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Facts of James Altucher

Full NameJames Altucher
First NameJames
Last NameAltucher
Birth NameJames Altucher
ProfessionEntrepreneur, Podcast Host, Author
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseRobyn Samuels
Relation WithClaudia Altucher (first ex-wife)
No Of Children5
EducationCornell University, Carnegie Mellon University
Height175 cm
Networth$50 M
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Date of Birth22,1968
Married Date2019
Amount$50 Million

How Much Net Worth Does American Entrepreneur James Altucher Own?

James Altucher, an American born entrepreneur has founded/co-founded more than 20 companies to date. Formerly a hedge fund manager, the Cornell University alumni own the net worth of $50 million as of February 2020.

Having worked as a contributor for The Financial Times and The Huffington Post, Altucher is also an author of 20 books, among which Choose Yourself became the Wall Street Journal Best Selling book.

His other books include The Power of No, Reinvent Yourself, and The Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth.

Apart from investments, James also serves as business consultants for many companies. Moreover, he also runs famous podcasts: The James Altucher Show and Ask Altucher.

Net worth of $50 million: Income Sources & Career As An Author   

According to Celebrity Net Worth, James has an estimated net worth of $50 million as of September 2019. Undoubtedly, the major showers of his earnings come through business endeavors & investments.

For a fact, the American entrepreneur records a total foundation/co-foundation of more than 20 companies, of which 17 failed, as per his personal blog

American entrepreneur, podcast host & author James Altucher owns $50 million net worth
American entrepreneur, podcast host & author James Altucher owns $50 million net worth

Apart from investments in wide range ventures (from biotech to healthcare), his versatile career & prominence as an author & podcast hosting also grabs additional revenue.

Most often James Altucher's fortune is compared with entrepreneurs like Gary Vaynerchuk ($50 million), Tai Lopez (owns $60 million fortune), and Tim Ferriss ($100 million).

Failure & Leap To Entrepreneurship Success

James Altucher professional career began, soon after his graduation as he worked in the IT department of HBO as an online producer (from August 1994 to August 1997).

In January 1995, he founded Reset Inc., a web design company, which the entrepreneur sold for $10 million in September 1999

Soon after, Altucher invested those proceeds in internet investments: Vaultus (December 1999 - June 2001) and 212 Ventures (2000-2001), however, lost $15 million in the span of 2 years.

James Altucher rose up from ashes of failure to successful entrepreneurship
James Altucher rose up from ashes of failure to successful entrepreneurship

But of course, an obstacle of a failure never blocked his path.

Reportedly, he began to work as a columnist for (October 2002- March 2009) and The Financial Times to re-evaluate his approach for the business.

Having traded hedge funds through 2002-2005, James also worked as hedge fund manager from 2004 to 2006. Moreover, he was the owner of Formula Capital (2004-2007).

Also, the founder of the financial social network StockPickr, James sold the website to The in 2007 for $10 million.

Did you know? James Altucher was a seed investor for Buddy Media, which the owned for a reported $745 million.

Cryptocurrency Influence & Career As Author

Although in 2013, James had condemned Bitcoin as a scam, later, he took stance for the Bitcoin; released a book Choose Yourself for featuring cryptos in May 2013.

The book became the 2nd most successful among the 12 Best Business Books of All Time as per USA Today.

In 2017, he began advising on cryptocurrency investing & inspiring others to earn through cryptocurrencies.

Till date, James Altucher has published over 20 books, among which best-selling includes: Choose Yourself, The Power of No (co-author), The Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth and The Choose Yourself Stories.

Top-Rated Podcasts

Well, Altucher runs two very famous podcasts: The James Altucher Show and Ask Altucher. 

Since the launch of The James Altucher Show in January 2014, it has earned over 40 million downloads. The podcast features about peak performers' story of achievements and has featured guests like Danica Patrick, Richard Branson, Tyra Banks, Tony Hawk and 500 more.

In addition to that, with Stephen Dubner, co-author of Freakonomics, he launched a podcast Question of the Day on August 31, 2015.

Interesting Fact: James is the founder of Choose Yourself Media, founded in January 2015, which features a collection of his books, podcasts & courses.

Does Altucher Have Endorsements?

Meanwhile, the American entrepreneur, podcast host & author does not have personal endorsements. But his growing fame, without a doubt, can earn him a hefty sum from sponsorship.

Well, James Altucher is an avid user of Instagram with over 66.1K followers and while Twitter followers are over 200K, as of September 2019.

As per Influencer Marketing Hub, his Instagram can sum up to $264 - $440 per sponsored post.

Moreover, the podcast host also has a self-titled YouTube channel, where he has over 16.8K subscribers and a total of 337,354 views.

Residence & Assets: Lifestyle & Expenses

Currently, James lives in his house in New York City, New York, with his wife Robyn Samuels. 

Well, the average house price in NY City is $671,700, that comes with an additional $1,287 per year for insurance premium.

However, it's an irony that his blog features a topic "Don't Buy A House" describing the maximum chances (percentage) of loss for house-owners as they have to tackle stuff like tax, mortgage & maintenance.

American entrepreneur & self-help guru James Altucher spends hefty sum on travels & luxury
American entrepreneur & self-help guru James Altucher spend hefty sum on travels & luxury

Surely, Altucher lives a lavish lifestyle, making expenses on luxury including from expensive attires to travels.

He Pays Tax Responsibly

Apart from these, the millionaire personality's tax bills take out lumps of money from his account.

For a fact, the property tax in New York is 1.925% of asset's assessed value, while the income tax levied lies in the range of 4%- 8.82%.

James Altucher's Age, Family Education, Wife, Children & Relationship

James was born on January 22, 1968, in the United States, in an American family. Altucher holds American nationality & is of mixed ethnicity.

He attended Cornell University and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in 1989. Moreover, the entrepreneur also went to Carnegie Mellon University.

What Is James Altucher's Age?

As of September 2019, Altucher's age is 51.

Is The Entrepreneur & Podcast Host Married?

Yes, James Altucher is currently married and lives with his third wife Robyn. Many online tabloid sources cite that the entrepreneur exchanged vows with Robyn Samuels in 2019.

For a fact, Robyn is the aunt of Florence and the Machine lead singer Florence Welch.

Together, Altucher & Samuels shares 5 children: 3 of them are from Robyn's first marriage until her husband died in 2015 and the rest 2 from James previous marriages.

Previous Wives & Marriages

Well, back in 2017, the entrepreneur & author via Facebook claimed that he was divorced twice.

His blogs often feature about his married life with first wife Claudia, their courtship & divorce.

James Altucher and his first (now ex) wife Claudia
James Altucher and his first (now ex) wife Claudia

Well, in one of his blog FINANCIAL FRIDAYS: DIVORCE SUCKS. A HOW-TO, James described his divorce proceedings with Claudia, stating a fee of only $1,000, avoiding expensive lawyers for property stake battle, to prevent their children from legal troubles.

Instead, they went with a 50-50 settlement with ease.

However, Altucher keeps his further relationship detail including his second wife & children low-key.

Updated On Mon Mar 30 2020 Published On Fri Sep 13 2019 By CRM