Jim Cramer

Television Personality, Author (1955)
Mon Dec 16 2019
By   reshma

The American TV personality, James J. Cramer, aka Jim Cramer is well known as the host of an American Finance television program, "Mad Money with Jim Cramer," that airs on CNBC. Jim is also the co-founder of TheStreet.com, a Financial News and literacy website. The 64-year-old financial expert is also the best selling author of the books, Get Rich Carefully (2013), Stay Mad for Life (2007), You Got Screwed! (2002), etc.

Cramer was born to Jewish parents on February 10, 1955, in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania. In 1997, the former hedge fund manager of Cramer & Co graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government. The renowned host received Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School in 1984.

Happily Married Couple, Jim and Lisa

On April 18, 2015, the CNBC host, Jim Cramer tied the knot with his beautiful bride Lisa Cadette Detwiler who is a real estate broker and general manager of The Longshoreman. The beautiful bride was dressed in a red dress designed by Rina Milano of Florence, Italy.

Jim Cramer and Lisa Cadette during their wedding day held in Brooklyn.
Image: Jim Cramer and Lisa Cadette at their wedding in Brooklyn
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The couple walked down the aisle amidst their close friends and relatives at Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York. The marriage was officiated by their architect friend Aran Yardeni in the presence of 500 guests.

First Meeting with Lisa

The couple met back in 2006 when both of them were going through a tough time in their marriage. Jim and Lisa were set up on a date by their mutual friend. Lisa was going through a divorce process and had lost her child to cardiomyopathy when they met.

The best financial analyst, Jim Cramer with his wife Lisa Cadette on the set of Mad Money, a CNBC TV show
Photo: Jim Cramer and his wife Lisa on the set of Mad Money
Source: The New York Times

As they were on the same boat when they first met, it didn't take long to make a connection. Thereafter, the couple is in a romantic relationship ever since. No rumor or disputes are heard about their married life which indicates that the couple is living together happily.

Former Wife, Karen Backfisch-Olufsen

Before marrying Lisa, Cramer was married to Karen Backfisch-Olufsen, a professional stock market expert. The sacred wedding took place in front of their friends and family in 1988.

Jim Cramer attending the event of Children for Children with his former spouse, Karen Backfisch
Picture: Jim Cramer with his former wife, Karen Backfisch-Olufsen at Children for Children
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In their 21 years of marriage, the couple had two children together; Cece Cramer and Emma Cramer. The couple got divorced in 2009 and Backfisch took the custody of her children. Even after the annuls of their marriage, Jim and his daughter were seen enjoying their day out, a quality father-daughter time!

Net Worth of Jim Cramer - $100 Million

One of the most prominent TV hosts in the USA owns irresistibly envying the amount of $100 Million.  Cramer is the host of the CNBC's well known financial show 'Mad Money' since March 14, 2005, which fills up the big part of his wealth. 

The Philadelphia Eagle's fan is also the co-founder of an online financial magazine and news TheStreet.com which further adds to his fortune. The best-selling books of Jim You Got Screwed!, Get Rich Carefully, etc. are perks of being a financial analyst.

Cramer's other half, Lisa is one of the most successful real estate brokers and earns a pretty decent amount from her profession. Lisa holds decent prosperity of $2 Million, working in a prestigious company in the US.

Jim and his wife Lisa at a fundraising program, Babies Heart Fund
Capture: Jim Cramer and his wife, Lisa Cadette at Babies Heart Fund
Source: Facebook @Jim Cramer

The co-founder of Thestreet.com and his wife own a Bar San Miguel, a restaurant and bar serving Mexican Cusine in Brooklyn. Mr. and Mrs. Cramer owns a large combined net worth from their successful careers.

 

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