James Altucher

Inside Biography

A very controversial entrepreneur and investor James Altucher have been considered " The Most Interesting Man In The World" by Forbes. He has founded and co-founded over 20 companies. It sounds interesting to hear the same person living with just 15 possessions. 

Besides, James is famous for his podcasts and books. Let's know about his early life, career, married life, and some interesting facts.

James Altucher Is Graduated From Cornell University And Carnegie Mellon University

James was born on 22nd January 1968 in New York, United States. He belongs to a middle-cla s s family. James is a graduate in computer science from Cornell University and Carnegie Mellon University.

There are a lot of people around us to pull our legs down and prove us wrong, same was with him as well. James found himself with a lot of ambitions with a bunch of people to prove him wrong. James rolled up his sleeves and made him hired by HBO working at the IT department, with a continuous effort in his own program called III:am.

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Altucher started his business named Reset just after leaving HBO 1998. It was creating websites for corporations like American Express, the Wu-Clan, and Warner Bros. He couldn't resist himself working 80 hours a week and decided to take leave. Altucher sold his company for $15 million, which he ended up in just 2 years.

Altucher's bad time arrived. He was totally null. He started getting suicidal thoughts and tried for it too. However, somehow he survived at the minimal with the insurance he had. Altucher was very much alone losing his father by a stroke. But he gave a strong come back in real James Altucher style.

James Altucher Started Working For The Popular News Website TheStreet.

Jim Cramer, the founder of the news website TheStreet hired James Altucher for writing about the stocks. Very soon the website was named one of the 50 Best Websites of 2007 by Time Magazine. Later in 2007, it was sold for $10 million.

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The Bitcoin was labeled as a scam in 2013, though he started advertising cryptocurrency investing. James built a store for his books to sell, "Choose Yourself."  for Bitcoin a month before he released it on Amazon. Altucher was of course a seed investor in Buddy Media, later in 2012, it was sold to Salesforce.com for $745 million.

James Altucher Is A Host Of The Podcast Called " The James Altucher Show"

James Altucher is the host of a podcast called "The James Altucher Show" which had Mark Cuban, Branson, Ramit Sethi, and Tim Ferriss like influential individuals. Previously he hosted another podcast called "Question of the day."                                                 

Is James Altucher Married?

 Altucher married Robyn Samuels in 2019, which is his second wife. After he got divorced from Claudia. She is the lead singer of Florence and the Machine. Both of them are living happily with 5 kids in NYC.

How Much Net Worth Does James Have?

After losing a lot, James is successful to add a good fortune for himself. As of 2020, his total net worth is estimated at around $40 million.

by navinn, 01 Oct, 2020

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