American businessman James Gerard Dinan has an estimated net worth of $1.6 billion as of March 2013 according to Forbes. Understood to function as the founder of York Capital Management, Dinan is said to have made the majority of his net worth from managing hedge funds.
James Dinan Net Worth $1.6 Billion
This dominant hedge fund manager is married with three children. Right after graduation, he began working for Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, an investment bank. York Capital Management was set up in 1991 with $3.6 million he got from his colleagues at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. From 1985 to 1991, he worked for Kellner, DiLeo & Co., LLC. where he later became a managing partner. From 1981 through 1983, he served as one of the members of the Investment Banking Group at Credit Suisse (USA), Inc.