One of world's richest men lost nearly £1 billion after Trump win

George Soros committed £20 million to Clinton's campaign

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One of the world's 30 richest men lost big after Donald Trump's shock election win.

According to the Wall Street Journal, famed hedge fund investor George Soros reportedly lost around $1 billion (£820,748,530) after his election win caused the stock market to rally.

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Soros was a huge supporter of Hillary Clinton, committing $25 million (£20.5 million) to her campaign.

Soros was one of many who bet on a Trump win causing a massive selloff, but instead, the market has rallied nearly 10%.

But despite the loss, Soros Fund Management gained 5% for the year.

Soros has since called Trump a 'would-be dictator' and has said that 'democracy is now in crisis.'

He has since pledged $10 million to fight an increase in hate crimes he links to Trump's 'incendiary rhetoric.'

On the other side of things, Brit, John Mappin made himself a tidy sum after the US election results were revealed.

Mappin spent £20,000 on 33 bets at William Hill during the presidential campaign and ended up netting himself more than £100,000.