List of famous bankers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Business people in the banking sector include the individuals who either solely or jointly with partners form a private bank. Banks are the financial institutions that accept deposits from customers, pay interest and provide other financial services like loans and mortgages to them. Banks play a vital role in the financial system and economy of a country, and are therefore highly regulated by the governments. Even the owners of the private banks need to adhere to the governmental policies regulating banks. Business people wanting to start banks have to possess business acumen along with a strong base in finance and have to have a deep knowledge and understanding of the various laws and regulations governing the banking sector. Private Banks play a major role in the expansion of business activities by proving essential financial services to the general public. The owners of private banks are also more receptive towards adopting newer tools and technologies to enhance the banking experience of their clients, especially in the developing countries. Starting a private bank is a challenging task, more challenging than starting any other kind of a venture; it is something only highly ambitious individuals with a profound knowledge of legal and financial matters will venture into. What follows is a collection of the biographies, timelines, trivia and other information about the professional and personal lives of some of the world’s most famous bankers.

Tom Steyer Tom Steyer
American

Carter Page Carter Page
American

Jim Walton Jim Walton
American

Ahmed Hirsi Ahmed Hirsi
Somalian, American

Steven MnuchinSteven Mnuchin
American

Steve BannonSteve Bannon
American
Jamie DimonJamie Dimon
American

Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
French
Mark CarneyMark Carney
Canadian

Terry McAuliffeTerry McAuliffe
American

Audrey MeadowsAudrey Meadows
American
Prescott BushPrescott Bush
American

Marc RichMarc Rich
Belgian, Swiss, Spanish, Israeli, American
Henry PaulsonHenry Paulson
American

Leon BlackLeon Black
American

Ronald PerelmanRonald Perelman
American
Lawrence SummersLawrence Summers
American
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Janet YellenJanet Yellen
American
Uday KotakUday Kotak
Indian

James ForrestalJames Forrestal
American

Timothy GeithnerTimothy Geithner
American

Viktor YushchenkoViktor Yushchenko
Ukrainian
Urjit PatelUrjit Patel
Indian

Eric CantorEric Cantor
American

Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
American

Richard HolbrookeRichard Holbrooke
American

Marvin BushMarvin Bush
American
Kyriakos MitsotakisKyriakos Mitsotakis
Greek

Nicky OppenheimerNicky Oppenheimer
South African
Felix RohatynFelix Rohatyn
American

Lucio TanLucio Tan
Filipino

Peter R. OrszagPeter R. Orszag
American
Marcus GoldmanMarcus Goldman
American

Mario DraghiMario Draghi
Italian
K. V. KamathK. V. Kamath
Indian

Jim HimesJim Himes
Peruvian, American

Jacob SchiffJacob Schiff
American

Peter George PetersonPeter George Peterson
American

Junius Spencer MorganJunius Spencer Morgan
American
Jérôme KervielJérôme Kerviel
French

Chips KeswickChips Keswick
British

Raj RajaratnamRaj Rajaratnam
Indian, American

Charles KeatingCharles Keating
American
Roberto CalviRoberto Calvi
Italian
Sanusi Lamido SanusiSanusi Lamido Sanusi
Nigerian

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
British

Amadeo GianniniAmadeo Giannini
American

David René de RothschildDavid René de Rothschild
American
Walther FunkWalther Funk
Bulgarian, German

Edmond SafraEdmond Safra
Brazilian
Jonathan BushJonathan Bush
American

John J. McCloyJohn J. McCloy
American

Mahbub ul HaqMahbub ul Haq
Pakistani
Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron RothschildNathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild
British

John HoevenJohn Hoeven
American
Stanley FischerStanley Fischer
Israeli, American

C. D. DeshmukhC. D. Deshmukh
Indian

Samuel SachsSamuel Sachs
American
Haym SalomonHaym Salomon
Polish, American

Randy LernerRandy Lerner
American
Henry WellsHenry Wells
American

Jacques DelorsJacques Delors
French

Evelyn Robert de RothschildEvelyn Robert de Rothschild
British

Moses MontefioreMoses Montefiore
British
Theodore Roosevelt VTheodore Roosevelt V
American

Bimal JalanBimal Jalan
Indian

Stephen GirardStephen Girard
French, American

James Mayer de RothschildJames Mayer de Rothschild
French

Ernest OppenheimerErnest Oppenheimer
South African
John MeriwetherJohn Meriwether
American

Antoine-Henri JominiAntoine-Henri Jomini
Swiss, French
Bebe RebozoBebe Rebozo
American

Charles RothschildCharles Rothschild
British

Carlo Azeglio CiampiCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
Italian
Sulaiman Abdul Aziz Al RajhiSulaiman Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi
Saudi Arabian

George Herbert WalkerGeorge Herbert Walker
American
Agha Hasan AbediAgha Hasan Abedi
Pakistani

Bruce WassersteinBruce Wasserstein
American
Arseniy YatsenyukArseniy Yatsenyuk
Ukrainian

Charles E. MerrillCharles E. Merrill
American

Otto Hermann KahnOtto Hermann Kahn
British, American
Axel A. WeberAxel A. Weber
German

Licio GelliLicio Gelli
Italian
Khoo Teck PuatKhoo Teck Puat
Australian, Malaysian, Singaporean