limited chain of clothing stores became a well-known client, and the only client who is not anonymous.
In 1996, Epstein changed the name of his firm to The Financial Trust Company and based it on the island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Epstein also owns a villa in Palm Beach, Florida, an apartment in Paris, France, and a 10,000-acre ranch including a 26,700-square-foot hilltop mansion in Stanley, New Mexico, south of Santa Fe. In 2008, he served 13 months in jail of his 18-month sentence as a convicted sex offender in the state of Florida for soliciting an underage girl for prostitution.