Leon Black

CATEGORY: Billionaires
COMPANY: Apollo Management LP

WHAT MAKES HIM HAUTE: The past year Black has taken some hits as the value of his Apollo Management fell drastically after selling a percentage to Abu Dhabi in 2007. He bought Linens ’N Things in 2005, which filed for bankruptcy this year. He’s also an art world heavyweight, making Forbes’ Billionaire Art Collectors list in 2009.

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