List of top 5 Share Market Investors in the World and their Portfolio

Top 5 Share Market Investors: As we are watching today everyone is in the race to earn the money. Thousands of Online Platforms have been created in last 10 years to purchase the goods online and to exchange the commodities, Shares etc.

These platforms are Mutual Funds, E- commerce websites such as Amazon, Flipkart and many more. These platforms have prooved that there is multiple Billion dollars market acrros the world in digital ways.

So, Now days people turned towards these platforms and earned lots of money. We will now discuss about such type of examples of peoples who earned much more from these markets and created the History.

We counted these person in Top 5 world’s Greatest Investors Warren Buffett, George Soros, Carl Icahn, John Clifton ‘Jack’ Bogle and Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. Lets discuss about each of them in breif to know that how they designed the History in their own way so here are top 5 share market Investors and their personal life.

1) Warren Buffett

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Name  Warren Edward Buffett
Birth Date  30 August 1930 (age 90 years)
Birth Place  Omaha, Nebraska, United States Of America.
Net Worth  $100.6 billion as of April 2021
Spouse  Susan Thompson ( Died in 2004 ) and Astrid Menks
Education  University of Pennsylvania ( BS )
And Columbia University ( MS )
Childern  Susan Alice Buffett, Howard Graham Buffett, Peter Buffett
Parents  Howard Buffett and Leila Stahl Buffett

Personal Life 

Buffet is Known for one of the most successful investors in the world. He is American Investor and business tycoon.

He also worked as a philanthropist and the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

He has the net worth of over more than $100.6 billion ( which becomes 6.4 Lakh Crore INR in indian currency ) making him seventh-wealthiest person in the world.

In starting days of his journey to become rich Warren Buffett made his first million by running a hedge fund. Then he switched to owning small banks.

Then finally he shut down his hedge fund and put all his money into running an insurance company. An insurance company is a hedge fund that KEEPS the investors money and KEEPS 100% of the profits.

Warren Buffet also Known as the “Oracle of Omaha”. He is one of the most successful investors of all time. Buffett runs Berkshire Hathaway, which owns more than 60 companies, including insurer Geico, battery maker Duracell and restaurant chain Dairy Queen.

Books Written By Warren Buffett

Some usefull books written by Mr. Buffet are The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Investors and Managers in 1997 and Berkshire Hathaway letters to shareholders 1965-2012 in 2012.

He written about his experience of Investment and about the journey of his life.

Some top stocks holded by the Buffet are Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) and American Express (NYSE:AXP). these all stocks make the value of $ 204.6 Billion.

Buffet wrotes that “The arithmetic makes it plain that inflation is a far more devastating tax than anything that has been enacted by our legislatures.

The inflation tax has a fantastic ability to simply consume capital. It makes no difference to a widow with her savings in a 5 percent passbook account whether she pays 100 percent income tax on her interest income during a period of zero inflation, or pays no income taxes during years of 5 percent inflation.”

He grabbed the first position in list of top 5 share market investors.

2) George Soros

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Full Name George Soros
Brith Date 12 August, 1930 (age 90 years )
Birth Place Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary
Net Worth US$8.6 billion as of April 2021
Spouse Annaliese Witschak, Susan Weber, Tamiko Bolton
Education BA, MA, D. Phil from London School of Economics
Parents Tivadar Soros and Elizabeth Soros

Personal Life 

George Soros is one of the world’s foremost philanthropists and investor. He has given away more than $32 billion of his personal fortune to fund the Open Society Foundations’ work around the world.

He had donated a big amount of his earnings for the open society foundations’ work making him the “most generous giver” (in terms of percentage of net worth) according to Forbes.

His extensive funding of political causes has made him a “bugaboo of European nationalists”. He has experienced such intolerance firsthand. He survived through the Nazi occupation of 1944–1945, which resulted in the murder of more than 500,000 Hungarian Jews.

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His own jewish family survived by securing false identity papers. His family concealed the real background and helped others for the same.

Later George Soros remembered that “instead of submitting to our fate, we resisted an evil force that was much stronger than we were—yet we prevailed. Not only did we survive, but we managed to help others.”

He left the Budapest in 1947 for London after the Power consolidated by the Communists in Hungry. He become the Part Time Porter in Railway.

He also worked as a night club waiter to support his livelihood and studies. In 1956, he emigrated to the United States, entering the world of finance and investments, where he was to make his fortune.

