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Jim Cramer Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Biography

Jim Cramer Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6¼ in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth February 10, 1955
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Hazel

Jim Cramer is an American TV personality and former hedge fund manager who is the host of CNBC‘s Mad Money and an anchor on Squawk on the Street.

Born Name

James Joseph Cramer

Nick Name


CNBC’s “Mad Money with Jim Cramer” came to Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business Oct. 19, 2010 to broadcast in front of a live audience as part of the show’s “Back to School Tour.”
CNBC’s “Mad Money with Jim Cramer” came to Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business on October 19, 2010, to broadcast in front of a live audience as part of the show’s “Back to School Tour.” (Tulane Public Relations / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, United States


New York City, New York, United States





Jim studied at Springfield Township High School in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, graduating in 1973. Later, he graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1977, with a Bachelor of Arts in government and even completed his studies at Harvard Law School. In 1985, Jim had been admitted to the New York State Bar Association but decided not to practice it.


Television Personality, Author, Entertainer


  • Father – N. Ken Cramer (1922-2014) (Businessman)
  • Mother – Louise A. Cramer (1928-1985) (Artist)
  • Siblings – Nan Cramer Mason (Sister)

Net Worth

On August 17, 2023, Jim Cramer’s net worth was $150,000,000 according to Celebrity Net Worth.




5 ft 6¼ in or 168 cm


76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jim Cramer has dated –

  1. Karen Backfisch (1988-2009) – Jim Cramer was married to a woman named Karen Backfisch from 1988 to 2009, with whom he has two children.
  2. Lisa Cadette Detwiler (2015-Present) – Jim tied the knot with real-estate broker, and general manager of The Longshoreman, Lisa Cadette Detwiler on April 18, 2015.

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Salt & Pepper

As a result of his age, his once light brown hair has turned to the color of salt & pepper.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

He has a boxed-shaped beard.

Brand Endorsements

Jim has appeared in commercials for several brands such as –

  • Team USA Gear
  • Peacock TV
  • Acorns
  • Mintable
  • The More You Know



Jim Cramer Facts

  1. He was raised in a Jewish family.
  2. Jim’s father owned International Packaging Products, a Philadelphia-based company that dealt with wrapping paper, boxes, and bags for retailers and restaurants.
  3. He lived in Springfield Township with his family during his younger days.
  4. Cramer competed for the high school track team.
  5. As part of some of his first jobs, Jim sold Coca-Cola and then ice cream at Veterans Stadium during Philadelphia Phillies games.
  6. He started taking an interest in stocks as early as fourth grade.
  7. At Harvard University, Jim was elected the president and editor-in-chief of “The Harvard Crimson.” Cramer was also a recipient of the National Merit Scholar.
  8. After graduating from college, Jim began working as an entry-level reporter and made $15,000 per year.
  9. In 1984, Jim began working in sales and trading at the New York investment bank, Goldman Sachs.
  10. He started Cramer & Co. (later named Cramer, Berkowitz & Co.) in 1987.
  11. After deciding not to practice law, his license was suspended on April 2, 2009.
  12. He began the financial news and investment website TheStreet in 1996, which was later acquired by TheMaven for $16.5 million in August 2019.
  13. As of December 2023, Jim owned a 65-acre estate in the New Jersey countryside, along with a summer house in Quogue, New York, on Long Island. He also owns the Bar San Miguel in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn with his wife Lisa.

Featured Image By Tulane Public Relations / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0

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