Jim Cramer is an American television personality, best-selling author, and a former hedge fund manager, with an estimated net worth of $100 million dollars. Cramer is the host of CNBC's Mad Money and a co-founder and chairman of TheStreet.com, Inc. Cramer graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College obtaining a B.A. in government. Cramer began his business career as a journalist, working in a number of entry-level reporting jobs. During this time Cramer also worked for Governor Jerry Brown. In 1979 Cramer worked as one of the first reporters for American Lawyer, a monthly law magazine published by ALM. Cramer earned a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, working as a research assistant for Alan Dershowitz. Cramer's goal was to become a prosecutor but he was denied employment because his law school grades were not good enough. Cramer eventually passed the bar and joined the New York State Bar Association in 1985. During law school, Cramer began to invest in the stock market. The New Republic owner Martin Peretz was impressed with Cramer's stock picks and gave him money to invest for his company. In 1984 Cramer became a stock broker for Goldman Sachs. Cramer became the host of CNBC's Mad Money which first aired in 2005, the show provides viewers with tools and knowledge to become a better investor. On March 12, 2009, Jon Stewart interviewed Cramer on The Daily Show, taking him to task for his investing advice and show format. Cramer is an advisor and market commentator for the TheStreet.com, and is its second largest shareholder.
James J. "Jim" Cramer is an American television personality, a former hedge fund manager, and a best-selling author. Cramer is the host of CNBC's Mad Money and a co-founder and chairman of TheStreet.com, Inc.
Date of Birth
- February 10, 1955
- James J. Cramer
- James J. "Jim" Cramer
- James J Cramer
- Jewish people
- 5 ft 5 in (1.6764 m)
- United States of America
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Jim Cramer Videos
Jim Cramer: 'Apple Delivered in a Generational Way'Jim Cramer tells Stephanie Link that Apple, in its launch of the watch and mobile payments, really delivered in both a generational and a zeitgeist...
Jim Cramer Says Stop Trading Apple Already and Just Own ItApple's long-awaited event on September 9 is quickly approaching and that has investors in a frenzy about exactly when is the best time to sell App...
Jim Cramer Says Use Weakness in Home Depot to Buy Home DepotHome Depot is the potential source of a large data breach, the latest in a string of attacks aimed at large companies. Jim Cramer says he expects t...