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.

Jamie Dimon Jamie Dimon
American

Jim Walton Jim Walton
American

Tom Steyer Tom Steyer
American

Carter Page Carter Page
American

Ahmed Hirsi Ahmed Hirsi
Somalian, American

Terry McAuliffeTerry McAuliffe
American
Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
French

Prescott BushPrescott Bush
American
Lawrence SummersLawrence Summers
American

Audrey MeadowsAudrey Meadows
American

Kyriakos MitsotakisKyriakos Mitsotakis
Greek
Janet YellenJanet Yellen
American

Ronald PerelmanRonald Perelman
American
Marc RichMarc Rich
Belgian, Swiss, Spanish, Israeli, American

K. V. KamathK. V. Kamath
Indian

Henry PaulsonHenry Paulson
American
Leon BlackLeon Black
American
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James ForrestalJames Forrestal
American
Timothy GeithnerTimothy Geithner
American

Uday KotakUday Kotak
Indian

Mark CarneyMark Carney
Canadian, Irish, British

Urjit PatelUrjit Patel
Indian
Marvin BushMarvin Bush
American

Eric CantorEric Cantor
American

Sulaiman Abdul Aziz Al RajhiSulaiman Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi
Saudi Arabian

Nicky OppenheimerNicky Oppenheimer
South African

Paul WolfowitzPaul Wolfowitz
American
Viktor YushchenkoViktor Yushchenko
Ukrainian

Richard HolbrookeRichard Holbrooke
American
Sanusi Lamido SanusiSanusi Lamido Sanusi
Nigerian

Theodore Roosevelt VTheodore Roosevelt V
American

Charles KeatingCharles Keating
American
Marcus GoldmanMarcus Goldman
American

Jim Yong KimJim Yong Kim
American, South Korean
Jacob SchiffJacob Schiff
American

Jérôme KervielJérôme Kerviel
French

Raj RajaratnamRaj Rajaratnam
Indian, American

David René de RothschildDavid René de Rothschild
American

Evelyn Robert de RothschildEvelyn Robert de Rothschild
British
Harry MarkopolosHarry Markopolos
American

Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron RothschildNathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild
British

Roberto CalviRoberto Calvi
Italian

Amadeo GianniniAmadeo Giannini
American
Jonathan BushJonathan Bush
American
Mario DraghiMario Draghi
Italian

Lucio TanLucio Tan
Filipino

Walther FunkWalther Funk
Bulgarian, German

Haym SalomonHaym Salomon
Polish, American
Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
British

Edmond SafraEdmond Safra
Brazilian
Junius Spencer MorganJunius Spencer Morgan
American

Bruce WassersteinBruce Wasserstein
American

Sanford I. WeillSanford I. Weill
American
Samuel SachsSamuel Sachs
American

James Mayer de RothschildJames Mayer de Rothschild
French
Lee Shau-keeLee Shau-kee
Chinese

Peter George PetersonPeter George Peterson
American

Moses MontefioreMoses Montefiore
British
Stanley FischerStanley Fischer
Israeli, American

John J. McCloyJohn J. McCloy
American
Ernest OppenheimerErnest Oppenheimer
German, South African

John HoevenJohn Hoeven
American

Stephen GirardStephen Girard
French, American

Jim HimesJim Himes
Peruvian, American
Mahbub ul HaqMahbub ul Haq
Pakistani

Jacques DelorsJacques Delors
French

Jacques AttaliJacques Attali
French

Bebe RebozoBebe Rebozo
American

Henry WellsHenry Wells
American
Charles RothschildCharles Rothschild
British

John MeriwetherJohn Meriwether
American
C. D. DeshmukhC. D. Deshmukh
Indian

George Herbert WalkerGeorge Herbert Walker
American

Chips KeswickChips Keswick
British
Bimal JalanBimal Jalan
Indian

Carlo Azeglio CiampiCarlo Azeglio Ciampi
Italian
Otto Hermann KahnOtto Hermann Kahn
British, American

Alfred HerrhausenAlfred Herrhausen
German
Antoine-Henri JominiAntoine-Henri Jomini
Swiss, French

Felix RohatynFelix Rohatyn
American

Licio GelliLicio Gelli
Italian
Guy de RothschildGuy de Rothschild
French

Amschel Mayer RothschildAmschel Mayer Rothschild
German
Khawaja Muhammad AsifKhawaja Muhammad Asif
Pakistani