Jim Beeland Rogers is a famous American investor, author, and businessman. He is the chairman of Rogers Holdings and also the co-founder of Quantum Fund. He is the also the founder of Rogers International Commodity. He grew up in Demopolis and has attended Balliol College in the Oxford University. If you want to know about career, life, biography and net worth of Jim Rogers in 2018, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 19th October in the year 1942 in Baltimore in Maryland. He spends his childhood in Demopolis in Alabama. Nothing much is known about his childhood, and he is known to be one of the famous businessmen as he started his career when he was very young. He got his bachelor’s degree in the Yale University in the year 1964. AT first, he got a job in Wall Street, and then he got BA degree in Politics and Philosophy from Oxford University in the year 1966.
He has been married three times, and at first, he got married to Lois Biener in the year 1966. Both of them divorced in the year 1969. After this, he got married to Jennifer Skolnick, and then they divorced in the year 1977. At last, he got married to Paige Parker, and both of them have two daughters. In the year, he was among the board of advisors in the Coalition to reduce spending organization. In the year 2015, he left the Indian market because he didn’t want to invest in it.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 1964, he started working in Dominick and Dominick LLC where he got the knowledge about bonds and stocks. In the year 1966, Jim joined the US Army and served there up to 1968. In the year 1970, he joined the bank Arnold and then in the ht year 1973; he founded Quantum Fund. From the year 1970 to the year 1980, the portfolio of the company gained a huge percentage. From the year 1990 to the year 1992, he traveled around the world on his motorcycle and then he was also selected for Guinness book of records.
He has also written a book titled Investment Biker which is among the bestsellers. In the year 1998, he founded another company and earned huge profits with it. He made another guineas book record when he traveled through 116 countries along with his wife, Paige Parker in his Mercedes.
He has also written the book, Adventure Capitalist and it is known among his one of the bestselling books. He has appeared in the many financial TV shows with which he gained recognition among the public. In the year 2007, he sold his house located in New York and then shifted to Singapore.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Jim Rogers is around $340 million which he has earned by working as a businessman and writes. He has written many books, and he used to sell peanuts when he was just five years old. He has earned a degree in Economics, politics, and philosophy.
Jim Rogers is a famous capitalist who has been able to earn a huge amount of wealth by owning various companies. Jim has made a world record by traveling to various countries on Motor Bike. He has won many titles in his life. Jim has been married three times and has two daughters with his third wife. The books written by him are considered as one of the bestsellers, and he is going to earn much more wealth in the future.