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

Jim Walton Jim Walton
American

Carter Page Carter Page
American

Ahmed Hirsi Ahmed Hirsi
Somalian, American

Steven MnuchinSteven Mnuchin
American

Steve BannonSteve Bannon
American
Jamie DimonJamie Dimon
American

Sanusi Lamido SanusiSanusi Lamido Sanusi
Nigerian
Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
French

Terry McAuliffeTerry McAuliffe
American

Lawrence SummersLawrence Summers
American
Janet YellenJanet Yellen
American

Henry PaulsonHenry Paulson
American
Ronald PerelmanRonald Perelman
American

Prescott BushPrescott Bush
American

Kyriakos MitsotakisKyriakos Mitsotakis
Greek
Mark CarneyMark Carney
Canadian, Irish, British
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Audrey MeadowsAudrey Meadows
American
Timothy GeithnerTimothy Geithner
American

Nicky OppenheimerNicky Oppenheimer
South African

Uday KotakUday Kotak
Indian

Urjit PatelUrjit Patel
Indian
Leon BlackLeon Black
American

Marc RichMarc Rich
Belgian, Swiss, Spanish, Israeli, American

James ForrestalJames Forrestal
American

Viktor YushchenkoViktor Yushchenko
Ukrainian

Jim Yong KimJim Yong Kim
American, South Korean
Mario DraghiMario Draghi
Italian

Marvin BushMarvin Bush
American
Marcus GoldmanMarcus Goldman
American

Eric CantorEric Cantor
American

Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
American
Richard HolbrookeRichard Holbrooke
American

Amadeo GianniniAmadeo Giannini
American
Charles KeatingCharles Keating
American

Peter George PetersonPeter George Peterson
American

Lucio TanLucio Tan
Filipino

David René de RothschildDavid René de Rothschild
American

Junius Spencer MorganJunius Spencer Morgan
American
Roberto CalviRoberto Calvi
Italian

Jacob SchiffJacob Schiff
American

Jonathan BushJonathan Bush
American

Peter R. OrszagPeter R. Orszag
American
Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron RothschildNathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild
British
Jérôme KervielJérôme Kerviel
French

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

Raj RajaratnamRaj Rajaratnam
Indian, American

Theodore Roosevelt VTheodore Roosevelt V
American
Evelyn Robert de RothschildEvelyn Robert de Rothschild
British

Jim HimesJim Himes
Peruvian, American
Samuel SachsSamuel Sachs
American

Walther FunkWalther Funk
Bulgarian, German

Sanford I. WeillSanford I. Weill
American
Edmond SafraEdmond Safra
Brazilian

Henry WellsHenry Wells
American
Stanley FischerStanley Fischer
Israeli, American

Jacques DelorsJacques Delors
French

John HoevenJohn Hoeven
American
John J. McCloyJohn J. McCloy
American

Ernest OppenheimerErnest Oppenheimer
German, South African
James Mayer de RothschildJames Mayer de Rothschild
French

Jesse H. JonesJesse H. Jones
American

John MeriwetherJohn Meriwether
American

Mahbub ul HaqMahbub ul Haq
Pakistani
Chips KeswickChips Keswick
British

Sulaiman Abdul Aziz Al RajhiSulaiman Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi
Saudi Arabian

Jacques AttaliJacques Attali
French

K. V. KamathK. V. Kamath
Indian

Charles RothschildCharles Rothschild
British
Stephen GirardStephen Girard
French, American

Carlo Azeglio CiampiCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
Italian
C. D. DeshmukhC. D. Deshmukh
Indian

Jacob WallenbergJacob Wallenberg
Swedish

Moses MontefioreMoses Montefiore
British
Bimal JalanBimal Jalan
Indian

Haym SalomonHaym Salomon
Polish, American
Antoine-Henri JominiAntoine-Henri Jomini
Swiss, French

Khoo Teck PuatKhoo Teck Puat
Australian, Malaysian, Singaporean
Bebe RebozoBebe Rebozo
American

Charles E. MerrillCharles E. Merrill
American

Otto Hermann KahnOtto Hermann Kahn
British, American
Bruce WassersteinBruce Wasserstein
American

Amschel Mayer RothschildAmschel Mayer Rothschild
German
Lee Shau-keeLee Shau-kee
Chinese