Karen Backfisch-Olufsen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Jan, 2021
Facts of Karen Backfisch-Olufsen
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Karen Backfisch-Olufsen
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color blonde
Hair Color light brown
Girlfriend Lisa Detwiler
Married Yes
Married to Jim Cramer (m. 1988)
Divorce Jim Cramer (2009)
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Karen Backfisch-Olufsen is famous among people as the former wife of an American TV personality Jim Cramer. She was worked for Michael Steinhardt's hedge fund and Cramer and Company along with her husband Jim. Karen’s hubby Jim is an American television personality, best-selling anchor as well as a former hedge fund manager who works as the viewer’s personal guide through the jungle of Wall Street navigating and investing through chances and pitfalls with one aim in mind as well. 

Early life and Education Of Karen Backfisch-Olufsen

Karen Backfisch-Olufsen was born in the United States of America. She belongs to American nationality and ethnicity wise, she is white.

She completed her graduation from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  After accomplishing her study, Karen began her career working with Michael Steinhardt's hedge fund with Jim Cramer.

Karen Backfisch-Olufsen's Career and Net Worth

After serving for several years, both Karen Backfisch-Olufsen and Jim Cramer then moved to Cramer and Company. Before that, she used to work as an assistant vice president at Lehman and helping portfolio managers. 

Karen Backfisch-Olufsen has earned a good amount of net worth from his prolific career which is expected to be more than $500k.

Personal life: Husband, Marriage, & Divorce

Karen Backfisch-Olufsen tied the knot with longtime boyfriend Jim Cramer in 1988, a former hedge fund manager and best-selling anchor. In the late 1980s, the pair have made their first encounter with each other.

Olufsen with ex-husband Jim Cramer CAPTION: Karen Backfisch-Olufsen' with her ex-husband Jim Cramer SOURCE: Pinterest

At that time, they were working for Michael Steinhardt’s hedge fund and Jim worked as a manager and founder as well as senior partner of Cramer Berkowitz as well.

Soon, the couple was introduced to each other and eventually fell in love. After dating for more than five years, the couple finally decided to get married in the year 1988. After that, Jim and Karen set up very well in a career as both began working together for Cramer and Company.

The couple was living a very asunder life than another couple with their two beautiful daughters Cece Kramer and Emma. Her hubby Jim was very supportive of her career and motivated her to do better in every step of Karen’s professional life.

Eventually, the couple dropped their marital relationship in divorce after twenty-one years of togetherness due to some personal reasons.

Since their separation, Karen Backfisch-Olufsen maintained a low profile and remained away from the Media. After that, Jim is romantically involved with Lisa Detwiler and got married on April 18, 2015, in Brooklyn, New York.

Age, Body Measurement and Other Facts

  • Age: Karen Backfisch-Olufsen's age is missing as he has not disclosed it. 
  • Height: She has a tall height however the actual measurements are missing. 
  • Body Structure: She has a curved-shaped body however the actual measurements are unknown. 
  • She has blonde hair color and brown eyes.


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