After this, He launched his own Hedge Fund – Soros Fund Management and went on the way to one of the most successful investors in the history of the United States.

3) Carl Icahn

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Full Name  Carl Celian Icahn
Birth Date  16 February, 1936 (age 85 years)
Birth Place  Queens, New York, United States
Net Worth  US$16.3 billion as of January 2021
Spouse  Liba Trejbal ​and Gail Golden
Education Princeton University and New York University
Parents  Michael Icahn and Bella Icahn

Personal Life 

He is the founder and controlling shareholder of Icahn Enterprises, a diversified conglomerate holding company based in New York City, formerly known as American Real Estate Partners.

Carl Icahn is one of Wall Street’s most successful investors and has been shaking up corporate America for decades. Carl Icahn’s primary investing vehicle is publicly traded Icahn Enterprises. He also runs an investment fund made up of his personal cash and money belonging to Icahn Enterprises.

He spent the first months of the Trump Administration advising Donald Trump on regulatory overhaul, but left the position amid controversy. Carl Icahn grew up in Far Rockaway, Queens. He graduated from Princeton with a degree in philosophy in 1957.

Awards For Carl Icahn

Icahn has recieved the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement in 1984. He won ” The Man Of The Year ” award and was named as Guardian Angel 2001 Man of the Year. Carl Icahn was honored by the Center for Educational Innovation in 2004.

Some companies in which Carl Invests are Icahn Enterprises LP, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, CVR Energy Inc. And Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.

4)John C Bogle

Full Name  John Clifton “Jack” Bogle
Birthdate  8 May, 1929
Died On 16 January, 2019
Birth Place  Montclair, New Jersey, United States
Spouse  Eve Bogle
Education’s  Princeton University ( BA ) and University of Pennsylvania
Parents  William Yates Bogle and Jr.
Josephine Lorraine Hipkins

Personal Life 

Bogle’s innovative idea was creating the world’s first index mutual fund in 1975. Bogle’s idea of index investing offers a clear yet prominent distinction between investment and speculations.

The main difference between investment and speculation lies in the time horizon and the risk of capital. Investment is concerned with capturing returns on the long-run with lower risk of destruction of capital, while speculation is concerned with achieving returns over a short period of time, with potentially destructive risk to capital.

The speculator is often only concerned with the price of a security and not the underlying business as a whole, the investor is concerned with the underlying business and not the price of the security.

Bogle was known for his insistence, in numerous media appearances and in writing, on the superiority of index funds over traditional actively managed mutual funds. He Founded and leaded The Vanguard Group.

He writeen a book named as Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor. This book become the best selling book of its time and considered to be classic in investment community.

He invented 8 basic rules of investment to earn easy from the market. These rules are –

1) Select low-cost funds.

2) Consider carefully the added costs of advice.

3) Do not over rate past fund performance.

4) Use past performance to determine consistency and risk.

5) Beware of stars (as in, star mutual fund managers).

6) Beware of asset size.

7) Don’t own too many funds.

8) Buy your fund portfolio – and hold it.

 Awards won by Bogle 

He named one of the investment industry’s four “Giants of the 20th Century” by Fortune magazine in 1999. He had been awarded by the Woodrow Wilson Award from Princeton University for “distinguished achievement in the Nation’s service” (1999). He have been placed in one of the world’s 100 most powerful and influential people by Time magazine in 2004.

5) Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

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Name  Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
Birth Date  5 July, 1960 (age 61 years)
Birth Place Hyderabad, India
Spouse Rekha Jhunjunwala
Children Aryaman Jhunjhulwala, Nishtha Jhunjhunwala and Aryavir Jhunjhunwala
Net Worth $4.3 billion
Education Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Bombay and The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Personal Life

Rakesh is the most successful investor and the business magnate of India. He manages his own portfolio as a partner in his asset management firm, Rare Enterprises.

Stocks holded by Mr. Jhunjhunwala are –

Tata Motors Ltd., Lupin Ltd., Jubilant Pharmova Ltd. And Crisil Ltd.

In Present days, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is considered the present Big Bull of the Indian Stock Market. As he has booked a good amount of profit from the Indian Stock Market. He has invested in market during 1992’s Stock Market crash and then the 2008 market Crash.

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, an investor with a Midas touch, is often referred to as India’s own Warren Buffet.

So now you are aware of why people are choosing share market over other methods of earning mone and now you know top 5 share market investors.

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