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Christopher Hohn

Founder, The Children's Investment Fund Management
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Net worth 2018: $3 Billion
Residence: London, United Kingdom
BirthDay: 1966
Education: Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
BIOGRAPHY

Christopher Hohn was bornon 1966 in London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, is Founder, The Children's Investment Fund Management. Christopher Hohn is #789 in List Billionaires People In The World. Chris Hohn's activist European hedge fund, the Children's Investment Fund, returned 13.5% net of fees in 2016, continuing a strong stretch in recent years while other activist investors have struggled. His hedge fund firm now manages some $13 billion. The son of a Jamaican car mechanic, Hohn attended Southamption University in the U.K. and got his MBA at Harvard.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2014

$1.05 Billion

2016

$1.7 Billion

2017

$2.1 Billion

2018

$3 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

" In 2016, Forbes listed Chris Hohn as one of the 25 Highest-Earning hedge fund managers in 2015

2015

His 2015 total earnings of $250 millions ranks him the 12th among the 25 top earning hedge fund managers

2014

In December 2014, he was ordered to pay his ex-wife £337M

2013

In 2013 it was reported that Hohn had begun divorce proceedings with his wife

2006

In the five years from 2006 until 2011, Hohn gave away almost £1 billion

2003

In 2003, Hohn set up his own hedge fund, The Children's Investment Fund

1998

In 1998 he was made head of Perry's London operations

1996

In 1996 he went to work for Perry Capital, a hedge fund on Wall Street

1993

He graduated in 1993 as a Baker Scholar, meaning he was among the top 5 per cent of all graduates

1988

After gaining 13 O Levels, he attended the University of Southampton which he graduated from in 1988 with a first-class honours in accounting and business economics

1966

Christopher Anthony Hohn was born in October 1966 in Addlestone, Surrey

1960

His father Paul was a Jamaican-born car mechanic of European descent who moved to Britain in 1960, and his mother was a legal secretary from East Sussex

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