David Tepper, the founder of $12 billion-distressed-debt hedge fund Appaloosa Management, is one of the most successful hedge fund managers in the world. The billionaire fund manager had a great year with his flagship fund finishing up about 30 percent, according to Forbes.
Last year, Tepper was the highest-earning hedge fund manager, taking home $2.2 billion, according to Forbes.
Tepper grew up a shy, math-whiz-kid who went from a class clown/ theater star to, ultimately, one of the biggest names on the Street……
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