James Altucher Biography

    Published On Apr 24, 2018
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    Date of Birth: 1968 , January-22
    Birth Nation: United States
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    Altucher attended Cornell University where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in computer science in 1989. After completion of his graduation, he joined HBO, an American premium cable, and satellite television network and began working in the IT department. He also hosted HBO television show called III: am. 

    In 1998, Altucher left HBO and also sold a company initially owned by him i.e. Reset Inc. for approximately $10 million, and used the proceeds to fund new internet investments. He invested more than $15 million for Internet fund, however, he lost it all in two years. It was then, he was appointed by Jim Cramer of TheStreet.com to write about stocks. He began trading for hedge funds.

    Later, Altucher found a financial social networking site called StockPickr, a community-based trading website that offers stock picks, and forums. In 2007, the website became one of 50 Best Websites and it was sold to TheStreet.com for $10 million. 

    Altucher is an American by nationality and belongs to North American ethnicity. He has been married twice in his life. James and his first wife got divorced after they had two children. James didn’t say anything about his children’s name.

    After divorcing his first wife, James married his girlfriend Claudia Azula Altucher. The couple has not shared any information about their children. He lives a prosperous life together with his wife in New York and there is no sign of divorce between them. 

    Altucher is also active on social networking sites like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has more than 197K followers on his Twitter account and over 41.2K followers on his Instagram account. He regularly updates his social account and posts pictures and videos on it. 

    As an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and hedge fund manager, Altucher earns a chunk of money. He sold his website StockPickrit to TheStreet.com for $10 million. As of 2018, he has amassed a net worth around $900,000. He has not disclosed about his salary. 

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    Born in United States

    1968

    Altucher was born in the United States. He grew up together with his family and friends. As of 2018, he is 50 years old and his birth sign is Aquarius.

    formed a website StockPickr

    2006

    Altucher found a financial social networking site called StockPickr, a website which community-based trading website and offers stock picks, and forums. After a year, the website became one of 50 Best Websites and it was sold to TheStreet.com for $10 million. 

    Net worth around $900,000

    2018

    As an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and hedge fund manager, Altucher earns a chunk of money. He sold his website StockPickrit to TheStreet.com for $10 million. As of 2018, he has been able to bank $900,000 amount of net worth. He has not disclosed about his salary.