Of 2,755 billionaires in the world, at least 19 are U.S. fundsters or otherwise connected to the U.S. mutual fund industry.
| Abigail "Abby" Pierrepont Johnson|
FMR (dba Fidelity Investments)
Chair, President, CEO
their 2021 World Billionaires List
(the magazine's 35th annual world billionaires list) yesterday, and Fidelity
CEO/scion Abby Johnson
remains the top-ranked U.S. fundster, at number 85 (up from 124 in 2020) thanks to an estimated net worth of $20.29 billion. She also remains
the richest person in Massachusetts.
, chairman and founder of Charles Schwab
, ranks 210th on the list (up from 221 last year) with $10.6 billion.
, Abby's father and her predecessor as chief, ranks 219th (up from 304th) with $10.3 billion.
, founder and executive chairman of Morningstar
, ranks 539th (up from 743rd) with $5.2 billion.
, former CEO of Franklin Resources
, ranks 574th (down from 426th) with $4.9 billion.
Edward Johnson IV
and Elizabeth Johnson
, siblings to Abby and fellow Fidelity shareholders, are tied for 589th (up from 875th) with $4.8 billion each.
, CEO of Guggenheim Partners
, ranks 608th (up from 764th) with $4.7 billion.
, founder of Baron Capital
, ranks 638th (up from 908th) with $4.5 billion.
Rupert Johnson Jr.
, vice chairman of Franklin, ranks 705th (down from 616th) with $4.1 billion.
, CEO and co-founder of DoubleLine Capital
, ranks 1,444th (down from 1,001st) with $2.2 billion.
, co-founder and executive chairman of DFA
, ranks 1,750th (down from 1,513th) with $1.8 billion.
, chairman and CEO of Gamco
, also ranks 1,750th (down from 1,415th) with $1.8 billion.
, co-founder of Pimco
, ranks 2,035th (down from 1,415th) with $1.5 billion.
, chairman and co-CIO of Fayez Sarofim & Co
, also ranks 2,035th (down from 1,851st) with $1.5 billion.
, co-founder of AQR
, ranks 2,141st (down from 804th) with $1.4 billion.
Alfred West, Jr.
, founder of SEI
, also ranks 2,141st with $1.4 billion.
, founder of Janus
, ranks 2,378th (down from 1,730th) with $1.2 billion.
And Larry Fink
, chairman and CEO of BlackRock
, ranks 2,674th with $1 billion.
Neil Anderson, Managing Editor
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