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Net Worth:
$4.8 Billion
Date of Birth:
1973 (50 years old)
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Daniel Ziff is an American investor and businessman who has a net worth of $4.8 billion. Daniel Ziff has earned his net worth from Ziff Brothers Investments, which is a co-owner along with his brothers Dirk and Robert. He is the youngest son of publishing magnate William Ziff Jr, and one of the inheritors of Ziff-Davis publishing company. Daniel M. Ziff was born in 1973. He is the youngest son of William Bernand Ziff, Jr., a publishing magnate. His mother was German and her parents provided refuge and risked their lives to save Jews during World War II. His father was Jewish American and built the Ziff-Davis magazine empire.

The magazine company includes titles such as Car and Driver, PC Magazine, and Popular Aviation. Daniel graduated from the Trinity School in New York City and then earned his Bachelor of Arts at Columbia University. In 1994 Daniel and his two brothers Dirk and Robert inherited the family fortune. Their father sold 95% of the business to Forstmann Little for $1.4 billion. The brothers formed Ziff Brothers Investments in New York City. They invested their inheritances in real estate, commodities, debt, equities, hedge funds, and private equity. They received 10% in Och-Ziff Capital management and the company went public in 2007. Daniel's wife Leslie is on the boards for Rosie's Theater Kids and the American Ballet Theatre.

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