Jim Cramer Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth: $100 Million

“There’s always a bull market somewhere.”- Jim Cramer likes to say this pointing to the fact that each one has the ability to invest in each recommendation before they do.

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James J Cramer, also known as Jim Cramer was born on 10th February 1955 in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, U.S. He is an American television personality, one of the best-selling authors and a hedge fund manager. He is the co-founder and chairman of TheStreet.com and hosts Mad money. His current networth is about 100 million dollars and will continue to expand until his experience and capabilities of the Wall street do not end. His money is an amalgamation of his continuous efforts towards hardwork and exuberant work as a host.

Early Life and Education

Jim was born to Jewish parents in the suburb of Philadelphia and went to Springfield township high school. Selling ice-creams at the Veterans stadium was his first job which was during the Philadelphia games. He is the alma mater of the prominent education institutions like Harvard College (B.A) and Harvard Law School (J.D.).

Action Alert PLUS

Jim converted his Action Alerts PLUS portfolio into a charitable trust where his goal was to give the investors an invaluable read world real time education on how should and average investor see the Wall street market and what moves should one take. Action Alert Plus has climbed the consummate position of several million dollar of about 1.8 million dollars to various well known charities. This service is exclusively available through Thestreet.com, which is one of the World’s foremost dairy for investing resources and financial information.

Early Career

At Harvard he worked with the journalism department called the Harvard Crimson and then rose to become its chief person, the president. He worked at multiple entry level jobs after his graduation and later in late 1970’s he covered the Ted Bundy murders while he was working with the Tallahassee democrat in Tallahassee Florida.  Richard Opel, says “[Cramer] was like a driving ram. He was great at getting the story.

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Television career

Mad Money with Jim Cramer started on March 14 2005 which is an American finance television program that shows light on publicly traded stocks, speculations and investments.  CNBC’s article “Mad Money Manifesto” by Jim Cramer’s mission statement was,” .is not to tell you what to think, but to teach you how to think about the market like a pro. This show is not about picking stocks. It’s not about giving you tips that will make you money overnight – tips are for waiters. Our mission is educational, to teach you how to analyze stocks and the market through the prism of events.”

Mad money includes various segments like Mad Mail, Am I Diversified, Mad Bull Disease, Outrage of the day, Marshmallows, Sell Block, Off the Charts, Execution Decision, Game Plan, Lightning Round. Following the great success on the shows at CNBC, Cramer also co-hosted Kudlow & Cramer and America Now in the beginning of the 21st century.

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Controversial Cramer

A lawsuit with the Fox News Channel was settled in 2000 by Cramer. The conflict was between Fox and Cramer where fox complained that he promoted the stocks of Thestreet.com on the air. Another allegation that followed was by his words, “A lot of times when I was short at my hedge fund…When I was positioned short—meaning I needed it down—I would create a level of activity beforehand that could drive the futures.” In the webcast of “Wall Street Confidential” in March 2007 which was interviewed in December 2006. Cramer indirectly described the activities by the managers of hedge fund to manipulate the stock prices. This was also encouraged by him as this was one of the very quick ways to make money. He also claimed that the stock process were brought down by the hedge fund managers by saying the following words,” What’s important when you are in that hedge-fund mode is to not do anything remotely truthful because the truth is so against your view, that it’s important to create a new truth, to develop a fiction.”


A remarkable conversion of money from $500,000 to $150,000 in two years was possible because of the trust Martin Peretz, a distant professor at the Harvard University, showed in Cramer’s abilities and also the experience Cramer had. Cramer had started with his investments during his Time at the Harvard Law School.

Cramer is sharp at 9:00 am on his chair every day with sleeves rolled up and demanding the research reports and calls to the Wall Street traders and executives. At this time when people are settling down Jim is already talking, Writing, and fixing the whole thing for the day. At the hedge fund he has earned a return of about 24% of his investment after his fees. His current networth is between $50 to $100 million after paying back the dues of Goldman, Sachs and Company and also at Cramer Berkowitz.


Stock Market Assets

Cramer has made a strong profile as a television host and investor. He is said to be another Warren buffet. He has invested his money and assests in multiple companies like Apple-175, American Internation Group-2700, Walt Disney-1400 and many more. It is also said that once he had no money for which he could rent or buy an apartment and so stayed nights in his car. Cramer has seen his money and wealth go up and down before coming to his position.

Jim on a daily grounds wakes up at 3:45 and continues gym till 5:30 am while shooting mails to his TV producers, traders and broker. His drives loges about 120 miles of drive everyday which ends at around 7 p.m. during which Jim has covered his radio show, wrote on all his six web columns and his shows on CNBC.

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