The founders of the world’s unlisted heavyweights, Blackstone, Apollo and KKR, racked up more than $ 1.2 billion in revenue last year despite the Covid. Steve Schwarzman takes the lion’s share with a cumulative $ 610 million.

Steve Schwarzman earned $ 610.5 million in revenue in 2020, mostly from dividends on his holdings in Blackstone.

It is one of the wealthiest quartets on Wall Street. By themselves, private equity pioneers Steve Schwarzman, founder of Blackstone, Henry Kravis and George Roberts, those of KKR, and Leon Black, the origins of Apollo, have personally raked in over $ 1.2 billion in 2020. .

Steve Schwarzman, the executive chairman of the world leader in the sector ($ 619 billion in assets) draws most of it. Last year, the 74-year-old leader received $ 610.5 million, up 20% despite the Covid crisis. Most of it comes from dividends ($ 524 million) related to its holdings in Blackstone. His net worth is valued at $ 22.3 billion.