Karen Backfisch-Olufsen

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Relationship Timeline Of Karen Backfisch-Olufsen

Ex-husband : Jim Cramer
Karen Backfisch-Olufsen married to Jim Cramer in 1988 and later they divorce in 2009.

In life, there may be several things that are hard to conciliate, for example, a divorce that terminates a marital union of a pair. Sometimes it is hard to find a solution of regaining trust and love from a person who adored you after separating and making sense of how it could take place. In the case of a divorced couple, Karen Backfisch-Olufsen and Jim Cramer had the same thing in their relationship.

Karen was born in the United States of America and holds American citizenship. She, moreover, hails from a white ethnic background/race. So, what's is she doing these days? Let's take a glimpse of Backfisch's personal life.

Married Life with Estranged Husband, Jim Cramer

Karen Backfisch-Olufsen was married to Jim Cramer, who's the current host of a news-related finance show, Mad Money on CNBC. Backfish and Cramer married in a small, intimate ceremony held between their family relatives and friends who're very close to them in 1988.

Karen Backfisch-Olufsen and her ex-husband, Jim Cramer
Photo: Karen Backfisch-Olufsen was married to an American host, TV personality, Jim Cramer from 1988 to 2009. 
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After living together for 21 years in a marital bond, the couple eventually ended their relationship due to a lack of intimacy in 2009. They later divorced by the end of 2009, and Cramer took custody of their two daughters, Cece Cramer, and Emma Cramer. Upon their divorce, Karen is living a single life.

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Jim's Second Marriage with a Real Estate Agent

Karen's ex-husband, Cramer is currently living with his second wife, Lisa Cadette Detwiler, a real estate agent in Brooklyn Heights. The couple walked down the aisle at the Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York City, NY, on 18th April 2015.

Jim Cramer and Lisa Cadette Detwiler walked down the aisle
Image: Jim Cramer with his bride, Lisa Cadette Detwiler on their wedding day
Source: People

The couple had several wedding guests, including Aran Yardeni, an archeologist, and a mutual friend of the pair. They also became the Universal Life Minister for their marriage.

How Did They Meet?

The soul mates met for the first time at a bar located in Manhattan in January 2006. During their first interaction, Lisa noticed Jim, who frequently appears on-air talk shows at that time, and questioned him about his professional works. 

After having a good conversation, the two set a mutual understanding between them. Lisa further disclosed her past marriage and how she lost her third child due to cardiomyopathy. Jim even proclaimed that he also has two children from his previous marriage.

Jim Cramer met his wife Lisa Detwiler at a bar in Manhattan
Photo: Jim Cramer and Lisa Detwiler found their love in Manhattan, New York City, NY. 
Source: The New York Times

The duo further went for a candle-light dinner in Manhattan, and after their date ended, Detwiller called a taxi and returned to her home. While she was into the cab, Crame messaged her where he said,

“Sometimes in life people who are special need to be told they are special.”

Two weeks later, the pair again onto a date, but this time they both were serious about expressing their love. During that time, Jim questioned Lisa about her opinion upon getting married twice. Surprisingly they later decided to marry and got engaged afterward. Currently, they are living a happy married life.

Net Worth in Millions

Karen's former spouse, Cramer has a net value of $150 Million as of early 2021. Cramer also makes a handsome remuneration from his profession. Back in 2009, he earned total earnings of $461,276 from his financial news magazine, The Street, Inc.

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As a business, Jim ran many business and million-dollar firms, including Goldman Sachs, which was his first company. During the period of the late-1980s, he raised $450 Million from which he received a profit of $5 Million with a 20% fee.

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Cramer also garnered a total of $2 Million in personal gain. As of now, he runs his online magazine, TheStreet, which earns $50-$100 Million revenue every year. Similarly, Richard Rawlings and Rachel Frederickson are also earning a good profit from their multi-million business projects.

James Cramer purchased a three star hotel in New Jersey
Picture: Karen Backfisch-Olufsen's ex-husband, Jim Cramer owned a three-star hotel in New Jersey. 
Source: NJ

On the other side, Jim bought a three-star hotel, DeBary Inn, situated in New Jersey for $1.15 Million. As of now, the price of their 2,831 square foot residence is $2.7 Million, which consists of 24 rooms with full hospitality for their customers.

Adores Three Puggle Dog Breed

Karen's ex-spouse, Cramer is an animal lover who keeps three Puggle dog breeds in his home. More to that, Jim is fond of sharing his pet dogs' pictures on the media. On 9th December 2015, Jim posted a picture of his dogs while he was cooking in the kitchen via Twitter.

Jim Cramer possess three Puggle dog breeds
Photo: Karen Backfisch-Olufsen's ex-spouse, Jim Cramer has three Maltipoo dog breeds. 
Source: Twitter @jimcramer

Currently, the price of a Maltipoo dog breed costs $1,200 on average, but you can buy it from $400 to $2,000 as much as higher. Likewise, a Maltipoo puppy prizes from $700 to $800 from a good breeder.

Books Wrote by Karen's Ex-Husband

Karen's former spouse, Cramer wrote her first book, You Got Screwed!:: Why Wall Street Tanked and How You Can Prosper on 7th November 2002. Furthermore, the price of his book is $11.05 in hardcover, including 67 used ($0.25), 12 new ($3.00), and two collectible ($25.00).

The frame of  You Got Screwed!:: Why Wall Street Tanked and How You Can Prosper
Cover: Jim Cramer's first book is  You Got Screwed!:: Why Wall Street Tanked and How You Can Prosper. 
Source: Amazon

Jim's second book is Confessions of a Street Addict received four and a half stars out of five from 254 ratings. It also prizes $10.80, which include 134 used ($0.25), 26 new ($8.73) and collectible ($5.70).

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Jim Cramer's second book is  Confessions of a Street Addict
Image: James Cramer wrote and published his second book, Confessions of a Street Addict. 
Source: Amazon

Cramer wrote and published his third book, Jim Cramer's Real Money: Sane Investing in an Insane World on 6th January 2009. As of now, it costs $12.69 in paperback, which consists of 150 used ($1.01), 29 new ($5.52), and two collectible ($4.91).

The cover of Jim Cramer's Real Money: Sane Investing in an Insane World
Frame: Jim Cramer wrote his third book, Jim Cramer's Real Money: Sane Investing in an Insane World. 
Source: Amazon

Jim also wrote many novels, including Jim Cramer's Mad Money: Watch TV, Get Rich, Jim Cramer's Stay Mad for Life: Get Rich, Stay Rich (Make Your Kids Even Richer), and Jim Cramer's Get Rich Carefully.

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